Category: Electrical and Computer Engineering

ECpE’s Goce Trajcevski named Outstanding Faculty of the Year by Engineering Student Council

Each spring, the Iowa State University Engineering Student Council honors outstanding Cyclone Engineering faculty, students and staff at the Student Council Awards. One of this year’s honorees was Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) Associate Professor Goce Trajcevski, who was named Outstanding Engineering Faculty of the Year. Trajcevski came to Iowa State, joining ECpE … Continue reading ECpE’s Goce Trajcevski named Outstanding Faculty of the Year by Engineering Student Council

EPRC Student Scoop: Ph.D. candidate Vivek Kumar Singh

After completing an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering from the National Institute of Technology (NIT) Durgapur and working as a project assistant for one-year at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, India, Vivek Kumar Singh began searching for opportunities to further his education.  This search eventually led him to Iowa State University in 2015. … Continue reading EPRC Student Scoop: Ph.D. candidate Vivek Kumar Singh

ECpE’s Zhaoyu Wang recognized with prestigious Outstanding Young Engineer Award

Each year, the Power & Energy Society (PES) recognizes one engineer worldwide to receive the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IEEE) PES Outstanding Young Engineer Award. According to the PES website, the purpose of the award is to recognize engineers 35 years of age or under for “Outstanding contributions in the leadership of technical … Continue reading ECpE’s Zhaoyu Wang recognized with prestigious Outstanding Young Engineer Award

ECpE’s David Jiles receives Fulbright scholarship for research in India

  ECpE’s David Jiles receives Fulbright scholarship for research in India In the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) at Iowa State University, research is on-going on how to ensure reliability of the power grid. With a secure power grid, people don’t have to worry so much about power failures and black-outs. This is … Continue reading ECpE’s David Jiles receives Fulbright scholarship for research in India

ECpE receives NSF grant for neurodegenerative disease treatment using “mini-brain”

  ECpE receives NSF grant for neurodegenerative disease treatment using “mini-brain” Becoming well-known and often discussed in society, scientists are learning more and more about mental illnesses — where they come from, their impacts and how to treat them. The methods of treating mental illnesses are varied, some more serious than others. In certain circumstances, … Continue reading ECpE receives NSF grant for neurodegenerative disease treatment using “mini-brain”

EPRC Student Scoop: RA Fankun Bu helps power grids run smoothly

  EPRC Student Scoop: RA Fankun Bu helps power grids run smoothly With a goal to solve the existing problems in the power systems world today, research assistant Fankun Bu in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Iowa State University is working on four different projects revolving around helping the nation’s power grid … Continue reading EPRC Student Scoop: RA Fankun Bu helps power grids run smoothly

When Life Changes Things Up: SE Senior Student Athletes Take Advantage of New Opportunities

Two Software Engineering Program graduating senior student athletes are taking a new direction with their post-graduation plans. When the Covid-19 cancellations ended their respective spring sport seasons, the NCAA announced on March 30th that Division I schools would be allowed to offer their athletes an extra year of eligibility. Both Software Engineering (SE) student athletes … Continue reading When Life Changes Things Up: SE Senior Student Athletes Take Advantage of New Opportunities

EPRC Student Scoop: Yanda Jiang stabilizes the power grid

  EPRC Student Scoop: Yanda Jiang stabilizes the power grid For power grids around the world, stability and security are a necessity. Yanda Jiang, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) at Iowa State University (ISU), is studying this exact topic in the Electric Power Research Center (EPRC) at Iowa … Continue reading EPRC Student Scoop: Yanda Jiang stabilizes the power grid