PrISUm at ASC ’18: Ben Kenkel

This is part of a series featuring students from Team PrISUm who are competing in the 2018 Formula Sun Grand Prix (July 10-12) and American Solar Challenge (July 14-22). This year’s race follows portions of the Oregon Trail, beginning in Omaha, Nebraska and finishing in Bend, Oregon. For updates throughout the race follow PrISUm on … Continue reading PrISUm at ASC ’18: Ben Kenkel

ECpE group is granted award for ‘Mobile App Analysis’

On May 24, 2018, a research team led by Iowa State University faculty members Yong Guan and Neil Gong was granted a Best Paper Award from the IEEE Systematic Approaches to Digital Forensics Engineering (SADFE) international workshop, held in conjunction with the 39th IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy. Their paper is called “A Dynamic … Continue reading ECpE group is granted award for ‘Mobile App Analysis’

ECpE department chair gives keynote talk on wireless healthcare at Los Angeles workshop

Professor and Palmer Department Chair Ashfaq Khokhar, of Iowa State University‘s Electrical and Computer Engineering department (ECpE), was a keynote speaker at the 8th ACM Workshop on Pervasive Wireless Healthcare Workshop (MobileHealth 2018), held in conjunction with the Nineteenth International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing (MobiHoc 2018), June 25-28 in Los Angeles. The … Continue reading ECpE department chair gives keynote talk on wireless healthcare at Los Angeles workshop

Sparks fly in ECpE

“I was just cracking jokes, and I saw her two seats over and said hi, introducing myself,” Cameron Cornick said. “We ended up sitting on the same side of the room, on the right-hand side.” Ashlyn Cornick, a DMACC transfer student, met her now-husband Cameron, a sophomore at Iowa State University, in Electrical Engineering 285, … Continue reading Sparks fly in ECpE

ECpE professor named editor-in-chief of Sensors and Actuators journal

Liang Dong, Iowa State University professor with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE), has been selected as editor-in-chief of Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, a flagship journal in the area of microsensors, microactuators and microsystems. “This is indeed a true recognition of Liang’s outstanding work and research leadership in this area,” Professor and … Continue reading ECpE professor named editor-in-chief of Sensors and Actuators journal

Rookie rocket builders from Iowa State launch to third place in global competition

They may have just left the launch pad in the world of student organizations, but Cyclone Rocketry Club’s trajectory of success has reached another new high with a third-place finish in the prestigious Spaceport America Cup competition – in the group’s rookie effort. CyROC, as it’s called, took third place in the 10,000 foot COTS … Continue reading Rookie rocket builders from Iowa State launch to third place in global competition

Iowa State’s information assurance degree program ranked in top 10 by Best College Reviews

Iowa State University‘s online information assurance master’s degree program, hosted within the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE), recently was ranked 10th in Best College Reviews‘ ranking of Top 25 Online Master’s Degrees in Information Assurance and Security. Best College Reviews’ website cites their founding goal as competing with US News & World Report as … Continue reading Iowa State’s information assurance degree program ranked in top 10 by Best College Reviews

ECpE student’s paper selected for power and energy conference

A Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) student at Iowa State University recently received a selection for the 2018 Power and Energy Society General Meeting in the best conference paper session on “Distribution Systems, Microgrids, and Renewables.” Ramakrishnan Venkratraman, a fourth-year electrical engineering graduate student, submitted a paper last November for the annual Power and … Continue reading ECpE student’s paper selected for power and energy conference

ECpE alum takes flight

Right around dusk, Philip Schmitz, a 2010 Iowa State University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering graduate, coasted through the clouds. Flying over Mount Fuji in Japan, Schmitz’s wingman snapped a photo of Schmitz and his pilot showing some Cyclone pride with a Cyclone flag present in the plane window. From Midwestern Iowa to Japan, … Continue reading ECpE alum takes flight

ECpE professor featured in Iowa Public Radio program on smart speakers and privacy

“I don’t want to say it’s dead, but privacy is on its death bed. We’ve allowed this to happen and seem to be fairly willing.” Doug Jacobson, Iowa State University Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, said this on a recent episode of Iowa Public Radio‘s show “River to River.” That episode, hosted by Ben Kieffer, … Continue reading ECpE professor featured in Iowa Public Radio program on smart speakers and privacy

Iowa State engineering research highlighted in Physics Today

The work of three Iowa State University faculty members from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) and the Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering (CCEE) was highlighted in the May 2018 issue of Physics Today. The article, titled, “A Nanovolcano Array,” appears in the “BACK SCATTER” section of the magazine, which is … Continue reading Iowa State engineering research highlighted in Physics Today