ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA – PrISUm Solar Car finished the 2017 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge in classic Iowa State style: blasting Neil Diamond’s “Sweet Caroline” as they crossed the finish line in South Australia’s capital city. The team finished the 3021-kilometer journey around 2 p.m. local time on Friday. The day began in Port Augusta and the … Continue reading Bridgestone World Solar Challenge: Final Day
Iowa State University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) Electronic Technician Lee Harker was awarded the Dean’s Staff Excellence Award at the 2017 College of Engineering Convocation on Sept. 7. The Dean’s’ Staff Excellence Award as a recognition of “Professional & Scientific and Merit staff members who have exhibited contagious dedication and superior service … Continue reading An indispensable resource: Lee Harker
Navreet Mahal, a 4th-year PhD student co-majoring in Soil Science and Sustainable Agriculture, is currently researching corn stalk sap nitrates to evaluate a new test to optimize nitrogen fertilizer inputs. Mahal’s work is part of a collaboration between Iowa State University Agronomy Department and Electrical and Computer Engineering Department (ECpE). ECpE’s Associate Professor Liang Dong’s group … Continue reading Engineers help agronomists develop a new test to optimize nitrogen fertilizer inputs
SOUTH AUSTRALIA, AUSTRALIA – The fourth day of the Bridge Stone World Solar Challenge proved to be the most productive for PrISUm solar car thus far into the race. The team departed from a rainy Alice Springs – the race’s midway point – in the morning and arrived at the controlled stop in Kulgera in … Continue reading Bridgestone World Solar Challenge: Day 4
It is not uncommon for children to go to the same university as their parents, but not many students can say they go to school with their parent. Bill Kincaid, while living in the town of Monument, Colorado, is currently getting a master’s degree from the Iowa State University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering … Continue reading An Adventure Engineered for Two
NORTHERN TERRITORY, AUSTRALIA – Day three of the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge started with plenty of sun for PrISUm Solar Car but ended with heavy rain. The team logged roughly 378 kilometers beginning the day just south of Elliott and finishing north of Barrow Creek. Skies were blue and mostly clear in the morning while … Continue reading Bridgestone World Solar Challenge: Day 3
NORTHERN TERRITORY, AUSTRALIA – PrISUm Solar Car got 387 kilometers closer to the finish line in day two of the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge. Temperatures hovered in the 90s and the skies went from clear to partly cloudy with a few sprinkles as the team progressed southward. Shortly after a brief stop in the town … Continue reading Bridgestone World Solar Challenge: Day 2
Nathan Coonrod, Assistant Electrical Director for Team PrISUm and a senior in electrical engineering, discusses day two of dynamic scrutineering at the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge, his role on the team’s electrical unit, and the importance of the team’s sponsors.
Lucas Ince, Strategy Manager for Team PrISUm and a senior in computer engineering, discusses today’s scrutineering test for the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge, and his impressions thus far about the team’s trip down under.
Cyclone engineer Santosh Pandey helped lead a project that demonstrates an engineering technology used in cell studies can also be used for drug testing on parasitic roundworms used as a model whole organism. In this case, the technology quickly developed a cocktail of four drugs that was effective in paralyzing the roundworms.
Congratulations to Simon Laflamme and Beth Hartmann for being honored at the Iowa State University Annual Awards. Laflame is an associate professor with the Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering (CCEE), who also holds a courtesy appointment with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He received the Award for Early Achievement in Research, … Continue reading Hartmann and Laflamme honored at Iowa State Annual Awards
Jason Baldus, an electrical engineering sopohmore from West Des Moines, Iowa, is among 15 students on Iowa State University’s Team PrISUm competing in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge in Australia.
Iowa State University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) Harpole-Pentair Assistant Professor Zhaoyu Wang received a $200,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for his project entitled “Data Generation for Interdependent Natural Gas and Electrical Power Systems Based on Graph Theory and Machine Learning.” This is Wang’s second NSF award since he began … Continue reading ECpE Assistant Professor Wang wins seventh federal grant in two years
Jason Cheng, an electrical engineering sophomore from Cedar Falls, Iowa, is among 15 students on Iowa State University’s Team PrISUm competing in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge in Australia.
Two Iowa State University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) faculty were recognized on Sept. 7 at the College of Engineering Convocation. Professors Ratnesh Kumar and Julie Dickerson were named Harpole Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Northrop Grumman Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, respectively. ECpE Palmer Department Chair Ashfaq Khokhar said … Continue reading ECpE’s Kumar and Dickerson named professors at college convocation