Iowa State ECpE students chosen to present at national undergraduate research conference

For only the second year ever, Iowa State University students will present their research at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research. NCUR, held April 4-7 at the University of Central Oklahoma, brings together about 4,000 students from across the nation to present their scholarship and creative research in their disciplines. This year, 51 ISU students, … Continue reading Iowa State ECpE students chosen to present at national undergraduate research conference

Engineering a career with Tesla

“Your gender shouldn’t determine what you can and cannot do,” Huber said. Accomplishing a variety of professional experiences, Sarah Huber faced the unique challenges of being a female in the male dominate world of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Sarah Huber graduated with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the Department of Electrical … Continue reading Engineering a career with Tesla

Women’s History Month: Pioneering female electrical engineers: Carol Fisher

Iowa State’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is celebrating Women’s History Month with a series highlighting alumnae, faculty and students. This is the first in a multi-part series. Click here for more Women’s History Month coverage. While Alice (Churchill) Camerlengo was the first female at Iowa State University to earn a degree in electrical engineering in … Continue reading Women’s History Month: Pioneering female electrical engineers: Carol Fisher

Women’s History Month: Melissa Hernandez: Cracking the academic code

Most days, you can find Iowa State University software engineering sophomore Melissa Hernandez near her laptop working out a coding problem. Her professors describe her as hardworking and dedicated to her studies. However, Melissa admits she wasn’t always so confident in her schoolwork. “Last semester, all my grades were good, which was a huge turning … Continue reading Women’s History Month: Melissa Hernandez: Cracking the academic code

ECpE moves up in U.S. Engineering School Rankings

Iowa State University’s Electrical and Computer Engineering department is making strides, moving up in the U.S. News 2018 Best Engineering Schools Rankings. The department is on its way to having its electrical engineering (EE) and computer engineering (CE) programs ranked among the top 25 programs in the nation, a goal Professor and Palmer Department Chair … Continue reading ECpE moves up in U.S. Engineering School Rankings

Women’s History Month: ECpE alumna Anita Woodroffe

Iowa State’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is celebrating Women’s History Month with a series highlighting alumnae, faculty and students. This is the second in a multi-part series. Click here for more Women’s History Month coverage. Anita Woodroffe grew up near Denmark, Iowa, where her parents had a sawmill business for over 50 years and … Continue reading Women’s History Month: ECpE alumna Anita Woodroffe

Women’s History Month: Pioneering Female Electrical Engineers

Iowa State’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is celebrating Women’s History Month with a series highlighting alumnae, faculty and students. This is the first in a multi-part series. Click here for more Women’s History Month coverage. In the early 20th century, few women were applying to engineering programs. When formerly-named Iowa State College’s first female … Continue reading Women’s History Month: Pioneering Female Electrical Engineers

Black History Month: Exceptional ECpE Student Victory Omole

Iowa State’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is celebrating Black History Month with a series highlighting alumni, faculty and students. Click here for more Black History Month coverage. Victory Omole, ECpE undergraduate student Victory Omole knew he wanted to attend Iowa State University from the moment he visited campus. It was the only university … Continue reading Black History Month: Exceptional ECpE Student Victory Omole

Black History Month: Exceptional ECpE Students

Iowa State’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is celebrating Black History Month with a series highlighting alumni, faculty and students. Click here for more Black History Month coverage. Nichelle’Le Carrington, ECpE graduate student From a young age, Nichelle’Le Carrington’s parents were adamant she and her three older siblings obtain at least one college degree. … Continue reading Black History Month: Exceptional ECpE Students

Black History Month: ECpE’s Phillip Jones on Inclusion in Engineering

Iowa State’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is celebrating Black History Month with a series highlighting alumni, faculty and students. Click here for more Black History Month coverage. Growing up on a small farm in Maryland, Iowa State University Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) Associate Professor Phillip Jones felt at home when he first … Continue reading Black History Month: ECpE’s Phillip Jones on Inclusion in Engineering

Black History Month: ECpE’s first African-American graduate

Iowa State’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is celebrating Black History Month with a series highlighting alumni, faculty and students. This is the first in a multi-part series. Click here for more Black History Month coverage. It’s hard to imagine Iowa State University’s campus without Parks Library or the Memorial Union in the early 1900s. It’s … Continue reading Black History Month: ECpE’s first African-American graduate

ECpE’s Ramamoorthy delivers keynote talk at Australian Communication Theory Workshop

Iowa State University Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Aditya Ramamoorthy gave a keynote talk at the 2018 Australian Communication Theory Workshop at the University of Newcastle Jan. 31 to Feb. 2, 2018. This workshop, held annually, brings together Australian researchers in the areas of telecommunications, signal processing, coding and information theory. The workshop featured three keynote talks, one of … Continue reading ECpE’s Ramamoorthy delivers keynote talk at Australian Communication Theory Workshop

Honoring Roy Zingg

Roy James Zingg, alumnus and former professor with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) at Iowa State University, died Jan. 30, 2018, at Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames, Iowa, at the age of 86. Zingg was born on Sept. 12, 1931, to Emil and Martha (Biekert) Zingg in Charles City, Iowa. Upon … Continue reading Honoring Roy Zingg

Remembering David Dow Robb

David “Dave” Dow Robb died Dec. 21, 2017, in Salina, Kansas, at the age of 95. Robb was a former professor of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) at Iowa State University and the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at the University of Kansas. Robb was born on Feb. 13, 1922, … Continue reading Remembering David Dow Robb