Category: Electrical and Computer Engineering

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

EPRC Student Scoop: Burhan Hyder prevents power grid crashes

EPRC Student Scoop: Burhan Hyder prevents power grid crashes In the ever-changing technological landscape society lives in today, it is hard to keep track of and understand all the new data. As technology changes, potential hackers have different opportunities to crash systems.  Burhan Hyder, a third year Ph.D. student in the Department of Electrical and … Continue reading EPRC Student Scoop: Burhan Hyder prevents power grid crashes

EPRC Student Scoop: Kaveh Dehghanpour ensures safe and successful sensor data

EPRC Student Scoop: Kaveh Dehghanpour ensures safe and successful sensor data From power engineering to computer science, Kaveh Dehghanpour, a postdoctoral research associate at Iowa State University since 2018 in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, is working on a monumental project with the Department of Energy (DOE) to leverage data science and machine … Continue reading EPRC Student Scoop: Kaveh Dehghanpour ensures safe and successful sensor data