ECpE faculty and team awarded the McGee-Wagner Interdisciplinary Research Fund

Iowa State University faculty recently won an award for their research in developing tests and assessments to help patients with blood disorders and bleeding risks. Xuefeng Wang from the Department of Physics and Astronomy, Dana Levine from Veterinary Clinical Sciences and Long Que from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering were the recipients of … Continue reading ECpE faculty and team awarded the McGee-Wagner Interdisciplinary Research Fund

Zaffarano Award presented to Neelam Prabhu Gaunkar

Iowa State University’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) graduate student Neelam Prabhu Gaunkar received the Zaffarano Award on April 26 at the Sigma Xi banquet. Daniel Zaffarano, vice president for research at Iowa State from 1973-88, established the Zaffarano Award. He believed in the value of publishing research and finding solutions to research … Continue reading Zaffarano Award presented to Neelam Prabhu Gaunkar

ECpE student awarded graduate NSF fellowship

Leif Bauer, electrical engineering senior with Iowa State University’s  Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE), recently was awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship. The NSF websites stated the 2,000 fellowship awardees were chosen from more than 12,000 applicants. The fellowship recruits high-potential scientists and engineers early in their careers and supports … Continue reading ECpE student awarded graduate NSF fellowship

Iowa State’s IEEE-HKN chapter receives outstanding chapter award

Iowa State University’s chapter of the Institute of Electrical Electronics Engineering (IEEE)–Eta Kappa Nu (HKN) was one of 24 chapters awarded the 2016-17 IEEE-HKN Outstanding Chapter Award.   “IEEE-HKN has around 250 chapters worldwide and about 20 chapters are selected each year to receive the IEEE-HKN Outstanding Chapter Award,” IEEE-HKN Nu Chapter President Stephanie Engelhardt said. “This … Continue reading Iowa State’s IEEE-HKN chapter receives outstanding chapter award

Two ECpE alumni honored with university’s highest awards

Two alumni from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) at Iowa State University and Rockwell Collins, an industry member of  ECpE’s external advisory council, were honored April 20 at Iowa State’s 2018 Distinguished Award Celebration. The celebration is an annual event hosted jointly by the Iowa State Alumni Association, who presents the Distinguished Alumni Award and … Continue reading Two ECpE alumni honored with university’s highest awards

Two ECpE engineers receive prestigious NSF CAREER awards

Iowa State’s College of Engineering is celebrating the seven CAREER awards received by College faculty. “This year, three assistant professors of ECpE competed for the prestigious NSF CAREER award, and two were selected,” Professor and Palmer Department Chair Ashfaq Khokhar said. “This is indeed a phenomenal success! The history of national level recognition of young … Continue reading Two ECpE engineers receive prestigious NSF CAREER awards

Seven Iowa State University College of Engineering faculty receive prestigious NSF CAREER awards

Seven Iowa State University College of Engineering faculty have been selected for 2018 National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER), the NSF’s most prestigious awards given to early-career faculty. The five-year awards total nearly $3.3 million and represent the first time that Iowa State’s College of Engineering has received seven CAREER awards in one year.

ECpE Ph.D. student receives U.S. Army Research Laboratory Journeyman Fellowship Award

Vivek Singh, a Ph.D. student with Iowa State University’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE), recently received the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) Journeyman Fellowship Award. From September 2017 to January 2018, Singh completed an internship through the ARL Research Associated Program (RAP), working on a joint team project, including researchers from Idaho National … Continue reading ECpE Ph.D. student receives U.S. Army Research Laboratory Journeyman Fellowship Award

Iowa State engineers published in Nature Communications journal for research on tribocharging

With contributions by Kate Tindall. Iowa State University faculty members from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) and the Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering (CCEE) recently were published in Nature Communications, an open access journal that publishes high quality research from all areas of the natural sciences. ECpE and Physics Adjunct … Continue reading Iowa State engineers published in Nature Communications journal for research on tribocharging

Remembering Ralph F. Schlenker

Ralph F. Schlenker died on March 16, 2018, in Indianola, Iowa, at the age of 90. Schlenker was an alumnus of electrical engineering with the present Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Iowa State University, graduating in 1949.  He worked with the Iowa Power & Light Co., starting as a student intern upon graduation, serving … Continue reading Remembering Ralph F. Schlenker

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