Nine College of Engineering students were selected as members of Iowa State’s most prestigious honorary, Cardinal Key Honor Society.
Category: Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering
University Professor Doug Jacobson offers insight and tips on what to be looking for, and how to avoid potentially costly and potentially dangerous mishaps online.
As a NCAA champion in cross-country, Edwin Kurgat knows about the level of discipline required to reach goals. He also applies this same level of discipline to his study habits as an industrial engineering student.
A new $2.5 million grant will help an interdisciplinary team of researchers analyze innovative approaches to improving urban sustainability. Cyclone Engineers lend expertise to a team that will study various approaches to bolstering local food production in Des Moines and the surrounding area – and how those approaches could affect nutrition, waste and environmental impacts.
Former industrial engineering department chair Joseph Walkup used to say “engineers can do anything.” For one department alumnus, that “anything” involves practicing medicine. Michael Baker grew up on a farm in State Center, Iowa, roughly 30 miles east of Ames. Despite working around the farm as a kid, he knew that a career in agriculture … Continue reading From engineering consultant to doctor
Congrats to IE students Haley Beving, Jakob Pyburn, Albert Samuel and Robert Quiles-Fernan who received honorable mention in Simio’s December 2019 Student Simulation contest, meaning they placed in the top 8 out of nearly 300 teams. The Iowa State team was tasked with using the Simio simulation software to improve operations at a fictional regional … Continue reading IE team receives honorable mention in international contest
An undergraduate degree in industrial engineering (IE) can lead to a career in many fields. For one Iowa State University alumnus, that field happens to be patent and intellectual property law. “IE seemed like the toughest degree to get and I’m always attracted to a challenge,” Chris Proskey thought when he was deciding on his … Continue reading From engineering to business to law, Chris Proskey has experience in it all
Staying up all night is a rite of passage for many college students, particularly around exam time, but one group of Iowa State University students recently pulled an “all-nighter” for a cause greater than their studies. Students in the ISU philanthropic organization Up ‘til Dawn (UtD) hosted an end of the year fundraiser that supports … Continue reading Pulling an all-nighter for the kids
“Being an athlete you have to be disciplined. You can’t be successful without being disciplined.” As a NCAA champion in cross-country, Edwin Kurgat knows about the level of discipline required to reach goals. He also applies this same level of discipline to his study habits as an industrial engineering student. Growing up in Eldoret, Kenya, … Continue reading NCAA champ says discipline applies to both sports and school