College of Engineering News • Iowa State University

Cyclone engineers take to the sky for advanced manufacturing research

A team of Iowa State University College of Engineering researchers recently experienced something that few ever will: a zero-gravity environment.

Iowa Lakes teams up with Iowa State to test batteries

Iowa Lakes Community College collaborates with Iowa State University to provide hands-on learning experiences to engineering students. The experimental collaboration utilizes a battery testing machine purchased with a grant obtained by both colleges. The device will allow engineering students to collect data on the optimal charging cycles of battery cells.

IE’s Tokadlı named Fall 2021 Graduate College student marshal

For the second semester in a row, a College of Engineering student has been selected as the Graduate College’s student marshal and this semester that honor goes to Güliz Tokadlı, a Ph.D. candidate in industrial engineering and human-computer interaction. Tokadlı’s graduate school experience differs from most doctoral students in that she is working full-time while pursuing her Ph.D. In September, she starting working as the human factors lead at Locomotion, a company working on autonomous trucking technology.

Iowa State’s undergrad IE program ranked 20th

Iowa State University’s undergraduate program in industrial engineering is ranked 20th in the nation, according to the “Best Colleges 2022” rankings released by U.S. News and World Report. Iowa State’s IE program, which was first established at Iowa State in 1919, is one of just three programs within the College of Engineering to crack the top 25.

Building for the Future

Thanks to a $42 million gift commitment from C.G. “Turk” and Joyce A. McEwen Therkildsen, the department will have a new facility that will serve as its home and provide technically enhanced research laboratory and learning spaces where industrial engineering students can gain the knowledge to design tomorrow’s innovative, nimble and intelligent processes needed now more than ever across all industrial sectors.

Engineers study advanced manufacturing methods in zero-gravity

A team of engineering researchers at Iowa State University is studying the most effective ways for manufacturing materials in outer space, with the hope that astronauts can use these methods while on space missions.

Ryan named interim chair for Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering

Sarah Ryan, Joseph Walkup Professor, has been named the interim chair for Iowa State University’s Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering (IMSE). Ryan succeeds Gül E. Kremer, Wilkinson Professor in Interdisciplinary Engineering, who has been appointed to serve as Senior Director Presidential Projects reporting to President Wintersteen. Ryan, who also serves as a professor …Continue reading “Ryan named interim chair for Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering”

IMSE students, faculty recognized by industrial engineering professional society

Eleven students and faculty members from Iowa State University’s Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering (IMSE) were named award winners during the Institute of Industrial & Systems Engineers (IISE) annual conference earlier this summer. This year’s award winners are listed alphabetically below: Matthew Frank, John B. Slater Professor in Sustainable Design & Manufacturing – …Continue reading “IMSE students, faculty recognized by industrial engineering professional society”

Vardeman to retire after nearly four decades at Iowa State University

Longtime Iowa State University faculty member Steve Vardeman officially retired at the conclusion of the 2020-21 school year. Vardeman first joined the Iowa State University faculty as an assistant professor of statistics in 1981. He became an associate professor in 1983 and in 1985 joined the industrial engineering (IE) department, serving appointments in both statistics …Continue reading “Vardeman to retire after nearly four decades at Iowa State University”

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