Dr. Rohit Trivedi, a senior scientist at Ames Laboratory and a professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, is the Principal Investigator of a physical science investigation known as DEvice for the study of Critical Liquids and Crystallization – Directional Solidification Insert-Reflight (DSI-R), being carried on the Space X23 rocket to resupply the International Space Station.
David Wilder, professor emeritus and former chair of the Iowa State University Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE), passed away on Aug. 18, 2021, at the age of 92. He retired from Iowa State in May 1991 after a long and impactful career.
Recognizing College of Engineering faculty and staff award winners, new named faculty positions, and patents received.
The Iowa State University Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) welcomes Andrea Mauton to its staff as business administrator.
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.
Ever wonder what Honors students do during the summer? Honors Ambassadors and students will be taking you into their 2021 summer routines via photos. Check out this feature on PJ Micksch (sophomore in Materials Engineering).
All Chris Cornelius ever wanted to be was a grocery store produce manager. When he was younger, he never dreamed of being where he is today. Now, he is the department chair of Iowa State University‘s Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE).
Jun Cui, associate professor of materials science and engineering, was a faculty mentor in the new Boeing Undergraduate Research Fellowship program. The partnership with Boeing pairs undergraduate students with College of Engineering faculty and Boeing engineers to get hands-on research experience in cutting-edge projects in aerospace engineering, cyber security, autonomous systems, machine learning and more.
Jarrett Loseke, a sophomore in Iowa State University’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering, has received the Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) Light Metals Division Scholarship. The scholarship is given to full-time undergraduate sophomores or juniors majoring in metallurgical and/or materials science and engineering with an emphasis on traditional and emerging light metals.
Iowa State University’s solar car club, Team PrISUm, unveiled its newest model on Friday afternoon at the Student Innovation Center: Eliana. Eliana is the 15th iteration of a solar-powered vehicle that the student club has developed since its founding in 1989. Typically, the team develops a new model every other year. The name for the …Continue reading “Iowa State University’s solar car team unveils its newest car”
A team of Iowa State University engineering students, team SMAlloygator, won the 2021 4th CASMART Student Design Challenge. The challenge, organized by NASA, tasked students with creating a design using shape memory alloy (SMA) technology. This work was also part of the Materials Science and Engineering Senior Design project. The Consortium for the Advancement of …Continue reading “Team SMAlloygator wins CASMART Student Design Challenge”