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Category: Factor Analysis
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.
With the constant evolution of new agricultural technology, ISU’s faculty must not only stay on top of the trends, but learn how to effectively teach the technology.
You may have ridden across it. You’ve probably seen photos of it. Hear how one engineering alum played a role in one of Iowa’s most beloved and popular trails.
Moses Kalyango traveled 8,000 miles to explore solutions to a centuries-old problem to take back to his native Uganda.
After several years of sending #CycloneEngineers to Ullo, Zack Saeed of Ullo has finally been able to visit Iowa State. In this special edition of Factor Analysis, Michelle Friedman of Iowa State’s chapter of Engineers Without Borders sits down with Zack to discuss his impressions of Iowa State, and the impact our students have had on his community.
A hurricane hits. You survive the storm, but your house doesn’t. And to complicate matters, you don’t have the documentation to prove the house was actually yours to begin with. What do you do? Construction engineering doctoral student Jess Talbot recently traveled to Puerto Rico, a country still reeling from the effects of Hurricane Maria back in 2017. Along with her mentor, Assistant Professor Cristina Poleacovschi, Jess studied how communities are … or are not … able to reconstruct after a catastrophic event.
Digging into the Netflix Original Documentary “The Great Hack” with Iowa State University’s Cyber Security expert Doug Jacobson.
Maurice Washington spends his days analyzing the environmental impact of legal marijuana cultivation in the largest cannabis-producing region in the U.S. He recently talked with us about the new challenges, how they’re really old challenges, and how they allow better control of California’s watershed.
Matt Helmers, Iowa Nutrient Research Center Director and Professor of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering talks about this spring’s flooding in the midwest, and the effect it will have on agriculture in the state of Iowa. Resources mentioned in Ep E104: www.extension.iastate.edu www.iihr.uiowa.edu
Iowa State Mechanical Engineering senior Clare Lanaghan tells us about the ISU chapter of Engineers Without Borders, and the project they recently completed in Ullo, Ghana.
Today we talk with Cassandra Rutherford, Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering about Iowa’s infrastructure crisis in their levee system, and how this spring’s flooding will further impact our levees.
Jill Fratini forged a unique path as an engineer and a working mother. Fratini is the first woman to graduate from ISU with an undergraduate degree in agricultural and biosystems engineering.