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.