McLaren, Taylor, Gronewold, and Shah with their Student Chapter of the Year trophy. Photos courtesy ISU MCA.

Iowa State Mechanical Contractors Association wins Student Chapter of the Year

Mechanical Contractors Association of America awards Student Chapter, Educator of the Year to Iowa State students and faculty member On Mar. 28, the Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) awarded the ISU Mechanical Contractors Association (ISU MCA) with the MCAA Student Chapter of the Year. Brad Perkins, adviser of ISU MCA and senior lecturer of construction … Continue reading Iowa State Mechanical Contractors Association wins Student Chapter of the Year

Iowa State engineers published in Nature Communications journal for research on tribocharging

With contributions by Kate Tindall. Iowa State University faculty members from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) and the Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering (CCEE) recently were published in Nature Communications, an open access journal that publishes high quality research from all areas of the natural sciences. ECpE and Physics Adjunct … Continue reading Iowa State engineers published in Nature Communications journal for research on tribocharging

Collaborative learning at Iowa State – Engineer at ISU CCEE

Sophomore student finds abundant opportunities early on in college adventure  It’s only Michael Volk’s sophomore year of college at Iowa State University (ISU). Yet Volk has seen his name as first author on a research paper and has taken leadership positions in the campus chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers. He is also … Continue reading Collaborative learning at Iowa State – Engineer at ISU CCEE

IE student experiences engineering from a Dutch perspective

While some students spent their spring break relaxing on the beach, one industrial engineering undergraduate spent hers learning about engineering in the Netherlands. Jaclyn Stiller, a sophomore in industrial engineering, recently participated in the Vermeer International Leadership Program which is a collaborative effort between the Pella, Iowa-based Vermeer Corporation and Iowa State’s Leadership Studies Program. … Continue reading IE student experiences engineering from a Dutch perspective

Engineering a career with Tesla

“Your gender shouldn’t determine what you can and cannot do,” Huber said. Accomplishing a variety of professional experiences, Sarah Huber faced the unique challenges of being a female in the male dominate world of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Sarah Huber graduated with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the Department of Electrical … Continue reading Engineering a career with Tesla

ISU AGC takes a group picture during their five work days in the OKC area. Photos courtesy Nathan Pals.

Spring break takes Iowa State Associated General Contractors to Oklahoma for service

Construction engineering students spend five days repairing flood-damaged homes Five days on a beach isn’t Parker Lloyd’s idea of spring break. For the past two years, his vacation has included hard-core volunteer opportunities across the nation with Iowa State University’s Associated General Contractors student chapter (ISU AGC). “When you go on these trips, you get … Continue reading Spring break takes Iowa State Associated General Contractors to Oklahoma for service

Nicole Schmidt is the newest chair of the Iowa State University Alumni Association Board of Directors. (Photo courtesy Nicole Schmidt).

Ask a Cyclone engineer: Nicole Schmidt

Iowa State University Alumni Association (ISUAA) Board of Directors Chair Nicole Schmidt answers questions from engineering students concerning professional goals and work-life balance Note: Earlier this month, students from Iowa State University’s College of Engineering (ISU CoE) submitted questions for Nicole Schmidt, ISU engineering alumna and chair of the ISUAA Board of Directors. Questions could … Continue reading Ask a Cyclone engineer: Nicole Schmidt

Hanson receives prestigious ISUAA Wallace E. Barron All-University Senior Award

Natalie Hanson, a senior in biological systems engineering from LaPorte City, Iowa, has been honored with the 2018 Wallace E. Barron All-University Senior Award. The Wallace E. Barron Award was established by the Iowa State University Alumni Association (ISUAA) 50 years ago to recognize seniors who “display high character, outstanding achievement in academics and university … Continue reading Hanson receives prestigious ISUAA Wallace E. Barron All-University Senior Award