CyRide buses frequently spotted around campus and other parts of Ames could soon be getting a facelift. Ryan Saunders, a senior mechanical engineering major, has spent the past semester studying the feasibility of electrifying CyRide, the campus and city bus system. The project, which Saunders is working on as part of an independent study course, … Continue reading ME student’s independent study project aims to electrify CyRide
Seven mechanical engineering graduate students were recognized today for their research and teaching excellence. Caroline Hayes, ME department chair, and Abhijit Chandra, ME Director of Graduate Education, presented the awards during a short ceremony Tuesday afternoon in Black Engineering Building. Each awardee received a letter of commendation from ISU President Wendy Wintersteen, a certificate of achievement, … Continue reading Seven ME graduate students honored for teaching, research
At the end of every semester, Iowa State University College of Engineering (COE) honors exceptional seniors within each department. Below are the seniors represented from the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department (ECpE). *Full awards article can be found on COE’s news site. Sarah Huber, an electrical engineering major from Bettendorf, Iowa, is very committed to … Continue reading Outstanding ECpE seniors
Shahin Hajilar, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Civil, Construction and Enviornmental Engineering, has been selected student marshal for the fall 2017 graduate commencement ceremony.
At the end of each semester, the College of Engineering honors twelve outstanding seniors, one of which is selected to serve as the college’s student marshal at the undergraduate commencement ceremony.
Twenty Iowa State University students had the opportunity to attend the world’s largest gathering of women technologists in Orlando, Florida, from Oct. 4-6. Students from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE), along with students from the student organizations Digital Women and Electrical, Computer and Software Engineers and Leaders (ECSEL), traveled to the event. … Continue reading ECpE women inspired by Grace Hopper Celebration
First-year aerospace engineering students from AerE 160 capped off their first semester with the Lighter Than Air Challenge in Howe Hall on Friday evening. The students built aircrafts out of balsa wood and used motors, propellers, and a large helium balloon to fly around the atrium. With spectators lined along the railings of Howe Hall, … Continue reading Students entertain packed crowd at LTA’s
College of Engineering alumni and Iowa State adjunct assistant professor of food science and human nutrition Eliseo De León (Ph.D. mat sci & engr ’13) tells Iowa State students to find the “love of their life” in STEM studies. And De León is passionate about helping students find the spark and build the skills needed … Continue reading Eliseo De León named Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Advisor of the Year
Students from five focus areas present at poster competition Students budget time each November to get ready to defend their research findings and answer questions during the Annual Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering (CCEE) Graduate Student Research Showcase and Poster Competition. This year, the symposium was held on Wednesday, Nov. 29 in Howe Hall Atrium … Continue reading Graduate student council hosts Seventh Annual CCEE Graduate Student Research Showcase
Students take days during fall break to build housing for those devastated by flooding When you think about the act of volunteering, does the word “connections” come to mind? It does for Alex Stadtmueller. “It connects you to different communities,” Stadtmueller, who is a freshman in construction engineering, says. Stadtmueller was one of nearly 50 … Continue reading Associated General Contractors –Iowa State Chapter gives time to build homes in West Virginia
Few college freshmen have the opportunity to impact the world’s healthcare needs, but one Iowa State University student was given that chance. Shawn Flanigan became a joint first author on an innovative research paper as an undergraduate student at Iowa State. Beginning the research during his freshman year, the now junior studying mechanical engineering joined … Continue reading Making an early mark on healthcare
Nintendo’s latest device, Switch, has excited gaming fanatics all over the world. Yet what most people don’t realize is the Switch can be replicated in their own homes. Tim Lindquist, a senior in electrical engineering at Iowa State University, has a long history of creating hardware and software projects in his spare time. Last spring, … Continue reading ECpE senior recreates Nintendo’s Switch
Who could pass up traveling the historic Route 66 in a 1930 Model A Ford? Not Christopher Gillis. He wanted a summer experience that the typical student usually does not take. He wanted adventure, but he wanted it in an old-fashioned way. While most students were completing internships and work experience, Gillis was traveling the … Continue reading Not Your Average Summer Experience: A Route 66 Adventure in a 1930 Model A Ford
Collaboration is key for new segment of construction engineering industry Members of the Iowa State University Design-Build Institute of America (ISU DBIA) student competition team took fourth place during this month’s 2017 DBIA National Student Competition. Competition events were hosted at the annual Design-Build Conference and Expo in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. To qualify for national competition, … Continue reading Iowa State Design-Build Institute of America student team takes fourth place in national competition