InTrans director awarded Faculty Mentor Award

Director of the Institute for Transportation Shauna Hallmark has been awarded the Exemplary Faculty Mentor Award.  This award recognizes faculty members within Iowa State’s mentoring program who exceed expectations and are nominated by “mentees” to receive this award. 2020 is the seventh year the Exemplary Faculty Mentor awards have been awarded.  Hallmark is one of … Continue reading InTrans director awarded Faculty Mentor Award

ECpE Assistant Professor Cheng Huang receives first major grant from NSF

Cheng Huang, assistant professor with the Iowa State University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE), has received his first major grant through the National Science Foundation (NSF) since joining Iowa State in 2018. Throughout his career, Huang has focused on the research and development of various types of power management integrated circuits (PMICs). He … Continue reading ECpE Assistant Professor Cheng Huang receives first major grant from NSF

EPRC Student Scoop: Yuxuan Yuan improves data analysis

Third-year Iowa State University electrical and computer engineering (ECpE) Ph.D. student Yuxuan Yuan has dedicated his research to working to improve the efficiency of the analysis and application of data to power systems. Yuan does this by taking data collected by government and power utility companies, and finding new ways to more effectively interpret it. … Continue reading EPRC Student Scoop: Yuxuan Yuan improves data analysis

Iowa State University and partners selected as a finalist for major National Science Foundation research grant focused on rural broadband

For more information contact: Hongwei Zhang, ISU College of Engineering, hongwei@iastate.edu Mike Krapfl, ISU news services, mkrapfl@iastate.edu   AMES, IA – The Platforms for Advanced Wireless Research (PAWR) program, funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and a consortium of 35 leading wireless companies and associations, has announced that a research project led by Iowa State … Continue reading Iowa State University and partners selected as a finalist for major National Science Foundation research grant focused on rural broadband

Shields receives learning communities early achievement award

Civil engineering academic adviser Katie Shields was awarded the 2020 Learning Communities Early Achievement in Learning Community Coordination Award in June.  This award is given by the director of Learning Communities to an Iowa State faculty or staff member who has demonstrated outstanding performance in learning community coordination early within their careers.   Shields has been … Continue reading Shields receives learning communities early achievement award

CBE’s Hillier, Fox elected American Institute of Chemical Engineers fellows

Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE) Reginald R. Baxter Endowed Department Chair Andrew Hillier and Anson Marston Distinguished Professor in Engineering and Hershel B. Whitney Professor, Global Initiatives Rodney Fox have been elected fellows in the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). The grade of fellow is awarded to members in recognition of significant … Continue reading CBE’s Hillier, Fox elected American Institute of Chemical Engineers fellows

Faculty Zoughi and Al Qaseer receive IEEE APS Prize Paper Award

Iowa State University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) faculty Reza Zoughi and Mohammad T. Al Qaseer have been awarded the 2020 IEEE Harold A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award for their outstanding work in their academic paper entitled, “A Compact Microwave Camera Based on Chaotic Excitation Synthetic-Aperture Radar (CESAR).” This award is presented … Continue reading Faculty Zoughi and Al Qaseer receive IEEE APS Prize Paper Award

Sensory “skin” detects cracks in bridges

A new sensory skin developed by a group of researchers is the first scalable monitoring technology capable of automatically detecting, localizing and quantifying fatigue cracks in bridges – something that is nearly impossible for inspectors to see during a routine visual inspection. The team, comprised of civil and mechanical engineers from Iowa State University, The … Continue reading Sensory “skin” detects cracks in bridges

Xiaoli Tan named Fellow of American Ceramic Society

Xiaoli Tan, professor of materials science and engineering, was named a Fellow of the American Ceramic Society. Tan was one of only twenty-three members of the American Ceramic Society (ACerS) to receive the Fellow designation this year.