College of Engineering News • Iowa State University

Cyclone Engineers on multi-university team promoting faculty success for women in STEM

Researchers from four Midwestern research universities – including Iowa State – are joining forces to promote faculty success for women of color and women with family responsibilities in science, technology, engineering and math fields. Their project is supported by a three-year, $996,000 grant from the National Science Foundation.

Sundararajan named College of Engineering equity advisor

On Nov. 1, Sriram Sundararajan began serving as the next College of Engineering equity advisor. In this role, he will help expand the diversity among the college’s faculty and implement ISU ADVANCE goals. He will also lead continued efforts to create an inclusive culture for women and underrepresented minorities within the college. Sundararajan says he …Continue reading “Sundararajan named College of Engineering equity advisor”

Two Women’s and Diversity Grants influenced by ADVANCE

Each year, Iowa State awards up to $50,000 in funding from the Women’s and Diversity Grants Program to support initiatives that enrich the experiences of women and diverse faculty, staff, and students on campus. Two grant proposals selected this year were prompted and supported by materials science and engineering professor Kristen Constant, along with several …Continue reading “Two Women’s and Diversity Grants influenced by ADVANCE”