College of Engineering News • Iowa State University

Augustine Villa named Cargill Scholar

A chemical engineering student is learning about advancing the future global economy thanks to a scholarship opportunity. Brain cancer survivor, high school valedictorian and Cargill Global Scholar are just three things Augustine Villa has achieved in his 21 years of life. But that’s not all Villa, who is a chemical engineering major with Spanish minor, …Continue reading “Augustine Villa named Cargill Scholar”

Future ISU mechanical engineer interns at Cargill

Katy Fish, an Ottumwa High School junior, was selected for a summer internship at Cargill Corn Milling in Eddyville. Fish, who plans to pursue mechanical engineering at Iowa State University, has taken courses at OHS that support her career path, including advanced math and a Project Lead The Way engineering course. The internship will require …Continue reading “Future ISU mechanical engineer interns at Cargill”

Project Lead The Way introduces students to engineering

Since 2006, Iowa State has been an affiliate of Project Lead The Way (PLTW), a leading provider of programs used in STEM education in middle and high schools all around the United States. Students involved in PLTW are given an in-depth look into the world of engineering. PLTW students are also exposed to professionals in …Continue reading “Project Lead The Way introduces students to engineering”

Babcock named Iowa State’s Cargill Chair and leader of the Biobased Industry Center

AMES, Iowa – Bruce Babcock is ready to focus on the bioeconomy as Iowa State University’s next Cargill Endowed Chair in Energy Economics and director of the university’s Biobased Industry Center. Babcock, an Iowa State professor of economics and current director of the university’s Center for Agricultural and Rural Development, assumes his new position Oct. 1. He succeeds James …Continue reading “Babcock named Iowa State’s Cargill Chair and leader of the Biobased Industry Center”