Iowa State alumna Gayle Roberts is now the Vice Chair of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC). Roberts recently entered the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering Hall of Fame here at Iowa State and is scheduled to be officially honored this spring.
Jeff Cross, who received his Ph.D. in chemical engineering from Iowa State in 1992, was awarded Teacher of the Year at the Tokyo Institute of Technology and also within the School of Engineering. He has worked in Japan for 20 years, and worked as a staff researcher and group leader at Fujitsu Labs from 1996 … Continue reading Chemical engineering alum awarded Teacher of the Year in Tokyo
In the Summer/Fall 2011 Minority College issue of Diversity/Careers in Engineering & Information Technology, Pedro Ortiz-Toral discusses his graduate school experience at Iowa State. Ortiz-Toral completed his PhD in CBE this February. The full story is available beginning on page 22 of the digital edition of the magazine.
Chemistry Professor Nikki Pohl joined the chemical and biological engineering department this semester, holding a joint position within the Colleges of Engineering and Liberal Arts and Sciences. Pohl is the Wilkinson Professor of Interdisciplinary Engineering. “One benefit of this joint position is enhanced curricular ties, especially given how many engineering students of all majors take … Continue reading Pohl joins College of Engineering
Professor Derrick Rollins has been selected as the recipient of the 2010 Minority Action Committee (MAC) Eminent Engineers Award presented by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. Rollins, a professor of chemical and biological engineering (CBE), serves as professor-in-charge of community-based recruitment and transition programs for the College of Engineering. To be nominated for the … Continue reading Rollins to receive Eminent Engineers award
Charles Glatz, professor of chemical and biological engineering, is part of a group of researchers collaborating to find greener methods to clean up the Gulf oil spill. The group has been awarded a National Science Foundation Rapid Response grant. For more on Iowa State engineers and the Gulf spill, see this story.