Recent grad featured in Diversity/Careers magazine

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.

Nikki Pohl

Pohl joins College of Engineering

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

Rollins to receive Eminent Engineers award

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

Glatz joins project to find greener ways to clean up oil spills

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.