College of Engineering News • Iowa State University

Industrial and manufacturing systems engineering chair presents at Board of Regents meeting

Janis Terpenny talks about the Center for e-Design and Iowa State’s role in the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute. On September 10, 2014, IMSE Chair and Joseph Walkup Professor Janis Terpenny provided the Board of Regents with an overview of some important research that’s taking place at Iowa State’s campus. One topic included the …Continue reading “Industrial and manufacturing systems engineering chair presents at Board of Regents meeting”

Iowa State part of $320 million national manufacturing lab announced by White House

Iowa State University is a top-tier partner in a new Digital Lab for Manufacturing to be based in Chicago with affiliated partners across the country. President Barack Obama today announced a $70 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to support creation of the lab by UI LABS, a Chicago-based research and commercialization collaborative. In addition …Continue reading “Iowa State part of $320 million national manufacturing lab announced by White House”

Academia meets industry at Center for e-Design

Augmented reality, driving simulators and black swans are among the topics in the latest newsletter from the Center for e-Design. The Augmented Reality Customer Collaborator (ARCC) team is working to create a prototype for camera-enabled tablets that will take images of components in need of support. In collaboration with Boeing, the Iowa State ARCC research team includes researchers Eliot …Continue reading “Academia meets industry at Center for e-Design”

Iowa State leads NSF Center for e-Design

Iowa State University, known for teaming up with industry in its research endeavors, is now taking that partnership approach to a new level as the lead institution in the Center for e-Design. The Center for e-Design is a collaborative research partnership organized and funded under the National Science Foundation’s Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers Program (I/UCRC). …Continue reading “Iowa State leads NSF Center for e-Design”

Terpenny named 2012 ASME fellow

Janis Terpenny, industrial and manufacturing systems engineering department (IMSE) chair and Joseph Walkup Professor, has been named a 2012 ASME Fellow. Her selection as Fellow follows an impressive career wherein Terpenny is known nationally as a leader in engineering design education, research, and practice. ASME Fellows are nominated by their peers and have had ten …Continue reading “Terpenny named 2012 ASME fellow”

Center for e-Design featured in Industrial Engineer magazine article

Nihal Orfi is listed as first author of an article featured in Industrial Engineer, a member magazine of the Institute of Industrial Engineers. For a sample of the article, read below. To register to read the full article, click here. University-corporate collaboration develops tool that helped reduce tire product complexity at Goodyear By Nihal Orfi, …Continue reading “Center for e-Design featured in Industrial Engineer magazine article”

Terpenny off to a great start

The new chair of the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering (IMSE) Janis Terpenny has only been on campus for about a month, but she has already set down the foundation to advance the IMSE department. Launching into her new position with valuable experience and knowledge, she has focused her leadership on reaching departmental …Continue reading “Terpenny off to a great start”