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Engineering in Africa: Iowa State professor makes a global impact

Situated near the northern border of a country with a long history of violence, political instability, and disease is the Bilingual Christian University of Congo (UCBC), a school offering promise and hope to a community that has endured years of loss and strife. Launched in 2007, the university is part of the Congo Initiative, which …Continue reading “Engineering in Africa: Iowa State professor makes a global impact”

White and Mickelson receive medallions

Two professors recently received medallions to commemorate their holding named professorships. David White holds the Richard L. Handy Professorship and Steve Mickelson the Charles R. and Jane F. Olsen Professorship in Engineering. Read the Innovate article.

CoE welcomes new faculty

With the fall semester in full swing, this year’s new faculty members are busy teaching and researching at Iowa State’s College of Engineering. As a group, they bring a wide range of expertise and skill, ranging from biomaterials to alternative energy, and they also add value to the successful interdisciplinary teaching and research within the …Continue reading “CoE welcomes new faculty”

CCEE adds geotechnical engineer to faculty

Jian Chu, a researcher and consultant well established in Southeast Asia, became the James M. Hoover Chair in Geotechnical Engineering in Iowa State’s Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering this fall. Chu’s most recent venture was director of the Centre for Infrastructure Systems in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Nanyang Technological …Continue reading “CCEE adds geotechnical engineer to faculty”

Laflamme brings structure expertise to CCEE

Born in Montreal, Canada, new CCEE Assistant Professor Simon Laflamme has devoted the last several years to research in structural control. He even has a patent pending for an elastomeric skin that locates and diagnoses structural damage. Laflamme earned both a bachelor of commerce with an emphasis in economics and finance, and a bachelor of …Continue reading “Laflamme brings structure expertise to CCEE”