Twenty-one undergraduate students from Iowa State and around the nation are ready for a summer of hands-on research in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE) with the Biological Materials and Processes Research Experiences for Undergraduates (BioMaP REU) program.
CBE faculty lead a state-wide effort to make Iowa a leader in advanced biomanufacturing. Laura Jarboe is the project lead, and Monica Lamm and Nigel Reuel are associate directors, joined by collaborators from Iowa State and other Iowa universities and colleges.
Nicholas Oldham, sophomore in materials engineering, was one of four Iowa State students to be chosen for the prestigious Barry Goldwater Scholarship, which is the premier undergraduate scholarship in mathematics, natural sciences and engineering in the U.S.
Stuart Pearson is a senior in electrical engineering and concurrent grad student, a peer mentor in Electrical, Computer and Software Engineers as Leaders (ECSEL) and a teaching assistant for EE 201 and EE 351. This summer Pearson will be interning for SpaceX’s Starship program and then returning to Iowa State this fall finish his master’s degree in electrical engineering.
The sixth annual Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship college-by-college pitch off was held in March, and two Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) students won first place in the College of Engineering’s “new idea” competition.
MSE seniors Skyler Burke and Paige Wogahn started out by competing against other engineering students who created new products, winning first place for the College.
Professor Doug Jacobson, the director of the ISU Center for Cyber Security Innovation and Outreach was awarded the Sunil & Sujata Gaitonde Professorship in Cybersecurity in a medallion ceremony on May 5, 2023.
An individual honor and a team honor were earned by the Iowa State student chapter of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers in the group’s recent trip to the Mid-America Student Regional Conference hosted at the University of Missouri-Columbia.
“I’m really excited about the progression of technology and the potential to contribute to that – and proud of my family’s connections to Iowa State. And I’m ready to get out there in the work world to continue my commitment to empowering other women in STEM.”
It is with heavy hearts that we announce Dr. Ahmed Kamal, professor of ECpE, passed away this weekend. Dr Kamal was a dedicated teacher, researcher and engineer who impacted countless lives during his time in ECpE and at Iowa State University.
Aimar Negrete, a graduate student in the Department of Aerospace Engineering (AerE) at Iowa State University, has been named to the prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP).
Three students in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE) at Iowa State University have received awards from the prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program.
Emily Roberts is focused on earning a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering – but her own success is not the only thing on her agenda. She’ll also be working hard to represent her fellow Iowa State undergraduates as the newly-elected president of Iowa State University Student Government.
Early this year, members of the ISU Robotics Club placed 5th at the 13th Annual Autonomous Snowplow Competition (www.autosnowplow.com) held January 20-21, 2023 at Dunwoody College of Technology in Minneapolis, MN. The traveling team was comprised of seven students – four Software Engineering students, Darren Anderson (SE ’22 alum), Jaden Forde, Ryan Sand, and Sergio Perez Valentin; …Continue reading “Robotics Club Participates in 13th Annual Autonomous Snowplow Competition”
Rick Rezabek, a longtime aerospace engineer in the defense industry and department supporter, has been inducted into the Department of Aerospace Engineering Hall of Distinguished Alumni.
Nicholas Oldham, sophomore in materials engineering, has been named a Goldwater Scholar, the premier undergrad scholarship in STEM.