College of Engineering News • Iowa State University

ME student’s independent study project aims to electrify CyRide

CyRide buses frequently spotted around campus and other parts of Ames could soon be getting a facelift. Ryan Saunders, a senior mechanical engineering major, has spent the past semester studying the feasibility of electrifying CyRide, the campus and city bus system. The project, which Saunders is working on as part of an independent study course, …Continue reading “ME student’s independent study project aims to electrify CyRide”

Class develops proposal to improve transportation safety on campus

On a warm spring day, Iowa State’s campus appears to swell with people. Eager to enjoy the outdoors after a long winter, students pack the sidewalks and roadways as they head to their next class. CyRide drivers carefully navigate the crowded streets, keeping a wary eye out for distracted students that jaywalk in front of their bus.

An app for students, by students

Thanks to the efforts of several students, the College of Engineering (CoE), and the Government of the Student Body (GSB), finding classes, catching CyRide, and staying connected to Iowa State via social media is now much easier for mobile device users. These features, along with other useful tools for Iowa State students, are available in …Continue reading “An app for students, by students”

College of Engineering app for iPhone is available

Download the official ISU CoE app for your iPhone today! The app includes news, videos, campus maps, laundry info, and computer lab searching, and is the only officially sanctioned CyRide app available. The Android version of the app will be available soon.