Sarah Rajala - 2016

From the dean: Marston Hall officially comes back to life!

With its majestic limestone facade and grand rotunda, Marston Hall has long symbolized the distinguished reputation of our world-class engineering college. This iconic building reflects our proud history and role in educating future generations of engineers. So it was an honor for me to help officially re-dedicate Marston Hall last month after a two-year renovation … Continue reading From the dean: Marston Hall officially comes back to life!

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Sarah Rajala receives James L. and Katherine S. Melsa Dean of Engineering medallion

Sarah Rajala, dean of the Iowa State University College of Engineering, has been named the James L. and Katherine S. Melsa Dean of Engineering and received her medallion at a campus ceremony Sept. 29. This deanship enables the college to leverage human and financial resources to increase the impact of education, research and engineering programs. … Continue reading Sarah Rajala receives James L. and Katherine S. Melsa Dean of Engineering medallion

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Dean Rajala receives national ABET Fellow Award

Sarah Rajala, dean of the Iowa State University College of Engineering, has been named a 2016 ABET Fellow Award recipient. She will receive her award at an Oct. 28 event in Baltimore. ABET accredits higher education programs in the disciplines of applied science, computing, engineering and engineering technology – they accredit more than 3,500 programs … Continue reading Dean Rajala receives national ABET Fellow Award

Dean Rajala receives national engineer of the year award

Sarah Rajala, dean of the Iowa State University College of Engineering, has been named national engineer of the year by the American Association of Engineering Societies (AAES) – representing 17 multidisciplinary engineering societies from industry, government and academia. Rajala received the award on April 18 at a ceremony in Washington D.C. The AAES national engineer … Continue reading Dean Rajala receives national engineer of the year award

HARMAN and Iowa State University host an “Innovative” event

Written by Joanna Pisani, Global Manager, Internal Communications, HARMAN Innovation was the theme of the evening at the HARMAN / Iowa State University event that took place November 6 at the NYC Flagship location. Hosted by EVP & President of Automotive Services David Slump and Iowa State University College of Engineering Dean Sarah Rajala, the … Continue reading HARMAN and Iowa State University host an “Innovative” event

A Closer Look: Sarah Rajala

Written by Joe Gardyasz Business Record Sarah Rajala (pronounced RYE-ah-lah) has opened new doors for female engineers throughout her career. She continues to blaze trails for women and minorities at Iowa State University, where she became dean of the College of Engineering last year. Four decades ago, she became the third woman ever to earn … Continue reading A Closer Look: Sarah Rajala

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Marston Hall renovation: Moving forward while preserving the past

Marston Hall has served as the home of our College of Engineering for more than a century. With its majestic limestone facade and grand rotunda, Marston Hall has long symbolized the distinguished reputation of our world-class college. When I arrived at Iowa State just about one year ago, I quickly learned the history of my … Continue reading Marston Hall renovation: Moving forward while preserving the past

Iowa Western Community College and Iowa State University agree to a pre-engineering program

AMES, Iowa – Officials from Iowa Western Community College and Iowa State University have signed an agreement to provide a seamless pathway for IWCC students to receive an engineering degree from the ISU College of Engineering. Students who complete recommended courses at IWCC in two semesters and transfer to Iowa State will be on track … Continue reading Iowa Western Community College and Iowa State University agree to a pre-engineering program