Sarah Rajala, dean of the Iowa State University College of Engineering, is the 2017 national recipient of the Meritorious Achievement Award in Accreditation Activities from the Educational Activities Board of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers.
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!
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
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
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
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
Students in the colleges of engineering and design will soon have the opportunity to work with more hands-on projects in a new Student Innovation Center. The center is a joint project between the two colleges and aims to provide students with a more modern space to work on class and organization projects, such as the … Continue reading New student innovation center to provide hands-on experience
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
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
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
This is the start of my first academic year in the College of Engineering. Spring and summer were very enjoyable, but there is nothing like the beginning of a new college year. It’s an exciting time on campus – not only for students, but also faculty, staff and everyone associated with the university. Our college … Continue reading Reflections on the start of a new academic year
Dean of the College of Engineering Sarah Rajala recently sat down to talk with the Iowa State Daily. Read about how her first month went, along with what she is hoping to accomplish in the future.