Andrew Hillier named chair of Iowa State’s Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Andrew Hillier has been named chair and Wilkinson Professor of Interdisciplinary Engineering of the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at Iowa State University. The appointment began June 1. Previously, Hillier had been a professor and associate chair in the department. Hillier joined the Iowa State faculty in 2003 after being on the faculty at [Continue Reading…]

Kristen Constant named chair of Iowa State’s materials science and engineering program

Iowa State University’s College of Engineering has named Kristen Constant chair of its materials science and engineering program. Her appointment will begin July 1, 2012. Constant was identified through an internal search to replace Richard LeSar, chair since 2006, who is stepping down to devote more time to his research activities. Constant, a native of [Continue Reading…]

Iowa State professor to head agricultural and biosystems engineering department

Steve Mickelson, professor in the Iowa State University Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (ABE), will become the next chair of the department effective Aug. 1. He will also be the inaugural recipient of the Charles R. and Jane F. Olsen Professorship in Engineering. The gift was recently made possible through the generosity of Charles and [Continue Reading…]

Terpenny will lead industrial and manufacturing systems engineering at Iowa State

The College of Engineering has selected Dr. Janis Terpenny to chair the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering (IMSE).  She will also be the inaugural holder of the Joseph Walkup Professorship in Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering. Terpenny is a professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and in the Department of Engineering Education [Continue Reading…]