Beena Ajmera, an assistant professor at Iowa State University’s Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering (CCEE), was surprised and honored when she learned she had been selected to receive the Early-Career Undergraduate Research Mentoring Award from the Engineering Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research.
Nine Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering (CCEE) faculty are involved with Miller faculty grant projects. The Miller Faculty Fellowship Program seeks to provide opportunities to better understand undergraduate academic programs.
Carmen L Gomes, an associate professor of mechanical engineering, has been named College of Engineering Equity Advisor.
In this role, Gomes will co-chair the college’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee to enhance DEI in all facets by developing solutions to campus challenges.
Two associate professors in the Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (ABE), Adina Howe and Kurt Rosentrater have been named Cybersecurity faculty fellows.
Iowa State University’s Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME) Associate Professor and CoMFRE affiliate Nicole Hashemi has received over $600,000 grants from the Office of Naval Research and a $225,000 award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to conduct research to better understand mechanisms of injury from mechanical forces in TBI.