College of Engineering News • Iowa State University

Welcoming ABE’s new advisor: Aaron Leppert 

The Department of Agriculture and Biosystems Engineering (ABE) is excited to welcome Aaron Leppert to the department as the new Agricultural Engineering advisor. With a background in chemistry and secondary education, Aaron is extremely passionate about guiding students through their time at Iowa State.

ABE celebrates two Engineers’ Week honors

The Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering took home two Engineers’ Week wins, recognizing the department’s outstanding efforts and enthusiasm for the annual week celebrating all things engineering. ABE was named Most Involved Department and won first place in the door decorating contest.

Demolition nears for ISU’s Davidson Hall

When Iowa State University classes resume in January, one long-standing campus building will be in the process of demolition. Davidson Hall, built in 1922 and located on the northwest side of campus just east of the Armory, was emptied this summer as faculty and staff moved to the Biorenewables Complex — the new Sukup and …Continue reading “Demolition nears for ISU’s Davidson Hall”

Amy Kaleita featured in PRISM Magazine’s “20 Under 40”

Written by PRISM Magazine From the air or highway, America’s fruited plains present a uniform vista of vast abundance. Not to Amy Kaleita. The associate professor of agricultural and biosystems engineering at Iowa State University sees a “nonlinear, somewhat chaotic” array of microplots, each with unique hydrology, root depths, soil characteristics – and ripe opportunities for …Continue reading “Amy Kaleita featured in PRISM Magazine’s “20 Under 40””