Tag: Dionysios Aliprantis

Iowa State researchers receive $1.7 million award to improve electricity markets

Three Iowa State University researchers are working to reduce costs and maintain reliability as more renewable energy is added to the nation’s energy grid. Sarah Ryan, professor of industrial and manufacturing systems engineering; Dionysios Aliprantis, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering; and Leigh Tesfatsion, professor of economics, mathematics, and electrical and computer engineering, are … Continue reading Iowa State researchers receive $1.7 million award to improve electricity markets

Aliprantis wants to ‘sculpt’ more powerful electric motors and generators

Dionysios Aliprantis took up an imaginary hammer and chisel and pounded away at the air. “Think of the ancient Greeks and their sculptures,” said the Iowa State University assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering. Now apply the idea of a sculptor precisely chipping away at stone to the electric motors that run our machines and … Continue reading Aliprantis wants to ‘sculpt’ more powerful electric motors and generators

Four Iowa State engineering faculty receive NSF CAREER Awards

Reaching an important milestone in their careers, four assistant professors in the College of Engineering have been awarded 2009 CAREER Awards from the National Science Foundation(NSF). The faculty honored with this highly competitive award—Dionysios Aliprantis, ECpE; Eric Cochran, CBE; Zhiqun Lin, MSE; and Qingze Zou, ME—will each receive approximately $400,000 over five years in support … Continue reading Four Iowa State engineering faculty receive NSF CAREER Awards