Tag: Electrical and Computer Engineering

​Iowa State University Announces the Vermeer International Leadership Program

Iowa State University has announced the 18 students selected to make up the inaugural class of a new leadership opportunity for students for the 2015-2016 academic year, sponsored by Vermeer Corporation, a global industrial and agricultural equipment company. Following their application, 54 students proceeded to the interview process managed by University faculty in the Leadership … Continue reading ​Iowa State University Announces the Vermeer International Leadership Program

Contributing to society through research

New electrical and computer engineering associate professor investigates nanotechnologies Long Que always thought he wanted to be a physicist. But after receiving his bachelor’s in physics from Peking University, his dreams changed. He began researching at the Institute of Optics and Electronics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, a top engineering research institution in China. That’s when … Continue reading Contributing to society through research

Iowa State researchers to demonstrate cyber-physical security testbed for power grid at SmartAmerica Challenge expo

A team led by Manimaran Govindarasu of electrical and computer engineering has developed a realistic platform for power grid security research As cyber threats to the infrastructure of the nation’s electricity transmission grow in numbers and sophistication, so does the technology used to identify vulnerabilities and mitigate these attacks. PowerCyber, a cyber-physical security testbed developed … Continue reading Iowa State researchers to demonstrate cyber-physical security testbed for power grid at SmartAmerica Challenge expo

Cyence Feature

Iowa State turns on ‘Cyence,’ the most powerful computer ever on campus

AMES, Iowa – The most powerful computer ever on the Iowa State University campus – a machine dubbed “Cyence” that’s capable of 183.043 trillion calculations per second with total memory of 38.4 trillion bytes – is just beginning to produce data for 17 research projects. The thinking and infrastructure behind the new machine will have … Continue reading Iowa State turns on ‘Cyence,’ the most powerful computer ever on campus

Luecke's team

Greg Luecke showcases combine simulator at Iowa State Fair

Greg Luecke, associate professor of mechanical engineering, and four of his graduate students will spend the next week and a half at the Iowa State Fair as their research project with John Deere is featured in the Agriculture Building. A harvesting combine simulator with virtual reality interface is currently in the human testing stage to … Continue reading Greg Luecke showcases combine simulator at Iowa State Fair

ECpE, EPRC sponsor two-day cyber security short course

The Iowa State University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, in conjunction with the Electric Power Research Center, held a two-day short course that covered basic principles of cyber security. The course, called ‘On Cyber Security of the Electric Power Grid with Attacks-Defense Training,’ was offered July 15-16 in Coover Hall. The course covered specific … Continue reading ECpE, EPRC sponsor two-day cyber security short course

Somani named associate dean for research

Arun Somani named associate dean for research at Iowa State University’s College of Engineering

Arun Somani has been named associate dean for research at Iowa State University’s College of Engineering. His appointment will begin July 1. Somani is currently an Anson Marston Distinguished Professor in the college’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, where he also previously served as department chair. Somani joined the Iowa State faculty in 1997 … Continue reading Arun Somani named associate dean for research at Iowa State University’s College of Engineering