Each new semester at Iowa State University (ISU) brings a lot of new faces to campus. With the start of the fall 2020 semester, one of those faces is Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) Assistant Professor Houqiang Fu. Fu is originally from Central China. After receiving his bachelor’s degree in materials physics from …Continue reading “New Faculty Spotlight: Houqiang Fu”
Third-year Iowa State University electrical and computer engineering (ECpE) Ph.D. student Yuxuan Yuan has dedicated his research to working to improve the efficiency of the analysis and application of data to power systems. Yuan does this by taking data collected by government and power utility companies, and finding new ways to more effectively interpret it. …Continue reading “EPRC Student Scoop: Yuxuan Yuan improves data analysis”
Keeping the power grid running efficiently and effectively is crucial to the continuation of our way of life. Since joining Iowa State University’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in August 2019, Assistant Professor Hugo Villegas Pico has been conducting research aimed at improving the reliability of the power grid in order to prevent untimely …Continue reading “ECpE assistant professor earns first research grant since joining ISU”
College of Engineering faculty are developing evidence-based strategies to ensure diversity and inclusion in engineering education – all with an aim of boosting diversity in STEM fields. Here are four of our research projects studying teaching methods and student experience.