College of Engineering News • Iowa State University

$6 million gift from Boeing to support Iowa State University’s Student Innovation Center and undergraduate researchers

The Boeing Company made a $6 million commitment to Iowa State University that will enhance the educational experience for all students at Iowa State, inspire innovation on the university’s campus, and support engineering students interested in research. A significant portion of Boeing’s gift will support construction of the Student Innovation Center, the approximately 140,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art building that will serve as the hub on campus for hands-on projects where students can collaborate across a wide range of disciplines.

Team gets real-world wind energy experience in Collegiate Wind Competition

Iowa State University engineering students got hands-on experience in wind turbine design, construction and siting when they competed in the U.S. Department of Energy’s 2018 Collegiate Wind Competition.

Cyclone engineering build team creates innovative disaster relief container for 3M challenge

Iowa State University engineering students have developed a new, practical and cost-effective way to drop medical supplies into a disaster area as part of the inaugural 3M Disruptive Design Challenge last week at 3M headquarters. Their air-drop container survived a 150-foot fall and water submersion, and was successfully repurposed as a stretcher.

Seventeen engineering students to present at national undergrad research conference

Seventeen Iowa State University engineering students were selected to present their research at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research.

Experiential learning makes an impact

College is all about learning, and there’s no better way to test that knowledge than through hands-on experience. Students across the College of Engineering know experiential learning, such as internships or co-ops, is a great way to apply their coursework and prepare them for their future careers. One way students find out about such opportunities is through …Continue reading “Experiential learning makes an impact”

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