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Schwab retires after 30 years at Iowa State

Charles Schwab retired Oct. 16 as a professor of agricultural and biosystems engineering at Iowa State after serving 30 years. Schwab also served as the ISU Extension and Outreach safety specialist for the state of Iowa. Since his arrival to campus on Aug. 15, 1990 – yes, he remembers the date – Schwab has been …Continue reading “Schwab retires after 30 years at Iowa State”

Improving food systems in Iowa through industrial engineering

Improving food systems in Iowa requires a lot more than just a knowledge of agriculture. Anuj Mittal, Ph.D. candidate in industrial engineering (IE) at Iowa State University, has been part of a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) study which will allow food hubs in Iowa to share supply chain best practices among each other and …Continue reading “Improving food systems in Iowa through industrial engineering”

College of Ag and Life Sciences recognizes ABE faculty, staff for teaching, advising, research and extension

ISU CALS has announced recipients of its 2019 awards in teaching, advising, research and extension.

PrISUm at ASC ’18: Mackenzie Klima

This is part of a series featuring students from Team PrISUm who are competing in the 2018 Formula Sun Grand Prix (July 10-12) and American Solar Challenge (July 14-22). This year’s race follows portions of the Oregon Trail, beginning in Omaha, Nebraska and finishing in Bend, Oregon. For updates throughout the race follow PrISUm on …Continue reading “PrISUm at ASC ’18: Mackenzie Klima”

Sriram Sundararajan to present at American Association for the Advancement of Science Meeting

The College of Engineering’s associate dean for academic affairs and mechanical engineering professor Sriram Sundararajan will give a seminar to scientists and engineers alike at this year’s annual AAAS meeting this month in Boston. The meeting is themed “Serving Society through Science Policy”, and Sundararajan will speak out about how Iowa State’s researchers learn not only things …Continue reading “Sriram Sundararajan to present at American Association for the Advancement of Science Meeting”

Camille Schroeder recognized for leadership in promoting Women in STEM through K-12 outreach

Each year, the Technology Association of Iowa celebrates and recognizes women who are innovators and leaders in science, technology, engineering and math. Camille Sloan Schroeder, who oversees the College of Engineering’s community outreach programs, was among the finalists for the Women of Innovation Award in the Diversity Champion category.