Cyclone tight end discusses ME studies in hometown newspaper article

Mechanical engineering sophomore Chase Allen was recently featured in an article published by his hometown newspaper, the Springfield News-Leader. In the article, Allen – a 6-foot-6, 230-pound tight end – discusses a rash of illnesses and injuries that hampered his freshman season and forced him to redshirt. He also discusses his ME studies, where he … Continue reading Cyclone tight end discusses ME studies in hometown newspaper article

Frosh football player plans to study mechanical engineering at Iowa State

An incoming freshman Cyclone football player plans to study mechanical engineering at Iowa State, according to the Simi Valley Acorn. Tucker Robertson – a 6-foot-3, 260-pound defensive lineman from Simi Valley Calif. – told his hometown newspaper that he plans to study mechanical engineering when he arrives on campus. The 18-year old has seen success both … Continue reading Frosh football player plans to study mechanical engineering at Iowa State

ISU engineering students design, study safer football helmets

Three Iowa State University engineering students were recently featured in the Des Moines Register for their efforts in designing and studying ways to create safer football helmets that better protect against concussions, CTE, and other head injuries. The research team consists of undergraduate students Tanner Hamelau (mechanical engineering), Zach Murrell (mechanical engineering), and Zach Taalman (materials … Continue reading ISU engineering students design, study safer football helmets

Several linemen distinguishing themselves in the engineering lab

At Iowa State University, there is a good partnership brewing between the football players and the engineers. In multiple cases, they are one in the same. Three offensive linemen headline a pack of aspiring engineers, who double as Cyclone football players. Daniel Burton (who started 8 games as a freshman) is majoring in mechanical engineering … Continue reading Several linemen distinguishing themselves in the engineering lab