Tag: graduate school

Pandemic impacts ME student’s graduate school selection process

It took a pandemic and the inability to do on-campus visits that led one mechanical engineering student to decide he wanted to stay a little closer to home for graduate school. Antonio Alvarez-Valdivia originally wanted to leave the Midwest for graduate school when he completed his B.S. in mechanical engineering (ME) later this spring. However, … Continue reading Pandemic impacts ME student’s graduate school selection process

Chemical and biological engineering grad student aims to conquer limits with PhD

Joseph Petefish, a chemical engineer from Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, chose to pursue his Ph.D. at Iowa State University for the world of opportunities that comes along with a doctorate degree in his field. The Ph.D. will come in handy if Petefish ever decides to teach, but for now, he wants to make sure he has … Continue reading Chemical and biological engineering grad student aims to conquer limits with PhD

Graduate students host CCEE research competition, attract 150+

  On Dec. 4, the Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering (CCEE) held its third annual Graduate Research Showcase and Poster Competition. Approximately 150 people attended the event, held in the hallways and Room 230 on the second floor of Town Engineering Building. Students of the CCEE Graduate Student Council prepared and hosted the … Continue reading Graduate students host CCEE research competition, attract 150+