Vignesh Suresh has racked up a handful of awards and honors during his time at Iowa State, and he’ll have at least one more to his name when he walks across the commencement stage later this semester. Suresh, a Ph.D. candidate in mechanical engineering (ME) and human-computer interaction, has been named a student marshal for …Continue reading “ME’s Suresh to serve as Graduate College student marshal for Spring 2021”
Navigating realistic weather conditions during the pilot training process could became easier because of an Iowa State University research project involving augmented reality (AR). Michael Dorneich, associate professor of industrial and manufacturing systems engineering, and Eliot Winer, professor of mechanical engineering and director of the Virtual Reality Applications Center (VRAC), are leading the Iowa State …Continue reading “Research project simulates weather conditions for pilots in training”
A graduate student advised by IMSE assistant professor Stephen Gilbert recently won the award for best poster presentation at an Iowa State research conference. Adel Sulaiman, a PhD student in computer science, was named the best poster presenter by the Graduate and Professional Student Senate at the 5th annual Graduate and Professional Student Research Conference …Continue reading “Gilbert’s grad student wins best poster presentation award”
Originally from Omaha, Nebraska, Chloe McPherson has made great strides as an Iowa State University student and as the NSBE (National Society of Black Engineers) national publications chairperson.
Ana-Paula Correia, associate professor in the School of Education and faculty member of the Human Computer Interaction (HCI) program, has been selected as a Faculty Fellow in ISU’s Engineering-LAS Online Learning (ELO) for 2015-2016. As ELO’s first Faculty Fellow, Correia will work to establish a research framework to support Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) …Continue reading “Ana-Paula Correia named ELO Faculty Fellow”
Growing up in Royal Oak, Michigan, near “Motor City” and being surrounded by “automobile people,” fueled Jim Bernard’s love for cars. It was also the start of his career in automobile handling, during which time he examined vehicle models using computers to predict the outcomes of various situations. Bernard—distinguished professor emeritus of mechanical engineering—earned his …Continue reading “Professor Emeritus Jim Bernard continues work after retirement”
Nik Karpinsky quickly tapped out a few computer commands until Zeus, in all his bearded and statuesque glory, appeared in the middle of a holographic glass panel mounted to an office desk. The white statue stared back at Karpinsky. Then a hand appeared and turned the full-size head to the right and to the left. …Continue reading “Iowa State, Ames Lab engineers develop real-time, 3-D teleconferencing technology”
Stephen Gilbert’s fascination with technology and cognitive science has led him to his current role as assistant professor in the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering (IMSE), associate director of the Virtual Reality Applications Center (VRAC), and a member of Iowa State’s Human Computer Interaction (HCI) research group. Gilbert started his college career at Princeton …Continue reading “Gilbert combines interests in cognitive science and emerging technologies”
Sondra Ashmore, PhD student in human computer interaction (HCI), is part of the Business Record’s Forty under 40 Business Leaders Class of 2012. The award recognizes 40 local business leaders under the age of 40 for their career achievements and community involvement. Ashmore and her peers will be honored during a reception on March 27. …Continue reading “HCI student named Forty under 40 Business Leader”
Iowa State University doctoral students Leif Berg and Ryan Pavlik handed over a Wii Remote and a pair of 3-D glasses. A visitor to Iowa State’s newest virtual reality lab – METaL, the Multimodal Experience Testbed and Laboratory – took the tools and began walking the virtual floor of a factory. And there, to the …Continue reading “Iowa State’s METaL lab develops multiple ways to experience virtual reality”
The Center for Transportation Research and Education (CTRE) at the Institute for Transportation (InTrans) is helping to make the roads safer with the “MiniCym,” a quarter-cab driver simulator. “This is a tool that will help us explore new areas of researched related to road safety and human factors,” said Shashi Nambisan, professor of civil, construction …Continue reading “Portable simulator helps to create safer driving experience”
Two mechanical engineering students are among ten graduate students who will present their work in the Student Design Competition at the CHI (Computer Human Interaction) 2011 ACM (Association of Computing Machines) Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems in Vancouver, British Columbia, the premier conference on human-computer interaction. Read the full story.