Tag: industrial and manufacturing systems engineering

Engineering college names student marshal, outstanding seniors for spring 2016 commencement

Twelve seniors will be honored at this semester’s commencement ceremony Hillary Kletscher, a biological systems engineer from Vesta, Minnesota, is serving as this semester’s College of Engineering Student Marshal during the Spring 2016 commencement ceremony. She will be accompanied by Amy Kaleita, associate professor of biological systems engineering, as she leads the engineering class into … Continue reading Engineering college names student marshal, outstanding seniors for spring 2016 commencement

Iowa State alum wins Modern-Day Technology Leader Award

Derrick Stanley, an industrial and manufacturing systems alum, will receive a Modern-Day Technology Leader Award at the 2016 Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA) STEM Conference held Feb. 18-20. The award highlights bright young men and women who are making strides in the STEM field and shaping the future of engineering, science, and technology.

E-Week: Celebrating the engineering community

A tradition that began in 1965, Engineers Week (E-Week) is a staple event within the College of Engineering, continuing to grow each year. E-Week is a student
organization that serves to celebrate the engineering field, the College of Engineering and its students, faculty, and staff. E-Week hopes to provide a way for students to build relationships with other students, faculty and alumni as well as network and increase professional development.

Chase Grimm: Applying studies to real world issues

While he was growing up on a farm in the small community of Maynard, Iowa, Chase Grimm spent hours tinkering around with farm machinery and equipment, beginning his drive to learn more about manufacturing systems.

Cameron MacKenzie: Planning for large-scale disruptions

IMSE assistant professor applies operations research to risk and decision analysis Twelve years ago, Cameron MacKenzie didn’t know much about the industrial engineering field. He was in Washington, D.C., working as a consultant in the areas of defense and homeland security for former Defense Secretary William Cohen. At the time, MacKenzie, who is now an … Continue reading Cameron MacKenzie: Planning for large-scale disruptions

Iowa State freshmen build multidisciplinary research, 3D printing technology experience

Three freshman honors students used 3D printing technology and more to conduct structural engineering research with Simon Laflamme, assistant professor of civil, construction and environmental engineering at Iowa State University. Students involved in the project were mechanical engineering freshman Heather Murphy, pre-industrial design freshman Derek Coulter, and industrial engineering freshman Connor Theisen. They participated in … Continue reading Iowa State freshmen build multidisciplinary research, 3D printing technology experience

DMDII featured in March issue of Electrical Apparatus Magazine

By Josh Hoff, Electrical Apparatus Magazine Original article: Bringing the customer closer to the design process Janis Terpenny, department chair of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering at Iowa State University’s College of Engineering, is a driving force behind the College of Engineering’s role as a tier 1 partner in the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation … Continue reading DMDII featured in March issue of Electrical Apparatus Magazine

​Iowa State University Announces the Vermeer International Leadership Program

Iowa State University has announced the 18 students selected to make up the inaugural class of a new leadership opportunity for students for the 2015-2016 academic year, sponsored by Vermeer Corporation, a global industrial and agricultural equipment company. Following their application, 54 students proceeded to the interview process managed by University faculty in the Leadership … Continue reading ​Iowa State University Announces the Vermeer International Leadership Program

Iowa State undergraduates showcase their research at annual Capitol event March 24

With research on sciatic nerve regeneration, the implications of marginal tax rates on housing prices, honey bee survival and extreme winter precipitation in the Upper Mississippi River Basin, there will be lots to discuss when 21 Iowa State University undergraduates present their research to legislators and others during the annual “Research in the Capitol.” The … Continue reading Iowa State undergraduates showcase their research at annual Capitol event March 24

CoE faculty grants funded by Leopold Center

The Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture has awarded grants to 17 innovative research and demonstration projects that promise to move agricultural production toward greater sustainability while improving Iowa’s soil and water resources. The research will provide new knowledge on soil health, specifically how phosphorus moves under different cropping systems and how certain changes deep below … Continue reading CoE faculty grants funded by Leopold Center

IE student named Wallace E Barron All-University Senior

Industrial engineering senior Benjamin Paul Jacobson recently received the Wallace E Barron Award All-University Senior Award. The award is an honor of the Iowa State Alumni Association and recognizes five outstanding seniors who display high character, outstanding achievement in academics and university/community involvement and promise to continue these exemplary qualities as alumni. Jacobson is the … Continue reading IE student named Wallace E Barron All-University Senior

Engineering students active in noncompetitive clubs

Engineering students are active in all sorts of clubs and organizations offered at Iowa State. Two engineering students who are part of noncompetitive clubs talked about their experiences in an Iowa State Daily article. Read the full story here: www.iowastatedaily.com/sports/article_1e3c3e30-4508-11e3-87a4-0019bb2963f4.html.

ISU anatomy expert, CoE professors create digital models to train surgical students

Diana Peterson, an assistant professor of biomedical sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine, envisions a 3D virtual reality program simulating human and animal anatomy to recreate the surgical experience. Two years ago, Peterson found the technology used to teach students about the inner workings of the human body surpassed what was used in veterinary … Continue reading ISU anatomy expert, CoE professors create digital models to train surgical students