College of Engineering News • Iowa State University

Alum creates cloud-based application to make payments easier between owners, contractors, and designers.

Throughout his career, ISU alum John Trickel has been providing companies across Iowa with engineering expertise for everything from electrical lighting to plumbing to energy efficiency. Trickel, who earned his bachelor’s in mechanical engineering in 1993, owns the company VGI Design, and the impact of his work can even be seen on Iowa State’s campus …Continue reading “Alum creates cloud-based application to make payments easier between owners, contractors, and designers.”

Anderson named to National Academy of Inventors

Story originally published by The Ames Laboratory AMES, IA  – U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory senior metallurgist and Iowa State University adjunct professor in materials science and engineering Iver Anderson has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). The NAI Fellows Selection Committee credited Anderson for demonstrating a “highly prolific …Continue reading “Anderson named to National Academy of Inventors”

Iowa State’s Wind Energy Manufacturing Laboratory partners with National Renewable Energy Laboratory in nationwide advanced composite institute

Engineering researchers will provide expertise on designing wind blades for manufacturability as part of a new manufacturing innovation hub announced by the White House. The U.S. Department of Energy recently selected a collaborative research team that included Iowa State University for a large initiative focused on advanced composites. The White House announced the new Institute …Continue reading “Iowa State’s Wind Energy Manufacturing Laboratory partners with National Renewable Energy Laboratory in nationwide advanced composite institute”

Industrial and manufacturing systems engineering chair presents at Board of Regents meeting

Janis Terpenny talks about the Center for e-Design and Iowa State’s role in the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute. On September 10, 2014, IMSE Chair and Joseph Walkup Professor Janis Terpenny provided the Board of Regents with an overview of some important research that’s taking place at Iowa State’s campus. One topic included the …Continue reading “Industrial and manufacturing systems engineering chair presents at Board of Regents meeting”

ISU industrial engineers will help new public-private lab design the future

Three industrial engineering departments are partners in a new digital manufacturing and design innovation national institute, and Janis Terpenny couldn’t be more pleased. Terpenny, the Joseph Walkup Professor and Department Chair of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering at Iowa State University, is the technical lead for the advanced manufacturing enterprise area in the newly awarded …Continue reading “ISU industrial engineers will help new public-private lab design the future”

A young engineer’s engaging career

On January 13, 2012, Iowa State alumnus Chad Bouton reached a milestone in his engineering career: 15 years at Battelle, the world’s largest, independent cross-disciplinary research and development organization. During those 15 years, Bouton has made considerable contributions to breakthrough research in the medical industry. From developing neural decoding methods that have allowed quadriplegic individuals …Continue reading “A young engineer’s engaging career”

Biden visits Iowa State, emphasizes manufacturing and innovation

During his visit to Iowa State’s campus on March 1, Vice President Joe Biden highlighted the role engineering will play in the country’s future economic growth, which relies on keeping jobs and innovation in the United States. Before he took the stage at the town hall forum, Biden met with students working on manufacturing projects …Continue reading “Biden visits Iowa State, emphasizes manufacturing and innovation”

Vote for Iowa State engineers in America’s Next Top Energy Innovator Challenge

MSE graduates and postdoc research associates Joel Rieken and Andy Heidloff are competing in the Department of Energy’s America’s Next Top Energy Innovator Challenge. The duo started the company Iowa Power Atomization Technologies (IPAT) to bring titanium powder, a substance that can be used in military, biomedical, and aerospace applications, to market. Their technology uses a …Continue reading “Vote for Iowa State engineers in America’s Next Top Energy Innovator Challenge”

Iowa State engineers among women recently recognized for contributions to STEM fields

On November 17, 2011, the Technology Association of Iowa (TAI) honored women and girls who are leaders science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Chloe Dedic, a senior in mechanical engineering, was recognized with the Collegiate Innovation and Leadership award and given a scholarship of $2,500. Dedic was among seven professionals and academics and two students honored …Continue reading “Iowa State engineers among women recently recognized for contributions to STEM fields”

ME senior honored with 2011 Women of Innovation award

Chloe Dedic, a senior in mechanical engineering at Iowa State University, was recognized with the Collegiate Innovation and Leadership award by the Technology Association of Iowa. The awards ceremony was held November 17, 2011. Dedic is among nine who were honored during the event. Read the full story.

Three with engineering ties win Women of Innovation Award

On November 11, 2010, the Technology Association of Iowa honored 46 women leaders from across the state and awarded 10 professionals, academicians, and students with Women of Innovation awards. Julie Dickerson, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering; Nicola Pohl, professor of chemistry and chemical and biological engineering; and Emma White, PhD student in materials …Continue reading “Three with engineering ties win Women of Innovation Award”

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