Tag: interdisciplinary

Poleacovschi earns fall 2017 PIRS Research Seed Grant for micropolitan resilience studies

Interdisciplinary research explores ways that communities recover from economic shock and methods for struggling populations to adapt Last week, Iowa State University announced the recipients of the fall 2017 Presidential Interdisciplinary Research Seed (PIRS) Grant Program. Cristina Poleacovschi, assistant professor of construction engineering and principal investigator of the research project, “Resilient Micropolitan Areas: Evaluating Coping … Continue reading Poleacovschi earns fall 2017 PIRS Research Seed Grant for micropolitan resilience studies

Nikki Pohl

Pohl joins College of Engineering

Chemistry Professor Nikki Pohl joined the chemical and biological engineering department this semester, holding a joint position within the Colleges of Engineering and Liberal Arts and Sciences. Pohl is the Wilkinson Professor of Interdisciplinary Engineering. “One benefit of this joint position is enhanced curricular ties, especially given how many engineering students of all majors take … Continue reading Pohl joins College of Engineering