College of Engineering News • Iowa State University

NSF invests $20 million in Iowa’s research

AMES, Iowa – The National Science Foundation has awarded a $20 million, five-year grant to build Iowa’s research capacity in renewable energy and energy efficiency. The Iowa Power Fund, a state program supporting energy innovation and independence, has also granted the project $2 million to pay for research equipment. The core of the research project …Continue reading “NSF invests $20 million in Iowa’s research”

Governor visits Iowa State as part of renewable energy tour

During a tour of renewable energy projects in the state, Iowa Governor Chet Culver stopped by Iowa State University on August 5 to learn more about the university’s research projects supported by the Iowa Power Fund. Vikram Dalal, Thomas M. Whitney Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, is leading one of two Iowa Power Fund projects …Continue reading “Governor visits Iowa State as part of renewable energy tour”