Tag: Iowa State University Alumni Association

ME alum Pithan elected to ISU Alumni Association Board of Directors

AMES – Larry C. Pithan of Andalusia, Ill., a 1973 Iowa State University graduate in mechanical engineering who is the retired CEO at IMEG Corporation in Rock Island, Ill., has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Iowa State University Alumni Association. His term will expire in 2022. The role of the ISU … Continue reading ME alum Pithan elected to ISU Alumni Association Board of Directors

ME alum Wittrock elected to ISU Alumni Association Board of Directors

AMES – Eric Wittrock of Urbandale, Iowa, a 1992 Iowa State University graduate in mechanical engineering who is current director of business development for GMT Corporation of Waverly, Iowa, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Iowa State University Alumni Association. His term will expire in 2022. The role of the ISU … Continue reading ME alum Wittrock elected to ISU Alumni Association Board of Directors

CCEE associate professor implements new techniques for classroom learning

Associate Professor Peter Savolainen embraces team-based learning, flipped classroom method to stretch students’ abilities New teaching methods are flipping traditional classroom learning on its head. Team-based learning (TBL) helping students learn from peers. Flipped learning methods lead students to review materials outside of the classroom. Class time is then used for questions, discussion and projects. These methods … Continue reading CCEE associate professor implements new techniques for classroom learning

Engineering students named Wallace E. Barron Scholars

Angadbir Singh, a senior in mechanical engineering, and Kaitlyn Aldrich, a senior in civil engineering, will be named Wallace E. Barron Scholars’ for their remarkable achievements in academics and leadership. The Wallace E. Barron Award was established by the Iowa State University Alumni Association to recognize outstanding seniors who display high character, outstanding achievements in academics, and promise for continuing these qualities as alumni.

U.S. News graduate program rankings: Agricultural and biosystems engineering is No. 4

Iowa State University’s College of Engineering ranks No. 46 nationally in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2015 edition of America’s Best Graduate Schools, and among public institutions is ranked 25th overall. The agricultural and biosystems engineering program ranked No. 4 nationally, tied with Cornell University and the University of Florida, and No. 4 among … Continue reading U.S. News graduate program rankings: Agricultural and biosystems engineering is No. 4

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Four from CoE honored with Distinguished Alumni Awards

Each spring, the ISU Alumni Association honors alumni and friends at the Distinguished Alumni Awards Celebration. On April 20, 2012, the university will present its highest awards, including the Distinguished Alumni Award, Honorary Alumni Award, and Order of the Knoll Awards. This year, four alumni and friends of the College of Engineering will be honored … Continue reading Four from CoE honored with Distinguished Alumni Awards

Six with engineering ties to be presented with Iowa State awards

Each year Iowa State University recognizes alumni and friends at the Distinguished Alumni Awards Celebration. On April 15, 2011, the university’s highest awards will be presented including the Distinguished Alumni Award, Honorary Alumni Award, and Order of the Knoll Awards. This year, Allen F. Jacobson (BSChE’47), Subra Suresh (MSME’79), and A.J. Van Dierendonck (MSEE’65/PhDEE’68) will … Continue reading Six with engineering ties to be presented with Iowa State awards

Four engineering alums to receive awards during Homecoming

Michael Steffenson (BSChemE’59), this year’s recipient of the Anson Marston Medal, heads a list of College of Engineering alumni who will receive awards as part of Iowa State’s 2010 Homecoming activities. Umit Ozkan (PhDChemE’84) will receive the college’s Professional Achievement Citation in Engineering (PACE) award. Benjamin C. Bruns (BSConE’01) and Francis L. de los Reyes … Continue reading Four engineering alums to receive awards during Homecoming