SWE outreach event doubles in size to draw more females to engineering

SWE Sleepover becomes SWE University, attracts 53 high schoolers For 15 years, SWE Sleepover has brought 25-35 female high school seniors on campus to show them the ins and outs of engineering at Iowa State. This year, the College of Engineering and SWE partnered with the Program for Women in Science and Engineering to expand … Continue reading SWE outreach event doubles in size to draw more females to engineering

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

Academia meets industry at Center for e-Design

Augmented reality, driving simulators and black swans are among the topics in the latest newsletter from the Center for e-Design. The Augmented Reality Customer Collaborator (ARCC) team is working to create a prototype for camera-enabled tablets that will take images of components in need of support. In collaboration with Boeing, the Iowa State ARCC research team includes researchers Eliot … Continue reading Academia meets industry at Center for e-Design

Sarah Ryan named 2013 IIE Fellow

Sarah Ryan, professor of industrial and manufacturing systems engineering, was recognized as an Institute of Industrial Engineers Fellow at the annual conference, which took place May 18-22 in Puerto Rico this year. The IIE names up to 20 fellows each year, requiring that their contributions to industrial engineering be recognized on a national scale. Ryan … Continue reading Sarah Ryan named 2013 IIE Fellow

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Terpenny named 2012 ASME fellow

Janis Terpenny, industrial and manufacturing systems engineering department (IMSE) chair and Joseph Walkup Professor, has been named a 2012 ASME Fellow. Her selection as Fellow follows an impressive career wherein Terpenny is known nationally as a leader in engineering design education, research, and practice. ASME Fellows are nominated by their peers and have had ten … Continue reading Terpenny named 2012 ASME fellow

Terpenny off to a great start

The new chair of the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering (IMSE) Janis Terpenny has only been on campus for about a month, but she has already set down the foundation to advance the IMSE department. Launching into her new position with valuable experience and knowledge, she has focused her leadership on reaching departmental … Continue reading Terpenny off to a great start

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Terpenny will lead industrial and manufacturing systems engineering at Iowa State

The College of Engineering has selected Dr. Janis Terpenny to chair the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering (IMSE).  She will also be the inaugural holder of the Joseph Walkup Professorship in Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering. Terpenny is a professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and in the Department of Engineering Education … Continue reading Terpenny will lead industrial and manufacturing systems engineering at Iowa State