Dr. Larry Genalo retires from Iowa State University after 46 years of service on August 2, 2017

On August 2, 2017 a legendary and highly respected Iowa State University professor will take his last walk out of 2240 Hoover Hall. He holds the title of University Professor and Associate Chair of Undergraduate Education and has served Iowa State for 46 years. Dr. Lawrence (Larry) J. Genalo, will retire from the Materials Science … Continue reading Dr. Larry Genalo retires from Iowa State University after 46 years of service on August 2, 2017

Building a Legacy: Materials engineering students keep their degrees in the family

Larry Genalo noticed an interesting trend in one of his classes. In his MAT E 316: Computational Methods in Materials course this spring, the University Professor had six different students who were related in some way to a student who had previously gone through (or in some cases, was still in) the materials science program. … Continue reading Building a Legacy: Materials engineering students keep their degrees in the family

Teachers in training

Larry Genalo, University Professor of materials science and engineering, mentors future teachers in the “Toying with Technology” course. In a recent hands-on project, students learned about mass, weight, volume and water displacement, as well as a simple experiment that teaches these concepts to grade schoolers. Read the full story.  

Two CoE faculty members named ASEE Fellows

Two Iowa State University College of Engineering (CoE) faculty members have been named 2012 American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Fellows, a feat only six others from the CoE have achieved since the organization was founded in 1893. The selection of Larry Genalo, University Professor of materials science and engineering (MSE), and Diane Rover, professor … Continue reading Two CoE faculty members named ASEE Fellows