College of Engineering News • Iowa State University

Presentations inspire students to follow STEM careers

∗Article co-authored by Joe Boldrey On April 12th, the ISU Magnetics Research Group (MRG) collaborated with the Virtual Reality Applications Center (VRAC) to give a series of presentations designed to inspire grade school students to follow a path into the STEM fields. The outreach program was funded by a grant from the American Physical Society …Continue reading “Presentations inspire students to follow STEM careers”

ECpE Researcher Awarded International Young Scientist Fellowship

Ravi Hadimani, Postdoctoral Researcher in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, was awarded the International Young Scientist Fellowship by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC). Hadimani will receive funding to travel to China and conduct research at the State Key Laboratory of Electronic Thin Films and Integrated Devices, and the University of …Continue reading “ECpE Researcher Awarded International Young Scientist Fellowship”

Magnetic refrigeration cleaner and more efficient

A new cooling technology — cleaner, more efficient, and with the potential to have broad-ranging effects on global warming — is just around the corner, according to Karl A. Gschneidner Jr., Anson Marston Distinguished Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, and senior scientist at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory. After …Continue reading “Magnetic refrigeration cleaner and more efficient”

Jiles returns to Iowa State to lead electrical and computer engineering

The College of Engineering at Iowa State University has announced that David Jiles will serve as the Palmer Department Chair in Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE). Jiles, director of the Wolfson Centre for Magnetics and professor of magnetics at Cardiff University in the United Kingdom, is making his return to Iowa State. He was named …Continue reading “Jiles returns to Iowa State to lead electrical and computer engineering”