Harding recognized by American Nuclear Society

Margaret Harding received a Presidential Citation from the American Nuclear Society (ANS) for her contributions to the society during the incident in Fukushima, Japan, ANS President Eric P. Loewen, PhD, announced last week. In discussing the presentation of the Citation, Loewen said, “Harding worked tirelessly during the crisis in order to help the society dispel … Continue reading Harding recognized by American Nuclear Society

Harding’s lecture on the Fukushima nuclear power plant is online

On March 30, 2011, Margaret Harding, a member of Iowa State’s Engineering College Industrial Advisory Council, presented her lecture “Fukushima: Timeline, Facts, and Implications for Nuclear Power.” Click here to watch the lecture. Harding has more than 30 years of experience in the nuclear industry, spending many of those years as the vice president of engineering … Continue reading Harding’s lecture on the Fukushima nuclear power plant is online

Time to listen

For all the incredible work that engineers perform each day to make our lives better, it seems that we often don’t hear much about them unless we’re faced head-on with a crisis. We hear of “scientific discoveries” and “engineering disasters.”  The general public’s knowledge of what engineers do is limited. We just know that our … Continue reading Time to listen