Iowa State University is home to its very own chapter of Material Advantage, a student organization that “provides access to the materials science and engineering professional’s most preeminent societies,” including The American Ceramic Society (ACerS), the Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST), ASM International and The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS). Involvement in the organization gives students leadership experience, scholarship opportunities, conference and event access, …Continue reading “ISU Material Advantage connects students to the department, the community and Iowa representatives”
Material Advantage selected for honor at the Materials Science and Technology Conference Iowa State‘s Material Advantage group has been selected as one of the top 10 chapters in the world for eleven years straight. When asked how the group has kept this record, club advisor and materials science and engineering professor Scott Chumbley said, “We …Continue reading “College of Engineering student group named Chapter of Excellence”
For the eighth consecutive year, the Iowa State chapter of Material Advantage (MA) has received the Most Outstanding Chapter award. The 2011 award was presented at the national Materials Science and Technology Conference, held from October 16–20 in Columbus, Ohio. This year, MA sent 32 students from Iowa State to attend the conference, and they …Continue reading “ISU MA named Most Outstanding Chapter for eighth consecutive year”
(Editor’s note: This is the fourth installment in a series of student profiles written by students in JLMC 321, Public Relations Writing. Our thanks to the authors, to senior lecturer Erin Wilgenbusch, to the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communications, and to the subjects. Read Part I , Part II and Part III.) Kate Lindley …Continue reading “About students, by students (Part IV)”
The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society member journal JOM featured a story about Iowa State engineering students working on projects in Mali, Africa.
The Iowa State Chapter of Material Advantage (MA) received the “Most Outstanding Chapter” Award at this year’s national Materials Science and Technology Conference, marking seven consecutive years of earning the award. Kate Lindley, junior in materials engineering and president of the Iowa State chapter, said each award is an amazing achievement that continues to push …Continue reading “MSE group named best chapter for 7th straight year”
Iowa State’s student chapter of Material Advantage received one of three World Materials Day awards for its outreach efforts. The award highlights the members’ efforts to demonstrate the importance of engineering to youth. Read the full article.
Iowa State materials science students are making a difference in developing nations