Shan Jiang, assistant professor of materials science and engineering, launched the Graduate-Undergraduate Mentoring Program, or GUMP, to provide professional development for international students and build community between international and domestic graduate students.
Reza Montazami, an assistant professor in mechanical engineering who will become an associate professor in July, recently won the 2018 University Honors Committee Award for Excellence in Honors Mentoring. He was recognized at a ceremony in April and was one of just two professors across the entire university to win the award. We had the opportunity … Continue reading ME’s Montazami wins Iowa State mentoring award
Participants in the College of Engineering’s imPROVE you Staff Mentoring Program were inspired and entertained during the program’s first meeting of the year. Clayton Anderson, former NASA astronaut and faculty fellow in the Department of Aerospace Engineering, shared his journey of living out a childhood dream to become an astronaut despite multiple rejections. Throughout the … Continue reading Anderson kicks off 2015-2016 staff mentoring program year
The life of an engineering student includes endless studying, projects, homework and the hunt for internships—all adding up to a busy schedule and little time for socializing. The Engineering Mentors, or E-Mentors, program bridges the gap between succeeding in classes and expanding a social network. E-Mentors pairs two graduate student mentors with two to four … Continue reading E-mentor program promotes intercultural relationships and learning
Chloe Dedic, graduate student in mechanical engineering, talks about how mentoring through the Honors Program helped shape her current academic and research interests in an Iowa State Daily article.
Each year, Iowa State awards up to $50,000 in funding from the Women’s and Diversity Grants Program to support initiatives that enrich the experiences of women and diverse faculty, staff, and students on campus. Two grant proposals selected this year were prompted and supported by materials science and engineering professor Kristen Constant, along with several … Continue reading Two Women’s and Diversity Grants influenced by ADVANCE