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Hashemi elected a Fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Mechanical engineering associate professor Nicole Hashemi has been named a Fellow by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). The status of Fellow is bestowed upon an ASME Member with 10 or more years of active practice and at least 10 years of active corporate membership in the organization. Of the more than 100,000 ASME …Continue reading “Hashemi elected a Fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineers”

ME alum awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

Mechanical engineering alumnus Payton Goodrich was among four Iowa State students or alumni recently awarded graduate research fellowships from the National Science Foundation. Goodrich (BSME’15) studied microbial fuel cells and microfluidics in the lab of ME assistant professor Nicole Hashemi as an undergraduate at Iowa State. He also participated in the Ames Laboratory’s Science Undergraduate Laboratory …Continue reading “ME alum awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship”

Building a strong foundation in innovation

Recent mechanical engineering grad is advancing his experience in research at UC Berkeley When Payton Goodrich participated in his high school’s robotics program, his passion for mechanical engineering ignited. The Minneapolis native brought that energy to Iowa State and excelled in the classroom and in research projects. Now, he’s starting his Ph.D. at UC Berkeley, …Continue reading “Building a strong foundation in innovation”

ME welcomes microfluidics engineer

Born in the village of Ardon, Switzerland, a country smaller than Iowa, Daniel Attinger’s future began to take shape without him even realizing it. He took an early interest in his dad’s job as a motorcycle mechanic, and his enthusiasm for understanding the intricate details of mechanical work continued to grow throughout his teens, when …Continue reading “ME welcomes microfluidics engineer”