College of Engineering News • Iowa State University

Research project simulates weather conditions for pilots in training

Navigating realistic weather conditions during the pilot training process could became easier because of an Iowa State University research project involving augmented reality (AR). Michael Dorneich, associate professor of industrial and manufacturing systems engineering, and Eliot Winer, professor of mechanical engineering and director of the Virtual Reality Applications Center (VRAC), are leading the Iowa State …Continue reading “Research project simulates weather conditions for pilots in training”

IE student competes in ISU Innovation Prize contest

An industrial engineering student learned about the importance of teamwork and collaboration through her participation in Iowa State’s Innovation Prize contest. Andrina Helgerson, a senior in IE, was part of one of 10 teams to compete in the 2nd annual Innovation Prize contest which took place on March 30 and 31. The event, which was …Continue reading “IE student competes in ISU Innovation Prize contest”

Alumnus launches mobile philanthropic app

In today’s fast-paced world of technology, making monetary contributions to a worthy cause via mobile devices is growing in popularity. For users, sending a donation via cell phone is quick and easy. Behind the scenes, however, it’s a little more complicated. It can be difficult for people to know exactly where the money is going. …Continue reading “Alumnus launches mobile philanthropic app”

There’s an App for us

The engineering college has a very broad constituency – current and prospective students and their families, employers in business and industry, Iowans, government entities, other educational institutions, and alumni – to mention just a few. While our daily energy is focused on educating students and engineering innovation, we know that you are interested in staying …Continue reading “There’s an App for us”