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ME alum publishes novel: ‘Spirit of Engineering’

A novel penned by a mechanical engineering alum tells the story of two freshmen college students and their journey to discover what engineering is. Najeeb Kuzhiyil, who graduated with a PhD in ME in 2013, recently published his first novel: Spirit of Engineering: The Journey of Two College Freshmen and the Soul of Engineering. The idea to …Continue reading “ME alum publishes novel: ‘Spirit of Engineering’”

ME freshman has five self-published novels to his name

While some students come to college with state championships, debate titles, and other accolades under their belt, one mechanical engineering student came to college with five published books to his name. Ryan Byrnes arrived in Ames via suburban St. Louis in the fall of 2016. Even though he has a passion for writing, the 19-year …Continue reading “ME freshman has five self-published novels to his name”