Iowa State engineers will contribute to new Manufacturing USA institute

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State engineers are part of a new, $140 million national manufacturing institute dedicated to reusing materials in ways that can improve the energy efficiency of American manufacturing by up to 50 percent. The U.S. Department of Energy announced the new institute – the Reducing Embodied-energy and Decreasing Emissions, or REMADE Institute … Continue reading Iowa State engineers will contribute to new Manufacturing USA institute

Assistant professor delves into the business of bioenergy

A year into a new role as an assistant professor of industrial and manufacturing systems engineering, Guiping Hu enjoys the added opportunities to help students pursue their own studies, not to mention exploring an unexpected realm of interdisciplinary collaboration. Hu, who was promoted from lecturer in January 2010, says her previous experiences teaching undergraduate courses … Continue reading Assistant professor delves into the business of bioenergy

Guiping Hu

Assistant professor delves into the business of bioenergy

A year into a new role as an assistant professor of industrial and manufacturing systems engineering, Guiping Hu enjoys the added opportunities to help students pursue their own studies, not to mention exploring an unexpected realm of interdisciplinary collaboration. By training, Hu is an industrial engineer with a focus on operations research, supply chain management, … Continue reading Assistant professor delves into the business of bioenergy