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Iowa State’s CIRAS partners with NICC to aid area companies

Two educational institutions will work together to help Dubuque-area advanced manufacturing companies. Northeast Iowa Community College and Iowa State University Center for Industrial Research and Service (CIRAS) recently partnered to provide a single point of contact for manufacturers to help them find programs and support services to reach their long-term goals.

Partnerships between ISU, industry lead to innovation

Written by Ronald Cox, Iowa State University College of Engineering Associate Dean for Extension and Outreach The Des Moines Register Most Iowans may be unable to credit the source, but I think we’re all relatively familiar with the old quote from Chinese philosopher Lao-tzu about the journey of 1,000 miles beginning with a single step. For …Continue reading “Partnerships between ISU, industry lead to innovation”

Larson named career services director

In December 2011, Brian Larson began a new role as career services director for the College of Engineering. He replaces Larry Hanneman, who retired last month after 16 years of service. Larson, who was formerly an associate scientist for Iowa State’s Center of Nondestructive Evaluation (CNDE), brings industry experience as well as academic experience to …Continue reading “Larson named career services director”

Engineering company donates $5,000 to college

The Black & Veatch Corporation recently donated $5,000 to the College of Engineering through its Building a World of Difference Foundation. The check was presented at this spring’s Engineering Career Fair by Jeff Kloster and the Black & Veatch college recruiting team. Ron Cox, associate dean for extension, accepted the check on the college’s behalf. …Continue reading “Engineering company donates $5,000 to college”

College’s cabinet in place

The College of Engineering’s announcement in October that Dr. Gary Mirka has been promoted to the position of associate dean for undergraduate and graduate education capped a period of administrative changes that began last spring. Mirka, currently the John Ryder Professor and Department Chair of industrial and manufacturing systems engineering, moves into the associate dean’s …Continue reading “College’s cabinet in place”