AerE talks rockets at Science Center of Iowa

The Science Center of Iowa welcomed the Department of Aerospace Engineering to speak to children at the SCI Take Flight Summer Camp. Teaching laboratory associate, Carolyn Riedel, and graduate program assistant, Sara Goplin, spoke to the children, ages 3-5, about rockets and space. Riedel and Goplin spent time with two different classes, taking questions and … Continue reading AerE talks rockets at Science Center of Iowa

SCI announces 2015 Girls in Science Awards

The Science Center of Iowa (SCI) announced Friday that the recipient of their 2015 Girls in Science ‘Scientist of the Year’ award is Iowa State alumna Kristine Vanderwiel. Vanderwiel graduated from Iowa State University in 2011 with a B.S. in Agricultural Engineering and is currently a reliability engineer at the Flint Hills Resources Iowa Falls ethanol production facility.