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Research updates

In the past few months, College of Engineering researchers on three projects—one on novel nanovaccines, one on new wind turbine structures, and another on energy and transportation infrastructure planning—have reached key milestones in their research. Here are some highlights: Making one-dose, needle-free nanovaccines for infectious diseases Can you imagine a world where diseases such as …Continue reading “Research updates”

Quake simulation follows the real thing

Iowa State’s Sri Sritharan anticipated gathering important data during an earthquake simulation in Oklahoma on Wednesday, but he didn’t anticipate an actual earthquake occurring in the region. Sritharan is part of a multi-university team conducting research near Miami, Oklahoma. The Wilson Engineering Professor and associate chair of civil, construction, and environmental engineering noted that the …Continue reading “Quake simulation follows the real thing”

Four engineering researchers among those awarded state-funded grants

College of Engineering researchers Ayman Fayed, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering; Sri Sritharan, Wilson Engineering Professor of civil, construction and environmental engineering; Hui Hu, associate professor of aerospace engineering; and Suraj Kothari, professor of electrical and computer engineering, were among those awarded 10 competitive grants totaling $942,389 from Iowa State University’s $1.459 million …Continue reading “Four engineering researchers among those awarded state-funded grants”