Michael Bartlett: Innovating soft materials with unconventional properties

Michael Bartlett, assistant professor in materials science and engineering, brings his research on soft, bio-inspired materials to Iowa State. Bartlett completed his Ph.D. at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. From the research he performed as a graduate student, he developed a strong, reusable adhesive inspired by the gecko’s toe. Named Geckskin, this material can hold … Continue reading Michael Bartlett: Innovating soft materials with unconventional properties

Professionals bring safety skills, university experience to new “home” department of ISU CCEE

With three professionals joining Iowa State’s Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering Department (ISU CCEE), you’d expect unique skill sets from each new staff member. But similarities are shared … each professional’s eagerness to devote time and energy to his or her new “home” department. Emma Estrada Operations Assistant “I keep hearing that it’s like a family in this department.” … Continue reading Professionals bring safety skills, university experience to new “home” department of ISU CCEE

Broad experience in new CCEE Department staff

No two are alike. That statement describes the five new members of Iowa State University’s Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering (CCEE) staff. Over the past year, the department has added to its staff. And from outreach to advising, each person brings a unique perspective to helping students and faculty succeed. Emily Bowers, Academic Adviser Ask Emily Bowers … Continue reading Broad experience in new CCEE Department staff