Iowa State spring undergraduate commencement moves to Jack Trice Stadium

Iowa State University President Steven Leath this morning (April 29) announced a new location for ISU’s spring undergraduate commencement ceremony. The May 7 celebration will be moved to Jack Trice Stadium, the university’s largest venue. University officials predict attendance at this spring’s undergraduate commencement ceremony will exceed capacity at the traditional Hilton Coliseum location.

CCEE professors Jim Alleman, Say Kee Ong awarded 2015 Cerwick Medallion

Last fall Jim Alleman and Say Kee Ong were appointed Cerwick Faculty Professors – an award that recognizes and promotes the excellence of the faculty in the Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering (CCEE) at Iowa State University. At a May 4 ceremony, Alleman and Ong received their Cerwick Medallions from President Steven Leath. … Continue reading CCEE professors Jim Alleman, Say Kee Ong awarded 2015 Cerwick Medallion

Iowa State University, Cedar Rapids partner on agricultural bioprocessing

A partnership between Iowa State University and the City of Cedar Rapids will explore opportunities for expanding the success of the region’s agricultural and bioprocessing industries. City and university officials today (March 4) announced the establishment of an Iowa State research and extension liaison position. The liaison will have an office in Cedar Rapids, and … Continue reading Iowa State University, Cedar Rapids partner on agricultural bioprocessing

ABE Building Dedication

ISU dedicates Elings Hall and Sukup Hall, the new home for Department of Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering

More than 450 people attended the Sept. 25 dedication of Elings Hall and Sukup Hall, two new buildings that serve as the home for Iowa State University’s Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering. “I’m pleased to dedicate Elings and Sukup halls as the anchors of our beautiful Biorenewables Complex,” said ISU President Steven Leath. “They … Continue reading ISU dedicates Elings Hall and Sukup Hall, the new home for Department of Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering

Presidential Initiative Feature

CoE faculty members receive Presidential Initiative awards

 Balaji Narasimhan, associate dean for research, and Daniel Attinger, associate professor of mechanical engineering, both received awards from the Presidential Initiative for Interdisciplinary Research program created by President Steven Leath. Narasimhan is the principal investigator of a project called “Systems Design of Nanovaccines,” which is seeking to revolutionize disease prevention and treatment using nanovaccines. His … Continue reading CoE faculty members receive Presidential Initiative awards