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AerE team makes top 50 in global Airbus competition

356 teams from 89 countries submitted their innovate ideas to the Airbus Fly Your Ideas Competition. The field was narrowed to 50 teams and only one team from the United States remained, the CyFly Team from Iowa State University. That team is comprised of Aerospace Engineering majors Koki Tomoeda, Jack Stanton, Tho Ton, and Lechen … Continue reading AerE team makes top 50 in global Airbus competition

Iowa State AIAA Student Branch visits LA for industry tour

Students from the Iowa State AIAA student branch visited aerospace engineering companies over Thanksgiving break. Fifteen students flew to Los Angeles, Calif. for two days of tours and sightseeing. The group visited Boeing Satellite Systems, SpaceX, Lockheed Martin Skunk Works, NASA Armstrong, and also viewed the Space Shuttle Endeavour and the USS Iowa. ISU AIAA … Continue reading Iowa State AIAA Student Branch visits LA for industry tour

ME grad student voted vice president of Graduate and Professional Student Senate

ME master’s student Ashton Archer has been voted vice president of the Graduate and Professional Student Senate (GPSS). Archer replaces outgoing vice president Bharat Agrawal who announced on Nov. 28 he would step down because of “health issues.” Archer along with fellow senator Niloo Parvin were nominated to fill the vacant seat and Archer won … Continue reading ME grad student voted vice president of Graduate and Professional Student Senate

Student – industry collaboration aims to capture energy from the prairie

Written by Bob Mills, communications and marketing for the Bioeconomy Institute Two teams of mechanical engineering students from Iowa State University have designed a system to convert prairie grasses into fuels and other products as part of their senior capstone project. The effort involved close collaboration with an industrial company, Roeslein Alternative Energy LLC, including a visit … Continue reading Student – industry collaboration aims to capture energy from the prairie

Alumni couple makes gift of more than $22 million to Iowa State

This story was first published by the Iowa State University News Service Two alumni who wish to remain anonymous recently made a gift of more than $22 million to Iowa State University, benefiting two priorities on campus. A portion of the gift will likely support Iowa State’s planned Student Innovation Center. Public funding for the project … Continue reading Alumni couple makes gift of more than $22 million to Iowa State

Training the next generation of engineers for a better planet

Nine engineering students are currently working in Nicaragua with Emerging Opportunities for Sustainability (EOS), in order to better understand how to design for people with very different needs and environmental constraints. EOS is a not-for-profit organization started by Wes Meyer and Greg McGrath, two Iowa State mechanical engineering alumni. The organization focuses on providing low-cost, culturally and … Continue reading Training the next generation of engineers for a better planet

Chemical engineering senior Alma Marquez looks to give back to community

Alma Marquez, a senior in chemical engineering from Des Moines, Iowa, was part of a science-related scholarship program starting in eighth grade, called Science Bound, that led her to Iowa State. As a student here, she’s given her time to rigorous engineering courses, internships, peer mentor groups and various volunteer opportunities. When she decided to study … Continue reading Chemical engineering senior Alma Marquez looks to give back to community

Courtnee Jackson, sophomore in aerospace engineering, finds her passion through internships

Like many engineers, Courtnee Jackson excelled at math and science in high school, which led her principal to introduce her to an aerospace engineering major. The St. Louis, Mo. native took an interest in the subject, but more so in the fact that her new friend was a female in engineering. “I felt like she … Continue reading Courtnee Jackson, sophomore in aerospace engineering, finds her passion through internships

All four Iowa State Goldwater Scholarship applicants selected for national award

Four Iowa State University Honors students with ties to the College of Engineering received Goldwater Scholarships in March. The program is the nation’s premier undergraduate scholarship in mathematics, natural sciences and engineering. The students—Jacob Harry, senior in aerospace engineering; William Lindemann, senior in materials science engineering and mathematics; Rachel Philiph, senior in materials science engineering; … Continue reading All four Iowa State Goldwater Scholarship applicants selected for national award

Cimone Wright Feature

Cimone Wright began her adventure in engineering before college

Everyone knows internships provide some of the most beneficial learning experiences for students looking for a career in engineering. Perhaps no one knows that better than Cimone Wright, a senior in computer engineering, who has an impressive seven internships under her belt and an eighth planned for the upcoming summer. Wright started her first engineering … Continue reading Cimone Wright began her adventure in engineering before college