Nobel Laureate Dan Shechtman to link entrepreneurship, world peace in public lecture

Nobel Laureate Dan Shechtman of Iowa State, the Ames Laboratory and Israel’s Technion will give a public lecture linking technological entrepreneurship to world peace and prosperity. The lecture will be at 5:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 6, in the Great Hall of the Memorial Union. The event is free and open to the public.

An Iowa State program enhances teaching of STEM in elementary schools

Story and video originally posted by Iowa State University News Service.  Iowa State University and Des Moines Public Schools recently received a $4.5 million grant to improve the teaching of science, technology, engineering and math in elementary schools. The Trinect program brings together a Des Moines teacher, an ISU student teacher, and a graduate engineering [Continue Reading…]

Engineering alum, Boeing executive to give talk

On Tuesday, September 6, Dennis Muilenburg will be presenting “The Boeing Company: Creating Global Advantage.” Muilenburg is president and chief executive officer of Boeing Defense, Space & Security, and serves on the company’s Executive Council. He earned a bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering from Iowa State University in 1986. The lecture is part of the [Continue Reading…]

Open Lab Night showcases engineering department research

Laboratories were open in Coover Hall for Open Lab Night on November 10, allowing the public to see research being done in engineering departments on campus. The projects are exploring a range of technologies including high intensity ultrasound, microfluidic devices, robots emulating the behavior of small children, and remote-controlled helicopters. Read the full story.