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Faculty to be featured in Discover Magazine

Sandbulte professor, Ian Dobson, will be featured in Discover Magazine’s lead article for the March 2016 issue. Dobson’s research with physicists, Ben Carreras and David Newman, on the risk of large blackouts is described in detail in Discover’s article, “Averting the Blackout of the Century,” by journalist, Peter Fairley.   Dobson and his team’s work … Continue reading Faculty to be featured in Discover Magazine

ECpE mourns the loss of Jim Nilsson

James W. Nilsson, Anson Marston Distinguished Professor Emeritus for the Iowa State Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, passed away December 26, 2015 at Green Hills Health Care Center. He was 91. Nilsson, one of the most prominent and celebrated teachers in ECpE annals, earned his bachelor’s degree at the University of Iowa (1948), and … Continue reading ECpE mourns the loss of Jim Nilsson

9/11 Memorial

Alumnus helps develop equipment to bring trees to 9/11 memorial site

Living in small-town Iowa doesn’t keep someone from impacting the world. Chris Holland (BSEE ’99), president of Holland Moving & Rigging (HMR) Supplies in Forest City, Iowa, helped bring a symbol of hope, renewal and rebirth to the families of 9/11 victims by designing equipment to plant trees to New York City’s 9/11 Memorial Plaza, … Continue reading Alumnus helps develop equipment to bring trees to 9/11 memorial site

Taehyun Park

Iowa State student attends first Google Android Camp

Taehyun Park, sophomore in computer engineering, was one of 26 students invited to Mountain View, California, for the first-ever Google Android Camp. The camp was designed to challenge computer engineering students while offering them the opportunity to meet with top professionals in the industry. Park was selected for the program based on his previous experience … Continue reading Iowa State student attends first Google Android Camp