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Honors and recognition in AerE Pre-Commencement Reception

Department of Aerospace Engineering graduates gathered with family, friends, faculty and staff to celebrate their achievement in the department’s traditional pre-commencement reception the morning of May 5. A breakfast social hour kicked off the program, followed by a formal ceremony to recognize graduates. That included honoring the department’s Outstanding Seniors: Nathan Chapdelaine, Adam Gjersvik, Amanda … Continue reading Honors and recognition in AerE Pre-Commencement Reception

Eilers’ CYtation Award nomination full of praise for his work in Aerospace Engineering

Department of Aerospace Engineering academic adviser Brad Eilers has received a 2017 CYtation Award from the university’s Professional and Scientific Council (see a story summarizing all College of Engineering Professional and Scientific [P&S] employees who were awarded here). The CYtation award honors a P&S employee of Iowa State who has gone above and beyond the … Continue reading Eilers’ CYtation Award nomination full of praise for his work in Aerospace Engineering

Kristin Yvonne Rozier | NSF

Investigator: Kristin Yvonne Rozier Sponsor: National Science Foundation Award Title:  CAREER: Theoretical Foundations of the UAS in the NAS Problem (Unmanned Aerial Systems in the National Air Space) Award Amount: $105,054 Award Period Date: February 15, 2016 – November 30, 2016   Status: Completed Summary: Due to their increasing use by civil and federal authorities … Continue reading Kristin Yvonne Rozier | NSF

Kristin Yvonne Rozier | NASA

Investigator: Kristin Yvonne Rozier Sponsor: NASA Award Title:  Multi-Platform, Multi-Architecture Runtime Verification of Autonomous Space Systems Award Amount: $600,000 Award Period Date: 2016-2019   Status: Active Summary: Autonomous systems are only capable of effective self-governing if they can reliably sense their own faults and respond to failures and uncertain environmental conditions. We propose to design … Continue reading Kristin Yvonne Rozier | NASA

Anupam Sharma | Argonne National Laboratory

Investigator: Anupam Sharma Sponsor: Argonne National Laboratory Award Title:  Unraveling Silent Owl Flight to Develop Ultra-­Quiet Energy Conversion Machines Year: 2016 Summary: Acoustic  emission  (noise)  from  wind  turbines  is  curtailing  the  growth  of  wind  energy,  which  is  currently  the  primary  renewable  energy  source  in  the  US  and  in  the  world.  A majority of the noise … Continue reading Anupam Sharma | Argonne National Laboratory

Christina Bloebaum | National Science Foundation

Investigator: Christina Bloebaum Sponsor: National Science Foundation Award Title:  EAGER: Collaborative Research: Lectures for Foundations in Systems Engineering Award Amount: $150,000 Award Period Date:  August 1, 2016-July 31, 2018 Current Status:  Active Summary: The objective of the Early-concept Grant for Exploratory Research (EAGER) collaborative project is to create a series of educational videos on foundational areas … Continue reading Christina Bloebaum | National Science Foundation

Wei Hong | Partners of the Americas

Investigator: Wei Hong Sponsor: Partners of the Americas Award Title:  Self-Sustainable Study Abroad Programs at Xi’an Jiaotong University for U.S. Engineering Students Award Amount: $49,977 Award Period Date:  July 1, 2016-August 31, 2017 Current Status:  Active Summary: This is a newly developed semester-long exchange program between ISU and Xi’an Jiaotong University in Xi’an, China. Each year, … Continue reading Wei Hong | Partners of the Americas

Bilgunde wins award from the American Nuclear Society

Prathamesh Bilgunde, a graduate student majoring in Engineering Mechanics, received the Robert Uhrig Graduate Scholarship Award from the American Nuclear Society for his work on high temperature transducers in nuclear reactors. The scholarship, which awards students pursuing graduate research with a focus in the field of nuclear instrumentation and controls, is named after Robert Uhrig, … Continue reading Bilgunde wins award from the American Nuclear Society

Levitas receives ISU award for outstanding achievement in research

Dr. Valery Levitas, Iowa State’s Schafer Professor of aerospace engineering and of mechanical engineering, has been named the 2016 recipient of the ISU Award for Outstanding Achievement in Research. This award recognizes faculty members for outstanding career achievements in research, outstanding national and international recognition in the academic community, and a substantial positive impact of … Continue reading Levitas receives ISU award for outstanding achievement in research

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May 7 – August 13, 2018

  • Office hours: 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday
  • Howe Hall hours: 6 a.m.-midnight, Monday-Saturday; 7 a.m.-midnight Sunday

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