Self-assembling Polymers for Gene Delivery and Biomineralization

Date: Thursday, December 1, 2011 Time: 8:00 PM Location: Cardinal Room, Memorial Union Self-assembling Polymers for Gene Delivery and Biomineralization – Surya K. Mallapragada Surya K. Mallapragada is chair of the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering and Stanley Chair in Interdisciplinary Engineering. Her research focuses on the development of new polymeric materials for medical applications, [Continue Reading...]

Energizing America: Facts for Addressing Energy Policy

Date: Tuesday, November 15, 2011 Time: 7:00 PM Location: Sun Room, Memorial Union Energizing America: Facts for Addressing Energy Policy – John Felmy John Felmy is chief economist of the American Petroleum Institute, where he is responsible for economic, statistical and policy analysis. He has more than twenty-five years of experience in energy, economic and environmental [Continue Reading...]

Virtual Reality Experience

Date: November 11, 2011 Time: 1 to 2 p.m. Location: Alliant Energy/Lee Liu Auditorium, Howe Hall The VRAC public tour offers participants a chance to learn about virtual reality (VR), the unique research facilities at Iowa State, how VRAC uses virtual …

Engineers at the Rec

Come out and have a good time with other engineers in a pick-up game of basketball, ultimate, volleyball or soccer.  Grab a friend, or several, and come to the Lied Recreation Center on Tuesday, November 1st from 7-10pm where AIChE has reserved several courts and a part of the turf.  Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to [Continue Reading...]

Genetically Engineered Foods: The Naked Truth

Date: Tuesday, November 1, 2011 Time: 6:00 PM Location: South Ballroom, Memorial Union Genetically Engineered Foods: The Naked Truth – Gregory Jaffe Gregory Jaffe is the Director of the Biotechnology Project at the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), an advocacy and educational organization that focuses on nutrition and health, food safety, and sound [Continue Reading...]

SWEet Treats

Date: Tuesday, November 1, 2011 Time: 5 – 7pm Location: Howe Atrium   Society of Women Engineers (SWE) would like to personally invite you to a night of SWEet Treats.  A time for members of engineering diversity organizations to socialize with ISU College of Engineering faculty. The goal of this event is to strengthen the relationship between faculty [Continue Reading...]

Virtual Reality Application Center’s Haunted House

Join the Virtual Reality Application Center (VRAC) for an afternoon of the creepy and crawly. The frights will be real and virtual. Come see some of your favorite characters. VRAC halloween style. Bring your family and friends!!! Ages:  5 and up Dates:  October 23, 29, and 30 Time:  1-4 p.m. Place:  1117 Black Engineering, Iowa State University VRAC Haunted [Continue Reading...]

Universal Design in Electronic Voting: One Machine, One Vote for Everyone

Date: Friday, October 28, 2011 Time: 1:00 pm Location: Alliant Energy-Lee Liu Auditorium, Howe Hall Dr. Juan E. Gilbert is an IDEaS Professor and Chair of the Human-Centered Computing Division in the School of Computing at Clemson University where he leads the Human-Centered Computing Lab. He is also a Professor in the Automotive Engineering Department at Clemson University. Dr. Gilbert is [Continue Reading...]

How Agricultural Economics Saved Futures Markets: An Untold Story of Leadership

Date: Tuesday, October 25, 2011 Time: 7:00 PM Location: Sun Room, Memorial Union How Agricultural Economics Saved Futures Markets: An Untold Story of Leadership – Scott Irwin Iowa State alum Scott Irwin is recognized as a national and international leader in agricultural economics. In recent years, he has made important contributions to the ongoing international debate [Continue Reading...]

Ballistic Missile Defense and the Missile Defense Agency

Brief Presentation followed by Q&A with Lt. General Patrick J. O’Reilly, Director, Missile Defense Agency Alliant Energy-Lee Liu Auditorium, Howe Hall 11 AM – 12 PM Lieutenant General Patrick J. O’Reilly is the Director for the Missile Defense Agency (MDA), Office of the Secretary of Defense, Pentagon, Washington, DC. In this capacity, he oversees MDA’s worldwide mission to [Continue Reading...]