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Mazatlan to Ames becomes a path to graduate school

Brenda Carrillo-Conde did not know what she was getting herself into when she decided to participate in a summer research experience in the College of Engineering at Iowa State University five years ago.  The native of Mazatlan, Mexico, was a senior at Monterrey Institute of Technology (Monterrey, Mexico) and planned on a career in industry. … Continue reading Mazatlan to Ames becomes a path to graduate school

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 Virtual Reality Application Center’s Haunted House

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 Ballistic Missile Defense and the Missile Defense Agency

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John Solomon, Senior, Materials Engineering, Iowa State University

“Leadership is not learned from words on a page, but from real life experiences. The learning begins by taking the initiative to discover and develop the thought that leadership is more than a position or title. Leadership is about uniting creative, innovative, and differing ideas into one cohesive, collaborative mission. The courses and experiential leadership … Continue reading John Solomon, Senior, Materials Engineering, Iowa State University

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Debanjan Ghosh, Senior, Chemical Engineering, Iowa State University

“In order to be a successful engineer, regardless of field, one must be technically proficient and possess strong leadership attributes.  These attributes include being an efficient and clear communicator, a strong team player, and having the passion to pursue your goals and dreams.  The development of these characteristics requires experience both in and outside of the classroom.  The … Continue reading Debanjan Ghosh, Senior, Chemical Engineering, Iowa State University

L.K. Doraiswamy Honor Lectureship Series: New Vistas in Dispersion Science and Engineering

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering continues its cherished tradition in the L.K. Doraiswamy Honor Lectureship Series. This year’s speaker is Professor Darsh Wasan from the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) in Chicago. All are invited to this free presentation Thursday, Sept. 22, at 11 a.m. in … Continue reading L.K. Doraiswamy Honor Lectureship Series: New Vistas in Dispersion Science and Engineering

Mike Carroll, Director, Iowa Department of Administrative Services

“Engineers develop many leadership principles through the discipline’s approach to problem solving and communication of solutions. When these talents are stretched beyond engineering, such as within governmental roles, the result can be both interesting and rewarding. Programs like the Engineering Leadership Certificate help students see outside of their respective disciplines, opening up avenues of productivity … Continue reading Mike Carroll, Director, Iowa Department of Administrative Services