Category: College Homepage Events

Astronaut Clay Anderson returns to campus

Dates: Thursday, November 3, 2011 – Saturday, November 5, 2011 NASA astronaut Clayton Anderson (MS ’83 aerospace engineering) will visit campus in early November for several major events. Anderson will present a public lecture at 5 p.m. in Lee Liu Auditorium, Howe Hall, on Nov. 3, followed by a reception in the Howe Hall Atrium. … Continue reading Astronaut Clay Anderson returns to campus

Symposium to honor R. Bruce Thompson

Date: Thursday, November 3, 2011 Time: 9 AM to 4 PM Location: Alliant Energy Lee Liu Auditorium in Howe Hall IPRT’s Center for Nondestructive Evaluation is remembering Dr. R. Bruce Thompson with a symposium. Thompson, who passed away March 7, 2011, was CNDE director, a Distinguished Professor of Engineering at Iowa State, and member of the … Continue reading Symposium to honor R. Bruce Thompson

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

Chat with ME – Margaret Harding

Date: Tuesday, October 11, 2011 Time: 6pm to 7pm Location: 2004 Black Engineering Building The “Chat with a Mechanical Engineer” series is proud to announce that its first event will feature Margaret Harding, president of 4 Factor Consulting, LLC. She is an engineering and business leader with a broad background in nuclear technology, regulatory compliance and sound … Continue reading Chat with ME – Margaret Harding

Global Food Insecurity – Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack

Date: Tuesday, October 11, 2011 Time: 5:00 p.m. Location: South Ballroom of the Memorial Union Presenter: Tom Vilsack, former Iowa governor and head of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) As United States Secretary of Agriculture, Vilsack has pioneered innovative approaches to promote long-term economic growth in rural America, focusing on investments in broadband internet and renewable energy. Under … Continue reading Global Food Insecurity – Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack

A Diversity Model That Works: The Mentoring Ladder

Date: Thursday, October 6, 2011 Time: 5:00 PM Location: Alliant Energy-Lee Liu Auditorium, Howe Hall A Diversity Model That Works: The Mentoring Ladder – Isiah Warner Louisiana State University Boyd Professor Isiah Warner is the mind behind a successful mentoring program that involves faculty, postdoctoral fellows, graduate students and undergraduates, all of whom reinforce their scientific … Continue reading A Diversity Model That Works: The Mentoring Ladder

Media Globalization and “Repression 2.0” in the Middle East

Date: Tuesday, October 4, 2011 Time: 6:00 PM Location: Alliant Energy-Lee Liu Auditorium, Howe Hall Media Globalization and “Repression 2.0” in the Middle East: A Closer Look at the SyrianRevolution – Christian Sinclair Christian Sinclair is assistant director of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Arizona. He spent 10 years living and … Continue reading Media Globalization and “Repression 2.0” in the Middle East

Science, Technology and Jobs – A Town Hall Meeting with Newt Gingrich

Date: Friday, September 30, 2011 Time: 11:00 AM Location: Campanile Room, Memorial Union Science, Technology and Jobs – A Town Hall Meeting with Newt Gingrich Newt Gingrich was elected to Congress in 1978 and served the Sixth District of Georgia for twenty years. He was the architect of the “Contract With America,” leading the Republican … Continue reading Science, Technology and Jobs – A Town Hall Meeting with Newt Gingrich

Engineering Career Fair

September 27, Noon-6 p.m. Attend the largest indoor engineering career fair September 27 from noon to 6 p.m. to meet with over 270 potential employers who are looking for students for co-ops, internships, and full-time jobs. Learn more about the career fair and tips for success.

Open House at the BioCentury Research Farm

Date: Friday , September 23, 2011 Time: 1 to 4 PM Location: BioCentury Research Farm Since its opening two years ago, the BCRF has become an internationally recognized facility for biofuels research. This event will give visitors the opportunity to see the work being conducted at the farm and the capabilities that may be important … Continue reading Open House at the BioCentury Research Farm

Investigation of Magnetic Reversal at Almost the Nanoscale

Date: Thursday, September 8 Time: 5:00 PM Location: South Ballroom, Memorial Union Investigation of Magnetic Reversal at Almost the Nanoscale – E. Dan Dahlberg E. Dan Dahlberg is a professor in the School of Physics and Astronomy in the College of Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota. He is also director of the … Continue reading Investigation of Magnetic Reversal at Almost the Nanoscale

Introduction to COMSOL Multiphysics 4.2

Date: September 14, 2011 Time: 9:30am – 11:00am Introduction and Live Demo 11:00am – 12:30pm Hands-on Session Location: 2228 Howe Hall COMSOL will provide a free multi-physics modeling workshop at Iowa State University.  The motto of this workshop is “learn-by-doing”.  The goal is to teach you the skills needed to model and simulate problems in … Continue reading Introduction to COMSOL Multiphysics 4.2

Wind Power Facilities: From Concept to Completion

Date: Thursday, September 8, 2011 Time: 10:00  to 11:30 AM Location: Alliant Energy – Lee Lui Auditorium, Howe Hall The Wind Energy Initiative hosts a Mortenson Construction presentation by Kevin Deters, General Manager of Renewable Energy Groups. He will be discussed wind energy power facilities. Also, available to meet will be Minneapolis Groups’ Kendall Griffith, … Continue reading Wind Power Facilities: From Concept to Completion

CoE Tweetup

Date: Wednesday, September 7, 2011 Time: 7:00 PM Location: Clyde’s Sports Club Come join the demo of the new Iowa State College of Engineering iPhone/Android app! There will be some giveaways included, and the opportunity to meet and chat with your fellow CoE students.

Tour the World

Tour the World, the Engineering Study & Work Abroad Fair, will be September 6 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Howe Hall Atrium. Explore the more than 30 engineering-friendly programs available while getting to know program coordinators, students, and advisers. There will even be free food and door prizes!

College of Engineering Convocation

The College of Engineering Convocation will be August 31, starting at 3:10 p.m., in the Alliant Energy—Lee Liu Auditorium of Howe Hall. Dean Jonathan Wickert will deliver an address and CoE faculty and staff will be recognized with college awards. A reception will follow in the atrium after the presentation.