Economic Development

Ron Cox, Associate Dean for Corporate Engagement

The College of Engineering is working with Iowa businesses and communities to help grow the Iowa economy. Resources include outreach services for businesses and communities, continuing education for practicing engineers, assistance for faculty starting companies, and technology transfer programs.


Other ISU Economic Development Resources

Technology Transfer and Commercialization

Collaborating with Iowa State’s engineering researchers offers your organization access to state-of-the art facilities and creative minds focused on making a difference.

Additional Iowa State University Resources

Other Resources for Economic Development Assistance


Ron Cox
Associate Dean for Corporate Engagement
Director, Center for Industrial Research and Service (CIRAS)
2620 Howe Hall, Suite 2620
Ames, IA 50011-2272
Phone: 515 294-9592
Fax: 515 294-4925