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Tackling real-world, real-time issues in the classroom

Details: The studio’s 10 industrial design graduate students are each taking the project in a different direction. Pinar Adanir, from Bornova, Turkey, noticed her dentist wore a face shield and two to three N95 masks at once. To solve that cumbersome set-up, she’s creating a “mask-shield”: a two-in-one face shield and mask she will soon share

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What will happen to the COVID-19 plexiglass barriers

Details: Merry Rankin, director of the Office of Sustainability, recalled how impressed she was with a 2019 industrial design studio in which students collaborated with the ISU Police Department to redesign police gear. She reached out to Dan Neubauer, associate teaching professor of industrial design, to collaborate on this new project.

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Iowa State University researcher developing new industrial

Details: Iowa State University researcher developing new industrial uses for wax made from soybean oil. Posted Oct 3, 2018 9:28 am. Tong Wang (right) leads an effort to find new uses for soybean oil at Iowa State University. Wang and postdoctoral research associate Tao Fei (left) believe soybean wax can be used as a coating for cardboard boxes as a more

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How do you plan a mass vaccination clinic

Details: That’s where industrial engineering students come in. Earlier this spring, students in an undergraduate research program led by Sarah Ryan, the Joseph Walkup Professor of industrial and manufacturing systems engineering, started studying what was then an abstract idea: designing a mass vaccination clinic.

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Board of Regents approves new Master of Industrial Design

Details: The Master of Industrial Design program will begin accepting graduate applications Jan. 15 for consideration for Fall 2011 admission. Contact Ringholz, (515) 294-0454, [email protected], for more information. Iowa State's Bachelor of Industrial Design program was approved in August and the first 20 students were admitted to the program for

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Students, Iowa State police join forces to design new

Details: A senior industrial design class collaborated with the ISU Police Department last year to examine the issues officers face with their uniforms, gear and vehicles – and what designers can do to help solve those problems. College students and police officers don’t typically work together in this way,

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Iowa State Biobased Industry Center studies carbon

Details: "Our industrial advisory board prioritizes topics that are crucial to the industry. And this year, companies are very interested in the interface of carbon and biofuel policy." John Miranowski, an Iowa State professor who's director of the university's Institute of Science and Society and an interim co-director of the Biobased Industry Center

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Iowa State engineers will contribute to new Manufacturing

Details: Each institute has a specific technology focus with the general goal of bringing together academic, industrial and federal partners to increase the competitiveness of American manufacturing. Contacts. Gül Kremer, Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, 515-294-0127, [email protected]

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News Archive • News Service • Iowa State University

Details: Miller lecture: Globalization and industrial process safety. M. Sam Mannan, chemical engineering professor and director of a process safety center at Texas A&M University, will talk about "Globalization and its Challenges in Industrial Process Safety" Friday, March 14 (11 a.m., Memorial Union Pioneer Room).

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News Archive • News Service • Iowa State University

Details: Board of Regents approves new Master of Industrial Design degree at ISU. The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, today approved a new Master of Industrial Design degree program to be offered by the College of Design. This two-year, studio-based graduate program will consist of three different tracks.

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C.G. “Turk” and Joyce Therkildsen donate new Iowa State

Details: Members of the class of 1959, C. G. “Turk” Therkildsen is an industrial engineering alumnus, and Joyce A. McEwen Therkildsen graduated with majors in zoology and physical education. Turk and Joyce are the semi-retired CEO and Chairman and Corporate Secretary, respectively, of Industrial Hard Chrome, Ltd., based in Geneva, Illinois.

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Study of ‘shrink-smart’ towns expanding to include

Details: Study of ‘shrink-smart’ towns expanding to include curriculum, big data. Posted Sep 8, 2020 9:00 am

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News Archive • News Service • Iowa State University

Details: A new green, bio-based method for producing a much-used fuel additive and industrial chemical that is currently made from petroleum products has been developed by Iowa State University researcher Thomas Bobik. New release. Iowa State to host Summer Carillon Concert Series. The Summer Carillon Concert Series resumes on the Iowa State campus

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Iowa State industrial design students are players in

Details: Iowa State industrial design students are players in bringing new sports products to market. Posted Nov 4, 2015 10:44 am. Bill Best, United Sports Brands vice president of research and development, Colin Behr and Mike Witzmann with students' renderings and production sample of the glove they designed.

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Iowa State industrial design class tackles tractor

Details: A research and outreach collaboration led by Iowa State’s Department of Industrial Design has designed an amazingly simple product that could save hundreds of farmers lives in Iowa alone. They have developed a prototype of a device that addresses one aspect of tractor rollover fatalities: response time.

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New ISU project will design 3D-printed housing for rural

Details: Pete Evans, assistant professor of industrial design; Julie Robison, program manager for the Institute for Design Research and Outreach and community and economic development specialist for ISU Extension and Outreach; and Kevin Kane, associate dean for research and outreach in the College of Design, have been working with IEDA toward funding

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2021 Year in Review • News Service • Iowa State University

Details: 2021 Year in Review. Posted Dec 21, 2021 8:00 am. As 2021 comes to an end, the Iowa State University News Service team is looking back and sharing some of its favorite and more popular stories of the year. Click on each headline to read the full story.

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New Iowa State mobile classroom

Details: David Ringholz, professor and chair of ISU’s Department of Industrial Design, challenged an industrial design graduate studio last summer to create a mobile classroom for technology outreach to Iowa schools. This fall, FLEx (Forward Learning Experience) has been on the road, providing K-12 students and teachers with hands-on experiences with

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Designing better products for off-grid, backcountry

Details: A group of Iowa State University industrial design students recently spent two weeks “off grid” in the American Southwest — an experience that has sparked a slew of ideas for new products the students are now designing for backcountry adventures.

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One-of-a-kind X-ray instrument sees all the bubbles • News

Details: Heindel said it will likely be about six months before researchers are ready to use the facility for specific industrial or academic projects. Contacts. Ted Heindel, mechanical engineering, (515) 294-0057. Joe Gray, Center for Nondestructive Evaluation, (515) 294-9745.

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Sketchnoting pushes students to learn, retain information

Details: AMES, Iowa – A different way of studying is spreading around Iowa State University. Verena Paepcke-Hjeltness, assistant professor of industrial design, is teaching students sketchnoting to research how this style of note-taking affects learning, particularly in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) disciplines.Sketchnoting is an alternative …

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NSF adds three years, $12 million to ISU-based Center for

Details: The center’s vision is to transform the industrial chemical industry – a $400 billion-a-year business in the United States – from one based on petroleum to one based on biorenewable resources. To do that, the center has asked researchers who study chemical or biological catalysts to start working together to develop new and sustainable

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Iowa State plant scientists tweak

Details: The research is part of Iowa State's work to evaluate the safe use of plants for the production of proteins for pharmaceuticals and industrial products. Wang engineered the corn to produce LT-B, a protein subunit produced by some strains of E. coli. Research has shown the ability of the protein to stimulate protective immune antibodies.

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Three Iowa State design programs ranked among the nation’s

Details: Three Iowa State design programs ranked among the nation’s best. 10/16/19. AMES, Iowa — Iowa State University’s landscape architecture, interior design and architecture programs are ranked among the top 25 in the United States, according to the latest survey of practitioners by DesignIntelligence.. The survey ranked Iowa State’s undergraduate …

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Change Agent: Steven Herrnstadt • News Service • Iowa

Details: Steven Herrnstadt, Industrial Design, 515-294-3928, [email protected] Chelsea Davis, News Service, 515-294-4778, [email protected] Quick look. Steven Herrnstadt, University Professor of industrial design, begins his 39th year teaching in Iowa State’s College of Design next week. But nearly four decades in, he feels he is “just now ready

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Catalyst technology converts methane greenhouse gas into

Details: Chemical and biological engineers Yue Wu, professor, right, Xiaopeng Liu, doctoral student, left, and Fan Yang, postdoctoral research associate, center, are part of the team that's developed a catalyst that converts a greenhouse gas into chemicals used to make plastics and other materials.

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Wind Energy Manufacturing Lab helps Iowa State engineers

Details: The two are working with Frank Peters and Matt Frank, associate professors of industrial and manufacturing systems engineering, to operate and develop Iowa State's Wind Energy Manufacturing Lab. The lab has been open for about a year and was built as part of a three-year, $6.3 million research project.

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Iowa State study confirms faculty union influence on

Details: "This is a serious study, and very well done," Ronald G. Ehrenberg, the director of the Cornell Higher Education Research Institute and a professor of industrial and labor relations and economics at Cornell University, said in The Chronicle …

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Skroot Laboratory Inc. spins off from Iowa State research

Details: Nigel Reuel and a team of his students have developed technology that helps laboratories use cell factories to produce cell- and protein-based therapies, industrial enzymes and small molecules. A startup -- Skroot Laboratory, Inc. -- is selling the technology from its incubator space in the Roy J. Carver Co-Lab on campus.

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ISU industrial design and Courage League Sports team up to

Details: Learning how to design with empathy for specialized populations is an extra asset for the budding designers in Industrial Design Lecturer Mirna Garza-Gonzalez's studio. The course objective is to expose students to real-world issues in the practice of industrial design. It's the first time they've designed for a client.

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ISU College of Business Executive in Residence to share

Details: Churchill is a 1980 graduate of ISU’s College of Business, with a degree in industrial administration. He worked for 33 years at Rockwell Collins. He now serves on the board of Ducommun Inc. and UnityPoint Hospitals. Contacts. Angie Hunt, News Service, 515-294-8986, [email protected]

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Iowa State students take their professor's advice and

Details: The company's focus will be to produce bio-oils that can be used to replace petroleum-based materials in asphalt, can be processed into various renewable chemicals and can be used as renewable industrial fuels.

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Iowa State industrial design professor leads team to

Details: Iowa State industrial design professor leads team to improve nation's engineering education Posted Apr 8, 2013 9:42 am AMES, Iowa -- An Iowa State University design professor will collaborate with researchers from the University of Michigan and Penn State University in a project to improve engineering students' ability to generate ideas.

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Search begins for Iowa State's next engineering dean

Details: Janis Terpenny, Joseph Walkup Professor and Chair, industrial and manufacturing systems engineering; Pat Thiel, Distinguished Professor in Liberal Arts and Sciences, the John D. Corbett Professor in Chemistry, professor of materials science and engineering, and a faculty scientist with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory

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ISU industrial design students produce outdoor benches for

Details: The seven industrial design students not only designed the outdoor benches for Iowa State University's new Troxel Hall, which opens Aug. 26, they managed the entire production process from idea to product. It may not sound like much on the surface. Seven outdoor benches in a couple of months. How hard could it be, right?

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Iowa State part of $320 million national manufacturing lab

Details: AMES, Iowa – Iowa State University is a top-tier partner in a new Digital Lab for Manufacturing to be based in Chicago with affiliated partners across the country.. President Barack Obama today announced a $70 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to support creation of the lab by UI LABS, a Chicago-based research and commercialization …

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Wintersteen honored with national Food Systems Leadership

Details: The Association of Public & Land-Grant Universities recognized Iowa State's innovation and discovery with its 2020 Innovation and Economic Prosperity Innovation award. One example of that innovation – the quick response from ISU's Center for Industrial Research and Service to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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ISU students design proposals for new educational center

Details: This spring, the students worked in a design studio led by Andrea Quam, associate professor of graphic design; Pete Evans, senior lecturer in industrial design; and Michael Ford, lecturer in interior design. Six teams — each with students from architecture, graphic design, industrial design and interior design — created unique design

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Iowa State's new College of Human Sciences names three

Details: Smith joined College of Education faculty in 1977. He received bachelor's (1969) and master's (1971) degrees in industrial arts and technology from the University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls; and a doctorate in industrial education from Iowa State in 1974.

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Iowa State corn/soy plastics to be made into hog feeders

Details: And it's the kind of tough bioplastic he and his industrial collaborators will use to develop, test and manufacture new hog feeders. Richard Larock displays some of the plastics he has made from corn, soybean and other bio-based oils. Larock said his research project is about as Iowa as you can get. The state, after all, is the country's

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Catalyst technology converts methane greenhouse gas into

Details: “Remarkably, these novel catalysts run for 72 hours of continuous operation without any signs of deactivation, indicating a promising start toward technologies suitable for exploitation on the industrial scale,” Wu wrote. That’s all very good news, he said.

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Economic study finds ISU worth $1.52 billion to state

Details: When considering additional supply demands and household purchases stimulated by ISU student spending, the total economic value was $229.4 million in industrial output, requiring 2,473 jobs making $58.4 million in labor incomes.

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Iowa State engineer addresses need for scientists

Details: As part of the course, students design a broader impacts project. One student, for example, developed LEGO-based activities to help high school students learn about industrial engineering. Describing those and other Iowa State programs will help Sundararajan deliver his main point to the seminar audience:

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Grant will help improve protective gloves for firefighters

Details: Other members of the research team include: Ellen McKinney and Chunhui Xiang, Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management; Warren Franke and James Lang, Kinesiology; James Rossmanith, Math; Lizhi Wang, Industrial & Manufacturing Systems Engineering; Xinwei Wang, Mechanical Engineering; and Daniel Russell, Human Development and Family Studies.

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ISU, STATE OF IOWA BIG WINNERS IN FEDERAL BIOMASS …

Details: In another project, IPRT's Center for Catalysis, or CCAT, is a partner with West Central Cooperative of Ralston, Iowa,in a $1.2 million award to study new technologies for production of methyl ester from soybeans. This "soy diesel" isgaining favor as an alternative fuel and a more environmentally friendly industrial solvent.

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Iowa State offers economic development help to rural areas

Details: Mark Reinig, the economic development program manager for the College of Engineering, said a theme of the discussions will be that economic development doesn't have to be industrial development. It could also involve building community vitality by encouraging local entrepreneurship and philanthropy.

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