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Chilean President Michelle Bachelet has appointed University of Iowa College of Engineering distinguished alumnus and deputy environment minister Marcelo Mena-Carrasco (MS 2003, PhD 2007 civil and environmental engineering) as the new minister of the environment, following the resignation of Pablo
The latest digital issue of Iowa Engineer Magazine, published for College of Engineering alumni and friends, is now available at:
The University of Iowa Government Relations Office publishes Hometown Hawkeye -- a series of profiles featured alumni who have succeeded in the state of Iowa after their graduation.
Craig Just, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering and assistant research engineer at IIHR--Hydroscience & Engineeirng, who is applying leading-edge technologies to create sound and sustainable systems to move water into and out of our lives, is featured on a new video presented on LiveBIG on the Big Ten Network (BTN).
Sediment contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyl, or PCBs, from the bottom of the New Bedford Harbor is the No. 1 source of airborne PCBs in the neighborhoods surrounding the port, according to new research by the University of Iowa and Boston University School of Public Health.
College of Engineering undergraduate students performed exceptionally well during Fall semester 2016, overachieving in both President's and Dean's Lists for the University of Iowa.
The University of Iowa College of Engineering and its Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering have received $149,000 from the Asphalt Paving Association of Iowa (APAI).
By: Lynn Anderson Davy University of Iowa Strategic Communication
P. Barry Butler, professor of mechanical and industrial engineering and executive vice president and provost of the University of Iowa, has been named president of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL. He will assume his new position March 13, 2017.
One hundred thirty-seven Engineering students were among the nearly 1,400 graduates receiving Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctoral degrees from the University of Iowa at the close of the 2016 fall semester.
The Spring Engineering Career Fair will be held from 12:00 Noon-4:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 14, 2017, in the Main Lounge of the Iowa Memorial Union. About 90 employers will be in attendance looking for recent and upcoming graduates, interns and co-ops.
More than 5,000 donors contributed a total of $68 million to the College of Engineering during the University of Iowa and University of Iowa Foundation’s For Iowa. Forever More: The Campaign for the University of Iowa campaign.
February is Black History Month and the College of Engineering commemorates many of its members of the Distinguished Engineering Alumni Academy, other distinguished alumni, its Ethnic Inclusion Effort for Iowa Engineering, and the programs and student organizations that support diversity at the college.
Sixty-six University of Iowa student-athletes have been named to the 2016 Big Ten Fall Academic All-Conference team. Eight of the 66 are engineering students. They are: Men's Cross Country:  Anthony Gregorio, senior majoring in mechanical engineering, from Palatine, IL
Distinguished Engineering Alumni Academy member Avery Bang (BSE 2007 civil engineering) is featured in a new film on the engineering profession that will be released February 17 in IMAX and other large screen theaters.
Services were held Sunday, January 15, 2017, for Dan Branson, College of Engineering professor emeritus and Legacy of Iowa Engineering member. Branson, 88, of Iowa City, died January 9, 2017, at Oaknoll Retirement Residence.
The College of Engineering has appointed two alumni as members of its Engineering Advisory Board. They are Sharon K. Tinker (BSChE 1980) and Christopher Day (BSE 1991 Civil Engineering).  Both will serve four-year terms starting with the April 7, 2017 board meeting.
Dr. Douglas Mupasiri, professor and head of mathematics at the University of Northern Iowa (UNI), will be the featured speaker January 20 at a STEM Celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr.  The event will be held at 4:00 p.m. in the Summers Electronic Classroom, 2229 Seamans Center.
By Richard C. Lewis University of Iowa Strategic Communication The risk of flooding in the United States is changing regionally, and the reasons could be shifting rainfall patterns and the amount of water in the ground.
Rebecca Mattson, a first-year Master's student in Environmental Engineering, is expecting to graduate in 2018 ... but she's already thinking about the future. As a Minneapolis native, Mattson completed her undergraduate degree in Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering from the University of Minnesota.

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