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.
Seven College of Engineering students have received scholarship and fellowship grants from the Iowa Space Grant Consortium (ISGC).
The College of Engineering undergraduate commencement was held Sunday, December 18, at Hancher Auditorium, Iowa City, IA, celebrating the graduation of 122 seniors.
The College of Engineering will hold undergraduate commencement at 12:00 Noon Sunday, December 18 at Hancher Auditorium.
The Mid American Transportation Center (MATC), a consortium of academic institutions including the University of Iowa Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and led by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has been awarded a five-year, $13.75 million federally funded research center to improve transportation safety in Iowa and neighbori
The College of Engineering Student Council attracted about 200 guests for a UI College of Engineering Day December 3 at the Iowa Children's Museum in Coral Ridge Mall, Coralville, IA.  The council had about 28 engineering student volunteers help run several stations featuring the six undergraduate engineering majors.
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More than 70 alumni and friends of the College of Engineering attended a special alumni dinner and induction ceremony December 3 in Taipei, Taiwan. Taiwan has the most Engineering alumni outside the U.S.