ECpE receives $1 million DOE grant for elevating distributed wind power with new optimization and control algorithms

ECpE receives $1 million DOE grant for elevating distributed wind power with new optimization and control algorithms All across Iowa, rural communities reside. Driving between those communities, plots of land with hundreds of giant wind turbines are commonly seen from car windows. These wind turbines provide power to transmission systems and spread around the country, … Continue reading ECpE receives $1 million DOE grant for elevating distributed wind power with new optimization and control algorithms

CyNet: Bridging better agriculture and transportation research

In today’s world, computing and networking is everywhere. To continue innovating, inventing and discovering new things, electrical and computer technology is crucial to furthering breakthroughs in many domains. Hongwei Zhang, associate professor at Iowa State University in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE), recently received a $999,919 grant to help further technology-related research in the world around … Continue reading CyNet: Bridging better agriculture and transportation research

Diversity in CALS – Or Lack Thereof?

Agriculture is an area of work and an area of study that many people might associate stereotypes with. The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is one college on Iowa State's campus where this can happen. Mikel Wright, a junior in agricultural education.“A lot of students would question or downright dismiss my knowledge just because … Continue reading Diversity in CALS – Or Lack Thereof?