Womxn in STEM

I am very passionate about supporting minorities and #WomenInStem. Here, you can see one of my favorite projects I have completed in my career. Supporting women in STEM, in my internship in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Iowa State University, I reached out to several students in the department. I then had … Continue reading Womxn in STEM

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

Rachel Shannon: Sparking limitless dreams while fueling for change

Rachel Shannon, a graduate student at Iowa State University’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) has traveled an unexpected path and never thought she’d be where she is today. Last December, Shannon graduated with a bachelor of science in electrical engineering, but she still has more schooling left. She plans to pursue a double master’s, a hard … Continue reading Rachel Shannon: Sparking limitless dreams while fueling for change

ECpE grad student places second in infrastructure system conference

Vivek-Kumar Singh, a graduate student in Iowa State University’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, recently placed second with a speech in an infrastructure student competition in Denver, Colorado. The competition, known as Resilience Week, was held in August 2018. This conference is well known and well attended by large companies Singh has always looked up to, he … Continue reading ECpE grad student places second in infrastructure system conference

ECpE students travel to Miami for cyber security

At Iowa State University, three innovative students from the College of Engineering’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering recently returned from Miami, Florida, from a capture-the-flag style, industrial security competition: The S4x Conference. The trio, seniors Daniel Limanowski and Adam Crosser, along with graduate student Grant Foundree, found each other through University Professor Doug Jacobson, who encouraged them to attend the … Continue reading ECpE students travel to Miami for cyber security

Cyclone engineers work to quicken the loop of scientific discovery

In science, there is always more to be learned. Scientists are often making new discoveries. But what would it be like if the time it took to discover these things was reduced by half? Last December, engineers at Iowa State University received an award for a proposal furthering science through artificial intelligence (AI) granted from the Defense Advanced Research Projects … Continue reading Cyclone engineers work to quicken the loop of scientific discovery

Eleni Vaskova’s journey: Around the world and back

Like many other college students, Eleni Vaskova, a junior in computer engineering at Iowa State University, has a lot on her plate. She balances her life inside and outside of school just like many students do. But unlike most students in college, Vaskova is 46 years old, a single mom with two daughters, living with constant … Continue reading Eleni Vaskova’s journey: Around the world and back

Brian Bradford: Opening gateways to the future

  Brian Bradford: Opening gateways to the future As a student in computer engineering at Iowa State University, senior Brian Bradford has always dreamed of having a future career with huge science organizations and changing the world. Now, his future may be exactly that, thanks to hard work, motivation and a dash of luck. A little over a … Continue reading Brian Bradford: Opening gateways to the future