News

  • Summer Internships/Co-ops
    • Srikanthan Ramesh – Cellink, Virginia (7 months)
    • Eric Weflen – Parc (Xerox), California (6 months)
    • Jakob Hamilton – MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Massachusetts (2 months)
    • Sharon Lau – Bunn-O-Matic, Iowa (2.5 months)
  • Awards
    • Srikanthan Ramesh – Research Excellence Award – Graduate College (Fall 2017)
    • Srikanthan Ramesh – Wakonse Fellowship – Graduate and Professional Student Senate (2018)
    • Srikanthan Ramesh – Best Overall Graduate Poster Presentation – IMSE (2018)
  • Multiple papers coauthored by Srikanthan Ramesh were accepted for the 2018 IISE Annual Conference and Expo (February 2018)
  • Ph.D. student Srikanthan Ramesh presented at the 27th Solid Freeform Symposium in Austin (August 2017)
  • Ph.D. student Srikanthan Ramesh won the runners up prize for the best oral presentation at the Nanomaterials conference (Nano@IAstate) held at Memorial Union (July 2017)
  • Ph.D. student Srikanthan Ramesh was awarded the NSF graduate student award to attend the SFF symposium (June 2017)
  • Ph.D. student Srikanthan Ramesh gave an oral presentation at the 2017 IISE annual conference (May 2017)
  • Abstract submitted by Srikanthan Ramesh for the 27th Solid Freeform Symposium, Austin was accepted (April 2017)
  • Ph.D. Srikanthan Ramesh was awarded the best ‘Overall graduate poster presentation’ award at the 5th Annual undergraduate and graduate student research symposium at the IMSE deptarment, Iowa State University  (April 2017)
  • Ph.D. student Srikanthan Ramesh successfully defended his Master’s thesis titled “Biodegradable Polymer-Bioactive Ceramic Composites for Guided Bone Regeneration” (April 2017)
  • Abstract submitted by Srikanthan Ramesh for the 2017 IISE Annual Conference was accepted (September 2016)
  • Masters students Kellie McGrath and Karthik Sajikumar both had their abstracts accepted to the upcoming ISERC conference in Anaheim, CA in May 2016
  • Masters students Melissa Slagle, Jianqiang Li, and Yunquing Chen graduated in December 2015
  • Dr. John Jonnalagadda graduated with his Ph.D. from Texas Tech University in August 2015
  • Dr. Rivero was recognized for her service in manufacturing and design at the 2015 IIE ISERC conference
  • Melissa Slagle and Jianqiang Li presented at this year’s ISERC 2015 conference held in Nashville, TN (6-1-2015)
  • John Jonnalagadda’s paper “In Vitro Chondrocyte Behavior on Porous Biodegradable Poly(e-caprolactone)/Poly Glycolic Acid Scaffolds for Articular Chondrocyte Adhesion and Proliferation” was accepted to the Journal of Biomaterials Science: Polymer Edition (2-3-2015)
  • Melissa Slagle accepted an internship position with Sensory Spectrum in North Carolina for summer 2015 (2-1-2015)
  • Jianqiang Li’s abstract “Zinc Sulfide Effectiveness as Antibacterial Substance in Burn Wound Dressings” was accepted to the upcoming ISERC 2015 conference proceedings in Nashville, TN (1-28-2015)
  • Melissa Slagle’s abstract “Effect of implant geometry on controlled release of curcumin” was accepted to the upcoming ISERC 2015 conference proceedings in Nashville, TN (12-21-2014)
  • Jianqiang Li received the R. Howard and Hazel Porter Scholarship by the ISSO for high performing international university students (11-2014)
  • Sully Stewart represented iMED Lab to present his work on Biodegradable Cartilage on Undergraduate Research Symposium and the Industrial Engineering Departmental Undergraduate Research Poster Presentation. (04-17-2014)
  • Yunqing Chen’s research abstracted accepted by the Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference (ISERC). (04-17-2014)
  • Jianqiang Li successfully acquired a 3-month long internship position in ZF Friedrichshafen. (04-07-2014)
  • Shayla Spearman successfully completed her defense in Texas Tech University. (04-04-2014)
  • Jianqiang Li represented iMED Lab to present his work on Biodegradable Antibacterial Mat using Electrospinning in the 1st Graduate and Professional Students Research Conference. (04-04-2014)
  • Anirudh Ramakrishna and Karthik Sajikumar successfully acquired the 8-month long co-op position in Whirlpool Amana. (03-09-2014)
  • Jianqiang Li selected as the member of Alpha Pi Mu, American Honor Society of Industrial Engineers. (03-07-2014)
  • Melissa Slagle graduated with Outstanding IE Seniors and Nomination for Student Marshal. (12-20-2013)