Articles for February 2017

Three College of Engineering faculty members have earned prestigious Old Gold Summer Fellowships.
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.
In 2016, Eric Pahl, a UI biomedical engineering graduate and current Ph.D. student studying health informatics from Ames, and Dalton Shaull, a UI human physiology graduate and former Hawkeye football player from Oskaloosa, won the Hubert E. Storer Engineering Student Entrepreneurial Award.
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.
Engineering alumnus Mark Fastabend (BSE 2000 biomedical engineering) has been selected as a member of the Emerging Leaders Class of 2017 of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Fastabend is general manager for a newly launched foodservice equipment division, Prince Castle, within the Marmon Group.
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.