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07.15.2019

Iowa State sets new record for external research funding in FY2019

By Dan Kirkpatrick, Office of the Vice President for Research

$260.9 million tops previous record of $252.5 million in FY2016 Iowa State University closed the 2019 fiscal year achieving a new record for external research funding – $260.9 million. This surpasses the previous milestone of $252.5 million established in FY2016, reaffirming the university’s long-standing position as a leading land-grant research institution. Iowa State set new…

04.18.2019

Patricia Thiel of Iowa State, Ames Laboratory elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

By Mike Krapfl, Iowa State University News Service

Patricia Thiel of Iowa State University and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The election recognizes Thiel’s work in surface chemistry. The academy was established in 1780 and recognizes achievement in academia, business, government and public affairs. Its members have included Benjamin Franklin,…

12.12.2018

Costas Soukoulis elected to National Academy of Inventors

By Mike Krapfl, Iowa State University News Service

Costas Soukoulis, Ames Laboratory senior scientist and Iowa State University Frances M. Craig Endowed Chair in physics and astronomy and Distinguished Professor in Liberal Arts and Sciences, has been named a 2018 National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellow. Soukoulis was chosen for induction having “demonstrated a highly prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding…