Iowa State engineering researchers say wind towers assembled from concrete segments could allow for reaching higher in the sky for better wind conditions.
Iowa State University students can tread lightly on the environment while toning their bodies following the LEED Platinum renovation of their gym facilities.
Iowa State University professor Dionysios Aliprantis thinks electric engines are too fat and too lazy so he’s using computer modeling to slim them down.
Iowa State University engineers are using models in a wind tunnel to study how hills, valleys and wind turbine placement affect the performance of wind farms.
Researchers from Iowa State University have developed a laboratory method that could lead to cheaper and more efficient production of biofuels from algae.
Iowa State University’s Wind Energy Manufacturing Lab is developing methods to automate wind turbine blade manufacturing and lower the cost of wind power.
An Iowa State team gets a $25 million federal grant to study and develop ways to use marginal farmland to grow grasses that can become drop-in biofuel.
The National Science Foundation awards $20 million to build the research capacity of Iowa’s public universities in renewable energy and energy efficiency.
Iowa State University researchers unveil a biorefinery plant control room simulator designed to prepare future refinery workers.
David Correll of Iowa State spends his time converting cooking oil from one of the university’s dining halls into biofuel for a local public bus.
Researchers at Iowa State University and the Ames Lab produced improved solar polymer efficiencies of 20% using a textured substrate that captures more light.