ISU News: College of Science and Engineering
Idaho State University Researchers teaming with Washie the Cleaner Toilet Seat to test, improve new product, with help of $83,000 IGEM Grant
May 21, 2019
POCATELLO – Researchers at Idaho State University and the founder of Washie the Cleaner Toilet Seat in Pocatello are excited to be working together to test and improve the product, thanks to a $83,000 Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission (IGEM) grant from the Idaho Department of Commerce.
ISU civil and environmental engineering teams to compete in the national 2019 PCI Big Beam Competition, will hold final beam tests on May 17
May 8, 2019
POCATELLO – Two teams of Idaho State University Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering students are competing in the 2019 Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) Big Beam Competition and will hold the final destructive testing of their concrete beams on May 17.
Idaho State University researchers use cockroaches to search for narcotics
May 2, 2019
POCATELLO – Idaho State University researchers, led by biological sciences master’s student Kayla Pavlick, are experimenting with cockroaches to see how well they can be trained to detect narcotics.
ISU student athlete Chris Brininger earns master’s in chemistry – heading on for Ph.D.
May 1, 2019
POCATELLO – If Idaho State University student and track athlete Chris Brininger hadn’t decided to ride his motorcycle at the St. Anthony Sand Dunes during his junior year of high school, the Boise resident may have never discovered ISU and his passion for research.
ISU Idaho Accelerator Center announces record production of form of medical isotope copper-67 that will be used in cancer clinical trials
April 30, 2019
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Idaho Accelerator Center has increased its production capacity of a highly pure form of the medical isotope copper-67 that can now be more easily used in clinical trials to test its effectiveness in fighting cancer.
Kathryn Hogarth named Idaho State University 2018-19 Student Employee of the Year
April 29, 2019
POCATELLO — Kathryn Hogarth, an Idaho State University Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering employee and student, has received the ISU 2018-2019 Student Employee of the Year Award and a $2,000 scholarship from the ISU Career Center and Scholarship Office.
ISU Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering receives $110k grant to offer precast concrete engineering design studio
April 24, 2019
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering has received about $110,000 to offer a precast concrete engineering design studio.
ISU, USGS dryland soil carbon study at Idaho National Laboratory yields surprising results
April 24, 2019
POCATELLO – The results of a 20-year “drylands” experiment at the Idaho National Laboratory by Idaho State University researchers and partners has yielded surprising results, including that native sagebrush shrub communities process soil carbon much differently than non-native crested wheatgrass stands.
Twelve alumni honored with Idaho State University 2019 Professional Achievement Awards
April 23, 2019
POCATELLO – Twelve Idaho State University alumni will be honored with ISU 2019 Professional Achievement Awards at ISU Commencement exercises on Saturday, May 4, in Holt Arena.
ISU and ARS researchers improve method to measure soil carbon at National Science Foundation Reynolds Creek Critical Zone Observatory in Southwest Idaho
April 23, 2019
POCATELLO – There is two to three times as much carbon in the Earth’s soil than in its atmosphere, which has important implications with regard to the effects of climate change, and scientists working at the National Science Foundation’s Reynolds Creek Critical Zone Observatory in southwest Idaho have developed a better method for estimating soil carbon.