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ISU Civil Engineering Students Win Competitive Scholarships

February 18, 2021

ISU’s Structural Laboratory gets a significant upgrade, adds new visualization capability    

December 21, 2020

POCATELLO – The Structural Laboratory (SLAB) within the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Idaho State University received approximately $250,000 in upgrades and new equipment this year, including a new Visualization Laboratory.

ISU Professor Mashal named as Transportation Research Board Committee Research Coordinator

December 7, 2020

POCATELLO – Idaho State University Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Mustafa Mashal has been appointed as the Transportation Research Board Committee Research Coordinator (CRC) for the Standing Committee on Seismic Design and Performance of Bridges (AKB50).

Dunzik-Gougar pens op-ed piece in New York Daily News

December 4, 2020

In her role as president of the American Nuclear Society, Idaho State associate dean and professor Mary Lou Dunzik-Gougar co-wrote an opinion piece "For the environment, keep Indian Point open" for the New York Daily News.

ISU international post-doc fellow perseveres in studying snow-rain transition zones despite pandemic

December 1, 2020

POCATELLO – It can be kind of hard doing field work in the mountains of the American west from California to Wyoming when you are stuck in Zurich, Switzerland, working remotely because of the coronavirus pandemic. Epic wildfires of historic proportions don’t help, either.  And then there are just a whole lot of other things 2020 can throw at you.

Idaho State student Spencer Ercanbrack featured in international Nuclear News

November 30, 2020

POCATELLO – Idaho State nuclear engineering senior undergraduate Spencer Ercanbrack was featured on the cover and in a story in the November 2020 “The People of Nuclear” edition of Nuclear News.

ISU physics Professor McNulty gets $539k grant to support students, researchers to study fundamental nuclear structure

November 24, 2020

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Dustin McNulty, associate professor of physics, has received a $539,000 three-year grant that will continue to support his lab’s students and research that “will enhance our understanding of fundamental nuclear structure and provide a powerful search for potential new physics beyond our present knowledge.”

Geosciences Professor Sarah Godsey honored as Career Path Internship Supervisor of the Semester

November 19, 2020

POCATELLO – The Idaho State Career Path Internship program has honored Sarah Godsey as the Fall 2020 Career Path Intern Supervisor of the Semester.

ISU doctoral student Stuart Parker wins best student geologic map competition at GSA 2020

November 16, 2020

POCATELLO – Idaho State University geosciences doctoral student Stuart Parker won the Best Student Geologic Map Competition at the Geological Society of America 2020 Annual Meeting held in early November.

ISU civil engineering students Kerr and Shokrgozar among top-five finalists at ASBI competition

November 10, 2020

POCATELLO – Idaho State University Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering students Samantha Kerr, a senior undergraduate, and Ali Shokrgozar, a doctoral candidate, were selected among the five finalists for the American Segmental Bridge Institute (ASBI) Research Project competition at a virtual convention this fall.