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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…

10.04.2018

Reecy named a Research Leader Fellow by APLU’s Council on Research

By Association of Public and Land-grant Universities

The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities’ (APLU) Council on Research (CoR), which is comprised of senior research officers at the nation’s public research universities, has named seven research leaders to its second cohort of CoR Research Leader Fellows, including James Reecy, associate vice president for research at Iowa State University. The fellowship enables individuals who…

09.19.2018

Iowa State researcher studies why women – including feminists – are still attracted to ‘benevolently sexist’ men

By The Conversation

Do women who consider themselves feminists still find “benevolent sexism” — such as a man holding open a door or offering to carry groceries — offensive or attractive? This is a question Pelin Gul, post-doctoral research fellow at Iowa State University, and Tom Kuper, Marie Curie Research Fellow at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, are undertaking in…