Iowa State University student from Elizabethtown will present research project at Iowa’s State CapitolMar 26th, 2012 | By Mike Schwartz | Category: Front Page, News
AMES, Iowa — Iowa State University student Conrad Brendel of Elizabethtown will be among 25 Iowa State undergraduates who present their research to legislators and others during the seventh annual “Research in the Capitol” on Wednesday, April 4. Their presentations will be in the rotunda of the State Capitol building in Des Moines.
Brendel, who majors in environmental engineering, will present “Investigation into the Correlation between Electrical Conductivity and Total Dissolved Ions for Application inWatershed Modeling.” His research mentor is Michelle Soupir, assistant professor of agricultural and biological engineering.
More than 60 undergraduate students from Iowa’s three Regent universities (Iowa State, the University of Iowa and the University of Northern Iowa) will display their research posters and describe their projects. The event highlights the importance of research to the undergraduate learning experience.