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Start Something College of Engineering

The Engineering Entrepreneurship Initiative (EEI) is now Start Something.

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  • Prior to pursuing his BS in mechanical engineering at Iowa State, Tyler Heintz worked in industry and served as an intelligence analyst in the Marines. These experiences, coupled with his passion for motorsports, led him to develop a car braking component, through his company HeintzMFG, that won him 2nd place in a university-wide pitch competition. [READ MORE]


In the College of Engineering, StartSomething is about teaching and coaching students to partner with customers to engineer value-oriented, marketable solutions.

Dave Sly

David Sly
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