Guests from Kosovo

Five men study a 3D printer

Photo by Christopher Gannon.

Steve Mickelson (right) professor and chair of the agricultural and biosystems engineering department, demonstrates three-dimensional printing Tuesday to a visiting team from the Republic of Kosovo. Visible (from left) are: Marjan Dema, rector of the University of Prishtina; Arsim Bajrami, Kosovo Minister of Education, Science and Technology; and Zenun Halili, political adviser to the minister. In the background is Lt. Col. Michael Wunn, Iowa National Guard, who accompanied the Kosovo delegation to Ames from the consulate in Des Moines.

In addition to the ABE department, the visitors made stops at the animal science department and President Steven Leath's office. Kosovo has been a sister state to Iowa since 2013.