Hoover Hall

HooverHallHoover Hall is named for Gary Hoover, an ISU alumnus in Mechanical Engineering, and his wife, Donna, who provided a leadership gift for the project. The 70,000 square foot building features multidisciplinary labs, including a fabrication lab, a mechatronics lab, a 400-seat auditorium, and four large classrooms. Gary Hoover spent 20 years in leadership positions as an engineer with Westinghouse. In 1987 he co-founded Tenaska, Inc., a company specialized in the design, development, construction, and operation of large-scale power plants and served as its Vice-president until his retirement in 1995. (Gary Hoover was initiated into Tau Beta Pi as a student by Iowa Alpha on November 7, 1961)