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Welcome to ITI

The Iowa Technology Institute, founded in 1981 as the Center for Computer-Aided Design, is a world-class research hub at the University of Iowa. Grounded in engineering and science, ITI cultivates collaboration across disciplines, invents advanced technologies, and conducts trailblazing basic and applied research in design, simulation, and experimentation that enables a safer and more productive future.

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The University of Iowa's Operator Performance Lab, directed by Dr. Tom "Mach" Schnell, is a flight testing laboratory with a fleet of jets, helicopters, Humvees, and UAVs. 

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ITI faculty affiliates play critical role in multi-institutional biomanufacturing project

A multidisciplinary team of University of Iowa engineering faculty and faculty affiliates of the Iowa Technology Institute, will contribute to a $20 million, multi-institutional project to boost Iowa’s position as a leader in bioscience and advanced manufacturing.

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UI engineering professor’s research of ‘broken heart syndrome’ gets NIH backing

Tuesday, July 16, 2024
University of Iowa engineering professor Xiaodong Wu is investigating a new framework for diagnosis and prognosis of patients with Takotsubo using imaging readily available in clinical settings.
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Iowa engineering students collect data to help detect wildfires

Tuesday, July 16, 2024
University of Iowa engineering students, supported by the Operator Performance Laboratory, took to the Georgia sky to capture data that could enhance the ability to remotely detect wildfires.
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Chen among three from engineering to earn Career Impact Award

Tuesday, July 16, 2024
Yong Chen professor and DEO of industrial and systems engineering and affiliate of the Iowa Technology Institute won a University of Iowa Faculty and Staff Career Impact Award.

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