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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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Lee honored for collaboration with Korean-American scientists and engineers

Tuesday, January 16, 2024
Hosin “David” Lee, a University of Iowa professor of civil and environmental engineering, was honored with the outstanding contribution award at the annual meeting of the Korean Transportation Association in America.
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Wildfires have erased two decades’ worth of air quality gains in western US

Monday, December 4, 2023
Jun Wang is the lead corresponding author on a new study that has tabulated the toll from two decades of wildfires on air quality and human health in the continental U.S.
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Art meets engineering in College of Engineering STEAM project

Thursday, November 30, 2023
Ananya Sen Gupta, University of Iowa associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, has been working with Subhajit Khush Das, an artist and choreographer from Kolkata, India, for more than a year to train and test artificial intelligence algorithms to recognize and classify changing features through Bharatanatyam, a classical dance.

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