Life-Changing Innovation

Karim Abdel-Malek

Welcome from the Director

Welcome to the online home of the University of Iowa Technology Institute. Here you can learn about our more than 250 faculty, staff, fellows, and graduate and undergraduate students, the life-changing innovations we invent and refine, our 25 labs and centers, and mature technology that provides real-world solutions for our partners at the Department of Defense, NASA, private industry, and many others.

Wenqi Duan works in Fatima Toor's lab

ITI's Mission Areas

Iowa Technology Institute is made up of 25 labs and centers led by faculty and supported by researchers, staff, and students. Research is focused in seven mission areas: Aerospace Technology, Environment and Energy, Biotechnology, Systems and Sensors, Human Modeling and Simulation, Advanced Manufacturing and Materials, and Vehicle Safety and Automated Driving.

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ITI launches new website, social media channels

The University of Iowa Technology Institute has launched a new website and social media channels to better communicate our research, inventions, and contributions to UI, the state, and our external funding partners such as the U.S. Department of Defense, industry, and National Institutes of Health. 

Recent News

Dean Harriet Nemhard joins the College of Engineering

As engineers, our charge is to solve problems that address the needs of society and the welfare of humanity. The impact of engineering, and specifically Iowa Engineering, can be seen in what we do—the tangible results of our engineering research, teaching, and innovation are nothing short of transformative.
Seamans Center

Sander, Ankrum findings add understanding of fat tissue in healing wounds

A team of University of Iowa scholars led by faculty affiliates with the Iowa Technology Institute released findings this week that expanded the understanding of the role fat tissue plays in healing wounds and may help to uncover and develop fat-related wound healing treatments.
Wound healing