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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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Colleagues celebrate successes as ITI director prepares to step down

Wednesday, May 22, 2024
As ITI director, University of Iowa's Karim Abdel-Malek led an expansion of faculty, labs, and funding with a focus on applied engineering research and technology transfer, while also securing $60 million for his own research.
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Jun Wang receives Regents Faculty Excellence Award

Tuesday, April 23, 2024
The Iowa Board of Regents has selected six outstanding University of Iowa faculty members, including Jun Wang of the College of Engineering, to be honored for their extraordinary contributions and sustained record of excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service.
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Ankrum receives Iowa Mid-Career Faculty Scholar Award

Thursday, April 18, 2024
James Ankrum was among four faculty members selected for the award provides funding and development opportunities for outstanding tenured associate professors who have established national or international reputations in their disciplines and are exceptional teachers in and out of the classroom.

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