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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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Xuan Song receives NASA EPSCoR funding

Xuan Song, assistant professor of industrial and systems engineering and ITI affiliate, will collaborate with scientists at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center to develop novel additive manufacturing approaches to fabricate complex ceramic components with high strength and extreme heat resistance. 

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Jun Wang receives 2022 Atmospheric Sciences Ascent Award

Jun Wang, professor of chemical and biochemical engineering, received an American Geophysical Union’s (AGU) 2022 Atmospheric Sciences Ascent Award. The Ascent Award recognizes excellence in research and leadership in the atmospheric and climate sciences from honorees between eight and 20 years of receiving their PhD. 

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State report recognizes OPL for economic impact in Iowa aviation

Thursday, December 1, 2022
A new state report has recognized the contributions of the University of Iowa’s Operator Performance Laboratory (OPL) to Iowa’s aviation industry.
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UI professor uses AI to model and control water reservoir discharge during flooding

Friday, November 18, 2022
Shaoping Xiao, a University of Iowa mechanical engineering associate professor, is developing an artificial intelligence-powered model to optimize how water reservoirs are used to regulate streamflow during flooding.
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ITI advisor Stewart Wallace among 7 to receive Hawkeye Distinguished Veterans Award

Thursday, November 3, 2022
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The University of Iowa Center for Advancement is honoring seven members of the armed forces who have demonstrated exceptional service to their communities and nation with the awards. Maj. Gen. Stewart Wallace, the military advisor to the Iowa Technology Institute, is among those who will receive the Hawkeye Distinguished Veterans Award on Nov. 10, 2022. 

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