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Welcome to the online home of the University of Iowa Technology Institute. Here you can learn about our more than 200 faculty, staff, fellows, and students, the life-changing innovations we invent and refine, work being done in our labs, and mature technology that provides real-world solutions for our partners at the Department of Defense, NASA, private industry, and many others.

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Inside the Lab: Student Stories

The series returns with more stories from ITI's student researchers.

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7th International Digital Human Modeling Symposium

The Iowa Technology Institute is hosting DHM 2022 in conjunction with the Iowa Virtual Human Summit in August 2022. Abstracts for DHM 2022 are due January 28.

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University of Iowa experimental test pilot, graduate research assistant promoted to Lieutenant Colonel

Friday, January 21, 2022
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The U.S. Air Force has promoted a University of Iowa Technology Institute (ITI) graduate research assistant to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, an accomplishment recognized in a ceremony at ITI’s Operator Performance Lab (OPL) in December. 
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UI military helicopters takeoff to demo tech for Joint Forces officials

Wednesday, January 12, 2022
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University of Iowa Technology Institute has not one but two Mi-2 Hoplite helicopters, and this month both were airborne as part of a live flight test range demonstration incorporating high-powered night vision cameras mounted on the nose of one of the helicopters. 
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Iowa National Guard leaders meet Santos, tour ITI labs

Tuesday, January 11, 2022
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The University of Iowa Technology Institute (ITI) hosted Adjutant General Benjamin J. Correll  of the Iowa Army National Guard and several members of his team.

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