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Welcome from the Director

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 graduate and undergraduate students, the life-changing innovations we invent and refine, our 37 centers and 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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ITI Examines Army Combat Fitness Test

ITI was selected to conduct neutral, third-party validation of the research behind the new Army Combat Fitness Test. This was the U.S. Army's first major overhaul in 40 years of the physical fitness test required of all soldiers. 

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Go 'Inside the Lab' with Our Students

The next generation of innovators and inventors will solve problems we know of and many more we haven't yet considered. Our "Inside the Lab: Student Stories" series features some of the more than 100 undergraduate and graduate students conducting hands-on, experimental research at the Iowa Technology Institute.

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Environment and Energy

Human Modeling and Simulation

Systems and Sensors

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Partnership Spotlight: Titus Human Performance

A relationship forged between University of Iowa Technology Institute (ITI) and Titus Human Performance at the 2019 Defense Strategies Institute’s Human Performance & Biosystems Summit in Washington D.C. quickly evolved into a productive public-private partnership leveraging each other’s capabilities to tackle projects neither could alone.
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ITI researcher's paper detailing ‘innovative’ cardiac MRI model wins best paper award at international conference

Qing Zou, University of Iowa PhD candidate and an Iowa Technology Institute researcher, placed first for the Best Paper Award at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers-International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (IEEE-ISBI) 2021 on April 16.
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ITI undergrad named College of Engineering 'Outstanding Student Researcher'

A University of Iowa Technology Institute (ITI) undergraduate research assistant at the Laboratory for Advanced Construction Technology (LACT), Brian Shanahan, has been named the 2021 "Outstanding Student Researcher" through the College of Engineering leadership award program. 


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