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Yang Liu Madigan Army Medical Center

R&D Mecca in the American Heartland

The University of Iowa may not have the visibility of some aviation schools, but the institution is well known for important research for the civil and military sectors. Robert W. Moorman spoke with their principals. Often research of new technology serves as a prologue to a corresponding need for new or better training. Such could be the case with various research programs at the Iowa Technology Institute, part of the College of Engineering.
Aircraft inside OPL hangar

State report recognizes OPL for economic impact in Iowa aviation

A new state report has recognized the contributions of the University of Iowa’s Operator Performance Laboratory (OPL) to Iowa’s aviation industry.
Shaoping Xiao

UI professor uses AI to model and control water reservoir discharge during flooding

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.
Stewart Wallace

ITI advisor Stewart Wallace among 7 to receive Hawkeye Distinguished Veterans Award

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. 
Schnell OPL

Press-Citizen: Take a look inside the UI's high-tech research lab for pilots

It’s fly-in pancake breakfast day at the Iowa City Municipal Airport and, as usual, Tom “Mach” Schnell is hustling around a hangar that is the high-tech headquarters for the University of Iowa Operator Performance Laboratory.
Quantum Computing

University of Iowa researchers establish high-performance computing node for quantum processing of medical images

University of Iowa (UI) researchers have set up a high-performance computing node named “Quantum” to simulate a quantum computer and perform medical image analysis using quantum-inspired science.
Person driving a test car in the National Advanced Driving Simulator

UI launches program encouraging employees to explore campus

The Iowa Technology Institute participated in the University of Iowa's new pilot program, Discover Your University, which allows faculty and staff to explore campus that they don’t get to visit during a normal workday.
Case Colloquium

Lixin Wang: Drought characterization and impacts on agriculture and natural ecosystems

Lixin Wang, a professor at the Department of Earth Sciences at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, was the featured speaker of the Climate / Atmospheric Science & Engineering (CASE) Colloquium series on Nov. 18, 2022. The presentation was titled "Drought characterization and impacts on agriculture and natural ecosystems."
Case Colloquium

Ping Jing: Community Air Research Experience: Engaging Undergraduate Students in Research on Air Pollution in Chicago Communities

Ping Jing, a professor at the School of Environmental Sustainability at Loyola University Chicago, was the featured speaker of the Climate / Atmospheric Science & Engineering (CASE) Colloquium series on Nov. 11, 2022. The presentation was titled "Community Air Research Experience: Engaging Undergraduate Students in Research on Air Pollution in Chicago Communities."
Photo of the pentacrest at night

Discover Your University program encourages employees to explore campus

The Iowa Technology Institute is participating in a new pilot program for faculty and staff that offers employees unique opportunities to engage with the campus during normal working hours and to explore places that make the University of Iowa great.