Articles from May 2020

NADS Rural Driving

NADS's $7 million automated driving in rural America study featured on Iowa Public Radio

Thursday, May 21, 2020
Dan McGehee, director of the National Advanced Driving Simulator (NADS), was featured on Iowa Public Radio's River To River with Ben Kieffer last month in a segment about transportation. 
 Enrique Leira in front of Mi2 Helicopter

Collaboration with ITI finds helicopter vibrations may benefit stroke therapy

Friday, May 15, 2020
On this edition of River to River, host Ben Kieffer speaks with Dr. Enrique Leira about how new research from the University of Iowa studying the effects of helicopter rides led to the discovery of a potential new stroke therapy.
Xiaodong Wu

Wu issued patent for Graph Search Using Non-Euclidean Deformed Graph

Xiaodong Wu, ITI researcher and professor of electrical and computer engineering, was issued a patent for "Graph Search Using Non-Euclidean Deformed Graph."
Wu COVID Figure

ITI's Wu helps develop method to speed up COVID-19 testing

Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Xiaodong Wu, together with graduate student Jirong Yi and fellow Electrical and Computer Engineering Professors Weiyu Xu and Raghu Mudumbai, has originated a new high-throughput and low-reagent-consumption method of using compressed sensing, a novel mathematical and signal processing idea, to significantly speed up testing COVID-19 virus and antibody.
DEPSCOR Competition

Song collaborates with Iowa State University professor to win Department of Defense competition

Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Xuan Song leads a team that will develop a new additive manufacturing (also known as 3D printing) technique and nano additives to achieve next-generation energetic composites with highly tunable sensitivity and performance.
Marisol Contreras

Contreras named associate GEM fellow

Marisol Contreras, a graduate research assistant in the Syed Mubeen Research group, has been named an associate GEM fellow. GEM enables students from underrepresented communities to pursue graduate education in applied science and engineering.