Articles from February 2021

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Iowa Technology Institute, Sonalysts partner to improve soldier performance

Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Sonalysts, Inc. is teamed with University of Iowa Technology Institute on an Army Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Program Contract to Address “Physical Monitoring Techniques to Improve Warfighter Performance.”  

OPL flight tests integral to academia-industry-government collaboration on air combat training system

Thursday, February 18, 2021
The University of Iowa Technology Institute’s Operator Performance Laboratory (OPL) recently supported Collins Aerospace in the first rounds of flight tests of an air combat training system designed to prepare U.S. Navy and Air Force pilots and crews for aerial combat.
Soldier doing a leg tuck

Army considers change to Combat Fitness Test scoring for male, female soldiers

Friday, February 12, 2021
The Army could adjust how it scores its new Combat Fitness Test to account for the “biological differences” between men and women, a service spokeswoman said Friday.
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ITI contributes to discovery through artificial intelligence at University of Iowa

Thursday, February 11, 2021
Iowa Technology Institute faculty affiliates are helping "power discovery" through artificial intelligence at the University of Iowa, including Shaoping Xiao, Michael Schnieders, Xiaodong Wu, and Stephen Baek.
Hydrogen tanks

Iowa could become hot spot for green hydrogen technology

Friday, February 5, 2021
About a decade ago, Troy Van Beek used to lug around a solar panel to explain to potential customers that the technology, which still was relatively new at the time, can't 'steal sunlight.' Now 11 years after the company's founding, Ideal Energy is trying to sell another novel piece of renewable energy technology - green hydrogen.