Articles from September 2021


ITI and OPL welcome teams behind DARPA's ACE program to advance AI dogfighting capabilities

Wednesday, September 29, 2021
The University of Iowa’s Operator Performance Laboratory (OPL) hosted the quarterly integration meeting for DARPA's Air Combat Evolution (ACE) program to advance AI dogfighting capabilities at its hangar in Iowa City, Iowa.
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UI professor’s new book examines impact of whole-body vibration during emergency transport

Wednesday, September 22, 2021
Salam Rahmatalla, director of the 3D Bio-Motion Research Lab at the University of Iowa Technology Institute, has authored a new book to help medical transport professionals – and vehicle and equipment designers – understand the effects of vibration on immobilized patients during emergency transport.
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'ITI Kaleidoscope, 2021' highlights research, accomplishments and people powering the institute

Wednesday, September 22, 2021
The University of Iowa Technology Institute has published a new overview book called ITI Kaleidoscope, 2021 showcasing the innovation and breakthroughs occurring through collaboration and partnerships at the institute. 
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NASA grants research fellowship to UI grad student to track nighttime air quality

Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Graduate student Meng Zhou received a research fellowship from NASA to study the concentration of nighttime aerosols.
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Iowa research detecting wildfires before they rapidly grow

Thursday, September 16, 2021
New NASA-funded research at the University of Iowa aims to change the way fires are detected, and how firefighters respond to these blazes. Resources can quickly run out when fighting multiple large fires, so knowing precisely which fire is the most at risk to grow quickly is beneficial.
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SunHydrogen Extends Research Agreement with University of Iowa, CEO Tim Young visits SCHMID Facility

Wednesday, September 15, 2021
SunHydrogen, Inc. (OTC:HYSR), the developer of a breakthrough technology to produce renewable hydrogen using sunlight and water, today announced that it has extended its sponsored research agreement with the University of Iowa for the next 12 months.
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Iowa PhD student Meng Zhou awarded NASA research fellowship

Tuesday, September 7, 2021
Meng Zhou, a fourth-year PhD student conducting research at the University of Iowa Technology Institute (ITI), has been awarded a NASA research fellowship to study air quality at night. 
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University of Iowa engineer wins NASA funding to study effects of wildfires

Tuesday, September 7, 2021
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has awarded a scientist from the University of Iowa Technology Institute (ITI) grants totaling $1.3 million to study atmospheric and climate impacts from wildfires that have ravaged parts of the planet.
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ITI, military, industry leaders share advances in virtual human modeling at 2nd Iowa Virtual Human Summit

Tuesday, September 7, 2021
Advancements in digital human modeling and simulation have expanded opportunities for the United States Armed Forces, video game makers, and manufacturers to improve human performance and enhance realism in virtual environments, presenters relayed during the University of Iowa Technology Institute’s (ITI) second annual Iowa Virtual Human Summit.