Articles from December 2021

Climate Speaker Series

Iowa’s Flood Future: 3rd webinar on Climate, Extreme Weather and Impacts on Infrastructure and Society

Friday, December 10, 2021
The College of Engineering in partnership with CGRER and the CASE colloquium series presents a series of 4 webinars by world-renowned scientists who will explain the latest scientific findings, discuss measures to mitigate the impacts of climate change, adaptation to the effects on extreme weather, and natural systems, and ideas on engineering infrastructure for resilience in the face of change.

The U.S. Army Is Finally Close to Replacing Its 1980 Fitness Test

Monday, December 6, 2021
Helping the Army assess the new test, scientists at the Iowa Technology Institute at the University of Iowa are doing biomechanical analyses to determine if the levels of strength it calls for are similar to what’s needed for activities such as lifting ammo boxes and digging holes.

UI convenes international team of experts to update NASA’s SAGE III mission

Monday, December 6, 2021
The University of Iowa and Prof. Jun Wang hosted a nationwide team of approximately 60 scientists and engineers virtually in November to share the scientific advances, research findings, and operations related to the SAGE III mission, an Earth-observing instrument aboard NASA’s International Space Station.
Picture of the IBBA Luncheon at the OPL

OPL hosts Iowa Business Aviation Association luncheon

Wednesday, December 1, 2021
The University of Iowa’s Operator Performance Lab hosted aviation professionals from around the state for the Iowa Business Aviation Association’s (IBAA) quarterly luncheon.