Articles from February 2022

Col. Kevin Bigelman, Seb Loze

DHM 2022 Updates: Keynotes announced, registration pricing change, new submission options

Friday, February 25, 2022
The Organizing Committee of the 7th International Digital Human Modeling Symposium (DHM 2022) is announcing two keynote presenters, expanded details on the types of submissions being accepted, and a new lower pricing structure for both in-person and virtual options.
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UI professor awarded a $1 million grant to research machine learning, modeling, and simulation

Friday, February 25, 2022
University of Iowa Technology Institute faculty affiliates Sharif Rahman, Jia Lu, and Shaoping Xiao, who are all faculty in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, are on a research team led by Ching-Long Lin studying the educational gap between engineering scholars.
Portrait of Gary Christensen

3 UI faculty elected fellows of American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering

Monday, February 21, 2022
Gary Christensen, an ITI faculty affiliate, is among three UI faculty who have been named members of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) College of Fellows.
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New $1M grant to bridge educational gaps between modeling and simulation and machine learning

Friday, February 18, 2022
The United States Department of Education has awarded a $1 million grant to Professors Ching-Long Lin (PI), Sharif Rahman, Jia Lu, Shaoping Xiao, Rachel Vitali and Jane Russell to develop artificial intelligence modeling and simulation (AIMS) programs to bridge educational gaps between modeling and simulation and machine learning.
Grace Williamson poses for a portrait in the Seamans Center on Thursday, February 3, 2022

Grace Williamson develops spray gel for burn wounds

Monday, February 14, 2022
Grace Williamson, a University of Iowa senior, is researching advancements in burn wound technology to treat third- and fourth-degree burns.
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Army turns to Iowa experts as it overhauls fitness standards

Friday, February 11, 2022
The UI’s Virtual Soldier Research Program puts the Army Combat Fitness Test through its paces.
Jun Wang and AER Lab

UI professor collaborates with NOAA to measure air pollution

Thursday, February 10, 2022
Jun Wang, professor of chemical and biochemical engineering at the University of Iowa, is trying to create a mechanism to have exact measures of air pollution and fine particles.
Mallory Tollefson

Imagining the possibilities of personalized medicine

Thursday, February 10, 2022
Fifth-year Biomedical Engineering PhD student Mallory Tollefson is imagining the possibilities of personalized medicine. And when she says personalized, she means it.
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Student reflects on campus involvement experience

Friday, February 4, 2022
Despite being an international student on paper, Pareen Mhatre, a senior majoring in biomedical engineering and minoring in business administration, lists Iowa City as her hometown.
Charlie Stanier

Charles Stanier: The air quality-energy-climate-water-agriculture nexus in the upper Midwest: Status, trends, and research needs

Thursday, February 3, 2022
The Climate / Atmospheric Science & Engineering (CASE) Colloquium hasted Prof. Charles Stanier on Friday, Feb. 11 at 2:30 p.m. via Zoom. The CASE Colloquium is presented by the Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research and the Iowa Technology Institute.