Articles from March 2022

Jun Wang adjusting an atmospheric sensor

Earth Month: University of Iowa lab developing sensors to help farmers plan irrigation

Thursday, March 31, 2022
University of Iowa Technology Institute faculty, staff, and student researchers are developing a low-cost canopy sensor system to help farmers set more efficient irrigation schedules and plan their day-to-day operations for the crop fields.
James Ankrum Biomedical Engineering

James Ankrum receives prestigious Fulbright award to study regenerative medicine in Ireland

Wednesday, March 23, 2022
James Ankrum, an ITI affiliate and associate professor in biomedical engineering, has been selected for a Fulbright Scholar Award in Ireland for the 2022-2023 academic year.
Christopher Ruben

CBE Graduate Student awarded PhRMA Foundation Fellowship

Thursday, March 17, 2022
Christopher Ruben, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, has received a two-year PhRMA Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship. This funding will support Ruben in his research on developing polymers that mimic key chemical structures of bacteria to create a targeted drug delivery system to the lungs.
Storm Peak Laboratory Gannet Hallar

A. Gannet Hallar: Storm Peak Laboratory: 40+ Year History of this Mountain-Top Research Facility

Thursday, March 10, 2022
Prof. A. Gannet Hallar, at the Department of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Utah, is the next featured speaker of the Climate / Atmospheric Science & Engineering (CASE) Colloquium series, presented by the University of Iowa.
Gary Christensen stands in the Seamen’s Center for a portrait on Tuesday, March 8, 2022

Two UI professors, engineering dean to be nominated by American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineers

Thursday, March 10, 2022
The American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineers is inducting University of Iowa professors Don Anderson, Gary Christensen, and Harriet Nembhard on March 25. The professors do work in lung cancer treatment, invasive surgery, and orthopedics.