Articles from December 2022


ITI faculty affiliate Lee receives outstanding overseas alumnus award

Tuesday, December 27, 2022
Hosin “David” Lee, a University of Iowa professor of civil and environmental engineering, received the outstanding overseas alumnus award from the Seoul National University, a national public research university based in Seoul, South Korea.
Legislators in the Lab OPL

Iowa legislators visit campus for up-close view of UI research

Wednesday, December 21, 2022
A delegation of Iowa legislators, staffers, and state officials visited the University of Iowa campus for an immersive experience with researchers who study aggressive cancer, manufacture pharmaceuticals, test new aircraft systems, and delve into biblical studies.
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Iowa legislators visit the OPL flight testing lab

Wednesday, December 14, 2022
State lawmakers toured the University of Iowa’s Operator Performance Lab (OPL) hangar at the Iowa City Municipal Airport on Tuesday.
Portrait of Karim Abdel-Malek

ITI director to present at 6th Annual Military Virtual Training & Simulation Summit

Friday, December 9, 2022
University of Iowa Technology Institute Director Karim Malek will present at Defense Strategies Institute's 6th Annual Military Virtual Training & Simulation Summit on Feb. 22-23.
Air Force ROTC

OPL hosts University of Iowa Air Force ROTC award ceremony

Thursday, December 8, 2022
University of Iowa's Operator Performance Lab (OPL) hosted the Air Force ROTC Detachment 255 (Det 255) award ceremony and the installment of a new cadet group commander. OPL and Det 255 have a collaborative relationship.
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Patrick Selmer: Backscatter Lidar Retrieval Improvement with Machine Learning

Tuesday, December 6, 2022
Patrick Selmer, programmer/analyst at Science Systems and Applications, Inc, was the featured speaker of the University of Iowa Climate / Atmospheric Science & Engineering (CASE) Colloquium series on Dec. 5, 2022. The presentation was titled "Backscatter Lidar Retrieval Improvement with Machine Learning."
Yang Liu Madigan Army Medical Center

R&D Mecca in the American Heartland

Saturday, December 3, 2022
The University of Iowa may not have the visibility of some aviation schools, but the institution is well known for important research for the civil and military sectors. Robert W. Moorman spoke with their principals. Often research of new technology serves as a prologue to a corresponding need for new or better training. Such could be the case with various research programs at the Iowa Technology Institute, part of the College of Engineering.
Aircraft inside OPL hangar

State report recognizes OPL for economic impact in Iowa aviation

A new state report has recognized the contributions of the University of Iowa’s Operator Performance Laboratory (OPL) to Iowa’s aviation industry.