The American Association of University Women (AAUW) has awarded a 2021-22 American Fellowship to University of Iowa student Mallory Tollefson, who is pursuing a Ph.D. in Computational Biophysics and is an Iowa Technology Institute research assistant under the direction of Michael J. Schnieders, associate professor of biomedical engineering and biochemistry.
A University of Iowa PhD candidate working as a research assistant at the Iowa Technology Institute has been selected for the National Defense Science and Engineering (NDSEG) Fellowship Program. Bernice Kubicek was awarded this fellowship to continue work born out of her time with the Ananya Sen Gupta Research Group. She has conducted research on sonar autonomous target recognition through the development of feature extraction algorithms that aim to improve the classification and recognition of objects deep underwater.
Joe Gomes, a University of Iowa assistant professor of chemical and biochemical engineering and an Iowa Technology Institute faculty affiliate, is a co-principal investigator on a team awarded a Jumpstarting Tomorrow Initiative grant to start a quantum simulation (QSim) program.