Zeyuan Ru, a University of Iowa Technology Institute graduate research assistant, has been recognized by the AGU Atmospheric Sciences Section. Ru works with Prof. Jun Wang and is a graduate student at the College of Engineering.
At the Oakdale Powerplant in Coralville, Iowa, University of Iowa Technology Institute student research assistants are working on a project to convert woodchipped railroad ties, telephone poles, and other biomass into environmentally friendly sustainable energy.
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.
The U.S. Air Force has promoted a University of Iowa Technology Institute (ITI) graduate research assistant to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, an accomplishment recognized in a ceremony at ITI’s Operator Performance Lab (OPL) in December.
Brittany Allen is among several University of Iowa students featured in the Iowa Technology Institute's spotlight series, “Inside the Lab: Student Stories,” promoting the student researchers who make vital contributions to the labs at ITI. In the spotlight series, the students, in their own words, discuss their research experiences, why they chose the University of Iowa, future goals, and more.