Undergraduates

Sander, Canahuate lead new NSF undergraduate research grant

A University of Iowa Technology Institute faculty affiliate, Edward Sander is helping lead a new Research Experience for Undergraduates grant from the National Science Foundation.
Meng Zhou AMS

ITI researcher takes 1st place at American Meteorological Society annual meeting

An Iowa Technology Institute research assistant earned top honors for his presentation exploring the capture of aerosol data from satellite observations at night at the annual meeting of the American Meteorological Society.
Signal Processing

Faculty Feature: Ananya Sen Gupta

Working in a unique sector of the signal processing field where computational algorithms intersect with underwater acoustics, University of Iowa Technology Institute faculty affiliate Ananya Sen Gupta has formed an environment of inclusion and innovation in her research group.
Levi Kirby AMPRL Research

Critical research continues at the Iowa Technology Institute

While University of Iowa campus activities have largely gone virtual in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, research at the Iowa Technology Institute (ITI) is among the critical functions approved to proceed in person.
Mariam El-Hattab conducts research in Ed Sander's 3MT Lab
Mariam El-Hattab conducts research in Ed Sander's 3MT Lab.

El-Hattab wins award in 3MT research competition

Last month, El-Hattab's video explanation won the People's Choice award, a top prize in the UI's annual Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition. The competition is designed to challenge graduate students to clearly and concisely articulate complex research to non-specialist audiences. 
Photo of lightning

Undergraduate ITI researchers analyze weather phenomenons at Naval Research Lab

University of Iowa undergraduate research assistants in the Atmospheric and Environmental Research (AER) Lab leveraged data analysis skills learned at Iowa to study emissions-related weather phenomenons while working for the Marine Meteorology Division of the Naval Research Lab (NRL) over the summer. 
Al Ratner teaching a class

Student scientists find 'sweet spot' of research opportunities at University of Iowa

Access to lab space and equipment, freedom to research diverse topics, and faculty mentorship gave former University of Iowa student scientists from the Ratner Research Group a leg up as they’ve taken opportunities across the country. At Iowa, research students find a “sweet spot" of opportunities between large and small programs.
Abbie Moore standing in front of Old Capitol

UI student, future Air Force officer reaches for the stars

She knew the University of Iowa was where she would make that happen. It was ideal for Moore: a top-tier university only a short drive from her hometown. As for what that career would be, Moore looked to family members’ military experience.
ITI student researchers

New 'Inside the Lab' series features stories of ITI student researchers

Bernice Kubicek is among a handful of students featured in a new spotlight series called "Inside the Lab: Student Stories." The series highlights the student researchers who perform work in the many labs and centers that make up the ITI. 
AMPRL researcher working with 3D printing equipment

AMPRL Lab researcher earns prestigious graduate scholarship

Levi Kirby, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering and a graduate research assistant for the University of Iowa Technology Institute, has received the E. Wayne Kay Graduate Scholarship from the Society for Manufacturing Engineers (SME).