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Iowa Technology Institute research contributes to readiness of U.S. Army soldiers

The U.S. Army turned to a multidisciplinary team of experts at the University of Iowa Technology Institute (ITI) and ITI’s internationally recognized Santos technology to provide independent review of its first new fitness test in 40 years called the Army Combat Fitness Test.
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Innovation focuses on pandemic need: ITI researchers propose novel oxygen concentrator

University of Iowa Technology Institute scientists are designing and testing a novel prototype of an oxygen concentrator. The Iowa proposal simplifies the design so the product is easier to produce and maintain, and could benefit hospitals in the U.S. and around the globe.
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Toor honored with Lowell G. Battershell Endowed Chair in Laser Engineering

Fatima Toor, a University of Iowa associate professor of electrical and computer engineering and an Iowa Technology Institute faculty affiliate, has been appointed to the Lowell G. Battershell Endowed Chair in Laser Engineering.
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NSF grant to support ITI researcher's study of specially modified materials

A research scientist at the University of Iowa Technology Institute (ITI) is developing a new method to study materials that can better withstand the demands of use in high-tech industries, including automotive, aerospace, and biomedical. Shaoping Xiao was awarded a National Science Foundation grant to develop this new computational method for investigating the mechanics of a modified group of materials at multiple scales.
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CASE Colloquium Speaker Series continues Oct. 29 with V. Faye McNeill

The University of Iowa's Climate/Atmospheric Science & Engineering (CASE) Colloquium continues on Oct. 29, 2021. The CASE Colloquium is presented by the Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research and the Iowa Technology Institute.
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Tollefson receives AAUW fellowship

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.
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Epic MegaGrant aims to pair Iowa’s virtual human model with Unreal Engine

The University of Iowa Technology Institute (ITI) has received an Epic MegaGrant that will be used to explore the integration of its virtual human, Santos, with Epic Games’ Unreal Engine.
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Replay: Jun Wang presents on environmental sensing to the UI Geography Department

University of Iowa Professor Jun Wang's presentation on Sept. 14, 2021, to the Geography Department is titled "Environmental sensing from space and in agricultural fields."
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Retired Army General opening doors for Iowa Technology Institute

Maj. Gen. Stewart Wallace had been away from the University of Iowa for nearly 50 years while serving as an Army officer and later an executive in the defense industry. He has returned to become one of the biggest advocates for the Iowa Technology Institute, helping build relationships with the Department of Defense and military leaders.
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ITI and OPL welcome teams behind DARPA's ACE program to advance AI dogfighting capabilities

The University of Iowa’s Operator Performance Laboratory (OPL) hosted the quarterly integration meeting for DARPA's Air Combat Evolution (ACE) program to advance AI dogfighting capabilities at its hangar in Iowa City, Iowa.