Portrait of Jun Wang

University of Iowa researchers selected to aid NASA mission

Wednesday, June 1, 2022
Corridor Business Journal
Jun Wang, assistant director of the Iowa Technology Institute, was named the principal investigator for two NASA grants worth $1.56 million. NASA’s TEMPO mission, set to launch this year, is intended to revolutionize air quality forecasting. TEMPO, which stands for Tropospheric Emissions: Monitoring Pollution, is a space-based ultraviolet and visible spectrometer scheduled to be launched into space aboard a commercial satellite — after nearly ten years of planning — before the year is over.

University of Iowa professor honored for 3D printing innovations

Wednesday, May 4, 2022
Corridor Business Journal
Xuan Song, an assistant professor of industrial and systems engineering at the University of Iowa, is among 22 recipients of the 2022 Sandra L. Bouckley Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineers from the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME).
James Ankrum

UI professor to research collaborative regenerative medicine in Ireland

Friday, April 15, 2022
The Daily Iowan
James Ankrum, a University of Iowa biomedical engineering professor, will bring his expertise in cell biology to a world-renowned research lab in Dublin.
A soldier does the sprint-drag-carry portion of the Army Combat Fitness Test

VSR contributions noted as Army Combat Fitness Test gets updated again

Wednesday, April 6, 2022
The Fayetteville Observer
Changes to events and scoring were made to the Army’s official fitness test that started this month, according to Army news releases. Fitness experts at the Center of Initial Military Training Command partnered with academic experts, professional sports organizations and others to develop the new test.
Gary Christensen stands in the Seamen’s Center for a portrait on Tuesday, March 8, 2022

Two UI professors, engineering dean to be nominated by American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineers

Thursday, March 10, 2022
The Daily Iowan
The American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineers is inducting University of Iowa professors Don Anderson, Gary Christensen, and Harriet Nembhard on March 25. The professors do work in lung cancer treatment, invasive surgery, and orthopedics.
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UI professor awarded a $1 million grant to research machine learning, modeling, and simulation

Friday, February 25, 2022
The Daily Iowan
University of Iowa Technology Institute faculty affiliates Sharif Rahman, Jia Lu, and Shaoping Xiao, who are all faculty in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, are on a research team led by Ching-Long Lin studying the educational gap between engineering scholars.
Grace Williamson poses for a portrait in the Seamans Center on Thursday, February 3, 2022

Grace Williamson develops spray gel for burn wounds

Monday, February 14, 2022
The Daily Iowan
Grace Williamson, a University of Iowa senior, is researching advancements in burn wound technology to treat third- and fourth-degree burns.
A person wearing a motion capture suit and jumping

Army turns to Iowa experts as it overhauls fitness standards

Friday, February 11, 2022
Iowa Magazine
The UI’s Virtual Soldier Research Program puts the Army Combat Fitness Test through its paces.
Jun Wang and AER Lab

UI professor collaborates with NOAA to measure air pollution

Thursday, February 10, 2022
The Daily Iowan
Jun Wang, professor of chemical and biochemical engineering at the University of Iowa, is trying to create a mechanism to have exact measures of air pollution and fine particles.
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The New Yorker highlights OPL contributions to AI fighter pilot research

Friday, January 21, 2022
The New Yorker
The University of Iowa Technology Institute's Operator Performance Laboratory is featured in the New Yorker article "The Rise of A.I. Fighter Pilots: Artificial intelligence is being taught to fly warplanes. Can the technology be trusted?"