Portrait of Jun Wang

UI researcher wins funding to study regional air quality

Wednesday, May 18, 2022
Iowa Now
Jun Wang, professor of chemical and biochemical engineering and James E. Ashton Professor in Engineering, has been awarded $1.55 million to improve regional air quality monitoring from space.
TEMPO Satellite

UI professor awarded $1.56 million to aid NASA’s TEMPO mission

Monday, May 16, 2022
University of Iowa Technology Institute
University of Iowa researchers specializing in atmospheric sciences were selected to aid NASA’s TEMPO mission that’s set to launch this year. TEMPO (Tropospheric Emissions: Monitoring Pollution) is intended to revolutionize air quality forecasting. 
Portrait of Michael Schnieders

Schnieders among five to receive Iowa Mid-Career Faculty Scholar Awards

Monday, May 9, 2022
University of Iowa
Michael Schnieders is associate professor in the Roy J. Carver Department of Biomedical Engineering in the College of Engineering and the Department of Biochemistry in the Carver College of Medicine, as well as a faculty affiliate with the Iowa Technology Institute. Schnieders is a leader in using physics-based simulation and modeling to understand protein structure, work that has important applications in areas such as genetics, drug design, and disease diagnostics.
Zeyuan Ru

Ru honored by AGU Atmospheric Sciences Section for "outstanding" presentation

Friday, May 6, 2022
University of Iowa Technology Institute
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.
Xi Chen

ITI postdoc Xi Chen presents new machine-learning based approach to predict light scattering properties

Dr. Xi Chen, working with Prof. Joe Gomes and Prof. Jun Wang, published their collaborative work presenting a new, machine-learning based, approach to predict light scattering properties of non-spherical dust particles. The approach will have wide applications in satellite remote sensing and climate model predictions. Chen, Gomes, and Wang are affiliated with the University of Iowa Technology Institute.
Xuan Song

UI professor expanding 3D printing named among nation’s outstanding young manufacturing engineers

Monday, May 2, 2022
University of Iowa Technology Institute
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 Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME). Song, whose work focuses on innovations in 3D printing, is also a faculty researcher at the Iowa Technology Institute, a research arm of the UI College of Engineering.
Portrait of Madison Kemmerling

ITI undergraduate research assistant earns certificate of distinction

Friday, April 15, 2022
Iowa Now
Madison Kemerling, an undergraduate research assistant working with Prof. Ananya Sen Gupta, received a certificate of distinction during National Student Employee Week.
Kristan Worthington poses in her lab

Kristan Worthington receives prestigious NSF CAREER grant to advance light-based 3D printing

Tuesday, April 12, 2022
College of Engineering
New innovations in 3D printing have seen the use of light-based 3D printing for use in biology and medicine. Kristan Worthington, an assistant professor in the Roy J. Carver Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Iowa, has recently been awarded a prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER grant to continue her work in this emerging area.
Sazzad Parveg at Ratner Lab

Earth Month: University of Iowa researchers converting biomass into sustainable energy

Wednesday, April 6, 2022
University of Iowa Technology Institute
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.
Jun Wang adjusting an atmospheric sensor

Earth Month: University of Iowa lab developing sensors to help farmers plan irrigation

Thursday, March 31, 2022
University of Iowa Technology Institute
University of Iowa Technology Institute faculty, staff, and student researchers are developing a low-cost canopy sensor system to help farmers set more efficient irrigation schedules and plan their day-to-day operations for the crop fields.