Kristan Worthington and Edward Sander

Worthington and Sander receive NASA grant through Iowa State EPSCoR program

Wednesday, November 17, 2021
University of Iowa Technology Institute
Kristan Worthington and Edward Sander are investigating the impact that low gravity environments have on regenerative tissue technology that could be used for therapy during space missions. The intent is to advance the collective ability to use stem cell technology during long-term spaceflight for astronauts that require treatment.
David Lee holds an award plaque

Lee recognized with APAI award for Innovation in Construction

Thursday, November 11, 2021
University of Iowa Technology Institute
The Asphalt Paving Association of Iowa (APAI) has honored Hosin “David” Lee, a University of Iowa Technology Institute faculty affiliate, with the Innovation in Construction Award for his contributions to the successful construction of high reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) mixes with rejuvenators.
Student Spotlight

'Inside the Lab' series returns with more stories from ITI student researchers

Wednesday, November 3, 2021
University of Iowa Technology Institute
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.
Visitors and researchers interacting at the ITI open house

ITI Open House showcases research diversity of faculty, staff, and students

Wednesday, October 20, 2021
University of Iowa Technology Institute
The University of Iowa Technology Institute (ITI) hosted a research open house to celebrate the excellence and diversity of research being conducted by faculty, staff, and students.
ACFT Test

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

Wednesday, October 20, 2021
University of Iowa Technology Institute
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.
Oxygen Concentrator Mubeen Raghavan

Innovation focuses on pandemic need: ITI researchers propose novel oxygen concentrator

Friday, October 15, 2021
University of Iowa Technology Institute
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.
Fatima Toor with student researchers

Toor honored with Lowell G. Battershell Endowed Chair in Laser Engineering

Friday, October 15, 2021
University of Iowa Technology Institute
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.
Xiao teaching

NSF grant to support ITI researcher's study of specially modified materials

Thursday, October 14, 2021
University of Iowa Technology Institute
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.
Mallory Tollefson

Tollefson receives AAUW fellowship

Tuesday, October 12, 2021
Office of Strategic Communications
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

Friday, October 8, 2021
University of Iowa Technology Institute
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.