Person doing a leg tuck

Stars and Stripes: University of Iowa virtual soldier models new Army fitness test

Thursday, October 21, 2021
Stars and Stripes
For 40-plus years, the U.S. Army gauged the physical fitness of its soldiers on pushups, sit-ups and a 2-mile run test. But the Army wanted a better measure of "soldier physical readiness." And now it has it, thanks — in part — to the University of Iowa.
Karim Abdel-Malek talking about ACFT

The Gazette: University of Iowa virtual soldier models new U.S. Army fitness test

Thursday, October 21, 2021
The Gazette
The Army wanted a better measure of ‘soldier physical readiness.’ Now it has it, thanks — in part — to the UI Technology Institute and its Virtual Soldier Research program.
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.
A demonstration of UI scientists using the Santos platform to conduct analysis for the Army Combat Fitness Test for the U.S. Army

Corridor Business Journal: UI Technology Institute helps U.S. Army evaluate new fitness test requirements

Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Corridor Business Journal
The U.S. Army turned to the University of Iowa for help in determining the effectiveness of its new fitness test, the Army Combat Fitness Test (ACFT).
ACFT image

The Daily Iowan: University of Iowa Technology Institute receives grant from Epic Games

Monday, October 18, 2021
The Daily Iowan
The University of Iowa’s virtual human interface is being studied to potentially make video games more realistic.
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.
Faye McNeill CASE

Replay: UI CASE Colloquium Speaker Series with V. Faye McNeill

Tuesday, October 12, 2021
University of Iowa Technology Institute
The University of Iowa's Climate/Atmospheric Science & Engineering (CASE) Colloquium continued on Oct. 29, 2021. The CASE Colloquium is presented by the Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research and the Iowa Technology Institute.