OPL Visit

Collins Aerospace interns, new hires, and co-ops tour OPL

Thursday, July 20, 2023
A group of new hires, interns, and co-ops, who work in the area of airborne autonomy at Collins Aerospace, toured the University of Iowa Operator Performance Lab flight test facility. Tom “Mach” Schnell,  and OPL director, presented the lab to the group and explained how OPL tests and operates autonomy in a variety of contexts.
Soura Dasgupta

ITI affiliate researches new potential for old tool to detect Parkinson’s disease

Monday, June 26, 2023
Soura Dasgupta, a University of Iowa (UI) Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, is collaborating on a multidisciplinary research project to improve detection and treatment of Parkinson’s disease (PD).  
Schnell LIFT

OPL helps evaluate LIFT’s new fixed wing AV 2.2 helmet 

Wednesday, June 21, 2023
The University of Iowa’s Operator Performance Lab (OPL) was among those who evaluated the next generation fixed wing helmet that was recently selected by the U.S. Air Force as the new standard helmet for many of its aircraft.  
Bhavya Vats received the Academic & Scholarly Achievement Award from Amanda Thein, associate provost for Graduate and Professional Education and dean of the Graduate College

Academic & Scholarly Achievement Award winner Bhavya Vats reflects on college experience

Monday, June 5, 2023
Recent BME graduate Bhavya Vats received the Academic & Scholarly Achievement Award at the 2023 International Student Graduation Celebration. Vats has demonstrated a keen interest in research, working in three different labs, including the Ankrum Lab.
Chemurgy 2.0 graphic

UI joins statewide initiative to make Iowa a national leader in biomanufacturing

Thursday, May 25, 2023
Researchers from the University of Iowa will play a key role in boosting Iowa’s position as a leader in bioscience and advanced manufacturing through a new project sponsored by the National Science Foundation. ITI affiliate Allan Guymon is among those contributing.
Professors Udaykumar, Song, and Thomas pose for a photo

ISE faculty recognized with College of Engineering excellence awards

Thursday, April 27, 2023
Xuan Song was recognized for scholarly activities, accomplishments, and significant contributions to teaching, research, and service that are remarkable for someone early in their academic career.
Jingqiu Mao

Jingqiu Mao: Atmospheric chemistry research at University of Alaska Fairbanks

Wednesday, April 26, 2023
Jingqiu Mao, associate professor of atmospheric chemistry at the University of Alaska in Fairbanks, was the featured speaker of University of Iowa's Climate / Atmospheric Science & Engineering (CASE) Colloquium series on April 21, 2023. 
Professors Reinhardt, Schnieders, and Udaykumar pose for a photo

COE awards recognize faculty, staff, student

Tuesday, April 25, 2023
Professor Michael Schnieders received the Faculty Award for Excellence in Service.
Professors Udaykumar, Guymon, and Wang pose for a photo

COE awards recognize faculty, staff, and a PhD student

Tuesday, April 25, 2023
Professor Allan Guymon received the Faculty Award for Excellence in Research.
Ed Sander

Ed Sander named Wheeler Faculty Fellow in Engineering

Tuesday, April 18, 2023
Ed Sander, University of Iowa associate professor of biomedical engineering and director of graduate studies, has received the Robert and Virginia Wheeler Faculty Fellowship in Engineering.