James Ankrum

UI professor to research collaborative regenerative medicine in Ireland

Friday, April 15, 2022
James Ankrum, a University of Iowa biomedical engineering professor, will bring his expertise in cell biology to a world-renowned research lab in Dublin.
Portrait of Madison Kemmerling

ITI undergraduate research assistant earns certificate of distinction

Friday, April 15, 2022
Madison Kemerling, an undergraduate research assistant working with Prof. Ananya Sen Gupta, received a certificate of distinction during National Student Employee Week.
Keri Hornbuckle CASE

Keri Hornbuckle: The impact of coordinated sampling, analytical, and data management methods with identification and remediation of legacy and modern sources of airborne PCBs

Thursday, April 14, 2022
Prof. Keri Hornbuckle, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at University of Iowa, spoke at the Climate / Atmospheric Science & Engineering (CASE) Colloquium series. The topic was “The impact of coordinated sampling, analytical, and data management methods with identification and remediation of legacy and modern sources of airborne PCBs.”
Kristan Worthington poses in her lab

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

Tuesday, April 12, 2022
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
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.
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
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.
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 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.
James Ankrum Biomedical Engineering

James Ankrum receives prestigious Fulbright award to study regenerative medicine in Ireland

Wednesday, March 23, 2022
James Ankrum, an ITI affiliate and associate professor in biomedical engineering, has been selected for a Fulbright Scholar Award in Ireland for the 2022-2023 academic year.
Christopher Ruben

CBE Graduate Student awarded PhRMA Foundation Fellowship

Thursday, March 17, 2022
Christopher Ruben, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, has received a two-year PhRMA Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship. This funding will support Ruben in his research on developing polymers that mimic key chemical structures of bacteria to create a targeted drug delivery system to the lungs.
Storm Peak Laboratory Gannet Hallar

A. Gannet Hallar: Storm Peak Laboratory: 40+ Year History of this Mountain-Top Research Facility

Thursday, March 10, 2022
Prof. A. Gannet Hallar, at the Department of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Utah, is the next featured speaker of the Climate / Atmospheric Science & Engineering (CASE) Colloquium series, presented by the University of Iowa.