Articles from July 2020


Report: ITI, Santos aid U.S. Army efforts to predict soldier performance

The University of Iowa Technology Institute (ITI) and its physics-based virtual human model Santos are integral to a new initiative to harness modeling and simulation technology to better predict and analyze soldier performance, according to an article published by the U.S. Army this month.
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IEEE Spectrum: Pooling samples could help you get your COVID-19 test results faster

As the number of COVID-19 cases has surged in the United States and elsewhere, laboratories have struggled to keep up with testing demands. There have been shortages of reagents needed to conduct the tests. Also, many tests—or SARS-CoV-2 assays—are difficult to perform in large numbers. Both problems can delay patients’ test results.
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Mubeen Research Group instrumental in tech to convert hydrogen into low cost, clean electric energy

The Syed Mubeen Research Group is playing a key role in the development of a commercially viable clean and renewable energy resource using sun and water for hydrogen generation.
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Fiegel earns first place in Capture Your Research image competition

University of Iowa Technology Institute faculty affiliate Jennifer Fiegel has earned first place honors in the faculty, staff, and researcher category of the Capture Your Research image competition.
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Hands-on research brings education to life for ITI students honored on UI President's list

Iowa Technology Institute students were among the 8,500 UI students named to the Dean’s List.