Articles from September 2020

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Collaboration pays off: Toor, Prineas research could benefit future of electronic devices

Collaboration among University of Iowa experts in engineering, computer modeling, and physics is advancing understanding of what is possible in the next generation of optoelectronic devices, such as high-performance computers, sensors, and photovoltaic cells.
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ITI seed grants empower researchers to reach for new knowledge

A seed grant program launched by University of Iowa Technology Institute (ITI) to empower researchers to develop new theories, concepts, and approaches has been leveraged to secure externally funded research grants to advance knowledge and ultimately benefit society.

National Science Foundation awards Baek, team $1M grant to advance medical imaging

The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded a $1 million phase one grant earlier this month to an Iowa-led team to advance medical imaging research through artificial intelligence (AI).

Keeping people safer with Iowa technology

Technology born out of military-funded research in the University of Iowa’s Virtual Soldier Research Program (VSR) soon may be used in schools, hospitals, stores, and other places to improve safety.
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CDC recognizes ITI researchers' 'exceptional approach to solving a public health problem'

University of Iowa Technology Institute (ITI) researchers were recognized by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) as being among the nation’s best for their "exceptional approach to solving a public health problem.”
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New 'Inside the Lab' series features stories of ITI student researchers

Bernice Kubicek is among a handful of students featured in a new spotlight series called "Inside the Lab: Student Stories." The series highlights the student researchers who perform work in the many labs and centers that make up the ITI. 
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Fatima Toor recognized as 'Community Champion' by optics and photonics society

Fatima Toor, a University of Iowa Technology Institute (ITI) researcher, was recognized as a "Community Champion" by a leading scientific community for her involvement throughout 2019 and multiple contributions as an author, guest editor, and associate editor.
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ITI faculty among eight to receive named professorships in engineering

Two University of Iowa Technology Institute faculty affiliates are among eight faculty members from the College of Engineering (COE) to receive named professorships and chairs, which are among the highest university honors faculty members can receive.
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NADS provides national leadership on COVID-19 research protocols

National Advanced Driving Simulator (NADS) Director Daniel McGehee made recommendations for human subjects testing in driving research for the COVID-19 era to the Transportation Research Board (TRB), during its mid-year meeting earlier this month.
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The Daily Iowan: University of Iowa professor to send metal alloys research to the International Space Station

Professor Christoph Beckermann will be working alongside a team at NASA to observe metal alloy grains as they are melted in a mirco-gravity furnace.