Articles from December 2020

Researchers 7T Scanner
Researchers work with a 7T MRI scanner.

UI researchers work to significantly improve brain scan resolution

Sponsored by a National Institute on Aging grant, University of Iowa scholars believe they can generate ultra-high-resolution images of the brain through synergies in deep learning algorithms and novel sequences on a 7 Tesla (7T) Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanner.
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Critical research continues at the Iowa Technology Institute

While University of Iowa campus activities have largely gone virtual in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, research at the Iowa Technology Institute (ITI) is among the critical functions approved to proceed in person.
Iowa Spirit Squad and Herky at OPL

OPL's Mi-2 helicopters and L-29 jet win in Iowa DOT photo contest

An in-flight photograph of one of the University of Iowa's Mi-2 helicopters earned first place in the helicopter category of the Iowa Department of Transportation's biennial Iowa Aviation photo contest for 2019-2020. 
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Lee accepts lifetime achievement award from Korean-American engineering association

University of Iowa professor Hosin "David" Lee, has received a lifetime achievement award as part of the United States-Korea Conference: Sustainable Development & The Future on Dec. 14, 2020. 
OPL L-29 Delfin carrying pod
University of Iowa's Operator Performance Lab offers flight testing resources, such as two AV L-29 Delfin jets.

Schnell, OPL support Collins Aerospace in testing combat training system

The Operator Performance Lab (OPL) has played an important role in developing the Tactical Combat Training System II (TCTS II), a military air combat training tool.
Mariam El-Hattab conducts research in Ed Sander's 3MT Lab
Mariam El-Hattab conducts research in Ed Sander's 3MT Lab.

El-Hattab wins award in 3MT research competition

Last month, El-Hattab's video explanation won the People's Choice award, a top prize in the UI's annual Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition. The competition is designed to challenge graduate students to clearly and concisely articulate complex research to non-specialist audiences. 
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The Road to the Future Runs Through Iowa

University of Iowa researchers at the National Advanced Driving Simulator pave the way for the automated vehicles of tomorrow. But how soon before self-driving cars get here? Iowa's rural roads could hold the key.