Articles from October 2021

WHO 1040

Malek discusses Epic Games MegaGrant on 1040 WHO radio

University of Iowa Technology Institute Director Karim Malek was a guest recently on the Newsradio 1040 WHO program, Need to Know with Jeff Angelo. 
Webinar

Webinar Replay: Climate & Extreme Weather with Professors Jerry Schnoor and Greg Carmichael

The University of Iowa hosted the first in a series of four webinars featuring world-renowned scientists who will explain the latest scientific findings, discuss measures to mitigate the impacts of climate change, adaptation to the effects on extreme weather, and natural systems, and ideas on engineering infrastructure for resilience in the face of change.
Person doing a leg tuck

Stars and Stripes: University of Iowa virtual soldier models new Army fitness test

For 40-plus years, the U.S. Army gauged the physical fitness of its soldiers on pushups, sit-ups and a 2-mile run test. But the Army wanted a better measure of "soldier physical readiness." And now it has it, thanks — in part — to the University of Iowa.
Karim Abdel-Malek talking about ACFT

The Gazette: University of Iowa virtual soldier models new U.S. Army fitness test

The Army wanted a better measure of ‘soldier physical readiness.’ Now it has it, thanks — in part — to the UI Technology Institute and its Virtual Soldier Research program.
Visitors and researchers interacting at the ITI open house

ITI Open House showcases research diversity of faculty, staff, and students

The University of Iowa Technology Institute (ITI) hosted a research open house to celebrate the excellence and diversity of research being conducted by faculty, staff, and students.
ACFT Test

Iowa Technology Institute research contributes to readiness of U.S. Army soldiers

The U.S. Army turned to a multidisciplinary team of experts at the University of Iowa Technology Institute (ITI) and ITI’s internationally recognized Santos technology to provide independent review of its first new fitness test in 40 years called the Army Combat Fitness Test.
A demonstration of UI scientists using the Santos platform to conduct analysis for the Army Combat Fitness Test for the U.S. Army

Corridor Business Journal: UI Technology Institute helps U.S. Army evaluate new fitness test requirements

The U.S. Army turned to the University of Iowa for help in determining the effectiveness of its new fitness test, the Army Combat Fitness Test (ACFT).
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The Daily Iowan: University of Iowa Technology Institute receives grant from Epic Games

The University of Iowa’s virtual human interface is being studied to potentially make video games more realistic.
Oxygen Concentrator Mubeen Raghavan

Innovation focuses on pandemic need: ITI researchers propose novel oxygen concentrator

University of Iowa Technology Institute scientists are designing and testing a novel prototype of an oxygen concentrator. The Iowa proposal simplifies the design so the product is easier to produce and maintain, and could benefit hospitals in the U.S. and around the globe.
Fatima Toor with student researchers

Toor honored with Lowell G. Battershell Endowed Chair in Laser Engineering

Fatima Toor, a University of Iowa associate professor of electrical and computer engineering and an Iowa Technology Institute faculty affiliate, has been appointed to the Lowell G. Battershell Endowed Chair in Laser Engineering.