Articles from November 2021

Kristan Worthington and Edward Sander

Worthington and Sander receive NASA grant through Iowa State EPSCoR program

Kristan Worthington and Edward Sander are investigating the impact that low gravity environments have on regenerative tissue technology that could be used for therapy during space missions. The intent is to advance the collective ability to use stem cell technology during long-term spaceflight for astronauts that require treatment.
David Lee holds an award plaque

Lee recognized with APAI award for Innovation in Construction

The Asphalt Paving Association of Iowa (APAI) has honored Hosin “David” Lee, a University of Iowa Technology Institute faculty affiliate, with the Innovation in Construction Award for his contributions to the successful construction of high reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) mixes with rejuvenators.
OPL helicopter in flight

Albert Lea Tribune: ITC Midwest conducting aerial LiDAR research of high-voltage transmission lines

ITC Midwest will conduct aerial LiDAR research of high-voltage transmission structures and lines throughout south-central Minnesota during mid-November, weather permitting. Through an innovative collaboration, this research work is being conducted for ITC Midwest by the University of Iowa Technology Institute.
Delphine Farmer CASE

CASE Colloquium and Dept. of Chemistry to host Delphine Farmer

The Department of Chemistry and Climate / Atmospheric Science & Engineering (CASE) Colloquium are hosting Prof. Delphine Farmer on Friday, Nov 12 at 3:30 PM.  All events are virtual and will be held over Zoom.
Researchers demonstrate motion validation

KCCI: University of Iowa researchers working on new military fitness test

Researchers from the University of Iowa Technology Institute are working with the Army to develop its new combat fitness test.
Person in a motion suit preparing to lift a barbell

KCRG: University of Iowa researchers work to develop new Army Combat Fitness Test

Researchers from the University of Iowa Technology Institute are working with the Army to develop its new combat fitness test.
Photo showing a PHEME pod on an OPL jet

Aviation Week: Collins tests stealthy antenna for small UAS for DARPA

Collins Aerospace has demonstrated a directional communication system for small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) under a DARPA program, proving the feasibility of an essential technology for operating in contested airspace without being detected.
Photo showing a PHEME pod on an OPL jet

Collins Aerospace: Collins Aerospace successfully demonstrates advances in communications technologies critical for operations in CJADC2 environment

Collins Aerospace successfully demonstrated a new directional communication system designed for small platforms such as unmanned aerial systems operating in contested environments. The demonstration, part of the DARPA Pheme project, showed the ability to enable connectivity in the Combined Joint All Domain Command and Control (CJADC2) battlespace.
Student Spotlight

'Inside the Lab' series returns with more stories from ITI student researchers

Brittany Allen is among several University of Iowa students featured in the Iowa Technology Institute's spotlight series, “Inside the Lab: Student Stories,” promoting the student researchers who make vital contributions to the labs at ITI. In the spotlight series, the students, in their own words, discuss their research experiences, why they chose the University of Iowa, future goals, and more.