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.
University of Iowa student Lujie Cai (right) is a research assistant in the Laser Material Processing Lab.
Hongtao Ding and H.S. Udaykumar received an NSF grant to study how virus droplets that are expelled when someone coughs or sneezes dry on solid surfaces and contribute to the spread of infectious diseases.
Hongtao Ding, director of the Laser Materials Processing Lab, and H.S. Udaykumar, associate professor of mechanical engineering, have received an NSF grant to study how droplets containing viruses dry on solid surfaces.
Hongtao Ding, director of the Laser Materials Processing Lab, and Jennifer Fiegel, director of the Fiegel Lab, have been awarded Seed Grants from the Office of the Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Research.