Research Topics

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Command and control
  • Data analytics
  • Photonics/optical sensors
  • Robotics
  • Signal processing
  • Wireless communication

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Replay: Climate/Atmospheric Science and Engineering Colloquium featuring Prof. Larry Di Girolamo

The University of Iowa Climate/Atmospheric Science & Engineering (CASE) Colloquium featuring Dr. Larry Di Girolamo was held on June 4, 2021. The CASE Colloquium is presented by Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research, the Iowa Technology Institute and several co-sponsors.

Research Labs and Centers

Director: Ananya Sen Gupta, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering

Email: ananya-sengupta@uiowa.edu

Phone: (319) 335-5947

Learn more: Ananya Sen Gupta Research Group

Research topics: 

  • Signal processing
  • Pattern recognition
  • Geometric computational techniques 

AER Weather Sensor

Director: Jun Wang, professor of chemical and biochemical engineering, James E. Ashton Professor in Engineering

Phone:  (319) 353-4483

Email: jun-wang-1@uiowa.edu

Learn more: Atmospheric and Environmental Research Lab

CAS Lab hovercraft

Director: Venanzio Cichella, assistant professor of mechanical engineering

Phone: (319) 467-0333

Email: venanzio-cichella@uiowa.edu 

Learn more: Cooperative Autonomous Systems Lab

Research topics:

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Command and control
  • Robotics

Director: Er-Wei Bai, professor and departmental executive officer of electrical and computer engineering

Email: er-wei-bai@uiowa.edu

Phone: (319) 335-5949

Learn more: Er-Wei Bai Research Group

Director: Gary Christensen, professor of electrical and computer engineering

Email: gary-christensen@uiowa.edu

Phone: (319) 335-6055

Learn more: Gary Christensen Research Group

Researchers wearing Smartgoggles

Director: Yang Liu, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering

Email: yang-liu-ece@uiowa.edu

Phone: (319) 467-0918

Learn more: Integrated Imaging and Cyberphysical System Laboratory

Research topics:

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Data analytics
  • Photonics/optical sensors

Researchers in Hangar with L29

Director: Tom Schnell, Captain Jim "Max" Gross Chair in Engineering, professor of industrial and systems engineering, professor of occupational and environmental health, professor of electrical and computer engineering, professor of neurology

Phone:  (319) 384-0811

Email: thomas-schnell@uiowa.edu

Learn more: Operator Performance Laboratory

Research topics: 

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Command and control
  • Data analytics
  • Photonics/optical sensors
  • Wireless communication

Director: Joseph Reinhardt, professor and department executive officer of biomedical engineering, professor of radiology

Phone: (319) 335-5634

Email: joe-reinhardt@uiowa.edu

Learn more: Reinhardt Biomedical Imaging Lab

Research topics: 

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Data analytics
  • Signal processing

Shaoping Xiao provides a Kuka robot demonstration

Director: Shaoping Xiao, associate professor of mechanical engineering

Email: shaoping-xiao@uiowa.edu

Phone: (319) 335-6009

Learn more: Shaoping Xiao Research Group

Director: Soura Dasgupta, professor of electrical and computer engineering

Email: soura-dasgupta@uiowa.edu

Phone: (319) 335-5200

Learn more: Soura Dasgupta Research Group

Fatima Toor with student researchers

Director: Fatima Toor, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, assistant professor of physics and astronomy

Email: fatima-toor@uiowa.edu

Phone: (319) 335-6071

Learn more: Toor Lab

Research topic: Photonics/optical sensors

Director: Yong Chen, professor of industrial and systems engineering

Phone: (319)335-6106

Email: yong-chen@uiowa.edu

Learn more: Yong Chen Research Group

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