OPL pilot flying an L292

OPL helps DARPA capture 'trust data' for new AI dogfighting

U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA’s) leveraged test flights using AV L-29 jets at the University of Iowa Technology Institute's Operator Performance Lab to gather early stage "trust data" for the Air Combat Evolution (ACE) program. 
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UI researchers examine potential for light, photosensitizing agents to treat soft tissue sarcoma

University of Iowa researchers including Fatima Toor, Varun Monga, and Munir Tanas are analyzing the potential of using light and photosensitizing agents – a type of cancer treatment technology called Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) – to treat soft tissue sarcoma.
Undergraduates

Sander, Canahuate lead new NSF undergraduate research grant

A University of Iowa Technology Institute faculty affiliate, Edward Sander is helping lead a new Research Experience for Undergraduates grant from the National Science Foundation.
Meng Zhou AMS

ITI researcher takes 1st place at American Meteorological Society annual meeting

An Iowa Technology Institute research assistant earned top honors for his presentation exploring the capture of aerosol data from satellite observations at night at the annual meeting of the American Meteorological Society.
X-Ray

ImagiQ webinar series on AI and machine learning for medical imaging begins March 10

University of Iowa is hosting a ImagiQ webinar series exploring artificial intelligence and federated/distributed machine learning for medical imaging.
Wastepaper Recycling

UI engineers receive nearly $1 million to develop new methods to recycle paper into fiber reinforced plastic

Engineers at the University of Iowa are working to enhance the process of turning wastepaper into high-value fiber reinforced plastic (FRP).
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Iowa Technology Institute, Sonalysts partner to improve soldier performance

Sonalysts, Inc. is teamed with University of Iowa Technology Institute on an Army Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Program Contract to Address “Physical Monitoring Techniques to Improve Warfighter Performance.”  
TCTS-II at OPL
A research crew installs a pod supporting the TCTS-II combat training program on to an L29 jet at the Operator Performance Lab in Iowa City, IA.

OPL flight tests integral to academia-industry-government collaboration on air combat training system

The University of Iowa Technology Institute’s Operator Performance Laboratory (OPL) recently supported Collins Aerospace in the first rounds of flight tests of an air combat training system designed to prepare U.S. Navy and Air Force pilots and crews for aerial combat.
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ITI contributes to discovery through artificial intelligence at University of Iowa

Iowa Technology Institute faculty affiliates are helping "power discovery" through artificial intelligence at the University of Iowa, including Shaoping Xiao, Michael Schnieders, Xiaodong Wu, and Stephen Baek.
Signal Processing

Faculty Feature: Ananya Sen Gupta

Working in a unique sector of the signal processing field where computational algorithms intersect with underwater acoustics, University of Iowa Technology Institute faculty affiliate Ananya Sen Gupta has formed an environment of inclusion and innovation in her research group.