Calvin Kielas-Jensen, a graduate research assistant in the CAS Lab, received the 2020 Student Leadership Award for Outstanding Mentor. The award recognizes him for being a positive role model and providing guidance and encouragement while supporting students.
Marisol Contreras, a graduate research assistant in the Syed Mubeen Research group, has been named an associate GEM fellow. GEM enables students from underrepresented communities to pursue graduate education in applied science and engineering.
The director of BioMOST, one of 25 labs and centers that make up Iowa Technology Institute, has been named among four winners of a University of Iowa-wide teaching award recognizing years of outstanding teaching.
Jacob Thompson, a senior studying biomedical engineering, has been awarded the National Science Foundation Research Fellowship, granting him an annual stipend and funds toward tuition for the continuation of his studies.
Tom "MACH" Schnell, Captain Jim "Max" Gross Chair in Engineering at the University of Iowa, and his team received the Best Paper Award at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Society of Experimental Test Pilots in September 2019. Schnell is a professor of industrial and systems engineering, director of the OPL and associate director of ITI.