Honors

Honors

Lujie Cai
University of Iowa student Lujie Cai (right) is a research assistant in the Laser Material Processing Lab.

Hands-on research brings education to life for ITI students honored on UI President’s List

As a University of Iowa student research assistant in the Cooperative Autonomous Systems (CAS) Laboratory, Nick Rober grew his love of scientific inquiry, which has influenced his career plans.
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ITI research assistant wins Graduate College Fellowship

Mingyu Cai won a Graduate College Post-Comprehensive Research Fellowship for the Fall 2020 semester.
Ananya Sen Gupta

Sen Gupta earns mentorship award from Pomerantz Career Center

An Iowa Technology Institute faculty affiliate has been recognized for her efforts to further career development of University of Iowa students and contributing to the Hawkeye career ecosystem.
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CAS Lab research assistant wins 2020 Student Leadership Award for Outstanding Mentor

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.
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Contreras named associate GEM fellow

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.
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BioMOST director among four UI faculty members to win top teaching award

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.
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Undergraduate biomedical researcher awarded National Science Foundation Research Fellowship

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.
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Sarathy wins 2020 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award

Srivats Sarathy, a graduate research assistant in the BioMOST Lab, has received a 2020 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award from the University of Iowa Council on Teaching.
OPL Lab testing

Schnell and team win Best Paper Award for biometric evaluation of pilot workloads

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.
Avik Samanta posing with his award certificate

Samanta wins Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award

Avik Samanta, a graduate research assistant in the Laser Materials Processing Lab, has received a 2019 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award from the Council on Teaching at the University of Iowa.
Al Ratner teaching an engineering class

Professor Al Ratner named ASME fellow

Professor Al Ratner, director of the Ratner Research Group, has been named ASME fellow.
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Qinghua Wang and Fatima Toor receive awards at OVPR ceremony

ITI researchers Qinghua Wang and Fatima Toor receive awards from the University of Iowa Office of the Vice President for Research.