The latest news from the College of Engineering
The latest news from the College of Engineering

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College of Engineering awarded a REU grant broaden UI capacity to train future scientists

In a new Computational Bioengineering Summer REU, students take part in an immersive research experience to learn the fundamental concepts of computational bioengineering and how to apply those concepts to solve challenging biomedical problems. Read more.

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CEE Prof. Michelle Scherer receives Regents Award for Faculty Excellence

In recognition of her outstanding research and commitment to classroom innovations as well as for her service to the college and university, Scherer, the Donald E. Bently Professor of Engineering in Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and faculty research engineer at IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering, has received the 2021 Regents Award for Faculty Excellence, one of the University of Iowa’s highest honors for faculty achievement. Read more.

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

Xuan Song, assistant professor of industrial and systems engineering, along with Chao Wang, assistant professor of industrial and systems engineering, and H.S. Udaykumar, professor of mechanical engineering, have received nearly $1 million from REMADE institute, a public-private partnership established by the United States Department of Energy, to improve the speed and reduce the labor costs of remanufacturing recycled wastepaper. Read more.

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UI spin-off NanoMedTrix awarded $2 million from National Cancer Institute

Using nanoparticles to deliver drugs directly to tumors is a novel technology developed by NanoMedTrix, LLC, a UI spin-off founded by Jose Assouline, an adjunct associate professor in the Roy J. Carver Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine. The targeted delivery of these nanoparticles to treat diseases such as bladder cancer has led to a two-year, $2 million Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Cancer Institute. Read more.

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Project update: Equipment installed on new NADS research vehicle

Since the last project update, most of the automated driving equipment has been installed on the vehicle. AutonomouStuff near Peoria, Illinois, has been hard at work, where they are continuing to install a few last pieces of hardware and software, and they will soon be onto multiple rounds of testing. Read more.

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One Day for Iowa - March 24!

The University of Iowa’s 24-hour online giving day, One Day for Iowa, is just one week away! You can support the College of Engineering's innovative teaching and groundbreaking research through your gifts! Click here to donate.

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