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Our graduates are ethical, globally aware citizens whose work at Iowa and throughout their careers makes the world safer and our use of resources more efficient.

Research Excellence at Iowa Engineering

College of Engineering faculty, staff and students are engaged in research that will improve quality of life and transform our world through engineering for human health, engineering for the environment, and engineering for emerging technologies.

News

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CoE leadership updates announced

Wednesday, May 22, 2024
College of Engineering Dean Ann McKenna provided an update on several administrative transitions and appointments underway this semester. The appointments will become effective on July 1.
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UI Research Foundation forms UI Chapter of the National Academy of Inventors

Monday, May 20, 2024
College of Engineering researchers are among those invited to join the chapter membership for their significant contributions to innovation and economic development on the UI campus and in the region.
Rachel Vitali

Vitali's research could improve student career opportunities in U.S. Navy 

Tuesday, May 14, 2024
Rachel Vitali, mechanical engineering assistant professor, has identified human performance as a new dimension of University of Iowa’s Naval Sciences and Technology certificate.

Events

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Writing Workshop (Narrative structure, Clarity, Cohesion) (Engineering Thesis Summer Camp)

Tuesday, June 4, 2024 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Seamans Center
In this workshop, our team will work with you to weave the threads of your research into a clear and cohesive narrative. Presented by Danielle Land, Hanson Center for Communication  Part of the Engineering Thesis Summer Camp. This program will bring together a community of graduate students to write, eat, and learn together. We will provide some structure, inspiration, and support to help you excel in your thesis writing throughout the summer. This seven-week program will run June 4 through...
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Managing Anxiety/Stress/Procrastination (Engineering Thesis Summer Camp)

Tuesday, June 11, 2024 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Seamans Center
This workshop is designed to help students learn to better manage their anxiety, stress, and procrastination by utilizing a variety of tools and strategies that they can implement in their daily lives. Presented by Heidi Schmitt, University Counseling Service.  Part of the Engineering Thesis Summer Camp. This program will bring together a community of graduate students to write, eat, and learn together. We will provide some structure, inspiration, and support to help you excel in your thesis...
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Endnote & Creating Citations (Engineering Thesis Summer Camp)

Tuesday, June 18, 2024 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Seamans Center
An introduction to the desktop version of EndNote will be covered in this workshop. The software is freely available to Graduate Students, Faculty, and Staff. EndNote is a citation management tool that assists with importing, organizing, sharing, and managing citations and documents, as well as create correctly formatted in-text citations and bibliographies in almost any style — in seconds. Presented by Marina Zhang, Lichtenberger Engineering Library  Part of the Engineering Thesis Summer Camp...
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Guidelines4GoodGraphs (Engineering Thesis Summer Camp)

Tuesday, June 25, 2024 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Seamans Center
Learn the best practices for designing figures for research articles and presentations, and then you will receive feedback on your figures in a low-stakes peer environment. Presented by Danielle Land, Hanson Center for Communication.  Part of the Engineering Thesis Summer Camp. This program will bring together a community of graduate students to write, eat, and learn together. We will provide some structure, inspiration, and support to help you excel in your thesis writing throughout the summer...
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Celebrating Prof. Witold Krajewski's Retirement as Iowa Flood Center Director

Wednesday, June 26, 2024 (all day)
Please help us celebrate Professor Witold Krajewski's retirement as Iowa Flood Center director! To honor his contributions and impacts on improving Iowa's flood resiliency and advancing scientific discovery and innovation for the broader water resources engineering community, a series of events will take place on Wednesday, June 26, 2024.