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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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Imposter Phenomena (Engineering Thesis Summer Camp)

Tuesday, July 9, 2024 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Seamans Center
We all engage in “Impostering” or believing we are not good, not deserving enough, or not producing enough in our lives at the university. This workshop assists you with learning: the definitions of Imposter Syndrome, what steps you can take to partially undo Imposter Syndrome, and the systems that contribute to creating Imposter Syndrome. You are never alone! There are partners to support you in finding campus mental health and well-being resources. Presented by: Barry A. Schreier, PhD, HSP...
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Strategies for Focus and Time Management

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Seamans Center
Join this workshop on time management, where you’ll learn practical strategies to take control of your time and boost your productivity. Presented by Kathleen Shaughnessy, 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...
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Community STEM Day at Collins Aerospace

Thursday, July 18, 2024 9:00am to 1:00pm
The Southeast Iowa STEM Hub will host a Community STEM DAY on July 18 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Collins Aerospace C Ave Complex, Building 112 Parking Lot. This event is open to the public and 100% free of charge to participants. This event will feature a STEM FAIR, STEM Workshops, and Collins Aerospace Lab Tours. The Iowa Flood Center will have a booth showcasing our watershed model and other materials. Join us to learn more about your watershed and how to mitigate flooding in flood-prone...
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Behind the Scenes: IEEE Publisher (Engineering Thesis Summer Camp)

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Seamans Center
Identifying where to publish your research can be a daunting task. Should you write a conference paper, a journal article or both? What happens after you paper is submitted? What is peer review, an ORCID ID, a predatory journal and other publication jargon? In this session, IEEE Client Services Manager Brian Ryckman, will provide insights into publishing with IEEE, including: tips for selecting an appropriate periodical or conference to submit your manuscript, how successful authors structure...
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Iowa Water Conference

Tuesday, September 10 to Wednesday, September 11, 2024 (all day)
The 18th annual Iowa Water Conference will be held on September 10-11, 2023, at the Hyatt Regency in Coralville, Iowa. This year, the conference theme is “Life Depends on Water. Water Depends on You.”  Iowa’s source waters are under ever-increasing stress due to climate change, land use demands, and various contaminants. As water professionals and community members, we all play a part in protecting our source waters. Creating a resilient water cycle is critical and relies on a systems approach...