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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.


Jen Fiegel portrait photo in lab

CBE professor to serve on AIChE’s Societal Impact Operating Council

Saturday, February 10, 2024
Jennifer Fiegel, professor of chemical and biochemical engineering, will serve a three-year term on the American Institute of Chemical Engineer’s (AIChE) Societal Impact Operating Council (SIOC).
Xuan Song

ISE professor selected for Air Force’s Young Investigator Program

Thursday, January 25, 2024
Xuan Song is an associate professor of industrial and systems engineering at the University of Iowa who’s research focus is additive manufacturing research has been selected for funding by the Department of the Air Force’s Young Investigator Program.
Woman smiling wearing glasses

Scherer demonstrates value of University of Iowa Distinguished Chair award

Wednesday, January 24, 2024
Named a distinguished chair in 2021, Michelle Scherer is one of the scholars benefiting from the university’s efforts to support faculty excellence. Scherer, a professor of civil and environmental engineering who is highly regarded for her research in environmental chemistry, says the award has opened many new possibilities for her on campus.


Origami Frogs with LED eyes (that leap)

Thursday, February 29, 2024 11:30am to 1:30pm
Seamans Center
Give your brain a break and get creative for a few minutes with monthly themed crafts. These activities should be able to be completed in 10-20 minutes. Stop by at any time during the two hours, to take a break and let your creative juices flow.   Fold up an adorable jumping frog and take it to new heights. Press the frog down and the LED eyes light up. Release the frog and it leaps into the air. You'll make a simple electronic circuit for a pair of eyes that light up inside this origami frog. 
"Unlocking the Power of Radiochemistry" Symposium: From Medical Imaging to Nuclear Energy promotional image

"Unlocking the Power of Radiochemistry" Symposium: From Medical Imaging to Nuclear Energy

Thursday, February 29, 2024 1:00pm to 5:15pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
Register here! You are invited to join your colleagues in the discovery and exploration of radiochemistry education and research related to medicine, nuclear energy, and the environment and public health. Participants will learn about campus research activities, foster interdisciplinary collaborations, and shape the future of radiochemistry at the University of Iowa through seed grants for groundbreaking interdisciplinary projects. Symposium The Research Development Office (RDO) is hosting a...

Technical Writing Group

Tuesday, March 5, 2024 1:00pm
Seamans Center
Presenting and describing your data and technical writing practice.

Dissertation Support Group

Tuesday, March 5, 2024 2:00pm
Seamans Center
MS and PhD thesis drafting and revision

Writing Together Group

Wednesday, March 6, 2024 9:30am
Seamans Center
A regular, quiet time to meet and work on your own writing projects alongside your peers