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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.


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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 Engineers (AIChE) Societal Impact Operating Council (SIOC).
Xuan Song

ISE professor selected for Air Force’s Young Investigator Program

Thursday, January 25, 2024
Xuan Song, an associate professor of industrial and systems engineering at the University of Iowa, has been selected for funding by the Department of the Air Force’s Young Investigator Program.
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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.


Presentation Skills Group

Wednesday, March 13, 2024 1:00pm
Seamans Center
Crafting, refining, and practicing presentations (including posters and talks)

Pi Day Celebration!

Monday, March 18, 2024 11:30am to 1:30pm
Seamans Center
Celebrate Pi Day with apple pi bites and see π in action! Explore optical illusions, simple machines, and the power of a circle through an old timey animation device that predates film animation, the zoetrope. Learn about how the human brain creates an illusion of movement through rapidly changing imagery. Then, create your own optical illusion! 
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Student Success Workshop - Managing Anxiety

Monday, March 18, 2024 1:30pm to 2:20pm
This workshop is designed to help students learn to better manage their anxiety by utilizing a variety of tools and strategies that they can implement in their daily lives.

REDCap Basic Training

Tuesday, March 19, 2024 10:00am to 11:00am
This is the first step in the REDCap training series. In this training, we will build a new REDCap project from scratch and cover basic features such as: • Building forms with proper field types and validation • Assigning user permissions • Project backup and overview with data dictionary, codebook, pdf, and xml • Ensuring your project works properly by testing with real world application • Making mid-study modifications safely after having started data collection in production • Creating...

Technical Writing Group

Tuesday, March 19, 2024 1:00pm
Seamans Center
Presenting and describing your data and technical writing practice.