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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.


Leap Day Frog Hunt in the Seamans Center

Thursday, February 29, 2024 8:30am to 10:00pm
Seamans Center
Join us for an unforgettable Leap Day celebration on Feb. 29 at the Seaman's Center, where engineering students can embark on a Frog Hunt adventure throughout the building!    Search high and low for hidden frogs within the hallowed halls of the Seaman's Center. Each frog you discover becomes your ticket to excitement and fantastic prizes!    How it works:  Head to the Seamans Center and let the Frog Hunt begin! Frogs will be strategically placed for you to find.   Frogs will not be in...
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Student Success Workshop - Money Management: Budgeting and Financial Aid

Thursday, February 29, 2024 9:30am to 10:20am
Seamans Center
This session will provide you with tools to begin budgeting as a college student and plan for future expenses.
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CBE Graduate Seminar: Jordan Kaufmann, PhD

Thursday, February 29, 2024 11:00am to 12:15pm
Seamans Center
Jordan Kaufmann, PhD, is the Senior Director of UI Ventures and Executive Director of the Iowa MADE program at the University of Iowa. Topic: Now What? An Exploration of Next Steps Beyond Your Research Project Join us for cookies following the seminar in 3210 SC!

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. 
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"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...