The College of Engineering is driven by talented faculty, staff, and students who are producing knowledge to address grand challenges around advanced technologies, health sciences, sustainability, energy, and the environment.

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 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.


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

Presentation Skills Group

Wednesday, March 6, 2024 1:00pm
Seamans Center
Crafting, refining, and practicing presentations (including posters and talks)
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CBE Graduate Seminar: Weizhi Deng

Thursday, March 7, 2024 11:00am to 12:15pm
Seamans Center
Weizhi Deng is a PhD candidate at the University of Iowa, as well as a graduate research assistant in the Atmospheric and Environmental Research Lab. Topic: Improving Fire Emission Estimation Through Satellite Observation of Fire Energy and Combustion Efficiency.