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News

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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.
Lee Award

Korean transportation technology R&D agency honors Lee for outstanding contribution

Tuesday, January 16, 2024
Hosin “David” Lee, a University of Iowa professor of civil and environmental engineering, was honored with the outstanding contribution award at the annual meeting of the Korean Transportation Association in America.
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Iowa engineers work with artists, writers, and scholars to humanize water quality issues

Monday, December 4, 2023
The University of Iowa College of Engineering and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are collaborating on a National Science Foundation (NSF) project called BlueGAP, which aims to connect communities across watersheds to address economic and health challenges caused by nitrogen pollution.
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3MT winner exploring how to use corn to mitigate PCBs, improve public health

Monday, November 27, 2023
David Ramotowski won this year’s Three Minute Thesis competition, in which graduate students share their research in three minutes or less to a general audience.
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Engineering students' communications skills shine during 4-year run as Iowa’s 3MT champion

Wednesday, November 15, 2023
University of Iowa engineering students continue to rewrite the script that one can be an excellent engineer and an excellent communicator as evidence by a four year run as champions in the university's 3MT competition.
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Winners announced in 3MT competition

Tuesday, November 7, 2023
Graduate students in the University of Iowa College of Engineering competed to see who could most effectively summarize their complex research pursuits in a three-minute soundbite that a non-technical audience could understand.
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Iowa researchers find emissions of PCBs from school building materials

Sunday, September 17, 2023
University of Iowa researchers studying toxic air chemicals have identified building materials used in a Vermont school could pose health risks to the school’s students and staff.
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Iowa Flood Center receives $1M for Eastern Iowa

Tuesday, September 5, 2023
The Iowa Flood Center (IFC) at the University of Iowa was awarded $1 million to expand flood and drought monitoring, watershed management, and forecasting services in Eastern Iowa through Congress’s Community Project Funding championed by Congresswoman Ashley Hinson and Congresswoman Mariannette Miller-Meeks.
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CEE grad student authors article on limiting flooding in a warming world

Tuesday, July 25, 2023
As extreme storms become more frequent in a warming world, well-managed dams and improved forecasting are crucial for limiting flooding.
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Ann McKenna named College of Engineering dean

Thursday, June 1, 2023
Ann F. McKenna, vice dean of strategic advancement at the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University and professor of engineering in the Polytechnic School, has been named dean of the University of Iowa College of Engineering. She will begin on Aug. 16.