Civil engineering student with goggles on
two students in lab
3 students leaning over pool testing a missle

$ 77,370

mean annual wage in Iowa, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

98 %

placement rate within seven months of graduation.


new job openings by 2022, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics


Ann McKenna

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.
Seamans Center exterior at sunset

Eight faculty-led projects funded by Seeding Excellence Initiative

Friday, May 26, 2023
The Research Development Office (RDO) within the Office of the Vice President for Research has selected the winners of eight pilot grants intended to sustain the continued growth of the campus research enterprise by providing competitive seed funding in strategic areas.
Jerry Schnoor Headshot

CEE professor’s publication named to ACS Editors’ Choice Program

Thursday, May 18, 2023
A new research publication by Jerry Schnoor, a University of Iowa civil and environmental engineering professor and Allen S. Henry Chair in Engineering, has been selected for the ACS Editors’ Choice program.

UI engineering study finds ChatGPT could pass exam needed to become licensed engineer

Friday, April 28, 2023
The controversial artificial intelligence chatbot called ChatGPT could pass the exam required to become a licensed professional engineer in the United States, according to the findings of a University of Iowa College of Engineering study. 
Tech Transfer

UI engineering faculty members license inventions

Thursday, April 6, 2023
Inventions of two University of Iowa College of Engineering faculty members have been licensed for commercial use. They are the latest technology transfer examples in which research emerging from UI laboratories is spun-out to a private company for broader public benefit
Jerry Schnoor

Listen: Schnoor discusses 'green' tax incentives in Inflation Reduction Act on Iowa Public Radio

Thursday, January 19, 2023
Jerry Schnoor, University of Iowa professor of environmental engineering and co-director of the Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research, discussed the Inflation Reduction Act on the Jan. 12, 2023, edition of River to River on Iowa Public Radio.
David Lee

CEE professor Lee receives outstanding overseas alumnus award

Friday, December 23, 2022
Hosin “David” Lee, a University of Iowa professor of civil and environmental engineering, received the outstanding overseas alumnus award from the Seoul National University, a national public research university based in Seoul, South Korea.
Cwiertny Demir

UI professors selected for multi-state NSF project to improve ‘blue economy’

Thursday, November 3, 2022
University of Iowa researchers at the College of Engineering have been selected for a key role in a multi-institution, multi-disciplinary National Science Foundation (NSF) project to tackle a problem at the intersection of climate, sustainability, food, energy, pollution, and the economy.