Thomas Burt

Celebrating graduate student milestones

Friday, May 19, 2023
This semester, seven students took their comprehensive exams and will defend their theses.
Team KVG

Spring 2023 Senior Design Night

Thursday, May 11, 2023
In their final semester, undergraduate seniors are partnered with real companies to solve real world problems. On Tuesday, May 2, six teams of seniors celebrated their semester of success and presented their semester-long projects.
Seamans Center exterior at sunset

ISE faculty recognized with College of Engineering excellence awards

Thursday, April 27, 2023
The College of Engineering had their faculty and staff award night on April 24, 2023. Professors Xuan Song and Ruben Beltran del Rio were recognized with awards.
Fatemeh Dalilian

Fatemeh Dalilian awarded J. Richard Simon Engineering Scholarship

Wednesday, April 26, 2023
PhD student Fatemeh Dalilian awarded $5,000 scholarship that honors longtime professor of psychology and industrial engineering at the University of Iowa.
NPR Features DSRI

Iowa Public Radio joins DSRI for a ride-along

Wednesday, April 19, 2023
Iowa Public Radio's River to River team was at the DSRI facility last week working on a ride-along episode with institute director Dan McGehee and his team, discussing what their research could mean for the future.
Jaque Pereira da Silva PPE Research

Healthcare and engineering: ‘An amusement park of complexity’

Tuesday, April 18, 2023
Jaqueline Pereira da Silva has always been enthralled by human factors engineering — aligning systems to human capabilities, limitations, and needs. Working in healthcare has presented her the opportunity to follow her passion while being challenged by the multifaceted complexity of patient care.
OPL Tom Schnell

Flyover State: Iowa Engineers Set Their Sights on the Future of Aviation

Wednesday, March 8, 2023
At the Operator Performance Laboratory, University of Iowa professor and pilot Tom “Mach” Schnell and his research team test emerging flight technology and train students for lofty careers.
Xuan Song

Xuan Song receives prestigious NSF CAREER Award to research novel ceramic manufacturing methods

Wednesday, March 8, 2023
Xuan Song, University of Iowa engineering professor, has received the prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award to advance research of ceramic additive manufacturing, which could benefit industries, including health care, defense, and energy. 
Emily Shull

Ph.D. candidate Emily Shull honored with excellence awards in Washington D.C.

Thursday, February 23, 2023
Emily Shull, industrial and systems engineering Ph.D. candidate, was honored at a ceremony in Washington D.C. for her awards from the University Transportation Center (UTC). She received the SAFER-SIM Excellence Award and the 2022 UTC Outstanding Student of the Year award.
Tj Tollakson's Dimond Bike

Ironman, innovator, and industrial engineer

Wednesday, February 22, 2023
TJ Tollakson, a 2003 University of Iowa graduate with a degree in industrial engineering, has spent time in engineering classrooms and labs as well as at the U.S. Olympic Training Center and now at Dimond Bikes, a company he founded in 2011 and where he is now CEO.

Engineering Events

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Student Success Workshop - Taking Care: Tips & Tricks to Feel Well

Monday, February 26, 2024 10:30am to 11:20am
Seamans Center
Join Student Wellness and learn about ways to incorporate positive health behaviors in to your daily routine.
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CLC Seminar - Constraint-based Abstraction of Reaction Networks to Boolean Networks

Monday, February 26, 2024 5:00pm
Jessup Hall
Athénaïs Vaginay (University of Lorraine, France) on "Constraint-based Abstraction of Reaction Networks to Boolean Networks."

Technical Writing Group

Tuesday, February 27, 2024 1:00pm
Seamans Center
Presenting and describing your data and technical writing practice.

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