Our faculty members are award-winning and ground-breaking innovators. Learn more about their national and international recognitions in the stories below.
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.
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.
Tuesday, November 29, 2022
Fluid-structure interaction (FSI) is at the heart of research of Casey Harwood, University of Iowa assistant professor of mechanical engineering, and the focus of Harwood’s new National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award.
Tuesday, September 27, 2022
The Office of Naval Research has awarded Caterina Lamuta, a University of Iowa assistant professor of mechanical engineering, funding through the 2023 Young Investigator Program to create “Softopus,” a soft underwater robot with the form and capabilities of a real octopus.
Friday, September 9, 2022
Jun Wang, a University of Iowa professor of chemical and biochemical engineering, was announced as American Geophysical Union’s (AGU) 2022 Atmospheric Sciences Ascent Award recipient.
Wednesday, August 24, 2022
Hosin “David” Lee, a University of Iowa professor of civil and environmental engineering, was honored at the 5th International Conference on Transportation Infrastructure (ICTI5).
Wednesday, August 17, 2022
Nicole M. Grosland has been selected for the Class of 2022-2023 of Drexel University’s Executive Leadership in Academic Technology, Engineering and Science (ELATES) program. The ELATES program is a national leadership development program designed to promote women in academic STEM fields, and faculty allies of all genders, into institutional leadership roles.
Friday, August 12, 2022
Fatima Toor was announced as one of 77 new senior members of SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics. The professional organization profiled Toor as one of the optics and photonics women leaders.
Tuesday, July 12, 2022
The University of Iowa is pleased to announce that Betsy Stone, a professor in chemistry and chemical and biochemical engineering, has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award to Australia for the 2022-2023 academic year from the U.S. Department of State and the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.
Friday, March 25, 2022
Jerald Schnoor has received the Outstanding Achievements in Environmental Science & Technology Award: The Americas Region from the American Chemical Society (ACS). ACS is one of the world’s largest scientific organizations with membership of over 151,000 in 140 countries.
Wednesday, March 23, 2022
James Ankrum, has been selected for a Fulbright Scholar Award in Ireland for the 2022-2023 academic year. Ankrum will be working with colleagues at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI), to develop new tools in the field of regenerative medicine for surgeons to promote healing of large and complicated wounds.
Thursday, January 27, 2022
Witold Krajewski was among 7 Iowa faculty named AAAS fellows. Krajewski was selected “for major scientific advances in hydrometeorology, flood prediction, and water resources.”
Tuesday, December 7, 2021
Milan Sonka has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), the organization announced on December 7, 2021. He is the third UI faculty member ever named an NAI Fellow.
Wednesday, November 3, 2021
Larry Weber has won the prestigious Integrated Water Resources Management Award, presented by the American Water Resources Association. The award recognizes Weber’s significant contributions to the improvement and transformation of watershed management in Iowa and beyond.
Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Caterina Lamuta was recently awarded a prestigious Young Investigator Award from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop new self-morphing, stretchable soft skins (S⁴) for use in underwater vehicles and robots.