Emily Shull PhD Graduation

Recent ISE PhD alum to begin career in driving safety research at NHTSA

Friday, July 21, 2023
Emily Shull recently graduated from the University of Iowa College of Engineering with a PhD in industrial and systems engineering. Soon she will begin her professional career as a general engineer at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
Schnell LIFT

OPL helps evaluate LIFT’s new fixed-wing AV 2.2 helmet

Wednesday, June 21, 2023
The University of Iowa’s Operator Performance Lab (OPL) was among those who evaluated the next generation fixed wing helmet that was recently selected by the U.S. Air Force as the new standard helmet for many of its aircraft.  
Surgical simulator

Improving surgical outcomes: Marcus Tatum's orthopedic biomechanical research

Wednesday, June 14, 2023
Marcus Tatum is combining his background in biomedical engineering with new industrial and systems engineering skills to improve surgical outcomes. His work minimizes risk for vulnerable patients by addressing the lack of surgical simulation and developing new imaging technologies.
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.
Jeff DeGrange

CoE alum earns manufacturing industry achievement award 

Wednesday, May 24, 2023
Jeff DeGrange, a University of Iowa College of Engineering alum, is being recognized with the Additive Manufacturing Industry Achievement Award.  
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.

Engineering Events

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Writing Workshop (Narrative structure, Clarity, Cohesion) (Engineering Thesis Summer Camp)

Tuesday, June 4, 2024 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Seamans Center
In this workshop, our team will work with you to weave the threads of your research into a clear and cohesive narrative. Presented by Danielle Land, Hanson Center for Communication  Part of the Engineering Thesis Summer Camp. This program will bring together a community of graduate students to write, eat, and learn together. We will provide some structure, inspiration, and support to help you excel in your thesis writing throughout the summer. This seven-week program will run June 4 through...
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Managing Anxiety/Stress/Procrastination (Engineering Thesis Summer Camp)

Tuesday, June 11, 2024 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Seamans Center
This workshop is designed to help students learn to better manage their anxiety, stress, and procrastination by utilizing a variety of tools and strategies that they can implement in their daily lives. Presented by Heidi Schmitt, University Counseling Service.  Part of the Engineering Thesis Summer Camp. This program will bring together a community of graduate students to write, eat, and learn together. We will provide some structure, inspiration, and support to help you excel in your thesis...
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Endnote & Creating Citations (Engineering Thesis Summer Camp)

Tuesday, June 18, 2024 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Seamans Center
An introduction to the desktop version of EndNote will be covered in this workshop. The software is freely available to Graduate Students, Faculty, and Staff. EndNote is a citation management tool that assists with importing, organizing, sharing, and managing citations and documents, as well as create correctly formatted in-text citations and bibliographies in almost any style — in seconds. Presented by Marina Zhang, Lichtenberger Engineering Library  Part of the Engineering Thesis Summer Camp...

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