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Researchers create new model to detect COVID’s effects using chest X-rays

“The new element to the model is taking information from 3D CT scans showing lung volume and transferring that information to a model that will show these same characteristics in 2D images,” says Ching-Long Lin, Edward M. Mielnik and Samuel R. Harding professor and chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering in the College of Engineering at Iowa.

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Engineering faculty, students receive Discovery and Innovation awards

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) has selected the winners of fourteen awards that recognize exceptional researchers, scholars, innovators, students, and administrators, as a part of the annual Discovery and Innovation awards program.

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Udaykumar receives Roy J. Carver Professorship in Engineering

Jun Wang, professor of chemical and biochemical engineering and James E. Ashton Professor in Engineering in the College of Engineering, has been part of NASA’s Tropospheric Emissions: Monitoring Pollution (TEMPO) mission since its inception in 2012.

Monday Minute

Every week Dean Harriet Nembhard delivers a brief insight into what is going on at the College of Engineering and what is going on in our community.

This week: As we celebrate National Engineers Week, it is wonderful to be able to reflect on the achievements of our faculty, staff, students, and alumni. In this message, I note the transformative nature of the education we provide, the cutting-edge research of our faculty and staff, and the ways in which our alumni are changing the world.

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Creating a Research Poster

Thursday, March 30, 2023 3:30pm to 4:20pm
Seamans Center
This workshop will help you make your poster presentation more effective. Learn to think about the prospective audience, poster content, and design considerations in a poster layout. Presented by Dr. Michelle Scherer, University of Iowa Distinguished Chair and professor of civil and environmental engineering, has accepted the role of director of the Hanson Center for Communication (HCC)
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Managing Distress

Thursday, March 30, 2023 5:00pm to 5:50pm
In this workshop we will discuss and practice specific coping skills that you can use when experiencing stress, anxiety or being overwhelmed. These emotions are a normal part of life, and we will discuss creating healthy habits to plan for potential stressful situations in your life.

Identifying Key Players in your Market: Introduction to Industry & Market Information Research

Tuesday, April 4, 2023 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Art Building West
Investigate and research your market to become more informed and make better decisions. This workshop will highlight databases and common themes that help entrepreneurs identify trends, key players, and customers in your market. Taught by Maddi Brenner, Business Outreach and Reference Librarian, Pomerantz Business Library. 
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