Engineering News

Jun Wang poses near a sensor outside

Jun Wang receives Regents Faculty Excellence Award

The Iowa Board of Regents has selected six outstanding University of Iowa faculty members, including Jun Wang of the College of Engineering, to be honored for their extraordinary contributions and sustained record of excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service.
James Ankrum

Ankrum receives Iowa Mid-Career Faculty Scholar Award

James Ankrum, University of Iowa associate professor in the Roy J. Carver Department of Biomedical Engineering, was among four selected for the award provides funding and development opportunities for outstanding tenured associate professors who have established national or international reputations in their disciplines and are exceptional teachers in and out of the classroom.
Chris Knutson

Knutson receives Excellence in Safety Award

Friday, April 19, 2024
The University of Iowa's Laboratory Safety Committee has recognized Chris Knutson, lab director at IIHR—Hydroscience and Engineering, with the Excellence in Safety Award – Individual Recognition. Knutson manages laboratories for graduate research.
Robert Wubbena

Engineering alum receives Eight over 80 Award

Wednesday, April 17, 2024
Robert "Bob" Wubbena is among the alumni selected for the University of Iowa Center for Advancement's Eight over 80 Award. The award honors eight alumni, aged 80 and over, who carry the Hawkeye spirit of achievement and continue to help others.
Craig Just Waste Project

Biotech firm’s philanthropy sponsors Iowa engineering research

Monday, April 15, 2024
Valkyrie Analytics has pledged $1.5 million to the Bioenergy Innovation Fund to support the research of Craig Just, University of Iowa's Donald E. Bently Professor in Engineering and associate professor of civil and environmental engineering.
Grayson Talaski

BME student receives Excellence in Undergraduate Research Award

Wednesday, April 10, 2024
Grayson Talaski, a third-year biomedical engineering major, was honored at a student celebration on February 28 for receiving an Excellence in Undergraduate Research Award from the Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR).
Chengzhe Li

CBE researchers develop model for predicting air pollution in developing countries

Wednesday, April 10, 2024
A new predictive atmospheric model developed at the University of Iowa will allow scientists to forecast and issue warnings for air pollution events in developing countries.