Articles from June 2020

dean of the College of Engineering

Welcome message from Dean Nembhard

Monday, June 29, 2020
Harriet B. Nembhard, the new dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Iowa, emphasizes the transformative impact of engineering and the importance of creating a sense of belonging within the engineering community. She envisions producing globally aware and socially responsible engineers who will make positive contributions to society.

Electrical and Computer Engineering professors receive National Science Foundation RAPID grant for novel high-throughput and low-cost COVID-19 testing technologies

Monday, June 15, 2020
Three University of Iowa electrical and computer engineering faculty members have received an NSF RAPID grant to develop a high-throughput and low-cost testing method for COVID-19 viruses and antibodies using compressed sensing and group testing techniques, potentially increasing testing capacity tenfold.