Articles from September 2021

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UI mechanical engineering professor receives DARPA Young Investigator Award to develop soft robots inspired by cephalopods’ tentacles

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.
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UI Colleges of Engineering and Liberal Arts and Sciences receive accreditation for computer science and engineering joint program

Thursday, September 9, 2021
The University of Iowa's Computer Science and Engineering major has received its inaugural accreditation from ABET, the worldwide gold standard for producing graduates ready for technical fields. It is one of only 13 programs nationwide and one of two in the Big 10 conference.
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WMO Publishes First Air Quality and Climate Bulletin

Friday, September 3, 2021

Open BME Faculty Position - Assistant Professor

Thursday, September 2, 2021
The Roy J. Carver Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Iowa invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty appointment with an anticipated start date of Fall 2022.
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UI engineer wins NASA funding to study effects of wildfires

Thursday, September 2, 2021