Articles from March 2023

robotics tournament match

UI College of Engineering hosts state robotics competition

Friday, March 24, 2023
Nearly 50 high school robotics teams from across Iowa and beyond convened in Coralville, Iowa, to showcase their skills and creations at the FIRST Tech Challenge Iowa Championship.
collage of award winners headshots

BME student among recipients of OVPR's Discovery and Innovation Awards

Ashley Rhodes is among eighteen exceptional researchers, scholars, innovators, students, and administrators recognized by the Office of the Vice President for Research in the 2023 Discovery and Innovation Awards program.
Jackson Begolka

ME student accepted into NASA Student Airborne Research Program 

Thursday, March 23, 2023
Jackson Begolka, a third year University of Iowa mechanical engineering major, has been accepted into a National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) airborne research program for undergraduate students.  
OPL Tom Schnell

Flyover State: Iowa Engineers Set Their Sights on the Future of Aviation

Wednesday, March 8, 2023
At the Operator Performance Laboratory, University of Iowa professor and pilot Tom “Mach” Schnell and his research team test emerging flight technology and train students for lofty careers.
Xuan Song

Xuan Song receives prestigious NSF CAREER Award to research novel ceramic manufacturing methods

Wednesday, March 8, 2023
Xuan Song, University of Iowa engineering professor, has received the prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award to advance research of ceramic additive manufacturing, which could benefit industries, including health care, defense, and energy.