Engineering News

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.
Jun wang standing in front of space background

CBE's Jun Wang named 2024 Scholar of the Year

Jun Wang, a University of Iowa professor of chemical and biochemical engineering, has been named the 2024 Scholar of the Year. The award recognizes Wang's prolific track record as a research and leader in his field of remote sensing, wildfire detection, and air quality research.
Damage inside the James Street Lab

How University of Iowa researchers adapted after a 2023 tornado destroyed their lab

Tuesday, April 2, 2024
Last year's tornado ripped through a UI research facility, destroying a model researchers had been using for more than 18 months. Then, they adapted.
CBE Event

Iowa AIChE chapter celebrates 100th anniversary

Monday, April 1, 2024
Over its 100 years, the University of Iowa chapter of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) has fostered professional networks across the country, instilled an ethos of service, and established a record of accolades. 
Naina Miranda poses for a photo on a veranda in India

Journey to my roots: Rediscovering India and embracing identity

Friday, March 29, 2024
Naina Miranda, a biomedical engineering major and Global Access Ambassador, participated in the India Winterim Program in winter 23-24.
Screenshot of the College of Engineering online apparel store

The Iowa Engineering spring swag sale is underway

Friday, March 29, 2024
The Iowa Engineering spring swag sale is happening now! Online orders will be accepted until 11:00 p.m. CT on April 14.
Bonanza Beechcraft

Iowa engineering students collect data to help detect wildfires

Wednesday, March 27, 2024
University of Iowa engineering students, supported by the Operator Performance Laboratory, took to the Georgia sky to capture data that could enhance the ability to remotely detect wildfires.
Kim Avrama Blackwell

Blackwell receives NIH grant to explore gender disparities in substance use disorders

Tuesday, March 26, 2024
Kim "Avrama" Blackwell, professor and department executive officer of the Roy J. Carver Department of Biomedical Engineering, was recently awarded a $2.35 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to advance her research on the correlation between substance abuse and female sex hormones.
Hogs in a concentrated animal feeding operation

As some researchers point to alcohol for Iowa's cancer rise, others suspect agriculture

Tuesday, March 26, 2024
Amid increasing scrutiny of a potential link between Iowa farm chemicals and cancer, a new report is generating controversy as it blames rising cancer rates not on the toxins used widely throughout the state, but on something else entirely: binge alcohol consumption.