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Qing Zou

ECE PhD student's paper detailing ‘innovative’ cardiac MRI model wins best paper award at international conference

Wednesday, May 26, 2021
Qing Zou, a PhD candidate at the University of Iowa's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has received the Best Paper Award at the IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (IEEE-ISBI) 2021. Zou's winning paper introduces a deep learning approach called the "Gen-SToRM" model, which improves free-breathing cardiac MRI scans, allowing doctors to make informed decisions and improve treatment plans for patients who cannot hold their breath during the examination.
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Keeping the family business on track

Thursday, May 6, 2021
Elhadi Elhadi, a graduating senior in electrical engineering at the University of Iowa, used his education to develop a software-based inventory program for his father's tire and automotive service business, improving efficiency and customer waiting time. He has capitalized on his time at the university to apply technology for societal benefit, including participating in projects in India and mentoring students, leading to a job offer with Goldman Sachs after graduation.