Engineering News


Summer jobs: Engineering students apply skills in Iowa, across the country

Friday, August 18, 2023
University of Iowa College of Engineering students worked in at least 15 different states for 77 different organizations, gaining experience in quality control, program management, design, structures, transportation, and many more fields.  
Subin Erattakulangara Profile

BME student wins Sharks’ Top Choice award 

Tuesday, August 15, 2023
Subin Erattakulangara, a University of Iowa PhD candidate in the Roy J. Carver Department of Biomedical Engineering, was awarded the Sharks’ Top Choice award at a premier meeting for the field of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in June 2023 in Toronto.  
Er-Wei Bai portrait

Bai receives Automatica Paper Prize at World Congress

Wednesday, August 2, 2023
A longtime professor, Er-Wei Bai at the University of Iowa College of Engineering has been honored for outstanding contributions to the theory and practice of control engineering and science as documented in a paper published in Automatica.
PhD student Riley Post in front of iowa river

CEE grad student authors article on limiting flooding in a warming world

Tuesday, July 25, 2023
As extreme storms become more frequent in a warming world, well-managed dams and improved forecasting are crucial for limiting flooding.
Greg Carmichael

Carmichael to lead United Nations Global Greenhouse Gas Watch

Friday, July 21, 2023
Gregory R. Carmichael, University of Iowa’s Karl Kammermeyer Professor of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, will lead a new international initiative of the United Nations World Meteorological Organization (WMO) called the Global Greenhouse Gas Watch (G3W).
Emily Shull PhD Graduation

Recent ISE PhD alum to begin career in driving safety research at NHTSA

Friday, July 21, 2023
Emily Shull recently graduated from the University of Iowa College of Engineering with a PhD in industrial and systems engineering. Soon she will begin her professional career as a general engineer at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
hazy sky with hospital silouette

CBE Prof Charles Stanier explains poor air quality from Canadian wildfires

Wednesday, June 28, 2023
Charles Stanier, a professor of chemical and biochemical engineering in the College of Engineering who studies climate and the health effects of airborne contaminants, has been actively following and analyzing the air quality in our region and offers his expertise on the potential environmental effects of the wildfire smoke from western Ontario, Canada, that has made its way into Iowa.

ECE professor developing tool to detect Parkinson’s disease

Friday, June 23, 2023
Soura Dasgupta, a University of Iowa (UI) Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, is collaborating on a multidisciplinary research project to improve detection and treatment of Parkinson’s disease (PD).  
Schnell LIFT

OPL helps evaluate LIFT’s new fixed-wing AV 2.2 helmet

Wednesday, June 21, 2023
The University of Iowa’s Operator Performance Lab (OPL) was among those who evaluated the next generation fixed wing helmet that was recently selected by the U.S. Air Force as the new standard helmet for many of its aircraft.  
Surgical simulator

Improving surgical outcomes: Marcus Tatum's orthopedic biomechanical research

Wednesday, June 14, 2023
Marcus Tatum is combining his background in biomedical engineering with new industrial and systems engineering skills to improve surgical outcomes. His work minimizes risk for vulnerable patients by addressing the lack of surgical simulation and developing new imaging technologies.