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Brandon Barquist receives Board of Regents Staff Excellence Award

Friday, May 5, 2023
Brandon Barquist was among 18 University of Iowa staff members honored with this year’s UI Staff Council Awards for achievements ranging from excellence in service to leadership in diversity, equity, and inclusion.
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Alumnus Tom Hanson receives 2023 Eight Over 80 award

Friday, May 5, 2023
Tom Hanson was among eight alumni, age 80 and over, who were honored for carrying the Hawkeye spirit of achievement and continuing to help others.
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CEE Prof. Hornbuckle named 2023 UI Distinguished Chair

Thursday, May 4, 2023
Keri Hornbuckle, Donald E. Bently Professor of Engineering, has been named a recipient of the 2023 University of Iowa Distinguished Chair.
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Steve Cable awarded 2023 Outstanding Staff Award

Monday, May 1, 2023
Steve Cable, senior systems administrator at DSRI, has been awarded the 2023 UI Outstanding Staff Award. This award recognizes current University of Iowa staff who have made outstanding accomplishments and contributions above and beyond their job responsibility that significantly benefit or bring honor or recognition to the university.

UI engineering study finds ChatGPT could pass exam needed to become licensed engineer

Friday, April 28, 2023
The controversial artificial intelligence chatbot called ChatGPT could pass the exam required to become a licensed professional engineer in the United States, according to the findings of a University of Iowa College of Engineering study. 
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ISE faculty recognized with College of Engineering excellence awards

Thursday, April 27, 2023
The College of Engineering had their faculty and staff award night on April 24, 2023. Professors Xuan Song and Ruben Beltran del Rio were recognized with awards.
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Fatemeh Dalilian awarded J. Richard Simon Engineering Scholarship

Wednesday, April 26, 2023
PhD student Fatemeh Dalilian awarded $5,000 scholarship that honors longtime professor of psychology and industrial engineering at the University of Iowa.
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CoE Awards recognize faculty, staff, student

Tuesday, April 25, 2023
On April 24th, the College of Engineering recognized faculty, staff, and a PhD student at the CoE Excellence Awards celebration.
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Yuliang Xie receives $1.3M NIH grant to make medical devices resistant to respiratory infection

Wednesday, April 19, 2023
Yuliang Xie, assistant professor in the Roy J. Carver Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Iowa, has been awarded a National Institutes of Health R01 grant to design a new surface for medical devices that can self-clean and prevent infection.
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Iowa Public Radio joins DSRI for a ride-along

Wednesday, April 19, 2023
Iowa Public Radio's River to River team was at the DSRI facility last week working on a ride-along episode with institute director Dan McGehee and his team, discussing what their research could mean for the future.