Engineering News

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Wildfires have offset 20 years of air quality gains in US West: study

Monday, December 4, 2023
The frequency and ferocity of wildfires across the U.S. West have negated the improvements in air quality achieved over the past two decades, a new study has found.
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Univ. of Iowa professor helps develop Time Magazine Invention of the Year

Wednesday, November 29, 2023
Time Magazine released its best inventions of the year last month. A University of Iowa professor had a hand in the development of one of those inventions.
Graduate Seminar November 30

CBE Graduate Seminar Nov 30

Tuesday, November 28, 2023
Please join us after the lecture for the reception with food!
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3MT winner exploring how to use corn to mitigate PCBs, improve public health

Monday, November 27, 2023
David Ramotowski won this year’s Three Minute Thesis competition, in which graduate students share their research in three minutes or less to a general audience.
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Student Spotlight: Maxwell Hammond

Tuesday, November 21, 2023
Maxwell Hammond, a PhD student at the Cooperative Autonomous Systems Lab, unveils a novel approach to maneuver soft continuum robots.
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Art meets engineering in College of Engineering STEAM project  

Monday, November 20, 2023
Ananya Sen Gupta, University of Iowa associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, has been working with Subhajit Khush Das, an artist and choreographer from Kolkata, India, for more than a year to train and test artificial intelligence algorithms to recognize and classify changing features through Bharatanatyam, a classical dance.
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Iowa engineering students have new ‘home away from home’ in Burge Hall Makerspace 

Monday, November 20, 2023
University of Iowa Engineering students now have a new space to bring their ideas to life. It’s called the Engineering Makerspace, and it is located on the lower level of Burge Residence Hall.
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Engineering students' communications skills shine during 4-year run as Iowa’s 3MT champion

Wednesday, November 15, 2023
University of Iowa engineering students continue to rewrite the script that one can be an excellent engineer and an excellent communicator as evidence by a four year run as champions in the university's 3MT competition.
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Iowa CBE students win 2023 ChemE Jeopardy national championship

Tuesday, November 14, 2023
University of Iowa students claimed the ChemE Jeopardy national championship at the 2023 American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) annual student conference in early November. 
Graduate Seminar November 16th

CBE Graduate Seminar Nov 16

Friday, November 10, 2023