Engineering News

Edward Sander

Ed Sander named Wheeler Faculty Fellow in Engineering 

Tuesday, April 18, 2023
Ed Sander, University of Iowa associate professor of biomedical engineering and director of graduate studies, has received the Robert and Virginia Wheeler Faculty Fellowship in Engineering.  
Jaque Pereira da Silva PPE Research

Healthcare and engineering: ‘An amusement park of complexity’

Tuesday, April 18, 2023
Jaqueline Pereira da Silva has always been enthralled by human factors engineering — aligning systems to human capabilities, limitations, and needs. Working in healthcare has presented her the opportunity to follow her passion while being challenged by the multifaceted complexity of patient care.
Jacob Fuhrmeister

ME graduate student selected for SMART scholarship to pursue hypersonic research

Friday, April 7, 2023
Jacob Fuhrmeister, a University of Iowa graduate student studying mechanical engineering, has been selected for a SMART scholarship through the U.S. Department of Defense to develop materials that can better withstand hypersonic travel.  
Tech Transfer

UI engineering faculty members license inventions

Thursday, April 6, 2023
Inventions of two University of Iowa College of Engineering faculty members have been licensed for commercial use. They are the latest technology transfer examples in which research emerging from UI laboratories is spun-out to a private company for broader public benefit
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BME Professor Joseph Reinhardt receives 2023 Regents Award for Faculty Excellence

Thursday, April 6, 2023
Professor Joseph Reinhardt was among six outstanding University of Iowa faculty members to be honored for their extraordinary contributions and sustained record of excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service.
Damaged James Street Lab

UI research lab suffers total loss in March 31 storm

Tuesday, April 4, 2023
The College of Engineering’s James Street Laboratory suffered a total loss in a severe storm that passed through the Iowa City/Coralville community on March 31 and will need to be rebuilt.
robotics tournament match

UI College of Engineering hosts state robotics competition

Friday, March 24, 2023
Nearly 50 high school robotics teams from across Iowa and beyond convened in Coralville, Iowa, to showcase their skills and creations at the FIRST Tech Challenge Iowa Championship.
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BME student among recipients of OVPR's Discovery and Innovation Awards

Ashley Rhodes is among eighteen exceptional researchers, scholars, innovators, students, and administrators recognized by the Office of the Vice President for Research in the 2023 Discovery and Innovation Awards program.
Jackson Begolka

ME student accepted into NASA Student Airborne Research Program 

Thursday, March 23, 2023
Jackson Begolka, a third year University of Iowa mechanical engineering major, has been accepted into a National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) airborne research program for undergraduate students.  
OPL Tom Schnell

Flyover State: Iowa Engineers Set Their Sights on the Future of Aviation

Wednesday, March 8, 2023
At the Operator Performance Laboratory, University of Iowa professor and pilot Tom “Mach” Schnell and his research team test emerging flight technology and train students for lofty careers.