Recent Awards


CEE professor named International Environmental Modelling and Software Society Fellow

Wednesday, March 20, 2024
Ibrahim Demir, Robert and Virginia Wheeler Faculty Fellow and University of Iowa civil and environmental engineering associate professor, was named a 2023 Fellow by the International Environmental Modelling and Software Society.
Xuan Song

ISE professor selected for Air Force’s Young Investigator Program

Thursday, January 25, 2024
Xuan Song, an associate professor of industrial and systems engineering at the University of Iowa, has been selected for funding by the Department of the Air Force’s Young Investigator Program.
Lee Award

Korean transportation technology R&D agency honors Lee for outstanding contribution

Tuesday, January 16, 2024
Hosin “David” Lee, a University of Iowa professor of civil and environmental engineering, was honored with the outstanding contribution award at the annual meeting of the Korean Transportation Association in America.
Caterina Lamuta

DARPA Director’s Fellowship recognizes ME professor's progress on octopus-inspired robot

Wednesday, August 23, 2023
Caterina Lamuta, a University of Iowa assistant professor of mechanical engineering, has received the selective Director’s Fellowship from Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to continue development of an underwater robot that mimics the movement of an octopus or squid.  
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.
Photo of Keri in lab

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.
Seamans Center exterior at sunset

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.
Xuan Song

Xuan Song receives prestigious NSF CAREER Award to research novel ceramic manufacturing methods

Wednesday, March 8, 2023
Xuan Song, University of Iowa engineering professor, has received the prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award to advance research of ceramic additive manufacturing, which could benefit industries, including health care, defense, and energy. 
Venanzio and student fly drone

Cichella recognized with Amazon Research Award  

Thursday, January 19, 2023
Venanzio Cichella, a University of Iowa assistant professor of mechanical engineering, has been awarded the Amazon Research Award (ARA) for his project studying concurrent allocation and planning for large-scale multi-robot systems. 
David Lee

CEE professor Lee receives outstanding overseas alumnus award

Friday, December 23, 2022
Hosin “David” Lee, a University of Iowa professor of civil and environmental engineering, received the outstanding overseas alumnus award from the Seoul National University, a national public research university based in Seoul, South Korea.