academic departments


research centers across Iowa


faculty members

Research Areas

students at lake


Research focused on a cleaner, healthier environment: Cleaner Air, Water and Land Resources

Students in lab

Engineering at the cellular/genomic level

Research to understand cellular and subcellular environments to improve human health

Students in lab

Green Energy

Renewable, clean energy systems: wind, solar, biofuels and security, control and optimization of systems

Man doing work on computer outside

Designing Better Ships

Unique experimental and computational facilities to improve the design and performance of marine vehicles

Student in simulation

Artificial Intelligence

Developing new approaches and applications of machine learning and artificial intelligence in engineering and medicine

Students in lab

Medical Imaging

Transforming healthcare through multidisciplinary research in collaboration with University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics on a variety of imaging modalities, to detect and track diseases in the human body

Student working with robot

Autonomous Systems and Robotics

Multidisciplinary research and graduate education in cutting-edge spanning new materials, control systems and vehicle technologies

NADS experiment

Driverless Vehicles

Research on driver-vehicle interactions, driving safety and autonomous vehicles conducted at the National Advanced Driving Simulator

Research Units and Initiatives


Toxicology and Environmental Crime:  Transcending Borders and Answering “So what?”  promotional image

Toxicology and Environmental Crime: Transcending Borders and Answering “So what?”

Monday, September 20, 2021 12:30pm to 1:30pm
As part of our annual Global Public Health Week, the College of Public Health will be hosting featured speaker Kristen Keteles, PhD, of the EPA National Enforcement Investigations Center. This virtual seminar will take place on Monday, September 20 from 12:30-1:30pm CST and all interested faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend. Advanced registration is required: https://uiowa.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_fJr-NUFpRciOHgxGp9PO5A Dr. Kristen Keteles is a toxicologist at EPA’s National…

TriNetX Training

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 2:00pm to 3:00pm
TriNetX analytics training TriNetX Analytics is a new functionality within the TriNetX toolset. You will be able to explore and compare cohorts, review cohort characteristics and compare outcomes of interest. We will demonstrate how to use these tools and give examples on best practices for when to use these different measures. After this training you will have a basic understanding of the Analytics toolset and how it can be applied to research questions for your studies.
IIPHRP Global Health Case Competition Information Session promotional image

IIPHRP Global Health Case Competition Information Session

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 2:00pm to 2:30pm
College of Public Health Building
The annual IIPHRP Global Health Case Competition will take place this fall and student registration open through September 23rd! Interested in competing but not sure if this experience is for you? Attend this information session with competition organizers to learn more about what being a competitor entails and get your questions answered.  This event is open to all students on campus - graduate, professional, and undergraduate. Teams must include students representing at least 3 disciplines…
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