114

faculty members, including two National Academy of
Engineering members

$ 49M

research expenditures in FY21

2,800+

publication co-authors since 2016

Research Excellence at UI Engineering

 

College of Engineering faculty, staff and students are engaged in research that will improve quality of life and transform our world through engineering for human health, engineering for the environment, and engineering for emerging technologies.

Research Areas

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Sustainability

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

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Engineering at the cellular/genomic level

Research to understand cellular and subcellular environments to improve human health

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Green Energy

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

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Designing Better Ships

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

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Artificial Intelligence

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

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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

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Autonomous Systems and Robotics

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

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Driving Safety

Research conducted with on-road vehicles and simulators at the National Advanced Driving Simulator focuses on the connections between humans and vehicles.

Research Units and Initiatives

Events

REDCap Basic Hands On

Wednesday, August 10, 2022 10:00am to 11:30am
Virtual
This training is a basic overview of REDCap. We will go through the process of creating a REDCap project starting with instrument design, assigning users access to the project, repeating instruments, enabling surveys, project testing, and ending with production mode. After this training, you will have a baseline competency in REDCap.
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CIMBA Italy Info Sessions

Wednesday, August 10, 2022 10:00am to 10:30am
Virtual
CIMBA 2023 study abroad applications are OPEN! Join one of our weekly Wednesday info sessions to learn why CIMBA Italy is a great option for Iowa students. Offering classes in business, engineering, and liberal arts for Iowa credit, the CIMBA program immerses students in the heart of beautiful and historic Northern Italy. Students have the Venetian Alps at their doorstep, participate in cultural experiences, and visit nearby powerhouse companies to incorporate their classwork into the broader...

REDCap Basic Demo

Thursday, August 11, 2022 10:00am to 11:00am
Virtual
This training is a basic overview of REDCap that is hands-off/lecture. We will go through the process of creating a REDCap project starting with instrument design, assigning users access to the project, repeating instruments, enabling surveys, project testing, and ending with production mode. You will follow along with the instructor visually. After this training you will have a baseline competency in REDCap.
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