6

academic departments

20

research centers across Iowa

100

faculty members

Research Areas

students at lake

Sustainability

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

Events

21st Annual Iowa Organics Conference: Save the Planet through Organics: Managing Climate Change with Organic Practices promotional image

21st Annual Iowa Organics Conference: Save the Planet through Organics: Managing Climate Change with Organic Practices

Sunday, November 28 2:00pm to Monday, November 29, 2021 5:00pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
The topic of the Iowa Organic Conference this year will be "Save the Planet through Organics: Managing Climate Change with Organic Practices." Join local agribusiness professionals, organizations, and food producers in various sessions focused on organic crops, livestock workshops, environmental impacts and more! Session leaders include: Dr. Jessica Shade, Chief Scientist, The Organic Center Dr. Chris Jones, University of Iowa Dennis Todey, USDA-Midwest Climate Hub Suzan Erem, SILT PFI…
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Planning and Writing Successful NSF CAREER Proposals

Thursday, December 2, 2021 9:00am to Friday, January 21, 2022 11:00am
Virtual
The Research Development Office, CLAS Grant Support Office, and College of Engineering are hosting a 4-part virtual NSF CAREER Award grant writing seminar, Planning and Writing Successful NSF CAREER Proposals that will be held on Thursday, December 2, 2021 and Friday January 7, 14, 21, 2022 from 9am-11am (8 total hours). The seminar is presented by Dr. Peg AtKisson (AtKisson Training Group). Seminar Topics Understanding the Basics of CAREERs Planning Your Proposal Crafting a Compelling…
Learn & Create: Laser Cutting & Engraving with Glowforge  promotional image

Learn & Create: Laser Cutting & Engraving with Glowforge

Thursday, December 2, 2021 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Seamans Center
Built on laser cutter & engraver technology, Glowforge uses a beam of light the width of a human hair to cut, engrave, and shape designs from a variety of materials. Print jewelry, toys, leather goods, lighting, containers, art, and more. Taught by Jeremy Roszell, Engineering Electronics Shop Workshop will be held in College of Engineering Machine Shop (G450 Seamans Center)
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