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Wildfires have erased two decades’ worth of air quality gains in western US

A new University of Iowa study has tabulated the toll from two decades of wildfires on air quality and human health in the continental U.S. The authors report that from 2000 to 2020, the air has worsened in the western U.S., mainly due to the increase in frequency and ferocity of wildfires causing an increase of 670 premature deaths per year in the region during that time period
Graduate Seminar November 30

CBE Graduate Seminar Nov 30

Tuesday, November 28, 2023
Please join us after the lecture for the reception with food!
CBE students

Iowa CBE students win 2023 ChemE Jeopardy national championship

Tuesday, November 14, 2023
University of Iowa students claimed the ChemE Jeopardy national championship at the 2023 American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) annual student conference in early November. 
Graduate Seminar November 16th

CBE Graduate Seminar Nov 16

Friday, November 10, 2023
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University of Iowa engineers contribute to one of Time Magazine’s 'best inventions' of 2023

Wednesday, November 8, 2023
University of Iowa engineering professors helped create NASA’s TEMPO, which Time Magazine has named one of its best inventions of 2023. The space instrument is expected to help scientists understand the sources of pollution by revolutionizing how real-time air quality data is collected. 
Professor Udaykumar presents a trophy to Chris Vidmar

Winners announced in 3MT competition

Tuesday, November 7, 2023
Graduate students in the University of Iowa College of Engineering competed to see who could most effectively summarize their complex research pursuits in a three-minute soundbite that a non-technical audience could understand.
Updated Graduate Seminar November 9

CBE Graduate Seminar Nov 9

Thursday, October 26, 2023
Graduate Seminar November 2nd

CBE Graduate Seminar Nov 2

Thursday, October 26, 2023
Guymon Portrait

$2.9M NIH grant helps CBE professor improve cochlear implant function and safety  

Wednesday, October 4, 2023
University of Iowa engineering professor C. Allan Guymon is conducting research to make cochlear implants safer and enhance hearing quality by developing materials that will be more compatible and more effectively integrate with the human body.  
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CBE study finds solar hydrogen costs could beat federal goals

Monday, September 25, 2023
A University of Iowa graduate student has found a method for generating solar hydrogen that could make the cost of this renewable energy source more affordable than benchmark goals targeted by the Department of Energy, according to findings published this month in the International Journal of Hydrogen Energy.
Chemurgy 2.0 graphic of Iowa with yellow and red sun in the background

CoE faculty play critical role in multi-institutional biomanufacturing project

Thursday, September 7, 2023
A multidisciplinary team of University of Iowa engineering faculty will contribute to a $20 million, multi-institutional project to boost Iowa’s position as a leader in bioscience and advanced manufacturing.