News and Events

December 2016

National Advanced Driving Simulator Receives Grant to Address Safety Issues Prioritized by US DOT

New UI Study Finds New Methods for Better Understanding Advanced Driver Assistance Technologies

An Education on Innovation in Automation

November 2016

How to Manage What's Called a Phantom Traffic Jam

Stoner Wins Graduate College Three Minute Thesis Competition

October 2016

Public Policy Center, National Advanced Driving Simulator Focus on National Teen Driver Safety Week

MyCarDoesWhat Honored with Platinum PR Award for Public Service Announcement

UI Grad's Student Employment Put Him on the Road to His Career

Daily Iowan: Virtual Reality Nursing at Iowa

August 2016

Raghavan Joins Engineering Faculty Members Who Showcase Research in 90 Seconds

July 2016

Engineering Graduate Student Li Earns First Place in EPSCOR Poster Competition

SantosHuman Inc. Releases Cutting-Edge Arm Module

Des Moines Register: Iowa Paving the Way for Self-Driving Cars

Safer Cars, Safer Highways through Safer Simulation

Op-ed: With Advanced Technology, Drivers Still Control Safety

Daily Iowan: UI Fights Parkinson's

NASCAR XFINITY Series Driver Brendan Gaughan Makes Stop at NADS to Illustrate Importance of STEM Curriculum

Abdel-Malek Appointed to UI Leadership Role for Interdisciplinary Team Research Development

Operator Performance Lab Credited in Assisting Rockwell Collins with Unmanned Aircraft System Development

KCCI-TV: The Future Is Here: Self-driving Cars Hit the Road

June 2016

Iowa City Press-Citizen: Experts Put Effort behind Reducing Drowsy Driving

KCRG: UI College of Engineering Hopes ATV Simulator Will Make Riding Safer

Engineering, Medicine Collaborate on New ATV Virtual Reality Simulator

Corridor Business Journal: UI Simulator Could Help Make ATVs Safer

Iowa Now: UI Unveils New ATV Virtual Reality Simulator

The Gazette: University of Iowa Unveils ATV Simulator

KWWL: ATV Simulator Aims to Reduce Real Vehicle Crashes

Farrell Receives Best Paper Award at International Digital Human Modeling Conference

McGehee, Reininga Assume New Roles at UI Center for Computer-Aided Design

May 2016

Raghavan Participates in KCRG-TV Program on Ethics

Welcome to Springfield

April 2016

Grosland Named Biomedical Engineering Departmental Executive Officer

Virtual Reality Gets Real with SantosHuman Inc. Predictive Models and WorldViz VR Development System

UI Foundation Features Rockwell Collins, Operator Performance Lab Partnership

Partnership between Rockwell Collins and University of Iowa College of Engineering Spans More Than 40 Years

NADS Attends SAE Conference, Introduces New Video

National Advanced Driving Simulator MiniSim(TM) to Be Showcased in UI Mobile Museum

March 2016

Center for Computer-Aided Design to Hold Fulbright Virtual Reality  Adventure Day

Huffington Post: U.S. Military and Ford Use Digital Human Avatars to Test New Products

Raghavan to Be Inducted as Fellow in the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering

SantosHuman Partners with the Netherlands to Improve Combat Safety, Effectiveness

Villafana, Raghavan Featured in UI Research and Development Story

February 2016

Iowa Public Radio: Grant Boosts Iowa's Virtual Soldier Program

Marine Corps Times: Virtual Grunts to Help Prevent Injuries on Real Marines

Medical Design Technology: Simulation Program to Predict and Prevent Injuries in US Marines

MyInforms.com: University of Iowa Focuses on US Military Injury Prevention

Center for Digital Education: $2.6 Million Grant Sustains Virtual Soldier Injury Research at University of Iowa

The Washington Times: University of Iowa Focuses on US Military Injury Prevention

Des Moines Register: UI's Virtual Soldier Program to Help Prevent Injuries

The Gazette: University of Iowa Virtual to Prevent, Mitigate Military Injuries

Iowa City Press-Citizen and National Associated Press: UI's Virtual Soldier Program to Help Prevent Injuries

KCRG: Office of Naval Research Presents Grant for Virtual Soldier Research

KGAN: UI Works to Keep Marines Battle Ready

The Daily Iowan: UI Probes Military Injuries

January 2016

Abdel-Malek Featured on WorldCanvass: "Research to Real Life" Panel January 26

Choi Elected American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Fellow

November 2015

Operator Performance Lab Partners with Rockwell Collins on Successful CRIIS System

Ding Posts Editorial for SME Speaks

October 2015

Santos Technologies Featured in The Ergonomist

Hart Takes First Prize at Composites Conference

September 2015

Abdel-Malek, Tollakson Featured in UI's Entrepreneur: 101 Publication

Grosland, Lin Selected for Leadership Programs

July 2015

OPL Updates Delfin L-29 Jets

US News & World Report: Alcohol, Pot Combo Impairs Driving More than Either Alone

June 2015

Ozbolat to Present at June 25 IEEE Chapter Meeting

GruntSim Featured in UPI Story

VSR Featured in Seapower Magazine

UI Driving Simulator to Help Test New Artificial Lens for Cataract Patients

Veit Receives Grant from Idaho National Engineering Laboratory

Schnell Receives Contract from Wyle Aerospace Group

May 2015

OPL Plays a Key Role in Rockwell Collins's First LVC Training Exercise with Certified MILS

Patel Honored at UI Engineering Commencement

Ozbolat to Deliver Keynote at Great Lakes Biomedical Conference

April 2015

CCAD Completes Five-Year, $8.6 Million GruntSim Project

OPL Assists Rockwell Collins in Testing MILS Encryption Device

Schnell Receives Subcontract for SPUDS

March 2015

Ozbolat Receives Eldin IE Early Career Award

Yu to Receive OARSI Young Investigator Award

Cedar Rapids Gazette: Rockwell Collins, UI Studying Single-Pilot Operation

February 2015

Schnell Receives Contract from Rockwell Collins

January 2015

Ozbolat Featured in Plastics Today Publication

ASME Recognizes Ozbolat 3D Video as Third Most Watched for 2014

December 2014

Schnell Receives Rockwell Collins Contract for SOCOM Work

November 2014

Hoppe Receives BMES Review Choice Award

Prof Virtually Stars

October 2014

Ozbolat Paper Featured on Biomaterials Science Blog

UI Named as 1 of 13 Universities Investing Heavily in 3D Printing

Abdel-Malek to Speak at Future Forces Exhibition & Conference 2014

UI, Rockwell Collins Successfully Test Commercial Avionics System

August 2014

Operator Performance Lab Holds Inaugural Open House and Barbecue

Veit Receives Grant from Battelle Memorial Institute

Engineering Sets Another Record in External Funding

July 2014

Schnell Receives Grant from Office of Naval Research

Dasgupta Named Chair of Engineering Faculty Council

Avionics Magazine: NASA, Rockwell Collins, UI to Test UAS Communications

June 2014

Brown Receives Contract from NHTSA

Ozbolat Receives Contract from Electric Power Research Institute

Ozbolat Receives 2014 Chao & Trigger Young Manufacturing Engineer Award

Ozbolat Featured on HuffPost Segment on Bioprinting

CCAD Summer Institute: International Program Begins July 7

Cavuoto to Speak June 10 on Impacts of Aging and Obesity on Worker Capabilities and Injury Risk

Ozbolat Published in Highlights of Biofabrication

May 2014

Ozbolat to Receive ASME, Pi Tau Sigma Gold Medal

April 2014

Schnell and OPL Featured in Aviation Week

Barret Receives ICRU Fellows Academic Year Scholarship

Bein, Goerdt, and Sharma Win Top Student Employee Awards 

Ozbolat to Deliver Scholz Symposium April 10

March 2014

Raghavan Selected for University of of Pittsburgh Bioengineering Alum Award

Hu, Wang Earn IWEA Prizes

Marshall Receives $75,000 Hyundai-Kia Research Contract

February 2014

KGAN: UI Plays Role in $320M Tech Project

KCRG: President Obama Calls on University of Iowa, Others to Help with New Initiative

IowaNow: UI Part of $320 Million National Digital-Manufacturing Consortium

Des Moines Register: 3 Universities, State Join $320 Million Digital Manufacturing Initiative

Iowa City Press-Citizen: UI Joins $320 Million Manufacturing Push

The Daily Iowan: UI Partners with Digital Lab

The Gazette: Iowa Universities Involved in 'Huge' Federal Manufacturing Initiative

Abdel-Malek Named to Play Lead UI Role in $320 Million National Digital Lab for Manufacturing

Operator Performance Lab Featured on BTN: LiveB1G

Schnell and Veit Awarded Contracts

Operator Performance Lab Featured in Houston Television News Report

January 2014

Ozbolat Receives NSF CAREER Award

New "BTN LiveBIG Iowa" to Feature OPL Research

Schnell Receives Contract from Rockwell Collins

Marshall Receives Contract from NHTSA

AMTech, Ozbolat Noted in National Journal Article on Bioprinting

December 2013

Rahmatalla Receives Contract from SantosHuman Inc.

Ozbolat Receives Grant from Diabetes Action Research and Education Foundation

CCAD Holds Annual Awards Dinner

OPL Featured in NBC Bay Area Report

November 2013

KGAN-TV: OPL Researchers Give Pilots Sight in Storms

Bai, Ozbolat, and Marler Help Represent Engineering at Hawkeye Caucus 

Ozbolat to Receive SME Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award

NADS Receives US Department of Transportation Grant

October 2013

Schnell Receives Advanced Infoneering Contract

Schwarz Receives Research Contract from McLaren Racing, Ltd.

September 2013

Ozbolat Featured in September Physics World Article on Medical 3-D Printing

NADS Research Featured in Chicago Tribune Article

August 2013

OPL Research Featured on NBC-San Francisco Bay Area

Schnell Receives $10,000 Research Contract from Rockwell Collins

NADS MiniSim Noted in New York Times Article

NADS Featured in Iowa Engineer Magazine

Chen Awarded $150,000 NSF Grant

Abdel-Malek Presents at All-Iowa SWE Conference

July 2013

Zhupanska Receives Best Paper Award

Wang Earns First Place in Iowa EPSCoR Poster Competition

OPL Project Featured on Radio Iowa

OPL Research Featured in IowaNow

National Advanced Driving Simulator Publishes June "The Driver's Seat"

Virtual Soldier Research Publishes New Book

Three CCAD Researchers Exceed $1 Million in External Funding for Fiscal Year 2013

Krokhmal, Zhupanska and Raghavan Awarded Fellowships

Zhupanska and Lu Promoted

June 2013

AMTech Introduces New Publication

Schnell Receives Rockwell Collins Contract

May 2013

Chen Receives Faculty Excellence Award for Service

Schwarz Receives Electronic Stability Control Patent

Chrysler Receives Driver Behavior Modeling Contract from Toyota

Ozbolat, Yu Receive Best Paper Award at IIE Conference and Expo

AMTech's Organ Printing Research Featured on PRI's Living on Earth

Chrysler Receives Contract

April 2013

Schnell Receives Two Research Grants

Goerdt Receives Undergraduate Research Award

AMTech Research Featured in The Gazette

March 2013

Marler, Bhatt Named Assistant Directors at Virtual Soldier Research Program

Dasgupta Receives NSF Grant

Schnell Receives US Department of Defense Grant

Brown Earns Lenstech Research Contract

Abdel-Malek Appointed to American University of Madaba Trustees Board

AMTech Featured in Press-Citizen Article

AMTech's Organ Printing Research Featured on KGAN

AMTech's Organ Printing Research Featured in Iowa Now

Veit Receives Funding from Science Applications International Corp.

AMTech's Organ Printing Research Featured in Daily Iowan Article

February 2013

CCAD Honors Students, Faculty, Staff

January 2013

Deadline Approaching for Hubert E. Storer Engineering Student Entrepreneurial Start-up Award

Biomanufacturing Lab Featured in Industrial Engineer Magazine

December 2012

NADS Featured in Optometry Journal

Marler and Ozbolat Receive 2012 ICE Commercialization GAP Fund Award

Brown Awarded DoD Grant to Study Driving in Teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Schnell Receives 3M Research Contract

OPL Featured in Aviation Week Magazine

November 2012

Choi Wins Graduate College Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award

Schnell Receives Contract from Rockwell Collins

Raghavan Receives Grant from Carver Charitable Trust

Schnell and Veit Receive Research Grants

October 2012

Three CCAD Faculty Members Receive Promotions

Abdel-Malek Receives 2012 Regents Award for Faculty Excellence

UI Publication Features NADS Young Farmer Study

CCAD is on Facebook

September 2012

VSR Featured in Daily Iowan Article

UI Publication Features VSR's Military Advisor

August 2012

Yu Receives NSF Travel Grant to Attend ASME IMECE 2012

National Advanced Driving Simulator Featured on ABC World News Tonight, Nightline

Engineering Showcases STEM Efforts to Iowa Lt. Governor

Chrysler Receives Iowa State University Research Grant

July 2012

UI Operator Performance Lab to Work with Rockwell Collins on NASA Contract

June 2012

Virtual Soldier Research Featured in Federal Computer Week

May 2012

KGAN-TV: Virtual Soldier Winning the War in Iowa City

Ozbolat Receives Grant from NIH

April 2012

CCAD to Host Open House in May

March 2012

NADS Featured in CNN Story on Distracted Driving

NADS Receives Order for Three MiniSims from Clemson University

Ozbolat Wins UI Innovations in Teaching with Techology Award

UI Featured in Discovery Channel Documentary on Driver Safety

Marler, Reininga, Schnell to Participate in iWeek

February 2012

BTN Program Showcases UI Virtual Soldier

KCRG Features OPL Research Jets

NADS MiniSim to Be Included in National Academy of Sciences Museum

Abdel-Malek Receives Funding from Office of Naval Research

Operator Performance Laboratory Produces New Video

January 2012

Ozbolat Receives $100,000 Grant from Electric Power Research Institute

Abdel-Malek Named Engineering Society Fellow

Professors Kregel and Stauss Join CCAD

Chrysler, Brown, and Marshall to Present at 91st Annual Transportation Research Board Meeting

Marler Receives Contract Funding for Research

Press-Citizen Features Choi’s Research to Improve Reliability of Wind Turbines

Ozbolat Research in 3-D Printing of Living Organs Featured in Mechanical Engineer Magazine

December 2011

McGehee Receives Driver Behavior Analysis Contract from Toyota

Three New MiniSims on Tap from NADS

NADS Appoints New Director of Research

November 2011

Marshall Receives Contract from Iowa Department of Transportation

CCAD Staff Receive Research Funding