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March 2020

Ars Technica: There's an $80 million driving simulator in Iowa, and we tried it out

 

February 2020

What does AI see? UI researchers discover cancer biomarkers using deep neural networks

Spring 2020 Seed Grant winners announced

 

January 2020

Kielas-Jensen presents at International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems

Cai presents at 58th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control

 

November 2019

ISE PhD student Eric Chun presents paper at Autonomous Driving Workshop in Seoul

KCRG: Experts stress winter driving safety following recent snowfall

Professor Tom Schnell and team win Best Paper Award for biometric evaluation of pilot workloads

 

October 2019

ME PhD student Avik Samanta wins Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award

ECE PhD student Tri Quang wins ASLMS research grant

Iowa researchers prepare rural roads for the future

September 2019

$7.1 million federal grant to help NADS study automated vehicles on rural roads

UI and Seoul Institute of Technology Strengthen Connections through Official Partnership

 

August 2019

Iowa Engineer: High-flying engineering

Iowa Engineer: Ben Perlson: Flexing his engineering muscles

Iowa Engineer: Celebrating 20 years of driver safety research

 

July 2019

Iowa Now: Kregel named executive vice provost and senior associate provost for faculty

SPIE: Under lock and key: The intersection of cancer research and photovoltaics

Iowa City Press-Citizen: A cross-state research partnership hopes to one day change the agriculture industry

UI engineers co-win 5-year, $7.5M grant to apply machine learning to energetic materials design

 

June 2019

Prof. Jun Wang to study nitrogen dioxide levels using satellite data

CCAD kicks off the CCAD Research Initiative Seed Program (CRISP) with a total funding of $200K

 

May 2019

ME Professor Al Ratner named ASME fellow

Q&A with Venanzio Cichella

Wang and Toor receive awards at OVPR ceremony

Q&A with Stephen Baek

 

April 2019

KCRG: University of Iowa's Virtual Soldier Research Progam proving versatile, finding new uses

KCRG: University of Iowa receives $1.6 million grant to develop new farming technology

 

March 2019

The Daily Iowan: UI researchers develop technology to promote sustainable farming

Iowa Now: UI engineers win $1.6 million award to create smarter, sustainable farming

Jun Wang and team win $1.6 million award to create smarter, sustainable farming

 

February 2019

Mubeen receives fossil fuel grant

 

January 2019

Center for Advancement: Sparking discovery

 

October 2018

Klopfenstein named research programs consultant for CCAD

Schnell and Wang appointed to CCAD leadership team

 

September 2018

The Gazette: Study: Misconceptions of driver systems are common, can spell out danger on the road

Iowa City Press-Citizen: UI research: Your car's blind-spot detector isn't as helpful as you think it is

Iowa Now: Multidisciplinary UI research team uses nanotechnology to create clot-less stent

Q&A with Michael Schnieders

 

August 2018

CBS2: UI, California-based company team up to produce cleaner fuel for vehicles

Toor, Reinhardt, and Mubeen join CCAD faculty

University of Iowa virtual reality simulation featured at the Iowa State Fair

 

July 2018

Moon accepted into Rising Stars in Mechanical Engineering Workshop at MIT

Associate Director of CCAD and F. Wendell Miller Distinguished Professor Arora retires

WQAD: Paving the way for self-driving cars at the University of Iowa

Baek wins grant using AI to reduce falls among elderly

Schnell named The Captain Jim "Max" Gross Chair in Engineering

 

June 2018

Carney featured on teen drivers on WalletHub

UI researchers explain ammonia distribution in Earth's upper atmosphere

 

May 2018

Researchers say drivers can build trust in autonomous cars, despite recent accidents

 

April 2018

Ding receives NSF grant to study a fast laser-based surface nanostructuring method

Wilder to receive 2018 Honors Program teaching award

 

March 2018

Iowa Now: President Harreld on the importance of groundbreaking UI research

Abdel-Malek, McGehee featured in new research videos

Baek serves as AI panelist at Des Moines Business Record Power Breakfast

UI engineering research center sees progress in virtual soldier, predicting injuries

Researcher profile: Shaoping Xiao

 

February 2018

National Advanced Driving Simulator kicks off 20th anniversary year

McGehee, Abdel-Malek are Iowa City Area Chamber of Commerce annual banquet keynote speakers

Grosland appointed Engineering Associate Dean for Academic Programs

The innumerable rewards of undergraduate research

 

January 2018

Operator Performance Lab director Schnell featured in Vertiflite magazine

Santos Human, Inc. continues to grow its higher education segment

 

December 2017

Daily Iowan: UI Steering Future of Automated Driving Industry

 

November 2017

University of Ontario Institute of Technology Partners with SantosHuman, Inc.

National Advanced Driving Simulator Featured in YouTube Video

 

October 2017

Marshall among Engineering Faculty, Staff Honored at UI Annual Awards Banquet

McGehee Featured on NPR "All Things Considered"

 

August 2017

Santos Human, Inc. Adds DSO National Labs to Client List

University of Iowa Awarded Projects through New Toyota Program

 

July 2017

Lee, Baek Receive Awards at First International Conference on Maintenance and Rehabilitation of Constructed Infrastructure Facilities

First STEM Day Held at Johnson County Fair

CCAD Offers VARBU Virtual Reality Services to Campus

Professors Schnell and Choi Featured in MIE Newsletter

High-Tech Cars Not Just for Spider-Man, Tony Stark

College of Engineering Fiscal Yeaer 2017 Funding Sees 72 Percent Increase

 

June 2017

Area Leaders Get Look at Newest UI Driving Simulator Addition

Davis, Mayberry, Patel to be Recognized by University of Iowa Alumni Association

Iowa Now: Building Virtual Worlds to Prep for the Real One

UI Featured in Toyota Collaborative Safety Research Center Report

 

May 2017

National Advanced Driving Simulator Included in Consumer Reports Magazine

Abdel-Malek Named Lifetime Achiever by Marquis Who's Who

Iowa Driving the Way for Autonomous Vehicles

 

April 2017

Brudflodt Honored as UI Top Student Employee; Kakavandi, Seydel Earn Certificates of Distinction

Iowa Now: UI Honors Top Student Employee

The Daily Iowan: Furthering Virtual Soldier's World

 

March 2017

Virtual Reality App Can Help Drivers Understand the Question, "My Car Does What?"

Hawkeye Lunch & Learn: The Virtual Soldier

RAMDO Solutions Earns 2017 UI Start-up of the Year Award

 

January 2017

Watch: Can Augmented Reality Help Helicopter Pilots Stay Safe?

McGehee to Participate in WorldCanvass Program on "Our Lives Online"

 

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