Marler and Ozbolat Receive 2012 ICE Commercialization GAP Fund Award

December 31, 2012

Two CCAD researchers, Dr. Tim Marler and Professor Ibrahim Ozbolat, have been awarded funding through the 2012 ICE Commercialization GAP Fund Program.

Marler is a senior research scientist in the Virtual Soldier Research program and adjunct professor with the Departments of Biomedical and Mechanical Engineering. Ozbolat is a faculty member in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering and directs the Design for Manufacturing Laboratory and the Biomanufacturing Laboratory. They received $74,336 for their project entitled "Commercialization of Electromechanical Modeling and Simulation System."

The ICE Commercialization GAP Fund Program is run by the Iowa Centers for Enterprise (ICE) and the University of Iowa Office of the Vice President for Research. The funds are to support the development of innovations with commercial potential, with the result that more UI technology reaches the marketplace.