Feature Stories

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PhD student Dan Keefe recognized in Dare to Discover campaign

Dan Keefe is among the 70 University of Iowa undergraduates, graduate students, and postdoctoral researchers and scholars whose work is being highlighted on banners in downtown Iowa City.
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University of Iowa researchers establish high-performance computing node for quantum processing of medical images

University of Iowa researchers have set up a high-performance computing node named “Quantum” to simulate a quantum computer and perform medical image analysis using quantum-inspired science.
Jacob Sindt in the lab

UI electrical engineering undergraduate pursuing research that stands out

A fascination with electronic devices and photonics – or the science of light – has led Jacob Sindt down a promising path of research and discovery as an undergraduate student at the University of Iowa College of Engineering.
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UI engineering professor honored for innovation and as a leader in the field of optics and photonics

A University of Iowa professor in the College of Engineering has earned two marks of distinction this summer.
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Toor appointed chair of UI Research Council

Dr. Fatima Toor has been appointed chair of the University of Iowa Research Council, a UI charter committee that meets regularly each semester to advise the vice president for research on matters pertaining to the University's research enterprise.
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Jacob Sindt featured in Dare to Discover campaign

The Dare to Discover campaign showcases researchers, scholars, and creators from across the University of Iowa on banners throughout downtown Iowa City. The campaign is sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Research.
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ITI Open House showcases research diversity of faculty, staff, and students

The University of Iowa Technology Institute (ITI) hosted a research open house to celebrate the excellence and diversity of research being conducted by faculty, staff, and students.
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Toor honored with Lowell G. Battershell Endowed Chair in Laser Engineering

Fatima Toor, a University of Iowa associate professor of electrical and computer engineering and director of the Toor Lab, has been appointed to the Lowell G. Battershell Endowed Chair in Laser Engineering.
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ITI researching infrared sensors to help farmers apply fertilizer more efficiently

University of Iowa scientists, including Fatima Toor of the Iowa Technology Institute, are part of a team investigating an infrared sensor configuration that can help farmers more efficiently apply crop fertilizer.
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UI researchers investigating photosensitizing drug to treat soft tissue sarcomas

UI researchers are investigating the potential of the photosensitizing drug Verteporfin to treat soft tissue sarcomas. Soft tissue sarcomas are a rare form of cancer that has traditionally not responded well to chemotherapy and radiation, so researchers say it is important to explore novel treatments.