Think of it as research development support at warp drive.
This spring, the University of Iowa Office of the Vice President for Research & Economic Development (OVPR&ED) is launching the Research Development Office (RDO), offering a concierge service to help faculty submit more ambitious, more collaborative, and more successful research and scholarship project proposals.
This isn’t your kids’ VR headset. Researchers at the University of Iowa Operator Performance Laboratory are using augmented reality to assess how the proliferation of technology in the cockpit is affecting pilots’ concentration. They’re also using it to make difficult helicopter landings safer.
The Pentacrest Museums and Office of the State Archaeologist, units of the Office of the Vice President for Research & Economic Development, invite UI departments to participate in the development of exhibits for the 2018 UI Mobile Museum. The Mobile Museum is a custom-built 38-foot RV that showcases the research and creativity of UI faculty, staff, and students at outreach and education events statewide.
The University of Iowa is ramping up its efforts to identify, protect, and translate promising research into commercial ventures and launch more faculty startup businesses.