The Iowa Advanced Technology Laboratories (IATL) furthers The University of Iowa's tradition of encouraging inter-disciplinary research. Faculty conducting research in the IATL include groups from the Departments of Chemistry and Physics in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences as well as the Departments of Chemical &Biochemical Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering in the College of Engineering. The IATL also houses the Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research, the Optical Science and Technology Center, and a portion of the Center for Computer-Aided Design.

The multi-disciplinary 124,439 square-foot IATL building, occupying a site adjoining the Iowa River and directly north of the Iowa Memorial Union, Iowa Advanced Technology Laboratories (IATL) Buildingunites five functionally and visually distinct structures. The building was designed by world-renowned California architect Frank O. Gehry who is known for his combinations of opposing forms and diverse materials.


For further information, please contact:

Krissy Dallmann
Building Coordinator
Iowa Advanced Technology Center
105 IATL
205 N Madison St
Iowa City, IA  52242
Ph: 319-335-3313


Christopher Cheatum
Director, MATFab Facility
Ph. 319-353-0379


Faculty Conducting Research in IATL


Centers located in IATL