Daniel A. Reed, University of Iowa Vice President for Research and Economic Development since 2012, stepped down Oct. 1. John Keller, dean of the UI Graduate College, has been named interim vice president.
On Tuesday, Jan. 26, University of Iowa International Programs will host “Research to Real Life,” a WorldCanvass event seeking to explore what it means to be a research university and how basic research impacts the world.
University of Iowa Vice President for Research and Economic Development Daniel A. Reed delivered the 2nd Annual State of Research Address on Nov. 2 in the College of Public Health’s Callaghan Auditorium.
Video of the address is now available online here.
Science fiction lately has been dominated by postapocalyptic, dystopian futures: environmental desolation, runaway nanotechnology, AI overlords, genetic discrimination, and the death of privacy. When did our utopian dreams stagger into an alleyway, drunk on hubris, only to be mugged by our diminished expectations?
The summer has come and gone, and the fall semester is underway. Like you, I used the summer to conduct research and honor other academic commitments, with a bit of vacation squeezed in between. (This summer, I chaired a subcommittee of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Scientific Computing Advising Committee that was responsible for reviewing and issuing recommendations on an exascale technology plan for the nation. If you’re interested, you can read more here).
The July 2015 issue of the Association for Computing Machinery’s magazine focuses on exascale computing and big data and features a video of and paper by University of Iowa Vice President for Research and Economic Development Daniel A. Reed.