IowaMADE sells surgical devices developed and designed by UI faculty and students.
The search committee in charge of seeking the next vice president for research and economic development at the University of Iowa has been constituted. The committee is expected to begin its search this summer.
The University of Iowa continues to work with faculty who want to commercialize their research so their work can make a difference in the world and potentially help the state’s economy.
The University of Utah has named Dan Reed, former University of Iowa vice president for research and economic development, as senior vice president for academic affairs effective July 1, 2018.
Michael Simon is making the most of his second go-round as an undergraduate at the University of Iowa. The veteran and geoscience major from Guttenberg, Iowa, invented a mechanism to clear river debris, sparked by an idea he had during a geology class.
University of Iowa thinkers, explorers, mentors, creators, and inventors were celebrated for their work during the Office of Research and Economic Development’s annual Discovery and Innovation Awards Ceremony on April 17.
MBA students help Oak Ridge National Lab commercialize process that converts carbon dioxide to ethanol
A team of UI MBA students is working with the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee to determine the commercial viability of a process the scientists at the lab discovered by accident that turns carbon dioxide into ethanol and reduce the amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.
Committee to host open forums discussing search for next vice president for research and economic development
A search committee formed to hire the next leader for the Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development will host two open forums focusing on the organization’s structure and ideal qualifications for the next person who leads it. The forums will be Feb. 9 and Feb. 20.
The UI Office of Research and Economic Development on April 9–11 will hold an “Ideas Lab,” where it will bring together 30 faculty and staff members from various disciplines to develop strategies for slowing, stopping, or reversing opioid abuse among Iowans. Those interested in participating can apply through Feb. 14.
Assistant Professor of Management and Organizations Beth Livingston talks about the importance of having a succession plan in a family-owned business.