The University of Iowa recently received a five-year, $3 million National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) grant to develop a Sustainable Water Development graduate program.
Eric Timko, formerly of Blue Belt Technologies, has joined University of Iowa spinout company iotaMotion as executive chair, effective Sept. 1. The news comes on the heels of iotaMotion’s winning a highly competitive, $225,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Innovation Research grant to further develop its implantable robotic-assistive surgical system for improving cochlear implant hearing outcomes.
University of Iowa Vice President for Research and Economic Development Daniel A. Reed is a committee member and co-author of the National Academies report Future Directions for NSF Advanced Computing Infrastructure to Support U.S. Science and Engineering in 2017-2020.
University of Iowa assistant professor of biochemistry Miles Pufall recently received a National Science Foundation award for $1,162,416.
Zhendong Jin, founder of InnoBioPharma and associate professor of medicinal and natural products chemistry at the University of Iowa, has been awarded $50,000 for completing the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps (I-Corps) program at a national I-Corps training center in Ann Arbor, Mich.