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UI mechanical engineering professor receives DARPA Young Investigator Award

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Caterina Lamuta, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Iowa, has taken a keen interest in cephalopods and has found new ways to mimic their tentacles in the lab. Lamuta was recently awarded a prestigious Young Investigator Award from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop new self-morphing, stretchable soft skins for use in underwater vehicles and robots.

Original Publication Date: Tuesday, September 14, 2021Keywords: DARPADepartment of Mechanical Engineeringcephalopodsstretchable soft skinunderwater robotunderwater vehicleSources:  Source: College of EngineeringURL: https://engineering.uiowa.edu/news-all/2021/09/ui-mechanical-engineering-professor-receives-darpa-young-investigator-award News From: College of EngineeringNews For: StudentsFacultyStaffAlumni & FriendsParents & FamiliesNews MediaNews About: AchievementsImpactResearchWorkflow: Published

Physicists' research turned into video

Friday, September 10, 2021

New research from University of Iowa physicists into how auroras on Earth are created was turned into a video distributed worldwide by the media company, Seeker. The video includes animation from an illustrator in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Iowa.

Original Publication Date: Wednesday, September 1, 2021Keywords: Department of Physics and AstronomyaurorasSources:  Source: SeekerURL: https://www.seeker.com/videos/earth-conservation/why-scientists-recreated-the-northern-lights-in-a-lab News From: College of Liberal Arts and SciencesNews For: StudentsFacultyStaffNews About: ResearchWorkflow: Published


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