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Ruben Beltran del Rio

Faculty Recognition by Seniors

Each year, the graduating students get to identify one person (faculty or staff) who had a positive influence on them during their time at the University of Iowa. Assistant Professor Priya Pennathur was identified more than 5 times and Lecturer Ruben Beltran del Rio was named MORE THAN 10 TIMES...

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Going to school with mom

Shamus Roeder will graduate from the University of Iowa this spring with a master’s degree in biomedical engineering.

But the UI will still have plenty of Roeders to go around. Shamus’ brothers, Tristan and Teagan, and his mother, Shona, still will be students.

“We’re all here...

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Where students become engineers...and something more.

Engineering students at Iowa are smart, interesting people. They are also international travelers, Big Ten athletes, Hawkeye Marching Band members, leaders of student organizations, fraternity and sorority members, entrepreneurs, artists, musicians, hospital volunteers, student senators, dance marathoners, intramural competitors, researchers, and more. Explore our academic programs.

Industrial Engineering

Better, faster, cheaper, safer. Industrial engineers enhance the systems and processes around us, exploring business challenges and finding innovative solutions that boost efficiency and effectiveness.

Iowa’s program emphasizes teamwork and hands-on projects that call for structured problem solving, process and quality engineering, statistics and big data analytics, and other techniques.

Working with faculty, you might develop robots for space exploration, a production system for a Fortune 500 company, data-mining tools for a hospital, or a new jet cockpit.