ResearchNews

Category: Innovative Solutions

07.18.2022

OVPR Welcomes 26 Campus Research Leaders to 2022-23 Cohort

By Dan Kirkpatrick, Iowa State University Office of the Vice President for Research

The Office of the Vice President for Research is welcoming 26 Iowa State University faculty members to the 2022-2023 Research Collaboration Catalysts (RCC) cohort designed to train the next generation of research team leaders. Team Science principles provide the foundation for the Research Collaboration Catalysts program. Using evidence-based training, tools and resources, participating Iowa State…

07.13.2022

Iowa State Receives Record $284.2 Million in External Research Funding in FY2022

University Sets New Milestones for Both Federal and Non-Federal Research Funding

By Dan Kirkpatrick, Iowa State University Office of the Vice President for Research

The Iowa State research enterprise received $284.2 million in external sponsored research funding for the 2022 fiscal year that closed on June 30, 2022, a new record for the university. This total included $198.2 million in federal research funding and $86 million in non-federal research support, both new university benchmarks in their respective categories. The…

06.16.2022

Iowa State Engineers develop cybersecurity tools to protect solar, wind power on the grid

By Mike Krapfl, Iowa State University News Service

Solar panels and wind turbines, now projected to produce 44% of America’s electricity by 2050, present cybersecurity challenges. They have sensors, controllers, actuators or inverters that are directly or indirectly connected to the internet. They’re distributed far and wide across the country and the countryside. Many have insecure connectivity to legacy electric grid systems. They have…

04.27.2022

Innovation at Work: Growing the ‘Broadband Prairie’ for smart agriculture, connected rural communities

By Iowa State University Office of Strategic Relations and Communications

It’s a 40-minute road trip from Ames to Zearing, with a few right-angle turns to the north and east. This time of year, you’ll drive past fields that are black and damp, still stubbled with the remains of last year’s corn and soybean crops. You’ll also drive past rows of turbines spinning in the spring winds,…

04.26.2022

First-of-its-kind study compares domestic violence programs, finds promising results

By Rachel Cramer, Iowa State University News Service

A new study from Iowa State University found men convicted of domestic violence were charged with significantly fewer violent and nonviolent charges one year after completing a treatment program developed in Iowa compared to a model used in most other states. Survey data from victims still in contact with the men provided preliminary evidence that…

04.08.2022

Board of Regents Approves New Translational AI Research and Education Center at Iowa State University

By Caitlin Ware, Iowa State University Office of the Vice President for Research

The Board of Regents, State of Iowa has approved formation of the new Translational AI Research and Education Center (TrAC) at Iowa State University. TrAC was initially established with $450,000 in Iowa State University Presidential Interdisciplinary Research Initiative (PIRI) funding, sponsored by the Office of the President and administered by the Office of the Vice President for…