Recent Graduate Research News

Students enjoying the Acevedo Poster Contest 2024

Choate, Leiberton Named Winners at Inaugural Acevedo Poster Contest

Monday, February 19, 2024
On February 15th, the department hosted the first annual Acevedo Poster Contest, giving participating students a change to show how they used computing resources, tools, or techniques in their research.
PhD students Sanjay Chepuri and Cecilia Fasano

Chepuri, Fasano Featured in Dare to Discover Campaign

Friday, January 26, 2024
PhD students Sanjay Chepuri and Cecilia Fasano are among 80 University of Iowa undergraduates, graduate students, and postdoctoral researchers and scholars in the Dare to Discover campaign, sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Research. The ninth installation of the campaign showcases UI researchers, scholars, and creators on banners hung in downtown Iowa City from January to March 2024.
Jacob Payne at Mission Design School

Payne Designs Big-Ticket Mission at NASA Design School

Monday, January 8, 2024
Graduate student Jacob Payne went to school—but not just any school. Payne earlier this year attended NASA’s Astrophysics Mission Design School, the first ever in astrophysics offered by NASA that teaches grad students how to write proposals for grand-idea, big-budget missions.

Blend Receives Visiting Scholar Award to Work at Fermilab

Wednesday, October 18, 2023
Graduate Student Dylan Blend has been awarded $16,400 from the Universities Research Association's (URA) Visiting Scholars Program (VSP) to work on the CMS Outer Tracker Phase II Upgrade at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.
A team of students at the HackUIowa event 2023

Physics and Astronomy Students Win Award at HackUIowa

Monday, October 9, 2023
A team that included two Physics and Astronomy students won the "Best use of Auth0" award for their YouNeighbor web application at the HackUIowa event Sept. 23-24 at the Iowa Memorial Union.

For a list of recent graduate research in our department, please visit the Recent Graduates page.