Washable nanotechnology

Dr. Jonathan Claussen’s research group develops laser-treatment process that allows them to use printed graphene for electric circuits and electrodes — even on paper and other fragile surfaces. … Continue reading

Sulaiman wins best poster presentation award

Adel Sulaiman, PhD student with Dr. Stephen Gilbert, was awarded best poster presenter by the Graduate and Professional Student Senate at the 5th Annual Graduate and Professional Student Research Conference held April 11, 2018 in the Memorial Union. … Continue reading

HCI grad develops app for athletes

Spring 2015 MS graduate, Vincent (Vince) Sonson, turned his capstone project into a startup developing a mobile app, Balance Position, to help college athletes maintain a healthy balance.  See the feature story at http://www.cmu.edu/piper/stories/2016/september/balance-position.html.     … Continue reading

MacAllister wins I/ITSEC scholarship

Competition for the 26th Annual Lewis Scholarships (previously the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference scholarships) was so intense with so many highly qualified candidates this year, that three PhD students and one masters student were all selected for the … Continue reading

Claussen makes front page news

Dr. Jonathan Claussen and four members of his research group, along with researchers at Purdue collaborated on a journal article featured on the cover of Nanoscale’s issue 35.  An ISU news release with more details is available here. … Continue reading

VR goes to the Fair

Five Iowa State University (ISU) students spent their Saturday at the 2016 Iowa State Fair promoting Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) to hundreds of fair-goers who walked through the 4-H building. Children and parents visiting the booth experienced … Continue reading

Pokemon Go & Augmented Reality

The hottest app making the news these days is an example of one of VRAC’s research areas – augmented reality.  Read the full article.  [Incidentally, the C6 in the Howe Hall atrium is a Pokestop.] … Continue reading

REU Intern on Research Path

2015 REU Intern Jordan Zonner cites Dr. Sharmin Sikich and the IINSPIRE-LSAMP program at Doane University with helping her find the HCI REU program at Iowa State.  Read about her experiences on their website:  http://www.doane.edu/news/doane-magazine-web-exclusive-in-the-lab-with-lsamp. … Continue reading