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  • Collaborative Initiatives between the College of Engineering and other UI Colleges
  • Overview
    • Collaborations with nine other colleges
    • Faculty support Office of Vice President for Research initiatives
    • 15% of Engineering faculty have secondary appointments in other colleges
    • 27 faculty from other colleges have secondary appointments in Engineering
  • Business
    • Technological Entrepreneurship Certificate
      • National recognition--first US engineering college to offer certificate with an engineering undergraduate degree
      • Grown to include Colleges of Medicine and Nursing
    • Seamans Leadership Institute
      • Joint twice-yearly weekend retreat for 20 engineering and business undergraduate students with established leaders from both disciplines
    • Secondary appointments
      • Management Sciences
  • Medicine
    • Medicine-Engineering collaborative pilot grant program
      • Ob/Gyn <---> Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
      • Internal Medicine, Orthopaedics <---> Biomedical Engineering
      • Radiology, Ophthalmology and Pathology, Anatomy & Cell Biology <---> Electrical and Computer Engineering
    • Secondary appointments
  • Liberal Arts
    • Participation in Optical Science and Technology Center
    • Secondary appointments
      • Urban and Regional Planning
      • Geography
      • Geoscience
      • Physics & Astronomy
      • Chemistry
  • Education
    • Education and Engineering Deans co-attending national Summit on Education for a Technological World, October 1-2. Designed to:
      • Work with engineering faculty to help enhance teacher preparation for both pre-service and in-service teachers
      • Work with the education college to enhance engineering faculty teaching skills
      • Increase funding opportunities through interdisciplinary campus initiatives
      • Integrate math, science, technology, and engineering into teacher training programs
      • Develop successful K-12 outreach programs
  • Dentistry
    • Dentistry-Engineering collaborative pilot grant program
      • Prosthodontics and Biomedical Engineering
    • Secondary appointments
      • Dentistry faculty in Biomedical Engineering
  • Public Health
    • Initiating collaborative pilot grant program
    • Secondary appointments
      • Public Health faculty in Civil and Environmental Engineering
      • Engineering faculty in Public Health
  • Pharmacy
    • Secondary appointments
      • Medicinal Natural Product faculty in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
  • Nursing
    • Secondary appointments
      • Industrial Engineering faculty in Nursing
    • Cross-listed courses in Health Infomatics
  • Law
    • Law faculty member and two students participated in International Perspectives in Water Resources Planning engineering summer course to China
    • Engineering alumni who have earned degrees in intellectual property law have expressed interest in assisting UI in collaborative engineering/law ventures
  • Multi-Disciplinary Support for Office of Vice President for Research
    • Center for Biocatalysis and Bioprocessing
    • Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research
    • Center for Health Effects of Environmental Contamination
    • NADS
    • Public Policy Center