College of Engineering
Cheng Cheng-kung was presented with the Outstanding University of Iowa Alumni Award during a ceremony in Taipei, Taiwan. UI College of Engineering Dean Alec B. Scranton presented the award.
Cheng is a distinguished professor of biomedical engineering and director of the Orthopedic Device Research Center at National Yang Ming University.
The National Advanced Driving Simulator at the University of Iowa has been testing automation since 1994. The program’s director, Dan McGehee, describes the future of semi-automated vehicles and driving safety as the country looks toward self-driving trucks.