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Big Ten Network UI works to make roads safer for bicycles

Research from Cara Hamann, associate professor in the College of Public Health, and the university’s National Advanced Driving Simulator (NADS) help make America’s roads safer for bicyclists. 

young boy riding bicycle using adaptive device, with three UI engineering students following on foot

UI College of Engineering students go above and beyond to help 8-year-old ride his bicycle

Born without a right arm, Jonny Cole couldn’t ride a bike. Four UI undergrads created a device that lets him ride with confidence.
Born without a right arm, Jonny Cole couldn’t ride a bike. Now, four UI undergrads in the Department of Biomedical Engineering have created a device that lets him ride with confidence.

Des Moines Register Riding a virtual bike

Jodie Plumert, chair of the University of Iowa Psychology Department, says riding a virtual bike “offers a way to look at this real-world problem in a very safe but systematic way.”