University of Iowa professor of mechanical and industrial engineering, Ching-Long Lin, has received a grant totaling $473,636 from the National Institutes of Health in order to procure a new supercomputer. Eric A. Hoffman, professor of radiology at UI’s College of Medicine, professor of biomedical engineering and director of the Iowa Comprehensive Lung Imaging Center is co-investigator on the grant.
The system will be targeted at providing computational, storage and visualization resources to researchers of pulmonary flow, lung mechanics, image matching and registration, cardiovascular imaging and lung texture analysis.
Maybe one day this machine will provide a better answer why I should stop smoking my briar pipes…. but until then…
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