Iowa State University Surprenant Ingenuity Lab

Ames, IA | Education

Overview

The Surprenant Ingenuity Lab provides Iowa State University architecture and engineering students access to the latest in virtual reality technology to better envision their designs.


Opportunity

Introducing new technologies to tomorrow’s industry leaders enables more innovative designs and career readiness. A space for students to use virtual reality and visualization tools gives them an advantage going into the workforce.

Solution

Currently in the works for ISG and Iowa State University (ISU) is the Surprenant Ingenuity Lab, which was donated by ISG CEO and President Chad Surprenant and his family. The ISG-designed lab, focused on supporting ISU students and the next generation for AEC industry experts, will give students access to virtual reality technology that will allow them to build 3D models, renderings, and visualizations, preparing students for real world applications.

Market News

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