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Archive for August, 2011

Muste Elected VP of IAHR

Posted on August 25th, 2011

IIHR Research Engineer Marian Muste was elected vice president of the International Association for the Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR).

The wake of an oscillating fin revealed using dye visualization.

Understanding the Flapping Wing

Posted on August 2nd, 2011

IIHR Assistant Research Engineer James Buchholz recently won a research grant from the U.S. Air Force to unravel the laws of physics that govern the flow patterns and forces that birds and insects create as they flap their wings to move through the air.

Iowa Flood Center Director Witold Krajewski.

State Renews IFC Funding at $1.3 Million

Posted on August 2nd, 2011

The state has appropriated $1.3 million to the Iowa Flood Center (IFC) at the University of Iowa to support the center’s fiscal year 2012 operations.The continued funding of the two-year-old center is essential to support the IFC’s continuing contributions to flood preparedness in Iowa, says IFC Director Witold Krajewski.

LACMRERS Director Doug Schnoebelen.

Studying Arsenic in Iowa’s Groundwater

Posted on August 2nd, 2011

IIHR Research Scientist Doug Schnoebelen is part of a team studying the presence of arsenic in private wells in Cerro Gordo County, where the levels are particularly high.

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