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A Mindful Future

Posted on July 17th, 2017

WSI member Ananya Sen Gupta takes a computational approach to understanding how toxins and pathogens in the environment relate to each other.

Measuring Flood Vulnerability

Posted on July 10th, 2017

Eric Tate’s work with IIHR focuses on measuring social vulnerability to floods by building demographic indicators.

Poster presentation

Exploring Engineering and Health Science

Posted on July 10th, 2017

A summer academic program at the University of Iowa encouraged middle-school students to dream big of a life in the sciences, and provided a week of education in engineering and health science from University of Iowa faculty, staff, and students.

In Memoriam: Forrest M. Holly Jr.

Posted on June 9th, 2017

It is with great sadness that we share the news of Forrest M. Holly’s death on May 22, 2017.

Villarini on Scooter

Villarini Wins Young Investigator Award

Posted on May 12th, 2017

Gabriele Villarini, associate director of IIHR, has won the 2017 Water Young Investigator Award.

Lou and Mae Landweber at a lab picnic with IIHR Director V.C. Patel (left).

UI Legacy of Iowa Engineering Inducts Landweber

Posted on April 27th, 2017

The UI Legacy of Iowa Engineering recently inducted IIHR’s beloved Lou Landweber, and it is a fitting moment for a remembrance of our friend and colleague.

Paul Liu admires a model of Scorpy that will be touring the state this summer in the UI Mobile Museum.

Delving Deep: Fossils from Iowa’s Ancient Sea

Posted on April 25th, 2017

This year, visitors to the University of Iowa’s Mobile Museum will get a glimpse of Iowa history that might look like something from a horror movie — a six-foot giant sea scorpion!

IIHR Research Engineer Jerry Schnoor spoke about climate change at a recent event on the UI campus titled "A Moment of (Post) Truth: A Media Workshop and Forum."

A Dangerous Experiment

Posted on March 28th, 2017

Climate change is here, Jerry Schnoor says, but uncertainties remain. How much will the temperature rise? What we will do about it?

IIHR's Andres Martinez (center) adjusts a sensor measuring airborne PCBs near the New Bedford Harbor in Massachusetts.

New Bedford Harbor a Source of Airborne PCBs

Posted on March 14th, 2017

IIHR researchers are part of a team studying airborne PCBs near New Bedford Harbor, Mass.

Charles Stanier CLEA4R project monitors air pollution in Iowa using Airbeam handheld tracking sensors.

Studying Air Pollution in Iowa

Posted on February 20th, 2017

IIHR Research Engineer Charles Stanier and his team work with K-12 students and others to monitor and map particulate pollutant concentrations in the air.

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