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Mitigating Corrosion of Steel Bridges

Posted on July 2nd, 2015

Michelle Riedinger stood on the runway, which she had prepared to simulate a 100-foot section of roadway. A city truck had sprayed the road section with water, and Riedinger had set up meteorological instruments and LiDAR to record whatever came next. Riedinger, who is a junior studying civil and environmental engineering, turned to watch as […]

Don’t Chase the Wind

Posted on November 24th, 2014

IIHR Research Engineer Bill Eichinger and his team of student researchers are using LiDAR (laser radar) to quantify the effectiveness of bands of trees at filtering odor-carrying particulates from the air around livestock feeding operations.

Old Capitol looks on as a crane sets the 2014 corn monument upright on the Pentacrest.

Bringing a Homecoming Tradition to Life

Posted on October 30th, 2014

IIHR students and faculty have helped revive a decades-old University of Iowa Homecoming tradition — the corn monument.

Eichinger Awarded Hancher-Finkbine Medal

Posted on May 8th, 2013

IHR Research Engineer William E. Eichinger has been named the 2013 Faculty Hancher-Finkbine Medallion recipient.

Sean Plenner

Undergraduate Research: Transformative and Fun

Posted on July 18th, 2012

Sean Plenner, part of IIHR’s “Team LiDAR,” has designed and built a simple, effective, and relatively inexpensive laser instrument to measure river sediment deposition and scour patterns.

The Whale

Posted on December 21st, 2011

The Whale serves as transportation to and from experiments for the group, and also as a data collection and analysis facility for our LiDAR systems. Bill Eichinger originally used the mobile lab while working at Los Alamos Laboratory. Since then, the vehicle has been stripped down to its “bones” and has been custom rebuilt entirely […]

Understanding Livestock Emissions

Posted on December 13th, 2011

“I’m not really an engineer,” says IIHR Research Engineer Bill Eichinger. “I graduated from West Point and I knew how to spell ‘engineer,’ so they made me one.” In the army, Eichinger learned the kind of practical engineering that works in a war zone. It’s an attitude he still cultivates today, though he works in […]

Team LiDAR Personnel

Posted on December 13th, 2011

  Team LiDAR Leader William Eichinger PhD, University of California-Los Angeles MS, Air Force Institute of Technology BS, U.S. Military Academy Graduate Students   Alumni Contact Us The best way to contact us is to stop by! However, if you must, you may e-mail Bill Eichinger. Hydraulics Wind Tunnel Annex, Room 15 128 W. Harrison […]

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