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Sustainability at IIHR: Evolving with the Times

Posted on June 6th, 2014

by Cornelia F. Mutel Sustainability. The word, as commonly used, focuses on maintaining life and function today, without compromising the potential of future generations or ecosystems. But it’s a word with many meanings, a word that is typically defined by the focus of the speaker and his or her priorities. At IIHR, sustainability considers the […]

Ali Reza Firoozfar: The Experimentalist

Posted on November 13th, 2013

While studying for his master’s degree in Iran, Ali Reza Firoozfar discovered an article by IIHR’s Jacob Odgaard. For Firoozfar, reading that article was a turning point. From that day on, he dedicated himself to achieving his ambition of earning a PhD at IIHR. “That was my dream,” he says. “Nothing can satisfy me except […]

Troy Lyons: Bridging the Gap

Posted on March 1st, 2012

“IIHR is the place to be,” says Troy Lyons, IIHR director of engineering services. A University of Iowa alumnus, Lyons earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in civil and environmental engineering. “I started out at IIHR in 1998 as a student employee, then became a graduate student, and then was hired as a staff engineer to […]

A record number of sockeye salmon passed through the Priest Rapids Project in 2010.

IIHR Awarded Contract for Fish Passage Research

Posted on May 7th, 2010

We’re pleased to announce that IIHR just received a five-year $15 million contract from Public Utility District No. 2 of Grand County.

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