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Hydraulic Structures

Posted on July 2nd, 2015

IIHR has been developing, modeling, and designing hydraulic structures since the institute’s earliest days. From locks and dams on the Upper Mississippi River to the Thames Tideway Tunnel Project, researchers and shop support services at IIHR have paved the way for innovative hydraulic engineering. Hydraulic structures have taken many forms at IIHR, including weirs, dropshafts, […]

The IIHR Dropshaft Solution

Posted on June 23rd, 2015

by Cornelia F. Mutel IIHR director Jack Kennedy sat at the large oak table in his office, flanked by four of IIHR’s research engineers: Subhash Jain, Rob Ettema, Jacob Odgaard, and Tatsuaki Nakato. The large number of IIHR consultants was meant to impress the representatives of the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) who sat across […]

Brandon Barquist: Talking Shop

Posted on April 6th, 2015

by Shianne Gruss From maintaining golf courses to constructing water handling systems, water has always been a part of Brandon Barquist’s career. As an undergraduate at Iowa State University, Barquist spent his weekends setting up and tearing down for rock ‘n’ roll concerts, operas, sports events, and banquets at C.Y. Stephens Auditorium and Hilton Coliseum […]

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 […]

Intellectual Connections Worldwide

Posted on February 27th, 2012

According to his wife, Hunter Rouse spent half his time away from home due to national and international business travel when his career was at its busiest. By 1967, shortly after he became dean of the University of Iowa’s College of Engineering, his mother calculated that he had traveled half a million miles by air—the […]

IIHR engineer receives contract for Abu Dhabi project

Posted on May 7th, 2010

Abu Dhabi, among the world’s wealthiest cities, is the site of a $413,538 project by Troy Lyons (photo, right), staff engineer in the University of Iowa College of Engineering’s IIHR-Hydroscience and Engineering research unit.

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