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Fun, Learning, and Herky Come to LACMRERS

Posted on June 18th, 2013

It was a soggy, rainy day, but that didn’t discourage more than 500 people from taking part in the IExploreSTEM Festival on Saturday, May 4, at the Lucille A. Carver Mississippi Riverside Environmental Research Station (LACMRERS) on the banks of the Mississippi River near Muscatine. K-12 students were able to experience firsthand how fun science, […]

SHL: Landmark Awards

Posted on March 14th, 2011

Stanley Hydraulics Laborataory  has received several awards for significant events that have occurred within this historic structure. This includes an American Water Landmark award from the American Water Works Association, granted in 2000. This was presented for SHL’s current and past impact on the way water is studied and used locally and worldwide, and in […]

LACMRERS Facilities and Equipment

Posted on January 21st, 2011

Size: 8,250 ft2 Location: 3388 Highway 22, Muscatine, Iowa 52761-8307 Floor plan LACMRERS serves as a field station with 8,250 total square feet of laboratory, classroom, office, and shop space. Field Equipment LACMRERS houses sampling and monitoring equipment for biological and chemical research: Nets and waders Alkalinity kits Multiprobes River samplers (for parts-per-billion analysis) and […]

IIHR Books

Posted on January 12th, 2011

IIHR has a long tradition of fostering publications, including books on the history of hydraulics as well as technical matters. Some of these books have been written and published by IIHR staff members. Others are republications of significant books written elsewhere that had gone out of print. Many of these books are now sold through […]


Posted on January 12th, 2011

IIHR produces a variety of outreach publications intended for on- and off-campus audiences, many of which can be accessed online: IIHR Currents 2016–17 IIHR Currents 2015–16 IIHR Currents 2014–15 IIHR Videos “The Science of All Things Fluid” “Living With Floods” “The Science of Ship Design” Hunter Rouse Films—This widely used series of films on fluid mechanics […]

History of LACMRERS

Posted on January 7th, 2011

LACMRERS was a dream of its founding director, Tatsuaki Nakato, and IIHR’s former director, V.C. Patel. They obtained a generous grant of $1.2 million from the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust, which represented the bulk of the building costs. LACMRERS opened in 2002. In 2008, a second major contribution from the Carver Trust brought its […]


Posted on June 1st, 2010

“This river will teach you everything you need to learn.” – Author James F. Twyman Lucille A. Carver Mississippi Riverside Environmental Research Station (LACMRERS) LACMRERS is a place where people meet to study, collaborate, and learn about the Upper Mississippi River, one of the defining physical features of North America. Only when we know the […]


Posted on June 1st, 2010

Location: Stanley Hydraulics Laboratory, fourth floor Contact: Connie Mutel In 2000, IIHR established an archival repository specifically for materials relating to its rich history and research efforts. The archives include administrative, personnel, and research records and photographs tracing the evolution of IIHR from the early 1900s to the present. IIHR also claims a History of […]

Fact Page (IIHR at a Glance)

Posted on June 1st, 2010

IIHR is a unit of the University of Iowa College of Engineering IIHR currently enrolls about 90 graduate students: 33 percent MS and 67 percent PhD 79 percent men and 21 percent women IIHR graduate students represent 16 countries: Bhutan, China, Colombia, Egypt, Ethiopia, Greece, India, Iran, Italy, Malaysia, Nepal, Peru, South Korea, Trinidad and […]

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