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Research Summaries in 90 Seconds or Less!

Posted on September 15th, 2017

Four members of IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering’s research staff participated in the Communicating Ideas Workshop and recorded short video clips explaining their research.

Gabriele Villarini on a 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.

Gabriele Villarini was thrilled to receive the AGU's Macelwane Medal in 2016.

Villarini Receives AGU Macelwane Medal

Posted on February 3rd, 2017

IIHR’s Gabriele Villarini was recently chosen to receive the American Geophysical Union’s James B. Macelwane Medal.

Atmospheric Rivers Linked to a Wet December

Posted on February 18th, 2016

New research points to atmospheric rivers as a likely trigger of major rainfall events, like the one that overflowed the Mississippi’s banks last December.

Teaching How to Teach Climate Science

Posted on May 29th, 2015

A recent University of Iowa STEM workshop, “Hot Topic: Climate & Iowa,” brought together teachers from across the state to address issues related to teaching about climate change.

Beda Luitel: Finding a Way

Posted on April 6th, 2015

by Shianne Gruss In 2009, Beda Luitel left a refugee camp in Nepal with his family, headed for Boise, Idaho. They had spent a total of 18 years in the camp, between their deportation from Bhutan and their resettlement in the western United States. After living in the camp for seven years, Luitel and his […]

In July 2014, floodwaters once again threatened to overtop the Coralville Dam.

Villarini: Midwest Floods More Frequent

Posted on February 23rd, 2015

Floods are becoming increasingly more frequent over the Midwest and surrounding states, according to IIHR Assistant Research Engineer Gabriele Villarini.

Gabriele Villarini on scooter

Villarini Awarded NSF CAREER Grant

Posted on April 17th, 2014

IIHR’s Gabriele Villarini was awarded a 2014 Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award. He will receive more than $500,000 in grant money over the next five years.

Working the Numbers

Posted on November 13th, 2013

For IIHR Assistant Research Engineer Gabriele Villarini, the flood that struck Iowa City in 2008 led him to a new interest in extreme weather events. The flood also affected him in a more personal way. The rising waters hit just as he was preparing for his PhD defense, and all university buildings were closed. He […]

IIHR Researcher Predicts More Heavy Rainfall Events

Posted on March 27th, 2013

Heavy rainstorms in the upper Midwest are on the upswing, according to research conducted by Assistant IIHR Research Engineer Gabriele Villarini.

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