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Unsteady Aerodynamics

Posted on June 22nd, 2015

When James Buchholz arrived for a Summer Faculty Fellowship at the U.S. Air Force Academy near Colorado Springs, Colo., last May, he was so excited to be back in the mountains, he immediately set out on a hike. The Assistant IIHR Research Engineer drove to the Florissant Fossil Beds, where he walked among the fossilized […]

Digging for Adventure

Posted on May 13th, 2015

IIHR researcher and University of Iowa alumna Kelli Parsons traveled the country before returning to the UI as a graduate student, where she studies human impact on the land through soil.

Mark Wilson: What’s Not to Like?

Posted on April 6th, 2015

The night was warm, and campus seemed deserted. But if passersby had looked up at the right time, they would have seen two young men climbing up the outside of the Engineering Building, hand over hand, swinging into an open window on the third floor. Cat burglars? No, just wannabe computer programmers. Mark Wilson, who […]

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 […]

Carrie Davis: Playing in the Mud

Posted on April 3rd, 2015

by Shianne Gruss Penny Davis likes to say that her daughter Caroline never grew out of the sandbox. Today, Carrie Davis, an assistant research scientist at IIHR— Hydroscience & Engineering, often spends her days knee-deep in riverbeds, monitoring water quality. Before joining IIHR as a postdoc in 2011, Davis was a contract geologist for Iowa […]

IGS scientist Rick Langel measures a core sample.

IGS Open House

Posted on October 6th, 2014

Join us at an open house to celebrate the opening of the newly renovated offices of the Iowa Geological Survey in Trowbridge Hall on Oct. 10!

Applied Research

Posted on August 6th, 2014

The IIHR Electronics Shop provides support for faculty, researchers, and students in the area of data acquisition equipment and systems in both basic and applied research. Data acquisition equipment is specified and purchased, or designed and constructed as needed for various research projects. The equipment is set up, maintained, and on-going support is provided for […]

Doug Schnoebelen (left) looks on as Chinese students work in the lab at LACMRERS.

From China to LACMRERS

Posted on August 4th, 2014

Twelve Chinese young people recently visited LACMRERS, taking part in “Rivers as Bridges,” an educational exchange that brings elite students to this country to study U.S. geography, ecology, and culture.

Electronics & Instrumentation

Posted on July 17th, 2014

The Electronics Shop (part of the IIHR Engineering Services team) is staffed by three full-time engineers who assist researchers in the selection, use, calibration, and care of data-acquisition equipment and systems for a broad range of model and field research. Several levels of instruments to measure a variety of fluid-flow parameters are available. When the […]

CFD Modeling

Posted on July 17th, 2014

IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering is leading a worldwide revolution in the development and application of computational fluid dynamics (CFD), in support of simulation-based design (SBD). Researchers at IIHR use SBD — a sort of virtual reality, supported by model-scale experiments — to develop efficient new ways to design and test engineering designs and prototypes. Computer simulations […]

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