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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 […]

Hans Albert Einstein: His Life as a Pioneering Engineer

Posted on June 17th, 2015

Hans Albert Einstein: His Life as a Pioneering Engineer, published in 2014, was the culmination of a decades-long project at IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering. The long, circuitous path to publication began almost 25 years ago. Einstein: A Significant Hydraulic Engineer Hans Albert Einstein had been among then-IIHR Director Jack Kennedy’s many friends in the world of […]

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 […]

Jacob Odgaard: Making an Impact

Posted on November 13th, 2013

One phone call has been known to change history. For IIHR Research Engineer Jacob Odgaard, such a call changed his life. Odgaard was traveling worldwide through his work for the Danish Hydraulics Institute (DHI), and these travels brought him to Cal Tech, where he had been invited to present a seminar. Then-IIHR Director Jack Kennedy […]

Connie (Cornelia F.) Mutel

Posted on May 5th, 2011

Senior Science Writer Connie Mutel was educated in biology and music at Oberlin College, and received an M.S. degree in plant ecology at the University of Colorado. She then used that training to write a widely-used book on the natural history of Colorado, initiating a career in scientific writing and interpretation. She came to the […]

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