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Jerry Schnoor, right, receives the ASME's Dixy Lee Ray Award.

Schnoor Receives ASME Dixy Lee Ray Award

Posted on December 20th, 2016

IIHR Research Engineer Jerry Schnoor recently received the 2016 Dixy Lee Ray Award from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers for his groundbreaking environmental research.

Oil and Coastal Plants

Posted on January 19th, 2011

In the summer of 2010, UI researchers found a hostile environment on the Gulf Coast — and not just because of the BP oil spill. “We couldn’t take the boat where we wanted to, because the Coast Guard had authority,” says Jerry Schnoor, an IIHR research engineer and professor of civil and environmental engineering. “We […]

Phytoremediation

Posted on January 18th, 2011

Green technology is more than a catchphrase for Jerry Schnoor. He and his research team are using the greenest of technologies—poplar trees and other plants—to break down some of the most toxic substances in the environment. “I think the reason it’s so promising is because it is truly a green technology that’s low cost and […]

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