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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 […]

Knee-deep in Research

Posted on March 1st, 2015

IIHR graduate research assistant Keshav Basnet is part of an Iowa Department of Transportation project to design snow fences that reduce drifting and therefore improve road conditions across the state.

Co-author Connie Mutel (right) presents a copy of the book to Mrs. Nancy Kennedy.

IIHR Celebrates New Book on Hans Albert Einstein

Posted on September 30th, 2014

A new book by Robert Ettema and Cornelia F. Mutel explores the life and work of Hans Albert Einstein, a pioneer of river engineering. Three recent events celebrated this groundbreaking new book.

Teresa Gaffey: Transformations

Posted on May 20th, 2014

When Teresa Gaffey was a graduate student at the University of Iowa School of Social Work, she studied something known as the “foot-in-the-door” technique. Just like it sounds, this persuasion strategy begins with a request for something small and insignificant. After an initial “yes,” it becomes easier and easier to get agreement to larger, more […]

H.A. Einstein & Sediment Transport

Posted on March 8th, 2011

Hans Albert Einstein (1904–73) led a productive career as a University of California researcher and educator fascinated with the mechanics of sediment movement and water flow in alluvial rivers. By virtue of the times in which he lived, the trans-Atlantic span of his life, and his parentage, Einstein’s career forms a convenient course along which to […]

Publications and Other Media

Posted on January 13th, 2011

For many years, IIHR has published a small number of books and produced other material relevant to the institute’s mission, research, and history. These are listed or linked below. In addition to what is included here, IIHR researchers publish many additional articles in professional journals, as well as a number of books through commercial publishers. […]

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