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IIHR students (l to r): Kumar Vijay Mishra (India), Daniel Horna Munoz (Peru), Zhengyang Cheng (China), Tibebu Ayalew (Ethiopia), Steve Browne (USA), Karl Brauer (USA), and Nicholas Thomas (USA).

Fly the Flag Proudly

Posted on September 17th, 2013

Diversity is more than a buzzword at IIHR, and these students have the flags to prove it.

Working at Iowa Survey: IIHR’s Results

Posted on May 20th, 2013

IIHR faculty and staff took part in the 2014 Working at Iowa survey, the fourth biannual survey conducted by the University of Iowa. This survey provides a snapshot of employee engagement by asking respondents about perceptions of their individual job, their unit, and the university as a whole. Each college received a report summarizing the […]

IIHR staff and students are treated to an up-close view of these magnificent birds frequently during the coldest months of the year.

IIHR Welcomes Winter Visitors

Posted on March 1st, 2013

One of the rewards of winter is the frequent sight of bald eagles who are drawn to the open water on the Iowa River near IIHR. Photos by Radek and Aneta Goska.

Winter Visitors to IIHR

Posted on January 3rd, 2013

In the coldest months of the year, many birds gather near the Burlington Street bridge, just north of the Stanley Hydraulic Lab, to take advantage of open water at the dam. Perhaps the most magnificent of these birds are the bald eagles, which are frequently sighted along the Iowa River. IIHR staff members Radek and […]

Iowa Flood Center Director Witold Krajewski.

State Renews IFC Funding at $1.3 Million

Posted on August 2nd, 2011

The state has appropriated $1.3 million to the Iowa Flood Center (IFC) at the University of Iowa to support the center’s fiscal year 2012 operations.The continued funding of the two-year-old center is essential to support the IFC’s continuing contributions to flood preparedness in Iowa, says IFC Director Witold Krajewski.

IIHR Lab Maps

Posted on July 12th, 2011

IIHR Building map                   C. Maxwell Stanley Hydraulics Lab Hydraulics Model Annex           Hydraulics Wind Tunnel Annex               Hydraulics East Annex

About the Artist

Posted on May 9th, 2011

Shirley Wyrick, American Sculptor Shirley Wyrick creates sculptures in cast and fabricated metals—iron, bronze, and steel—often including mixed media such as glass and ash. Her work focuses primarily on river themes and mindscape. Wyrick’s sculptures and drawings are located in museums and public collections locally, nationally, and internationally. Wyrick is a longtime resident of Iowa […]

The Artist’s Message

Posted on May 9th, 2011

Sculptor Shirley Wyrick on Free Flow: The river speaks to each of us by letting us hear ourselves, and by allowing us to reflect and to listen to that river of thought and feeling that flows deep within each of us. The intrigue of fluid movement grew within me from an early age through listening […]

Free Flow

Posted on May 9th, 2011

In 2007, artist Shirley Wyrick created a cast bronze and falling water sculpture for the lobby of the C. Maxwell Stanley Hydraulics Laboratory (home to IIHR), titled Free Flow. The multi-layered work represents a complex waterfall with detailed images cast on three bronze reliefs that illustrate the wide range and breadth of IIHR’s hydroscience research, […]

IIHR Bulletins/UI Studies in Engineering

Posted on April 25th, 2011

This series (1926–71) is no longer in print. A file set is available for examination in the IIHR Archive in the C. Maxwell Stanley Hydraulics Laboratory. Many of these publications are also available for download through Iowa Research Online: University of Iowa Studies in Engineering, or you can contact the IIHR Archives by emailing connie-mutel@uiowa.edu. […]

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