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Fluids Lab

Posted on May 10th, 2011

IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering has a long tradition of excellence in fluid mechanics and hydraulics instruction. The tradition, which dates back in the early 1930s, continues today. In February 1995, IIHR proposed consolidating the fluids teaching laboratories in the College of Engineering to form a single state-of-the-art teaching facility, supported by the IIHR mechanical and electronics […]

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 […]

Graduate Student Opportunities

Posted on March 7th, 2011

Benedict Fellowship Established in 1976, the Paul C. and Sara Jane Benedict Fellowship for Study of Alluvial River Processes benefits a graduate student at IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering, part of the University of Iowa College of Engineering. It is designated for a doctoral candidate conducting research on sedimentation, including computation of water and concurrent total sediment […]

Kennedy Fellowship

Posted on March 7th, 2011

Purpose The John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellowship is presented in memory of Professor John F. Kennedy, former director of IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering. It is awarded annually by the College of Engineering (through IIHR) to an undergraduate engineering student who best exemplifies the academic and personal qualities listed below. The fellowship is established to provide an […]

Archive Collections Policy

Posted on February 25th, 2011

Mission Statement: The IIHR Archive contains papers, photographs, and objects to be preserved, in perpetuity, for studies of the history of IIHR and its efforts related to hydraulic engineering, research, and education. These archives are to remain available for use by students and scholars, both within and outside the University of Iowa, conducting studies related […]


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 […]

Understanding PCBs

Posted on January 18th, 2011

Photo Gallery: A Research Cruise on Lake Michigan For more than a hundred years, toxins generated by heavy industry in East Chicago, Ind., settled to the bottom of the Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal (IHSC), creating a deep layer of thick sludgy mud that is home to everything from heavy metals to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). […]

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. […]

Admission, Assistantships, and Fellowships

Posted on June 1st, 2010

Admission All IIHR graduate students are admitted through the UI Graduate College. Visit the Graduate Admissions webpage for a list of application materials and for the online application form. (Note: IIHR is a multidisciplinary institute, not an academic department, so it is not a program to which you may apply. Most IIHR students select degree […]

Graduate Program

Posted on June 1st, 2010

Through coursework and research, IIHR graduate students can take advantage of IIHR’s state-of-the-art computational simulations, laboratory modeling capabilities, and field observational research. Design Your Own Curriculum IIHR’s grad students can design flexible, tailored curricula in the College of Engineering and other UI departments to help them reach career goals. Students participate in site-specific investigations and […]

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