Skip to Content

News & Events

Professional headshot of Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Gabriele Villarini, who was recently appointed interim director of IIHR.

Villarini to Serve as IIHR Interim Director

Posted on September 18th, 2017

Meet Gabriele Villarini, the new interim director of IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering.

YouTube screen grab of James Buchholz.

Research Summaries in 90 Seconds or Less!

Posted on September 15th, 2017

Four members of IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering’s research staff participated in the Communicating Ideas Workshop and recorded short video clips explaining their research.



Residents Tour Soap Creek Watershed



Texas level flooding in Iowa?



Iowa Flood Center Founded to Help Iowans Live with Floods



Iowa Flood Center Compares Harvey to Floods of ’08



IFC’s Villarini Says Houston Will Help Iowa Learn

The Big Data Hackathon logo.

2017 Big Data Hackathon

Posted on August 25th, 2017

This September, the University of Iowa will host the 2017 Midwest Big Data Hackathon, a two-day, non-stop software development competition.



How we protect our water — and ourselves

Head shot of IIHR Director Larry Weber.

Weber to Step Down as IIHR Director

Posted on August 14th, 2017

Larry Weber has announced that he will step down as director of IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering. Gabriele Villarini will serve as interim director.

Site by Mark Root-Wiley of MRW Web Design