Map showing drought conditions in the western United States in 2020

Does Less Pollution Mean Less Precipitation?

IIHR researchers Wei Zhang and Gabriele Villarini (IIHR director) have published research linking urban sprawl to an increase in rainfall and flooding during Hurricane Harvey.
A faculty member and two male students pose with an experimental flume

Carderock, IIHR Sign Education Partnership

IIHR is part of a new Educational Partnership Agreement (EPA) with the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division.
A portrait of a man

In Memoriam: Kwan Rim

Kwan Rim, professor emeritus and pioneer of one of America's first biomedical engineering educational programs, died March 4 in South Korea.