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.
Larry Weber stands in front of an IIHR model of fish passageways
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Weber Named ASCE Fellow

IIHR’s Larry J. Weber has been named a Fellow by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Board of Direction.
Villarini sitting in front of SHL
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Gabriele the Globetrotter

IIHR Director Gabriele Villarini recently embarked on a 10-day long trip to Taiwan and China to strengthen his ties with IIHR alumni.
Three people in a circle have a discussion
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Fluids Lab Offers Hands-On Learning Community

On Friday, January 18, IIHR faculty members were on hand to guide students through the new Engineering Fluids Laboratories and demonstrate the equipment that would be available to University of Iowa students.
Three people in a circle have a discussion
Three people in a circle have a discussion
Three people in a circle have a discussion