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Archive for June, 2011

Loebsack Pushes for National Flood Center

Posted on June 28th, 2011

By Lynda Waddington, The Iowa Independent U.S. Rep. Dave Loebsack introduced legislation to create a National Flood Research and Education Consortium. … Loebsack said he hopes the national center, which is supported by the Iowa Flood Center, will advance the understanding of the causes of flooding, implement advanced flood prediction methods, and promote policies to […]

Tatsuaki Nakato in Joplin, Mo.

After the Storm: ‘They Need Our Help’

Posted on June 24th, 2011

IIHR Research Engineer Emeritus Tatsuaki Nakato traveled to Joplin, Mo., to help clean up after the devastating May 22 tornado.

The UI wind turbine is specially designed for educational use.

Course Supports Sustainable Energy

Posted on June 7th, 2011

Students in the College of Engineering’s Experimental Engineering course are developing hands-on experience with a source of sustainable energy—The University of Iowa’s 37-foot wind turbine.

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