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Isaac stands in front of the Iowa River

Iowa: The Navy’s Secret Weapon

Posted on June 21st, 2019

Isaac Di Napoli is a grad student working with IIHR who recently won a scholarship and a future job with the United States Department of Defense. After graduation, Di Napoli will begin working with the Navy on ship hydraulics research.

James Buchholz guides students through the Fluids Lab.

Fluids Lab Offers Hands-On Learning Community

Posted on January 29th, 2019

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.

IIHR grad student Nancy Barth in front of the U.S. Capitol.

Barth Takes D.C. by Storm

Posted on November 14th, 2018

IIHR graduate student Nancy Barth recently traveled to Washington, D.C., to present her doctoral research on Capitol Hill.

Faculty member James Buchholz talks with a high school student who participated in the SSTC program.

Summer Research Adventures

Posted on October 1st, 2018

What did you do on your summer vacation? The high school students who participated in the Belin-Blank Center’s Secondary Student Training Program will have quite a story to tell about their summer adventure in Iowa City.

State Geologist Keith Schilling

Schilling Named State Geologist of Iowa

Posted on August 3rd, 2018

Iowa has a new state geologist — Keith Schilling of the Iowa Geological Survey.

A close-up photo of the hydrologic instruments deployed on a tripod.

Hydro Stations Provide Weather Data Farmers Need

Posted on April 22nd, 2018

The Iowa Flood Center at the University of Iowa is deploying new hydrologic stations that provide real-time weather information that farmers can use.

Two students, a man and a woman, look at a computer screen in the new Fluids Workshop.

A New Era of Engineering Education

Posted on March 1st, 2018

IIHR is a leader in the development of experimental equipment for the teaching of fluid mechanics, as seen in the new Fluids Workshop in the Seamans Center Annex.

Connie Mutel with an image from the cover of her book, A Sugar Creek Chronicle.

Sugar Creek Chronicle: Still Making a Difference

Posted on September 18th, 2017

Interest in Connie Mutel’s A Sugar Creek Chronicle: Observing Climate Change from a Midwestern Woodland is still vibrant. Requests for public presentations about climate change and the book continue to roll in.

Female faculty member, Ananya Sen Gupta, sits at her desk.

A Mindful Future

Posted on September 18th, 2017

WSI member Ananya Sen Gupta takes a computational approach to understanding how toxins and pathogens in the environment relate to each other.

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.

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