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A giant swirling hurricane as seen from space, with a divot in the middle where the eye is.

Hurricanes Linked to East Asia Weather System

Posted on August 10th, 2020

With a new Atlantic hurricane season in full swing, IIHR scientists may have found a new influence on how tropical cyclones develop.

A black-and-white photo of a man leaning over early fish ladder models. Fish pictured in the lower left corner of the photo

Fighting for Fish

Posted on June 29th, 2020

Floyd Nagler founded IIHR, then acted as director for 13 years. One of his most important projects was his work on the flow of the Mississippi river.

A mosaic of photos of the people of IIHR with the words "We are IIHR; #Strike4BlackLives

#Strike4BlackLives

Posted on June 10th, 2020

The IIHR and Iowa Flood Center team is joining the #Strike4BlackLives 
initiative.

Greg LeFevre stands in front of a pond

LeFevre Honored by OVPR

Posted on June 1st, 2020

Congratulations to IIHR’s Gregory LeFevre on receiving the University of Iowa Office of the Vice President’s Early Career Scholar of the Year Award!

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Young Receives Regents Staff Excellence Award

Posted on May 20th, 2020

On May 14, IIHR Research Engineer Nathan Young was one of six staff members honored with the 2019 Board of Regents Staff Excellence Award.

Keri Hornbuckle's research group

Grant Renewal is a Win for PCB Research

Posted on April 21st, 2020

IIHR’s Keri Hornbuckle is the principal investigator of the Iowa Superfund Research Program, which recently received a five-year, $11.4 million grant renewal from the National Institutes of Health.

Two men stand among halves of toilets

Blast from the Past

Posted on April 16th, 2020

Through the financial hardship of the Great Depression, IIHR remained active in the plumbing industry, keeping American homes safe from the dangers of improper safety standards.

The University’s original Hydraulics Lab, which opened in 1920, was a mere 22-by-22-foot box perched above a flume (see channel on right) fed by the Iowa River.

IIHR Turns 100!

Posted on March 3rd, 2020

IIHR is celebrating 100 years in 2020! Take a dive into the rich history of service, education and research that makes IIHR the influential institution it is today.

The oars hang over the water of the rowing tank

Row with the Flow: IIHR Flume Supports Hawkeyes

Posted on November 11th, 2019

Ten years ago, Iowa athletics opened the new boathouse, home to the Iowa rowing team and a brand new rowing tank designed by IIHR. The tank keeps the rowers in shape and injury-free as they train during the off-season.

Young man stands on a bridge with swirling river water and the Stanley Hydraulics Lab behind him.

IIHR Grad Student Publishes Two Journal Papers

Posted on November 6th, 2019

IIHR graduate student Navid Jadidoleslam is the first author on two papers published recently in the prestigious Journal of Hydrology.

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