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The Wave Basin.

U.S. DOE Wave Energy Prize Comes to IIHR

Posted on January 29th, 2016

The IIHR Wave Basin at the University of Iowa is one of just five testing facilities selected for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Wave Energy Prize competition.

IIHR's Yugo Sanada at the wave basin. He is developing a new technique that uses reflected light to better visualize the water's surface.

Sanada Improves Visualization for Ship Hydro

Posted on March 23rd, 2015

IIHR’s Yugo Sanada is using reflected light to help researchers better visualize the water surface for advanced ship hydrodynamics research.

IIHR Associate Research Engineer Yugo Sanada (left) and graduate student Haitham Elshiekh at the IIHR Wave Basin.

From the River Nile to the IIHR Wave Basin

Posted on January 12th, 2014

Haitham Elshiekh (right) grew up on the banks of the River Nile. Today he spends his time in another body of water — the IIHR Wave Basin.

Fred Stern: Revolutionizing Ship Hydrodynamics

Posted on November 13th, 2013

For 17-year-old Fred Stern, the future looked bright from the deck of a sailboat racing across the waters of Lake Ontario. The young man from Syracuse, N.Y., took advantage of his home’s close proximity to the Great Lakes to spend every moment he could sailing. With a small push from his father, Stern channeled his […]

IIHR Research Engineer Fred Stern.

Stern Named Ashton Professor

Posted on May 22nd, 2013

IIHR Research Engineer Fred Stern has been appointed the George D. Ashton Professor of Hydroscience and Engineering at the University of Iowa.

IIHR Research Engineer Fred Stern.

Stern Named Weinblum Lecturer

Posted on November 26th, 2012

IIHR Research Engineer Fred Stern was recently named the Weinblum Memorial Lecturer.

IIHR Research Engineer Fred Stern.

Stern Wins NATO Award

Posted on May 7th, 2012

IIHR Research Engineer Fred Stern is a key member of a group honored with NATO’s highest research group award.

IIHR's wave basin in action

Wave Basin Supports Research

Posted on January 13th, 2011

IIHR’s new $4.9 million wave basin offers research engineers the opportunity to test captive or radio-controlled model-scale navy ships under a variety of real-life conditions. The free-moving models can maneuver just like real ships. The wave basin allows measurement of local flow around a free-running model—something that’s never been done before.

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