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Jerry Schnoor, right, receives the ASME's Dixy Lee Ray Award.

Schnoor Receives ASME Dixy Lee Ray Award

Posted on December 20th, 2016

IIHR Research Engineer Jerry Schnoor recently received the 2016 Dixy Lee Ray Award from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers for his groundbreaking environmental research.

Switchgrass has been shown to remove PCBs from contaminated soil. Photo by Robert H. Mohlenbrock, hosted by the USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA SCS. 1991. Southern wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species. South National Technical Center, Fort Worth.

Switchgrass Removes PCBs from Soil

Posted on February 24th, 2015

IIHR researchers have found a type of grass that was once a staple of the American prairie can remove soil laden with PCBs.

A graceful light fixture outside SHL’s original entrance.

Spring Honors, Awards, and Recognition

Posted on June 5th, 2014

IIHR faculty and staff earned a wealth of honors this spring.

Scott Hagen: Far from the Farm

Posted on May 20th, 2014

Scott Hagen jerked awake to find the tractor he was driving slowly veering off course, leaving a meandering trail of newly planted corn behind it. He had nodded off just for a second, after a long night of studying for the three classes he was taking that spring at the University of Iowa. Hitting the […]

The Intelligent Digital Watershed

Posted on March 6th, 2012

People make decisions based on information at hand. Armed with better information, would Iowans make better land-use choices affecting water quality? That is the hope of the IIHR researchers who are developing the “Intelligent Digital Watershed” (IDW), but the verdict is still out, says IIHR Research Engineer Jerry Schnoor, the project’s principal investigator. Schnoor, who […]

IIHR's four faculty affiliates from the water sustainability cluster hire.

Water Sustainability Faculty Cluster

Posted on February 28th, 2012

The University of Iowa’s cluster hire in water sustainability is designed to address one complex issue that affects every man, woman, and child on the planet: access to clean water. Four IIHR affiliates are part of the cluster.

September / October / November / December 2011

Posted on January 19th, 2012

Marian Muste and Connie Mutel  have received the Board of Regents Staff Excellence Award Muste and Mutel are two of six UI staff members selected for outstanding accomplishments and contributions to their institutions as well as to the State of Iowa. This is the second time Mutel has won the Regents Staff Excellence Award. She […]

Making a Difference in Water Quality

Posted on December 15th, 2011

IIHR alumnus J.V. Loperfido now works with the U.S. Geological Survey in Reston, Va., on a Mendenhall Postdoctoral Fellowship.

Midwest Runoff and Hypoxia in the Gulf

Posted on April 5th, 2011

Recent research is studying how farm runoff may play a role in the Gulf of Mexico’s “Dead Zone.” “Agricultural Nutrient Flux: Exporting Iowa’s Fertility, Cash, and Productive Future” Researchers: Aaron L Gwinnup, Craig Just, Nancy Rabalais, Eugene Turner, and Jerald Schnoor The five major watersheds in Iowa cover two thirds of the state. During the […]

Oil and Coastal Plants

Posted on January 19th, 2011

In the summer of 2010, UI researchers found a hostile environment on the Gulf Coast — and not just because of the BP oil spill. “We couldn’t take the boat where we wanted to, because the Coast Guard had authority,” says Jerry Schnoor, an IIHR research engineer and professor of civil and environmental engineering. “We […]

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