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Hornbuckle, Scherer New Bently Professors

Posted on July 10th, 2015

The Donald E. Bently Professorship in Engineering was established in 2002 through a donation by the University of Iowa Engineering alumnus.

Old Capitol is at the heart of the University of Iowa campus.

A Tale of Two Conferences

Posted on July 11th, 2014

Iowa City will play host to two major conferences the week of August 18: EmCon 2014, and the National Hydraulic Engineering Conference 2014.

PCBs: A Disturbing Legacy and Ongoing Threat

Posted on June 6th, 2014

PCBs were outlawed in the 1970s — so why don’t levels keep going down? Unfortunately, PCBs are almost everywhere. IIHR Research Engineer Keri Hornbuckle is well aware of how thoroughly PCBs have permeated our environment. What she wasn’t expecting to find was PCB11 — which had rarely before been reported — in the air near […]

Rachel Marek at work in the lab.

Postdoc Tracks Down PCBs

Posted on February 27th, 2014

IIHR Postdoc Rachel Marek is working to understand the sources, transport, and fate of PCBs, with a special focus on the Great Lakes region.

IIHR to Host EmCon 2014

Posted on May 22nd, 2013

EmCon 2014, a conference focusing on emerging contaminants such as pharmaceuticals, antibiotics, and hormones, will be hosted next year at the University of Iowa.

IIHR Postdoc Andres Martinez.

IIHR Researchers Find Toxic PCBs

Posted on December 5th, 2011

IIHR researchers report dangerously high levels of toxic PCBs in the deep sediments lining the Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal (IHSC) in East Chicago, Ind. They say the discovery is cause for concern.

Rachel Yucuis (foreground) and Zach Rodenburg complete safety training in preparation for a research cruise on Lake Michigan.

PCBs: Dredging Up a Problem

Posted on May 11th, 2011

For more than a century, toxins generated by heavy industry settled to the bottom of the Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal (IHSC) in East Chicago, Ind., creating thick sludgy mud that is home to everything from heavy metals to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced plans to dredge the canal, but the plan raises questions for scientists.

Understanding PCBs

Posted on January 18th, 2011

Photo Gallery: A Research Cruise on Lake Michigan For more than a hundred years, toxins generated by heavy industry in East Chicago, Ind., settled to the bottom of the Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal (IHSC), creating a deep layer of thick sludgy mud that is home to everything from heavy metals to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). […]

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