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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.

Modernizing London’s Sewers

Posted on July 2nd, 2015

As rain pours down onto a London street, umbrellas pop open and pedestrians scatter. Small fast-moving rivers race down the street, eventually flowing into sewers beneath the city. The storm runoff quickly overtaxes the Victorian-era combined sewer system, parts of which are the “lost rivers of London” that were covered over as the city grew. […]

Members of the Thames Tideway Tunnel team near one of the models constructed at IIHR for this project. Andrew Craig (second from left), Jacob Odgaard (center, in red shirt), and Troy Lyons (right) lead the IIHR team.

IIHR Researchers Receive ASCE Hydraulic Prize

Posted on January 8th, 2015

Three IIHR researchers have been selected to receive ASCE’s Hilgard Hydraulic Prize for their journal publication on the Thames Tideway Tunnels project.

The Thames Tideway Tunnel team includes (l to r): Ali Reza Firoozfar, Andy Craig, David Crawford (Thames Tideway Tunnel), Jacob Odgaard, Bernard Woolfe (Thames Tideway Tunnel), Brandon Barquist, Joss Plant (Thames Tideway Tunnel), Stephen Browne, and Troy Lyons.

IIHR Modeling Helps Modernize London’s Sewers

Posted on July 17th, 2014

IIHR is part of a massive effort to modernize London’s sewer system and protect the River Thames.

Troy Lyons: Bridging the Gap

Posted on March 1st, 2012

“IIHR is the place to be,” says Troy Lyons, IIHR director of engineering services. A University of Iowa alumnus, Lyons earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in civil and environmental engineering. “I started out at IIHR in 1998 as a student employee, then became a graduate student, and then was hired as a staff engineer to […]

IIHR engineer receives contract for Abu Dhabi project

Posted on May 7th, 2010

Abu Dhabi, among the world’s wealthiest cities, is the site of a $413,538 project by Troy Lyons (photo, right), staff engineer in the University of Iowa College of Engineering’s IIHR-Hydroscience and Engineering research unit.

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