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Your Future at IIHR

Posted on October 2nd, 2013

Revolutionary research … One-on-one mentoring … Real-world challenges Take the next step toward a successful future at IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering, an internationally respected institution dedicated to hydroscience and fluids engineering. IIHR gives students the tools they need to address increasingly complex global issues, integrating: An understanding of the physics of flow and flow-related processes Development […]

Working at Iowa Survey: IIHR’s Results

Posted on May 20th, 2013

IIHR faculty and staff took part in the 2014 Working at Iowa survey, the fourth biannual survey conducted by the University of Iowa. This survey provides a snapshot of employee engagement by asking respondents about perceptions of their individual job, their unit, and the university as a whole. Each college received a report summarizing 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 […]

Pablo Carrica: Enjoying the Challenge

Posted on March 1st, 2012

Work is a pleasure for IIHR Research Engineer Pablo Carrica. “I like the challenge of discovery,” he says. “You can try and figure out something that nobody has figured out before.” Carrica, who is also an associate professor of mechanical and industrial engineering, says his education in nuclear engineering is uniquely suited to his work. […]

Michelle Scherer: Solving the Puzzle

Posted on March 1st, 2012

As a kid growing up in New Jersey, Michelle Scherer always liked math and problem solving. “Engineering seemed like the logical choice,” she says. “Once I was in college and realized you could actually do engineering in an environmental context, I was hooked!” Scherer is a professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University […]

IIHR alumnus J.V. Loperfido

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.

LiDAR Studies

Posted on December 12th, 2011

The University of Iowa LiDAR research group focuses on many different aspects (theoretical and experimental) of atmospheric and terrestrial phenomena, spanning from the Earth’s surface to the top of the atmospheric boundary layer. This interdisciplinary group within the University of Iowa typically spends the summer collecting LiDAR data throughout the United States, and winters analyzing […]

About the Fluids Lab

Posted on August 11th, 2011

Educational Innovation: An IIHR Tradition Instruction in Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics has always been a central function of IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering (formerly known as the Iowa Institute of Hydraulic Research). Although a research institute, IIHR has been part of the university’s College of Engineering (originally the College of Applied Science) from the start. IIHR’s first […]

The UI wind turbine is specially designed for educational use.

Course Supports Sustainable Energy

Posted on June 7th, 2011

Students in the College of Engineering’s Experimental Engineering course are developing hands-on experience with a source of sustainable energy—The University of Iowa’s 37-foot wind turbine.

Headshot of Allen Bradley.

Bradley Honored for Teaching, Service

Posted on May 31st, 2011

IIHR Research Engineer A. Allen Bradley was recently recognized by the UI College of Engineering for his contributions to education and research.

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