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Paul Liu stands next to a model of Scorpy.

Delving Deep: Fossils from Iowa’s Ancient Sea

Posted on April 25th, 2017

This year, visitors to the University of Iowa’s Mobile Museum will get a glimpse of Iowa history that might look like something from a horror movie — a six-foot giant sea scorpion!

A student poses with Herky.

A Cross-Cultural Perspective on Flooding

Posted on July 21st, 2015

Undergraduate researcher Yibing Su traveled halfway around the world to study water resources, right after a major flood struck her hometown of Beijing.

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. […]

Unsteady Aerodynamics

Posted on June 22nd, 2015

When James Buchholz arrived for a Summer Faculty Fellowship at the U.S. Air Force Academy near Colorado Springs, Colo., last May, he was so excited to be back in the mountains, he immediately set out on a hike. The Assistant IIHR Research Engineer drove to the Florissant Fossil Beds, where he walked among the fossilized […]

Beda Luitel: Finding a Way

Posted on April 6th, 2015

by Shianne Gruss In 2009, Beda Luitel left a refugee camp in Nepal with his family, headed for Boise, Idaho. They had spent a total of 18 years in the camp, between their deportation from Bhutan and their resettlement in the western United States. After living in the camp for seven years, Luitel and his […]

Electronics & Instrumentation

Posted on July 17th, 2014

Check out the new IIHR Engineering Services website! The Electronics Shop (part of the IIHR Engineering Services team) is staffed by three full-time engineers who assist researchers in the selection, use, calibration, and care of data-acquisition equipment and systems for a broad range of model and field research. Several levels of instruments to measure a […]

Construction and Fabrication

Posted on July 17th, 2014

Check out the new IIHR Engineering Services website! IIHR has a long tradition of success in experimental laboratory studies. A crucial factor in this success has been and continues to be the well-equipped Mechanical Shop and its dedicated, highly-competent technical staff. In addition to providing precision fabrication skills, the IIHR Engineering Services (IES) team specializes […]

IES For Researchers

Posted on July 1st, 2014

At IIHR, our faculty members, students, and staff work together to understand one of the world’s greatest resources—water. As a researcher and educator, you will be an integral part of IIHR’s comprehensive multidisciplinary approach to education, which includes basic fluid mechanics (including water, air, and blood), laboratory experimentation, and computational approaches. At the institute, researchers […]

IIHR Engineering Services

Posted on June 20th, 2014

Visit the new IIHR Engineering Services website IIHR Engineering Services has the experience, expertise, and cutting-edge techniques to successfully complete your hydraulic modeling projects. Contact us today to find out how IIHR can help! About IES: IIHR Engineering Services is dedicated to advancing the institute’s mission of research, education, and service, and to helping clients worldwide […]

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 […]

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