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An illustration of a pentecopterus.

Researchers Find Giant Fossilized Sea Scorpion

Posted on September 2nd, 2015

IGS researchers have uncovered fossils of Pentecopterus, an ancient six-foot scorpion-like sea creature named after an ancient Greek warship. (Illustration by Patrick Lynch/Yale University)

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 […]

Old Capitol looks on as a crane sets the 2014 corn monument upright on the Pentacrest.

Bringing a Homecoming Tradition to Life

Posted on October 30th, 2014

IIHR students and faculty have helped revive a decades-old University of Iowa Homecoming tradition — the corn monument.

IGS scientist Rick Langel measures a core sample.

IGS Open House

Posted on October 6th, 2014

Join us at an open house to celebrate the opening of the newly renovated offices of the Iowa Geological Survey in Trowbridge Hall on Oct. 10!

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 […]

CFD Modeling

Posted on July 17th, 2014

Check out the new IIHR Engineering Services website! IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering is leading a worldwide revolution in the development and application of computational fluid dynamics (CFD), in support of simulation-based design (SBD). Researchers at IIHR use SBD — a sort of virtual reality, supported by model-scale experiments — to develop efficient new ways to design […]

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 […]

Iowa Geological Survey at IIHR

Posted on June 5th, 2014

The IGS Rock Library is Full of Stories! Visit the Iowa Geological Survey website! In early 2014, the Iowa Geological Survey became part of IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering, along with eight scientists, creating a new Iowa Geological Survey (IGS) under the auspices of IIHR. The capabilities of the IGS team include groundwater modeling, mapping of Iowa’s […]

Herky with two men.

A Celebration of Discovery

Posted on May 30th, 2014

LACMRERS welcomed hundreds of K-12 students and their families (and Herky!) to the IExploreSTEM Festival, giving students the chance to experience science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) hands-on.

Kara Prior: For the Love of Discovery

Posted on May 20th, 2014

Kara Prior sat on the edge of her chair in a classroom in Nanjing, straining to catch every word the instructor uttered in Chinese. Although she had come to China with relatively strong language skills, taking classes in Chinese was proving to be a real challenge. Prior, who was used to being a good student […]

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