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Iowa Researchers to Develop Tools for Detecting Lead in Iowa Drinking Water

David Cwiertny, the William D. Ashton Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Iowa, and a team of researchers were recently awarded $700,000 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to develop a new public tool to estimate the areas of Iowa that are vulnerable to lead poisoning via their water supply
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Witold F. Krajewski named AAAS fellow

Krajewski was selected for major scientific advances in hydrometeorology, flood prediction, and water resources. He is one of seven University of Iowa faculty members named as fellows.
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University of Iowa Researcher Receives $2.2M in Grant Funding for Hypersonics Research

University of Iowa Professor of Mechanical Engineering H.S. Udaykumar has received research funding totaling more than $2.2 million to develop innovative new materials for hypersonic aircraft.
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Mitigation Game

Greg Ewing, a PhD student at IIHR is working with IIHR Researcher Ibrahim Demir to build new ways for communities to prepare for and respond to the next disaster.
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Weber Receives American Water Resources Association Award

New research led by IIHR Director Gabriele Villarini has developed a probabilistic rainfall generator to provide crucial rainfall data for more accurate modeling of tropical cyclones in coastal states.

Lamuta Develops Soft Robots Inspired by Cephalopods

Caterina Lamuta has taken a keen interest in cephalopods and has found new ways to mimic their tentacles in the lab for use in underwater vehicles and robots.
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Understanding the True Flood Risks of Tropical Cyclones

New research led by IIHR Director Gabriele Villarini has developed a probabilistic rainfall generator to provide crucial rainfall data for more accurate modeling of tropical cyclones in coastal states.
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What’s in Your Water?

IIHR's Zhi and LeFevre took samples and measured chemical composition of a local creek for over three years in an ecological study.
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