In 2020, IIHR turned 100!

An Invitation to IIHR Alumni, Friends, and Family

Join us August 10-12, 2022, for our long-awaited centennial celebration in Iowa City!

Check back often to see new details added to the agenda.

Get your Centennial T-shirt!

Purchase a t-shirt here to show your support for IIHR as we celebrate 100 years.

Shirts may be picked up during the centennial celebration if ordered by July 15, or mailed to you if ordered by August 31.

Itinerary

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

8:30 am – 4:30 pm: IIHR Tour of Influence. Visit locations around Eastern Iowa to learn about some IIHR projects that benefit our local and regional community. Tour includes air conditioned bus, several stops where people will disembark the bus, and a lunch stop. (Bus loading location TBD)

8:30 am – 4:30 pm: C. Maxwell Stanley Hydraulics Laboratory (SHL) open all day for people to walk through, chat with students, etc. Seminar room is also open for alumni and friends to gather and chat.

SHL, 300 S. Riverside Dr., Iowa City, IA 52242 (319-335-5237)

5:30 pm: Informal Gathering at the Iowa City Big Grove Brewery. We’ve reserved the side room and will provide dessert.

Big Grove Brewery, 1225 S Gilbert St, Iowa City

Thursday, August 11, 2022

7:45 – 8:30 am: Light Breakfast

8:15 am: Welcome by IIHR Director Gabriele Villarini and Dean Harriet Nembhard

8:30 am: Research Show and Tell Part I: Several short presentations/overviews of IIHR research activities; end with vision for the future. Each presentation is about 10-12 minutes.

Topics:

    • Iowa Flood Center / Informatics
    • Iowa Watershed Approach / New Center for Hydrologic Development
    • Iowa Geological Survey
    • Environmental Engineering
    • Iowa Wastewater and Waste-to-Energy Research Program
    • Iowa Superfund Research Program

10:00 am: Break

10:15 am: Research Show and Tell Part II: Several short presentations/overviews of IIHR research activities; end with vision for the future. Each presentation is about 10-12 minutes.

Topics:

    • Ship Hydrodynamics
    • Naval Certificate Program and New Fluids Laboratory
    • Physical Modeling – Troy Lyons

11:45 am – 1:30 pm: Box Lunch

1:30 to 4:30 pm:

  • Open house in Seamans Center for the Engineering Arts and Sciences (SC). Alumni are encouraged to view student posters and tour the Student Fluids Lab and EES labs and other labs managed by IIHR faculty and staff.

103 South Capitol St., Iowa City IA, 52242.

  • C. Maxwell Stanley Hydraulics Laboratory (SHL) open for people to walk through, chat with students, etc. Seminar room is also open for alumni and friends to gather and chat.

300 S. Riverside Dr., Iowa City, IA 52242 (319-335-5237)

7:30 – 9:30 pm: Birthday Party at Hancher Auditorium! (by invitation)

Friday, August 12, 2022

8:30 to 11:30 am: Open house and student posters in IIHR’s Coralville and University Research Park (formerly Oakdale) facilities.

Noon: All IIHR Picnic at Upper City Park

200 Park Rd, Iowa City, IA 52246

1:30 to 5:00 pm:

  • Open house in the South Campus Annexes (Model Annex, Wind Tunnel Annex, and East Annex) and Iowa Wastewater and Waste-to-Energy Research Program
  • C. Maxwell Stanley Hydraulics Laboratory (SHL) open for people to walk through, chat with students, etc. Seminar room is also open for alumni and friends to gather and chat. SHL, 300 S. Riverside Dr., Iowa City, IA 52242 (319-335-5237)

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Laura Myers in advance at (319) 335-5253.

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