IIHR Special Summer Seminar: Caterina Lamuta


“Artificial Muscles for Robotics and Underwater Applications” Presented by: Caterina Lamuta Assistant Professor Department of Mechanical Engineering University of Iowa Contact Laura Myers (laura-l-myers@uiowa.edu) for the Zoom link.

Seminar: Moala Bannavti


IIHR’s Moala Bannavti, PhD candidate in Hornbuckle/Just labs, will present “Emission Characterization and Criteria for Remediation of Polychlorinated Biphenyls in Lower-Income Public Schools” as part of an ongoing seminar series sponsored by MIT Civil and Environmental Engineering. Please contact Kimberly Lebeck the Zoom information, date, and time.

Water-Quality Seminar


“Proposed Water Quality Index for Cornbelt Streams” Wednesday, Oct. 13, 3-4 pm Presenter: Chris Jones Jones is a research engineer at the University of Iowa’s IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering. Hybrid sessions will be virtual and in-person at 1306 Elings Hall, 605 Bissell Road, on the Iowa State University campus. Sessions will be recorded and posted on […]

Exhibition Spotlight: A Century of IIHR Research on the Mississippi River (Part 2)


IIHR’s work on the Mississippi River dates to the 1920s, when researchers set out to measure the flow of the river just upstream of the Keokuk Dam (now part of Lock and Dam No. 19) at Keokuk, Iowa. IIHR Director Floyd Nagler also modeled the dam’s spillways for the Mississippi River Power Company.

Cover Crop and Saturated Buffer Field Day to Be Held Near Walcott Nov. 17

Paustian Farms 6520 215th St, Walcott, IA

IIHR-Hydroscience and Engineering, along with Iowa Learning Farms, the Iowa Nutrient Research Center, Iowa Geological Survey and Partners of Scott County Watersheds will host a cover crop field day on Wednesday, Nov. 17 from 12-2 p.m. at Mike Paustian’s farm near Walcott. The event is free, open to the whole family and includes a complimentary meal.


IFC Legislative Breakfast

Iowa State Capitol 1007 East Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA

IFC students, staff, and researchers will host their annual legislative breakfast reception on Tuesday, April 5 from 7-9 am at the Iowa State Capitol building in the first floor rotunda. Legislators and partners are invited to attend a light breakfast and visit with IFC experts about innovative projects providing a direct benefit to help Iowans understand and reduce their flood risk.

Iowa Watershed Approach Project Tour

Kacena Farms 2510 55th St., Vinton, IA

The Iowa Watershed Approach will host partners at a celebration about the positive impacts we have had on our landscape and the people within our watersheds and communities.

IIHR Centennial Celebration

Stanley Hydraulics Lab 100 Riverside Dr., Iowa City, IA

IIHR turned 100 in 2020, and it's finally time to celebrate! 
We will be hosting IIHR alumni, friends, and family in early August for tours, showcases, and an open house. Alumni can RSVP on the IIHR website.