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Two students, a man and a woman, look at a computer screen in the new Fluids Workshop.

A New Era of Engineering Education

Posted on February 22nd, 2018

IIHR is a leader in the development of experimental equipment for the teaching of fluid mechanics, as seen in the new Fluids Workshop in the Seamans Center Annex.



Students amazed with University of Iowa’s new engineering annex

Villarini Named Next Director of IIHR

Posted on February 7th, 2018

IIHR alumnus Gabriele Villarini has been appointed to lead IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering as its next director.



Yusuf Sermet Deploys Artificial Intelligence



$282 million water quality bill aims to improve quality of surface water



Iowa Flood Center looks to next generation of risk assessment



Flood Expert Visits Iowa Flood Center

Headshots of Wei Zhang and Gabriele Villarini

The Climate Forces Behind Atmospheric Rivers

Posted on January 17th, 2018

IIHR’s Wei Zhang and Gabriele Villarini published a paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on the important role of atmospheric rivers in predicting storm development and landfall.



Iowa Flood Sensors Wade into Artificial Intelligence

Close up of testing card.

Citizen Science: Water Monitoring

Posted on January 8th, 2018

IIHR’s Chris Jones is recruiting public volunteers to participate in a study which uses a smartphone app to detect nitrate levels in local watersheds using their phone’s camera.

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