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Linn County Residents get Better Idea of 100 Year Flood Risk

Photo of the cover and center spread of the award-winning issues of IIHR Currents.

IIHR Currents Wins Award

Posted on May 29th, 2019

The 2017–18 issue of IIHR Currents won the Communicator Award of Excellence from the Academy of Interactive & Visual Arts.

Should Davenport Build a Flood Wall?

IIHR's Jacob Odgaard poses in a student study area of the Seamans Center for Engineering

Odgaard Wins H.A. Einstein Award

Posted on May 23rd, 2019

IIHR’s A. Jacob Odgaard recently received the ASCE’s H.A. Einstein Award for his leadership and tireless effort in the field of sediment transport and river erosion control.

In a Flood-Prone State, Past Disasters Have Lessons to Teach

Postdoctoral Research Scholar Position

Posted on May 6th, 2019

  For a project on “Machine Learning for High-Speed Dynamics Modeling” IIHR – Hydroscience & Engineering and the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Iowa seek a highly motivated postdoctoral research scholar to join Dr. H. S. Udaykumar’s research group ( The initial appointment is full-time for two years, with the possibility of […]

‘You don’t know what’s in the water’: How crews are tackling environmental threats flooding leaves behind

Keith Schilling stands in a road ditch examining soil samples on a table.

Road Ditches Reduce Nutrients

Posted on May 3rd, 2019

Keith Schilling’s recent research suggests that water quality challenges in Iowa and nationally would be even greater if it weren’t for a little appreciated feature of the landscape — road ditches.

Formal headshot of Larry Weber

Weber Named to Flood Recovery Advisory Board

Posted on April 23rd, 2019

IIHR’s Larry Weber has been named to serve on Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds’ Flood Recovery Advisory Board.

How do we live with the new reality of flooding in Iowa?

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