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Undergraduate Opportunities

Posted on March 7th, 2011

IIHR provides unique opportunities for undergraduates to participate in education and research programs. These include: Kennedy Fellowship, carrying a $2,500 stipend, is awarded annually to a University of Iowa senior who exemplifies the diverse qualities and aptitude for success in advanced degree work in an area of the hydrosciences. IIHR also employs a number of […]

Archive Collections Policy

Posted on February 25th, 2011

Mission Statement The IIHR Archive contains papers, photographs, and objects to be preserved, in perpetuity, for studies of the history of IIHR and its efforts related to hydraulic engineering, research, and education. These archives are to remain available for use by students and scholars, both within and outside the University of Iowa, conducting studies related […]

History Resources

Posted on February 25th, 2011

Because of the longstanding interest in history at IIHR, staff and researchers here have made special efforts to preserve documents, objects, and photographs relating to IIHR’s historical development. These are housed in a formal Archives repository on the fourth floor of Stanley Hydraulics Laboratory. Use of the Archive is detailed in a Collections Policy. Historical […]

Other Research Initiatives

Posted on January 11th, 2011

IIHR nurtures and facilitates a host of diverse research initiatives every year, which provide opportunities for researchers and students to develop innovations in a variety of areas, including water and air resources, environmental hydraulics, fluid mechanics, and more. Here’s a sample of the recent research at IIHR: Bioremediation Wind energy research Mussels as water-quality sensors […]

Hydraulics Model Annex

Posted on July 6th, 2010

Location: 129 Court St., Iowa City, IA 52242 Building Locator Map The Hydraulics Model Annex (HMA), built in 1982, houses IIHR’s Mechanical Shop. Shop personnel construct the physical models used in much of IIHR’s research and maintain all other research-related facilities. A Sediment Laboratory, three research flumes, office space for mechanical shop personnel, and Fluids […]

Hydraulics Wind Tunnel Annex

Posted on July 6th, 2010

Location: 130 W. Harrison, Iowa City, IA 52242 Building Locator Map The Hydraulics Wind Tunnel Annex (HWTA), constructed in 1984, houses IIHR’s Electronics Shop and office space for shop personnel and students. In addition, it provides laboratory space for housing and working on specialized equipment used in several research initiatives. Weather radar trailers are outfitted […]

Hydraulics East Annex

Posted on July 6th, 2010

Location: 140 W. Harrison, Iowa City, IA 52242 Building Locator Map Built in 1975 to house research programs that had stretched beyond SHL’s space, the Hydraulics East Annex (HEA) is IIHR’s oldest research annex. This annex provides important storage and outfitting space for research vessels, and laboratory space for processing the Clear Creek Watershed Observatory […]

Hydraulics Wave Basin Facility

Posted on July 6th, 2010

Location: University of Iowa Research Park, 2274 Old Farmstead Rd., Coralville, IA 52241-4713 Building Locator Map IIHR’s new state-of-the-art Wave Basin Facility, completed in 2010, is a clear-span facility for ship hydrodynamics research and related education. The facility’s 40x20x3-meter basin accommodates free-model testing in an open body of water for critical analysis of naval vessel […]

James Street Laboratory

Posted on July 6th, 2010

Location: 2421 James St. #3, Coralville, IA 52241 Building locator map James Street Laboratory (JSL), purchased in 2003, provides large open space for river models. The building’s capabilities include large overhead doors and high ceilings for greater flexibility and easy access, and 300 Hp of pumping capability for ground recirculating models. Meetings and conferences can […]

Stanley Hydraulics Lab

Posted on June 1st, 2010

Location: 300 S. Riverside Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242 Building Locator Map The C. Maxwell Stanley Hydraulics Laboratory (SHL) is IIHR’s flagship facility and its intellectual and administrative hub. Located on the University of Iowa’s central campus, many IIHR researchers, staff members, visiting researchers, and students have offices in SHL. Fluid Dynamics office space is […]

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