College of Engineering

Rathbun Lake

RAGBRAI and UI in Rathbun

State Hygienic Laboratory monitoring soil erosion at Rathbun Lake
RAGBRAI will reach Rathbun on July 28, but the University of Iowa has been there a while already. When Rathbun Lake began experiencing problems with excess sediment and soil erosion, local residents and officials turned to experts at the UI’s State Hygienic Laboratory.
Fighting floods, helping Iowans: The UI Iowa Flood Center

Fighting floods, helping Iowans

Iowa Flood Center's new effort aims to reduce flooding in nine watersheds
The Iowa Flood Center at the University of Iowa is building a legacy in the Hawkeye State by reducing flood risks and improving water quality. Soon, they will embark on the Iowa Watershed Approach to identify and reduce stream flow during heavy rain events in nine Iowa watersheds.
Adjusting a water quality sensor

IIHR, RAGBRAI in Washington

RAGBRAI to pass near UI water quality sensor site
Residents in Washington, Iowa, soon will have a more robust tool to help them improve local water quality thanks to experts at the University of Iowa’s IIHR–Hydroscience & Engineering.

Honors New self-cleaning culvert design wins recognition

UI research engineer Marian Muste’s innovative self-cleaning culvert design has received a national award from the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Research Advisory Council (RAC).

UI students named to Dean's List for spring 2016

The University of Iowa recognizes the undergraduate students named to the Dean's List for the 2016 spring semester.