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New flood prediction research facility opens on UI campus

Thursday, February 2, 2023
The University of Iowa is launching the Center for Hydrologic Development, a new research center to improve flood prediction.
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UI Center for Hydrologic Development expands national reach

Wednesday, February 1, 2023
The University of Iowa College of Engineering is home to a new research center—the Center for Hydrologic Development (CHD)—that is designed to improve the country’s ability to predict and manage water-related hazards.
Ibrahim Demir speaks at the press conference announcing CHD

UI increases national reach with new Center for Hydrologic Development

Wednesday, February 1, 2023
The University of Iowa will work on a new Center for Hydrologic Development facility in partnership with the University of Alabama, the UI announced in a press conference on Wednesday.
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University of Iowa opening a new flood research center

Wednesday, February 1, 2023
The University of Iowa is opening a new research center that will focus on improving the ability to predict and manage water-related hazards such as flooding.
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Univ. of Iowa, Iowa Flood Center expand research to a national level through new center

Wednesday, February 1, 2023
The University of Iowa College of Engineering is home to a new research center—the Center for Hydrologic Development (CHD)—that is designed to improve the country’s ability to predict and manage water-related hazards. It will work off of a lot of the research that’s already been done at the Iowa Flood Center.
Ibrahim Demir speaks at the press conference announcing CHD

UI launching new hydrologic development research center to predict floods & drought

Wednesday, February 1, 2023
The University of Iowa is launching a new hydrologic development research center to predict floods and drought.
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University of Iowa opens new research center

Wednesday, February 1, 2023
The new research center is designed to improve the country's ability to predict and manage water-related hazards. The center will operate under the university's college of engineering and also partner with the Iowa Flood Center.
Witek Krajewski poses for a photo in front of the Iowa River dam

IFC Director Krajewski to present UI’s 40th Presidential Lecture

Thursday, January 26, 2023
Witold Krajewski, director of the Iowa Flood Center, and Kristy Nabhan-Warren, associate vice president for research, will deliver Iowa’s 40th presidential Lecture at 4 p.m. March 2 in the International Ballroom on the second floor of the Iowa Memorial Union.
Riley Post poses for a photo in front of the Iowa River dam

3MT winner hopes new research will prevent floods in Iowa

Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Riley Post was named the winner of this year’s Three Minute Thesis competition (3MT), a university wide contest that tasks graduate students with relating their research in three minutes or less to a general audience.
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Predicting Iowa’s next big storm

Tuesday, November 8, 2022
The Iowa Flood Center has grown from local pond assessments to a national cooperative.