Iowa is one of the few places in the world with the facilities to replicate ocean environments at laboratory-scale.

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James Buchholz

James Buchholz

Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering

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Casey Harwood

Casey Harwood

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering

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Frederick Stern

Frederick Stern

Professor, Mechanical Engineering

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PhD student Isaac di Napoli smiles in front of the Iowa river in a checkered shirt

Isaac di Napoli

PhD student, Mechanical Engineering
“Working at IIHR—Hydroscience and Engineering gives me the opportunity for cutting edge naval hydrodynamics research at a world class institution. The program of study and research together prepares me to be at the top of my field whether that be in industry or academia.”