Celebrating Prof. Witold Krajewski's Retirement as Iowa Flood Center Director

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Please help us celebrate Professor Witold Krajewski's retirement as Iowa Flood Center (IFC) director! Witek has served as the visionary leader guiding the Iowa Flood Center's success over the past 15 years. To honor his contributions and impacts on improving Iowa's flood resiliency and advancing scientific discovery and innovation for the broader water resources engineering community, a series of events will take place on Wednesday, June 26, 2024, including: 

8:30 a.m.–11:30             A special Iowa Flood Center meeting will be held at the C. Maxwell Stanley Hydraulics Laboratory (seminar room) featuring a presentation by Professor Krajewski reflecting on the past, present, and future of IFC, as well as additional remarks from close friends and colleagues. A light breakfast, coffee, and refreshments will be provided. The closest public parking for the morning IFC meeting is in the Recreation Center Lot (Lot 11) on 500 South Madison Street, Iowa City, IA 52242. Please RSVP for the morning IFC meeting by June 10. 

View the detailed meeting outline. 

11:30 a.m.–1 p.m.         Lunch will be served following the Iowa Flood Center meeting. 

2-3 p.m.                               IFC World Cup! Acknowledging the impact sports have had on Witek's career and shaping the culture of IFC, an informal soccer match will be held at Willow Creek Park located at 1117 Teg Dr., Iowa City, IA 52246. Everyone is welcome to participate or observe. Street parking is available, though carpooling is encouraged. 

5–8 p.m.                        The day will end with a casual evening dinner reception at Little Lights on the Lane in West Branch, Iowa (20 minutes east of Iowa City). The address is 2 Ember Ln., West Branch, IA 52358Please RSVP for dinner by June 10. 

We are looking forward to a wonderful event for our dear friend, colleague, and mentor—Witek! We hope to see many current and former students, staff, faculty colleagues, and close partners who have been a part of Witek's career and life. 

Lodging accommodations:

Please check this page for updated event details, or contact Breanna Shea (319-384-1729) for more information. 

Wednesday, June 26, 2024 (all day)
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Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Breanna Shea in advance at 319-384-1729 or breanna-shea@uiowa.edu.