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Estimated Iowans at risk from drinking elevated lead concentrations per year

Study published by UI engineering Ph.D. student estimates exposure to lead in drinking water across Iowa

According to a University of Iowa study published by the American Chemical Society, between 51,000 and 79,000 Iowans are at risk for lead exposure in drinking water that exceeds the threshold set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Amina Grant, a Ph.D. student studying civil and environmental engineering, was lead author on the study which examined now many Iowans may be consuming drinking water that has more lead than is allowed by the EPA’s Lead and Copper Rule (LCR).
Richard K. Miller

Richard K. Miller to serve as inaugural distinguished speaker on Thursday, November 12

Join the College of Engineering as we welcome our inaugural Iowa Engineering Distinguished Speaker, Richard K. Miller, for a day of roundtable discussions and a seminar focused on the current challenges facing engineering education. 
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NADS awarded nearly $1.5M funding to further study transition of control in automated vehicles

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F&A Revenue Change FAQ

We have received several questions related to the recent update on the F&A revenue model. Below are responses to some of those questions, and we will continue to add to this list as we move forward through this process.
Professor Gabriele Villarini, director of IIHR—Hydroscience and Engineering

IIHR Director Villarini named editor-in-chief for Advances in Water Resources

Professor Gabriele Villarini, director of IIHR—Hydroscience and Engineering, has been named editor-in-chief for the leading journal Advances in Water Resources.
Dean Harriet B. Nembhard, College of Engineering 

Dean Nembhard's 100-Day Message