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Release: Nov. 1, 2001

IIHR-Hydroscience and Engineering to host November seminars

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa College of Engineering's IIHR-Hydroscience and Engineering Distinguished Seminar Series will sponsor two November lectures.

Joseph Katz, professor of mechanical engineering at Johns Hopkins University, will speak at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2 in Room 109 of the English-Philosophy Building. Katz will discuss his research in the lecture, "Addressing Turbulence Modeling Issues Using Experimental Data Obtained in the Laboratory and the Ocean."

At 3:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, Harindra Joseph S. Fernando, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at Arizona State University, will present a seminar in Room 107 of the English-Philosophy Building. As the director of the Environmental Fluid Dynamics Program at ASU, Fernando has completed multi-scale research in this area.

The seminars are free and open to the public. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact IIHR in advance at 335-5237.

IIHR -Hydroscience and Engineering, a unit of the UI College of Engineering, is one of the world's premier and oldest fluids research and engineering laboratories. Students and visitors from around the world have come to IIHR to study and conduct research and to carry acquired expertise back to their home countries.

For more information on the seminar series, please contact IIHR or Marlene Janssen at (319) 335-5253 or