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New Engineering Dean at USU

New Engineering Dean at USU

05/18/2018

The UWRL is pleased to welcome Utah State University professor and administrator Jagath Kaluarachchi as the new dean of the USU College of Engineering. As noted in the College of Engineering news release, Dr. Kaluarachchi brings extensive expertise and le...

UWRL presented with an Institutional Recognition Award from ASTM International

UWRL presented with an Institutional Recognition Award from ASTM International

04/04/2018

The UWRL recently received an Institutional Recognition Award from ASTM International for testing that led to improvements to ASTM's D6459 Test Method for Determination of Rolled Erosion Control Product (RECP) Performance in Protecting Hillslopes from Rai...

Aerial Imagery Gives Insight into Water Trends | College of Engineering

Aerial Imagery Gives Insight into Water Trends

02/09/2018

With an ever-growing human population and its inherent demand for water, there is a critical need to monitor water resources. New technology could make it more feasible than ever to measure changes in the water flow of rivers.

Adel Abdallah receives AWWA Intermountain Section Diversity Award

Adel Abdallah receives AWWA Intermountain Section Diversity Award

02/09/2018

The American Water Works Association Intermountain Section has selected USU/UWRL graduate student Adel Abdallah to receive their 2018 Diversity Scholarship. This scholarship...

USDA/ARS and Aggieair Research Featured in the December 2017 issue of USDA's AgResearch Magazine

USDA/ARS and Aggieair Research Featured in the December 2017 issue of USDA's AgResearch Magazine

12/18/2017

USDA AgResearch magazine recently featured ongoing precision agriculture research that incorporates AggieAir's advanced scientific remote sensing technology and...

December 2017 Water bLog Newsletter now available

December 2017 Water bLog Newsletter now available

12/07/2017

The December 2017 issue of the Water bLog Newsletter is now available. This issue explores water related processes from microscopic nanoparticles to regional drought monitoring. The Water bLog is a publication of the Utah Center for Water Resources Resear...

Viticulture from Space: USU-NASA Study Analyzes Vineyard Water Use | College of Engineering

Viticulture from Space: USU-NASA Study Analyzes Vineyard Water Use

10/02/2017

In drought-prone Central California, grape producers are looking for new ways to improve crop production with less water

Miniaturizing America's Tallest Dam | College of Engineering

Miniaturizing America's Tallest Dam

10/02/2017

Dr. Michael Johnson is a leading expert in experimental hydraulics and chief engineer on the Oroville model study.

David Tarboton awarded a NSF grant to improve hydrological data sharing

David Tarboton awarded a NSF grant to improve hydrological data sharing

09/29/2017

Dr. Tarboton will lead a team of hydrologists to improve HydroShare

UWRL welcomes four new faculty members

UWRL welcomes four new faculty members

09/05/2017

The Utah Water Research Laboratory is excited to welcome four new faculty members this year. Take a minute to get to know them better...

Discovery Canada Films at Water Lab | College of Engineering

Discovery Canada Films at Water Lab

08/23/2017

Daily Planet TV show to air special on Oroville spillway model

Herald Journal article about iUTAH team symposium

Herald Journal article about iUTAH team symposium

07/17/2017

The iUTAH team presented a symposium as they finish up their 5-year NSF-funded mission. Read more and find a link to a related Herald Journal article.

David Rosenberg received an EWRI award for Best Associate Editor

David Rosenberg received an EWRI award for Best Associate Editor

06/27/2017

UWRL Faculty member David Rosenberg recently received an award at the World Environmental & Water Resources Congress in Sacramento, CA.

ASCE recently featured an article on improving flow from irrigation splitter boxes

ASCE recently featured an article on improving flow from irrigation splitter boxes

06/23/2017

Article on how to improve flow from irrigation splitter boxes recently featured and made available for free for a limited time in ASCE SmartBrief and ASCE Weekly.

Oroville Dam scale model at the UWRL helps test repair plans before construction

Oroville Dam scale model at the UWRL helps test repair plans before construction

06/15/2017

USU's Utah Water Research Laboratory has built a 1:50 scale physical model of the failed Oroville Dam spillway to help designers test repair plans

Miniaturizing America's Tallest Dam | College of Engineering

Miniaturizing America's Tallest Dam

06/02/2017

Utah Water Research Lab team Constructs scale model of Oroville Dam spillway

Randy Martin joins Utah Air Quality Board

Randy Martin joins Utah Air Quality Board

05/30/2017

Utah Governor Gary Herbert has appointed UWRL researcher, Randy Martin, to the UT Air Quality Board

Mac McKee Named Engineering Faculty Researcher of 2017

Mac McKee Named Engineering Faculty Researcher of 2017

05/10/2017

USU's office of Research and Graduate Studies has named Mac McKee the Collge of Engineering's Faculty Researcher of the year.

Congratulations to 2017 USU Engineering Graduates

Congratulations to 2017 USU Engineering Graduates

05/07/2017

Congratulations to all USU Civil & Environmental engineering graduates

UWRL Students Sweep AWWA 2017 Scholarships

UWRL Students Sweep AWWA 2017 Scholarships

03/28/2017

Several CEE and UWRL Students take home the 2017 AWWA Scholarship awards

Student, Mahyar Aboutalebi, wins J. Paul Riley AWRA Paper Competition

Student, Mahyar Aboutalebi, wins J. Paul Riley AWRA Paper Competition

03/24/2017

Mahyar Aboutalebi was selected as a winner and scholarship recipient in the J. Paul Riley AWRA Utah Section Student Paper Competition.

2017 Spring Runoff Conference

2017 Spring Runoff Conference

03/02/2017

The Spring Runoff Conference, hosted by the USU Water Initiative, is held annually on the Campus of Utah State University

Utah Water Research Lab Unveils Latest in Unmanned Aerial Vehicles | College of Engineering

Utah Water Research Lab Unveils Latest in Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

02/16/2017

The new 'BluJay' line of all-electric aircraft represents the latest in UAV technology

AggieAir Researchers Unveil the Latest UAV Platform

AggieAir Researchers Unveil the Latest UAV Platform

02/16/2017

The AggieAir research team unveiled the new BluJay line of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) during the GRAPEX conference

UWRL Professor Provides Perspective to National Media on Threats to Oroville Dam Spillway

UWRL Professor Provides Perspective to National Media on Threats to Oroville Dam Spillway

02/13/2017

Dr. Blake Tullis is a leading authority on spillway design and was contacted by national media to gain a clearer explanation of the situation

UWRL Researchers Develop Genetic Tool to Improve Arsenic Studies | College of Engineering

UWRL Researchers Develop Genetic Tool to Improve Arsenic Studies

02/10/2017

Environmental engineers are making it easier to study arsenic contamination

UWRL Researchers Develop Techniques to Identify Arsenic Contamination in Drinking Water

UWRL Researchers Develop Techniques to Identify Arsenic Contamination in Drinking Water

02/10/2017

Environmental engineer researchers at the UWRL have developed a new genetic tool in identifying the bacteria that releases contaminating arsenic in water supplies.

UWRL Environmental Engineers featured in "Creating Tomorrow" Magazine

UWRL Environmental Engineers featured in "Creating Tomorrow" Magazine

10/15/2016

Dr. Beth Neilson and her team were featured in the College of Engineering’s 2016 annual magazine Creating Tomorrow about their research in Alaska.

Blake Tullis Receives Prestigious ASDSO Award

Blake Tullis Receives Prestigious ASDSO Award

09/16/2016

Dr. Blake Tullis was recently selected to receive the 2016 ASDSO Terry L. Hampton Medal.

AggieAir Helps Find the Fish when Yellow Creek Runs Dry

AggieAir Helps Find the Fish when Yellow Creek Runs Dry

09/06/2016

A recent KSL News story highlighted a research project ongoing at Yellow Creek along the Utah/Wyoming border that includes state agencies from both states, along with federal agencies and the Nature Conservancy.

Lake Isabella Dam USACE Team Returns to the UWRL

Lake Isabella Dam USACE Team Returns to the UWRL

09/02/2016

Representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers design and construction team for the Lake Isabella Dam Restoration Project visited the UWRL for another look at the large 1:45 scale model of the planned labyrinth weir spillway modifications the Corps...

Civil and Environmental Engineering PhD Student Wins Major Award | College of Engineering

Civil and Environmental Engineering PhD Student Wins Major Award

07/26/2016

CEE's Caleb Buahin wins best paper award at 8th International Congress on Environmental Modelling & Software in Toulouse, France

Graduate Student, Caleb Buahin, Receives Multiple Awards | Utah Water Research Laboratory

Graduate Student, Caleb Buahin, Receives Multiple Awards

07/26/2016

UWRL graduate student Caleb Buahin has won a number of prestigious awards recently based on his outstanding academic performance and accomplishments.

UWRL Director Mac McKee Named Friend of UCOWR | College of Engineering

UWRL Director Mac McKee Named Friend of UCOWR

07/20/2016

Mac McKee, UWRL Director, was recently named a Friend of UCOWR at the Universities Council on Water Resources (UCOWR) Annual Conference awards ceremony held n Pensacola Beach, Florida in June

Former Egyptian Minister of Water & Irrigation Visits UWRL

Former Egyptian Minister of Water & Irrigation Visits UWRL

07/14/2016

UWRL Director, Mac McKee, hosted Dr. Hossam El-Din M. Moghazy on a tour of the Utah Water Research Laboratory facilities on Thursday, July 14, 2016

UWRL Director, Mac McKee, named a 2016 Friend of UCOWR

UWRL Director, Mac McKee, named a 2016 Friend of UCOWR

06/22/2016

Mac McKee, UWRL Director, was recently named a Friend of UCOWR at the Universities Council on Water Resources (UCOWR) Annual Conference awards ceremony held this year in Pensacola Beach, Florida.

Randy Martin's Ozone Study Featured on KSL News

Randy Martin's Ozone Study Featured on KSL News

06/15/2016

Dr. Martin was recently featured in a KSL news story that explains more about this important research.

Delegation of Irrigation Representatives from Argentina Tour the UWRL

Delegation of Irrigation Representatives from Argentina Tour the UWRL

05/31/2016

A delegation from Argentina that included representatives working in irrigation and water resources policy and management in the Mendoza province visited the Utah Water Research Laboratory on May 31, 2016.

PhD Student, Ayman AlAfifi, Receives First Place in 2016 J. Paul Riley AWRA Utah Section Student Paper Competition

PhD Student, Ayman AlAfifi, Receives First Place in 2016 J. Paul Riley AWRA Utah Section Student Paper Competition

05/10/2016

CEE and UWRL PhD student Ayman AlAfifi won first place in the recent American Water Resources Association Utah Chapter student paper competition for this presentation titled: "Systems Modeling to Improve River and Riparian Habitat Quality."

USU Engineering Team Wins Annual WEA Student Design Competiton for 2016

USU Engineering Team Wins Annual WEA Student Design Competiton for 2016

04/29/2016

A team of USU civil engineering students emerged as the winners at the annual Water and Environment Federation of Utah (WEAU) Student Design Competition on Friday, April 29th in St. George, Utah.

UWRL Faculty Members Recognized at College of Engineering Awards

UWRL Faculty Members Recognized at College of Engineering Awards

04/26/2016

UWRL faculty members, Blake Tullis, Beth Neilson, and Ryan Dupont, are recognized for their teaching and mentoring at the 2016 College of Engineering Faculty Awards

UWRL Researchers Among Those Chosen to Receive Part Of An EPA Grant Totaling

UWRL Researchers Among Those Chosen to Receive Part Of An EPA Grant Totaling

04/20/2016

R. Ryan Dupont and several other UWRL and USU faculty members will study the feasibility of harvesting stormwater to recharge underground aquifers as part an EPA grant that totaled $3.3 million and is split between five proposals nationwide.

Dr. Tarboton to Speak at College of Engineering Research Awards Ceremony

Dr. Tarboton to Speak at College of Engineering Research Awards Ceremony

04/14/2016

Dr. David Tarboton, Robins Awards Researcher of the Year for 2015, will be giving a presentation titled "HydroShare: Advancing collaborative and data intensive hydrologic research"

Cyberinfrastructure for Intelligent Water Supply

Cyberinfrastructure for Intelligent Water Supply

03/03/2016

Winning the Water War Starts with Winning the Battle on Data

How Plants Can Make Stormwater Cleaner | College of Engineering

How Plants Can Make Stormwater Cleaner

11/18/2015

Ever wondered what happens to the surge of stormwater you see racing down your street?

Supplying Vegas | College of Engineering

Supplying Vegas

10/30/2015

Water Lab Helps Las Vegas Community Solve Supply Problem