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In 2022, UWRL graduate student Megan DiNicola and USU Professor Belize Lane began mapping 3D-printed replicas of freshwater mussels to study their preferred physical habitat conditions.
UWRL Grad Student Research Informs First-in-Texas Freshwater Mussel Conservation

UWRL Grad Student Research Informs First-in-Texas Freshwater Mussel Conservation

In 2022, UWRL graduate student Megan DiNicola and USU Professor Belize Lane began mapping 3D-printed replicas of freshwater mussels to study their preferred physical habitat conditions.

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Utah State University Professor and air quality expert Randy Martin was named Person of the Year at the Utah Clean Air Partnership Summit this past month, recognizing his work and achievements dedicated to improving Utah’s air quality.
USU Engineering Professor Named Person of the Year by Utah Clean Air Partnership | College of Engineering

USU Engineering Professor Named Person of the Year by Utah Clean Air Partnership

Utah State University Professor and air quality expert Randy Martin was named Person of the Year at the Utah Clean Air Partnership Summit this past month, recognizing his work and achievements dedicated to improving Utah’s air quality.

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At the Utah Water Research Laboratory, Joanna Hou is exploring the joint effect of microplastics with another complex harmful substance: antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
Discovering the Plastisphere: USU Examines Antibiotic-Resistant Genes on Microplastics in Wastewater

Discovering the Plastisphere: USU Examines Antibiotic-Resistant Genes on Microplastics in Wastewater

At the Utah Water Research Laboratory, Joanna Hou is exploring the joint effect of microplastics with another complex harmful substance: antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

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A drying lake and increase of drought have led to a research proposal by Utah State University Assistant Professor Sierra Young who is using hyperspectral imaging to study the effects of dust deposition on vegetation.
NSF CAREER: New Methods for Monitoring Dust-Exposed Vegetation Around the Great Salt Lake | College of Engineering

NSF CAREER: New Methods for Monitoring Dust-Exposed Vegetation Around the Great Salt Lake

A drying lake and increase of drought have led to a research proposal by Utah State University Assistant Professor Sierra Young who is using hyperspectral imaging to study the effects of dust deposition on vegetation.

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Researchers from Utah State University and the Utah Water Research Laboratory recently published a new study that aims to help communities more accurately predict streamflow patterns in karst mountain watersheds.
New USU Study Illuminated Subsurface Dynamics in Karst Mountain Watersheds

New USU Study Illuminated Subsurface Dynamics in Karst Mountain Watersheds

Researchers from Utah State University and the Utah Water Research Laboratory recently published a new study that aims to help communities more accurately predict streamflow patterns in karst mountain watersheds.

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Four water experts came together at Utah State University’s Research Summit on water to discuss the importance of collaboration, on every level, as everyone looks to the state’s future.
Collaboration Key to Finding Solutions to Utah's Water Challenges, Panelists Say

Collaboration Key to Finding Solutions to Utah's Water Challenges, Panelists Say

Four water experts came together at Utah State University’s Research Summit on water to discuss the importance of collaboration, on every level, as everyone looks to the state’s future.

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Scientists have typically assumed that forest disturbances reduce evaporation and transpiration and increase the amount of water available to streams.
USU Doctorate Student Wins Prestigious Water Science Award | College of Engineering

USU Doctorate Student Wins Prestigious Water Science Award

Scientists have typically assumed that forest disturbances reduce evaporation and transpiration and increase the amount of water available to streams.

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Dr. Horsburgh is a key professor and researcher at the UWRL, and his promotion reflects his hard work and commitment to the field.
UWRL's Dr. Jeff Horsburgh Promoted to Full Professor

UWRL's Dr. Jeff Horsburgh Promoted to Full Professor

Dr. Horsburgh is a key professor and researcher at the UWRL, and his promotion reflects his hard work and commitment to the field.

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Utah State University and the Utah Water Research Laboratory mourn the loss of emeritus professor Trevor Hughes.
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Remembering Emeritus Engineering Professor Trevor Hughes

Utah State University and the Utah Water Research Laboratory mourn the loss of emeritus professor Trevor Hughes.

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The Utah Water Research Laboratory honored World Water Day 2024 by celebrating interdisciplinary collaboration to highlight the importance of sustainably managing water resources.
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World Water Day at the UWRL

The Utah Water Research Laboratory honored World Water Day 2024 by celebrating interdisciplinary collaboration to highlight the importance of sustainably managing water resources.

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Utah State University has published a third extensive study of commonly used waterpipe materials titled, “Water Main Break Rates in the USA and Canada: A Comprehensive Study.”
New Report Says Lack of Funding for Critical Water Mains is $452 Billion, Over 260,000 Breaks Annually | College of Engineering

New Report Says Lack of Funding for Critical Water Mains is $452 Billion, Over 260,000 Breaks Annually

Utah State University has published a third extensive study of commonly used waterpipe materials titled, “Water Main Break Rates in the USA and Canada: A Comprehensive Study.”

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A new report published by the Utah Water Research Laboratory shows deteriorating water mains cause adverse effects in flow capacity, system pressure and water quality.
New Report Says Lack of Funding for Critical Water Mains is $452 Billion in U.S., Canada

New Report Says Lack of Funding for Critical Water Mains is $452 Billion in U.S., Canada

A new report published by the Utah Water Research Laboratory shows deteriorating water mains cause adverse effects in flow capacity, system pressure and water quality.

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The Great Salt Lake Strike Team released a new report, “Great Salt Lake Data and Insights Summary,” to help decision-makers during the 2024 General Legislative Session.
Strike Team: No Single Solution Will Cure Great Salt Lake

Strike Team: No Single Solution Will Cure Great Salt Lake

The Great Salt Lake Strike Team released a new report, “Great Salt Lake Data and Insights Summary,” to help decision-makers during the 2024 General Legislative Session.

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Historic drought and a chronic overuse of resources is depleting the flow of the Colorado River. Utah, along with six other states, depend on water from the river for drinking and daily use.
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Streaming Wars

Historic drought and a chronic overuse of resources is depleting the flow of the Colorado River. Utah, along with six other states, depend on water from the river for drinking and daily use.

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How do you maximize the length of a line that fits inside a confined space? One option is to fold the line into a zigzag. Another is to curve the line. How about a combination of both?
Isabella Dam 10 Years Later | College of Engineering

Isabella Dam 10 Years Later

How do you maximize the length of a line that fits inside a confined space? One option is to fold the line into a zigzag. Another is to curve the line. How about a combination of both?

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All members of the Utah State University community are invited to a free open house at The Leonardo museum in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Nov. 4th.
Open House at The Leonardo in SLC Marks New USU Partnership | College of Engineering

Open House at The Leonardo in SLC Marks New USU Partnership

All members of the Utah State University community are invited to a free open house at The Leonardo museum in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Nov. 4th.

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USU Extension’s Water Check Program recently teamed up with researchers from the Utah Water Research Laboratory to investigate how to help make the program more effective.
Researchers Investigate Conservation Impact of USU Water Check Program | Utah Water Research Laboratory

Researchers Investigate Conservation Impact of USU Water Check Program

USU Extension’s Water Check Program recently teamed up with researchers from the Utah Water Research Laboratory to investigate how to help make the program more effective.

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Connecting the Dots between Snowpack and Streamflow in Mountainous Watersheds
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The Logan River Observatory has been monitoring the Logan River watershed since 2013, with the goal of using data to forecast how changes in the amount of precipitation will impact future water availability.
Cache Valley's unique karst geology makes water monitoring a necessity

Cache Valley's unique karst geology makes water monitoring a necessity

The Logan River Observatory has been monitoring the Logan River watershed since 2013, with the goal of using data to forecast how changes in the amount of precipitation will impact future water availability.

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Utah State University Engineering Professor David Rosenberg was recently awarded the Planning & Management Council Service to the Profession Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers.
USU Professor Wins Service to the Profession Award from ASCE | College of Engineering

USU Professor Wins Service to the Profession Award from ASCE

Utah State University Engineering Professor David Rosenberg was recently awarded the Planning & Management Council Service to the Profession Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers.

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The raging Logan River this spring was both a novelty and a potential hazard, but it was also an opportunity.
Logan River UAV Flight Captures High-Res Imagery of Flooding

Logan River UAV Flight Captures High-Res Imagery of Flooding

The raging Logan River this spring was both a novelty and a potential hazard, but it was also an opportunity.

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Renowned physicist, engineer and entrepreneur Eli Yablonovitch will visit Utah State University on April 25 for two lectures about his work in the electrical and computer engineering field.
Father of the Photonic Bandgap to Speak at Utah State University | College of Engineering

Father of the Photonic Bandgap to Speak at Utah State University

Renowned physicist, engineer and entrepreneur Eli Yablonovitch will visit Utah State University on April 25 for two lectures about his work in the electrical and computer engineering field.

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The D. Wynne Thorne Career Research Award is the premiere research recognition at Utah State University and is awarded each year to a senior faculty member who has produced a significant portion of their research at USU.
UWRL Director David Tarboton Wins D. Wynne Thorne Career Research Award

UWRL Director David Tarboton Wins D. Wynne Thorne Career Research Award

The D. Wynne Thorne Career Research Award is the premiere research recognition at Utah State University and is awarded each year to a senior faculty member who has produced a significant portion of their research at USU.

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USU Associate Research Professor Randy Martin, along with students from his air quality lab, are currently studying halogen concentrations around the Great Salt Lake.
What's in Our Air? USU Researchers Investigating Halogen Concentrations Around the Great Salt Lake

What's in Our Air? USU Researchers Investigating Halogen Concentrations Around the Great Salt Lake

USU Associate Research Professor Randy Martin, along with students from his air quality lab, are currently studying halogen concentrations around the Great Salt Lake.

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It’s been long known that the air quality of Cache Valley is among the worst in the nation, but what exactly makes it so bad? The answer: ammonium nitrate.
USU Professor and Students Investigate Air Pollution in Cache Valley | College of Engineering

USU Professor and Students Investigate Air Pollution in Cache Valley

It’s been long known that the air quality of Cache Valley is among the worst in the nation, but what exactly makes it so bad? The answer: ammonium nitrate.

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USU Associate Researcher Randy Martin and his team of undergraduate research assistants are revisiting a study of ammonia levels in Cache Valley.
Atmospheric Ammonia: USU Researchers Looking Into Cache Valley's Ammonia Concentrations

Atmospheric Ammonia: USU Researchers Looking Into Cache Valley's Ammonia Concentrations

USU Associate Researcher Randy Martin and his team of undergraduate research assistants are revisiting a study of ammonia levels in Cache Valley.

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UWRL Director David Tarboton and Professor Bethany Neilson helped complete the analysis, which includes a data repository, research, and policy options that will help return the lake to healthy levels
Research Universities and State Agencies Team Up to Offer Solutions for Great Salt Lake | Utah Water Research Laboratory

Research Universities and State Agencies Team Up to Offer Solutions for Great Salt Lake

UWRL Director David Tarboton and Professor Bethany Neilson helped complete the analysis, which includes a data repository, research, and policy options that will help return the lake to healthy levels

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Unhealthy air is still affecting Utah and its residents, and the recent snow storms and other factors are not helping much. According to Randy Martin, a Utah State University professor, there are several reasons why.
UWRL Faculty Member Randy Martin says that Utah Air Quality is Continuing to Get Worse | Utah Water Research Laboratory

UWRL Faculty Member Randy Martin says that Utah Air Quality is Continuing to Get Worse

Unhealthy air is still affecting Utah and its residents, and the recent snow storms and other factors are not helping much. According to Randy Martin, a Utah State University professor, there are several reasons why.

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In this video, USU experts Bethany Neilson and Sarah Null discuss how water shepherding could work to translate conservation efforts into real benefits for Utah’s landscape.
Water Shepherding: USU Experts Discuss How to Ensure Conserved Water Gets to the Great Salt Lake

Water Shepherding: USU Experts Discuss How to Ensure Conserved Water Gets to the Great Salt Lake

In this video, USU experts Bethany Neilson and Sarah Null discuss how water shepherding could work to translate conservation efforts into real benefits for Utah’s landscape.

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Have you ever wondered what happens to rivers after wildfires? Intense flames can change the course of a river, erode its banks, disrupt biological processes and much more.
USU Professor Helps Agencies Mitigate Wildfire Effects & Protect Water Sources | College of Engineering

USU Professor Helps Agencies Mitigate Wildfire Effects & Protect Water Sources

Have you ever wondered what happens to rivers after wildfires? Intense flames can change the course of a river, erode its banks, disrupt biological processes and much more.

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Utah State University researchers are working to provide huge swaths of data about water supply and demand that are missing in the conversation about water conservation. Featured in Utah State Magazine
Measure to Manage- With Better Water Data

Measure to Manage- With Better Water Data

Utah State University researchers are working to provide huge swaths of data about water supply and demand that are missing in the conversation about water conservation. Featured in Utah State Magazine

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New research from the Utah Water Research Laboratory has found that nanotechnology can reduce the environmental impact of agriculture and may soon provide significant economic benefits.
Nanotechnology Could Improve Fertilizer, Study From Utah Water Research Laboratory Finds

Nanotechnology Could Improve Fertilizer, Study From Utah Water Research Laboratory Finds

New research from the Utah Water Research Laboratory has found that nanotechnology can reduce the environmental impact of agriculture and may soon provide significant economic benefits.

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Researchers at Utah State University are creating a new hydrologic information system that will generate important new insight about the nation’s water resources.
USU Engineering Researchers Launch First Project Under New Water Institute | College of Engineering

USU Engineering Researchers Launch First Project Under New Water Institute

Researchers at Utah State University are creating a new hydrologic information system that will generate important new insight about the nation’s water resources.

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Civil and Environmental Engineering Assistant Professor Colin Phillips is making waves — through river channels — with his aim to build models to determine how rivers will respond to climate change, all thanks to the nearly $300,000 grant he received thro
USU Professor to Research Relationship Between Rivers and Climate Change | College of Engineering

USU Professor to Research Relationship Between Rivers and Climate Change

Civil and Environmental Engineering Assistant Professor Colin Phillips is making waves — through river channels — with his aim to build models to determine how rivers will respond to climate change, all thanks to the nearly $300,000 grant he received thro...

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When Madeline Tennant decided to study environmental engineering at Utah State University, she wasn’t planning on a career in wastewater management. Having spent most of her life in Logan, she picked her major because she wanted to improve Cache Valley’s
USU Environmental Engineering Grad Runs Utah’s Newest Wastewater Treatment Plant | College of Engineering

USU Environmental Engineering Grad Runs Utah’s Newest Wastewater Treatment Plant

When Madeline Tennant decided to study environmental engineering at Utah State University, she wasn’t planning on a career in wastewater management. Having spent most of her life in Logan, she picked her major because she wanted to improve Cache Valley’s ...

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Utah Water Research Laboratory, College of Engineering Modeled, Tested Fix to Rebalance Saline Levels Amid Drought
Great Salt Lake Berm Modification Informed by USU Research | Utah Water Research Laboratory

Great Salt Lake Berm Modification Informed by USU Research

Utah Water Research Laboratory, College of Engineering Modeled, Tested Fix to Rebalance Saline Levels Amid Drought

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The UWRL welcomes three new faculty members, Liyuan (Joanna) Hou, Pin Shuai, and Yiming Su.
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UWRL Welcomes 3 New Faculty Members

The UWRL welcomes three new faculty members, Liyuan (Joanna) Hou, Pin Shuai, and Yiming Su.

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Thanks to the generous support of donors, two new endowed professorships have been created in the Utah State University College of Engineering.
College of Engineering Announces New Endowed Professorships | College of Engineering

College of Engineering Announces New Endowed Professorships

Thanks to the generous support of donors, two new endowed professorships have been created in the Utah State University College of Engineering.

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As drought conditions persist in the Colorado River Basin, managers, researchers and the public are all left wondering: Just how bad can the drought get?
How Dry Can the Colorado River Basin Get?

How Dry Can the Colorado River Basin Get?

As drought conditions persist in the Colorado River Basin, managers, researchers and the public are all left wondering: Just how bad can the drought get?

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Engineering professor and director of the Utah Water Research Laboratory, David Tarboton, received the 2020 David R. Maidment Award from the American Water Resources Association at a conference held earlier this month.
USU Water Research Lab Director Receives National Award | College of Engineering

USU Water Research Lab Director Receives National Award

Engineering professor and director of the Utah Water Research Laboratory, David Tarboton, received the 2020 David R. Maidment Award from the American Water Resources Association at a conference held earlier this month.

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The UWRL is honored to have worked with such a talented group of students at all levels. Congratulations to the Class of 2022!
Congratulations to our 2022 graduates

Congratulations to our 2022 graduates

The UWRL is honored to have worked with such a talented group of students at all levels. Congratulations to the Class of 2022!

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Utah State University is partnering with The University of Alabama and a consortium of universities and other partners to translate water research into operations that improve the nation’s ability to effectively manage water resources and provide warning
Utah State University Founding Member of New National Water Research Institute | College of Engineering

Utah State University Founding Member of New National Water Research Institute

Utah State University is partnering with The University of Alabama and a consortium of universities and other partners to translate water research into operations that improve the nation’s ability to effectively manage water resources and provide warning ...

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Utah State University Civil and Environmental Engineering alumna Zhida Song-James (’91) has created an endowed scholarship in honor of her late husband, L. Douglas James, a former Utah Water Research Lab director.
New Scholarship Honors Former Water Lab Director, Supports Undergraduate Research | College of Engineering

New Scholarship Honors Former Water Lab Director, Supports Undergraduate Research

Utah State University Civil and Environmental Engineering alumna Zhida Song-James (’91) has created an endowed scholarship in honor of her late husband, L. Douglas James, a former Utah Water Research Lab director.

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Upper Colorado River Commission Executive Director Chuck Cullom will be a guest speaker at Utah State University on Tuesday, March 15.
Prominent Colorado River Water Manager to Speak at Virtual USU Seminar | College of Engineering

Prominent Colorado River Water Manager to Speak at Virtual USU Seminar

Upper Colorado River Commission Executive Director Chuck Cullom will be a guest speaker at Utah State University on Tuesday, March 15.

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The "Life of a Latinx Leader" series features Dr. Alfonso Torres-Rua, an associate professor in Civil & Environmental Engineering.
Life of a Latinx Leader Series Provides Inspiration, Tools to Thrive in Academia | Utah Water Research Laboratory

Life of a Latinx Leader Series Provides Inspiration, Tools to Thrive in Academia

The "Life of a Latinx Leader" series features Dr. Alfonso Torres-Rua, an associate professor in Civil & Environmental Engineering.

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The University Council on Water Resources awarded Utah Water Research Laboratory assistant professor Belize Lane the 2022 Early Career Award for Applied Water Research.
USU College of Engineering Professor Receives Early Career Award for Applied Research | College of Engineering

USU College of Engineering Professor Receives Early Career Award for Applied Research

The University Council on Water Resources awarded Utah Water Research Laboratory assistant professor Belize Lane the 2022 Early Career Award for Applied Water Research.

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The Utah Water Research Laboratory is pleased to announce that applications are open for two scholarships associated with the UWRL.
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Applications Open for UWRL Scholarships

The Utah Water Research Laboratory is pleased to announce that applications are open for two scholarships associated with the UWRL.

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Sierra Young is joining the College of Engineering as an assistant professor in the Utah Water Research Lab and the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department.
USU College of Engineering Welcomes New Assistant Professor | College of Engineering

USU College of Engineering Welcomes New Assistant Professor

Sierra Young is joining the College of Engineering as an assistant professor in the Utah Water Research Lab and the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department.

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Randy Martin, an associate research professor of environmental engineering, is one of many Utah State University faculty members who contributed to the recently completed 2021 Report to the Governor on Utah’s Land, Water, and Air.
College of Engineering Faculty Contribute to Inaugural Report from USU’s new Institute for Land, Water, and Air | College of Engineering

College of Engineering Faculty Contribute to Inaugural Report from USU’s new Institute for Land, Water, and Air

Randy Martin, an associate research professor of environmental engineering, is one of many Utah State University faculty members who contributed to the recently completed 2021 Report to the Governor on Utah’s Land, Water, and Air.

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As all of Utah continues to face significant drought conditions, residents are repeatedly asked to conserve water. But general conservation messaging that lacks suggested actions can leave individuals unsure of what steps would be the most impactful for t
USU Researcher Exploring Ways to Improve Water Conservation Messaging | College of Engineering

USU Researcher Exploring Ways to Improve Water Conservation Messaging

As all of Utah continues to face significant drought conditions, residents are repeatedly asked to conserve water. But general conservation messaging that lacks suggested actions can leave individuals unsure of what steps would be the most impactful for t...

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Utah State University researchers are working to make almond production more sustainable by gathering information with drones to improve water management for almond groves and increase almond yield.
USU Researchers Using Drones to Improve Water Management in Almond Production | College of Engineering

USU Researchers Using Drones to Improve Water Management in Almond Production

Utah State University researchers are working to make almond production more sustainable by gathering information with drones to improve water management for almond groves and increase almond yield.

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A new grant will allow researchers to determine how water markets can be used to make water management systems more resilient. The interdisciplinary team include (left to right) Matt Yost, Niel Allen, Sarah Null, David Rosenberg, and Alfonso Torres-Rua.
Head Above Water: Major Grant Awarded for Research on Water Markets

Head Above Water: Major Grant Awarded for Research on Water Markets

A new grant will allow researchers to determine how water markets can be used to make water management systems more resilient. The interdisciplinary team include (left to right) Matt Yost, Niel Allen, Sarah Null, David Rosenberg, and Alfonso Torres-Rua.

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A multidisciplinary team of researchers at Utah State University and Michigan State University have been awarded $1.97 million over 4 years from the United States Department of Agriculture to study more efficient ways of managing tart cherry sales.
Researchers at USU awarded $1.97 Million to Study Important Utah Fruit Crop

Researchers at USU awarded $1.97 Million to Study Important Utah Fruit Crop

A multidisciplinary team of researchers at Utah State University and Michigan State University have been awarded $1.97 million over 4 years from the United States Department of Agriculture to study more efficient ways of managing tart cherry sales.

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A former Utah State University College of Engineering professor, Roland Jeppson, died on Sept. 29 at age 88. He will be deeply missed by the Aggie community.
In Memoriam: Celebrating the Life of Former USU Engineering Professor Roland Jeppson | College of Engineering

In Memoriam: Celebrating the Life of Former USU Engineering Professor Roland Jeppson

A former Utah State University College of Engineering professor, Roland Jeppson, died on Sept. 29 at age 88. He will be deeply missed by the Aggie community.

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USU Part of New Institute to Understand Climate Change, Other Disasters. A team from Utah State University is creating tools to better understand the global impact of climate change and other disasters.
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USU Part of New Institute to Understand Climate Change, Other Disasters

USU Part of New Institute to Understand Climate Change, Other Disasters. A team from Utah State University is creating tools to better understand the global impact of climate change and other disasters.

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CEE and the UWRL at Utah State University invite applications for a tenure-eligible faculty position in Groundwater Engineering.
Tenure Eligible Faculty Position in Groundwater Engineering | Utah Water Research Laboratory

Tenure Eligible Faculty Position in Groundwater Engineering

CEE and the UWRL at Utah State University invite applications for a tenure-eligible faculty position in Groundwater Engineering.

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Two Utah State University College of Engineering graduate students recently presented their research at the Association of State Dam Safety Officials Conference in Nashville, Tennessee.
Engineering Students Present Research at Dam Safety Conference in Tennessee | College of Engineering

Engineering Students Present Research at Dam Safety Conference in Tennessee

Two Utah State University College of Engineering graduate students recently presented their research at the Association of State Dam Safety Officials Conference in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Matilyn Mortensen has joined the Utah State University College of Engineering as a public relations specialist.
College of Engineering Welcomes New Public Relations Specialist | College of Engineering

College of Engineering Welcomes New Public Relations Specialist

Matilyn Mortensen has joined the Utah State University College of Engineering as a public relations specialist.

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Crews are putting the final touches on a new 3,000-square-foot facility that will cement Utah State University’s role as a leader in the bioproducts revolution.
USU Opens New Facility for Algae and Bioproducts Research | College of Engineering

USU Opens New Facility for Algae and Bioproducts Research

Crews are putting the final touches on a new 3,000-square-foot facility that will cement Utah State University’s role as a leader in the bioproducts revolution.

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Meet Karem Belen Meza Capcha, a first-year PhD student in the college's irrigation engineering program. Meza also is pursuing a graduate specialization/minor in climate adaptation science, or CAS, sponsored by a National Science Foundation fellowship.
Student Spotlight: Karem Belen Meza Capcha | College of Engineering

Student Spotlight: Karem Belen Meza Capcha

Meet Karem Belen Meza Capcha, a first-year PhD student in the college's irrigation engineering program. Meza also is pursuing a graduate specialization/minor in climate adaptation science, or CAS, sponsored by a National Science Foundation fellowship.

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The UWRL hydraulics Laboratory is proud to have received ISO/IEC 17025 Certification, a distinction of excellence and quality in the laboratory testing industry.
UWRL Hydraulics Laboratory Receives Laboratory Excellence Accreditation

UWRL Hydraulics Laboratory Receives Laboratory Excellence Accreditation

The UWRL hydraulics Laboratory is proud to have received ISO/IEC 17025 Certification, a distinction of excellence and quality in the laboratory testing industry.

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UWRL and CEE faculty member Belize Lane and Ph.D. student Haley Canham are monitoring post-wildfire hydrologic response in the Grizzly Creek Fire burn scar to track changes in streamflow and sediment dynamics as part of Dr. Lane’s NSF RAPID Grant.
UWRL faculty member Belize Lane monitoring hydrologic response at Grizzly Creek Fire burn scar amid multiple debris flow events | College of Engineering

UWRL faculty member Belize Lane monitoring hydrologic response at Grizzly Creek Fire burn scar amid multiple debris flow events

UWRL and CEE faculty member Belize Lane and Ph.D. student Haley Canham are monitoring post-wildfire hydrologic response in the Grizzly Creek Fire burn scar to track changes in streamflow and sediment dynamics as part of Dr. Lane’s NSF RAPID Grant.

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A memorial to Dr. J. Paul Riley, a renowned CEE and UWRL faculty member who recently passed away.
In Memoriam: Former UWRL & CEE Professor J. Paul Riley

In Memoriam: Former UWRL & CEE Professor J. Paul Riley

A memorial to Dr. J. Paul Riley, a renowned CEE and UWRL faculty member who recently passed away.

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Electrical engineering junior Kevin Plaizier won $25,000 after placing first in an international drone design contest.
Electrical Engineering Student Wins $25,000 Drone Competition | College of Engineering

Electrical Engineering Student Wins $25,000 Drone Competition

Electrical engineering junior Kevin Plaizier won $25,000 after placing first in an international drone design contest.

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Professors do it. Grad students never stop talking about it. But for many undergraduate students, research is still an enigma.
162 and Counting: How the College of Engineering Supports Undergraduate Research | College of Engineering

162 and Counting: How the College of Engineering Supports Undergraduate Research

Professors do it. Grad students never stop talking about it. But for many undergraduate students, research is still an enigma.

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The College of Engineering is proud to announce that Professor Marv Halling will be Civil and Environmental Engineering’s new department head, effective July 1.
Marv Halling Named New Civil & Environmental Engineering Department Head | College of Engineering

Marv Halling Named New Civil & Environmental Engineering Department Head

The College of Engineering is proud to announce that Professor Marv Halling will be Civil and Environmental Engineering’s new department head, effective July 1.

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Two Utah State University engineering students received $1,000 scholarships from the Intermountain Section of the American Water Works Association.
Regional Water Association Awards Scholarships to USU Engineering Students | College of Engineering

Regional Water Association Awards Scholarships to USU Engineering Students

Two Utah State University engineering students received $1,000 scholarships from the Intermountain Section of the American Water Works Association.

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Ben Damstedt says that depth has never been his strength. In college he wanted to explore many different subjects.
This Is the Year 2000: Ben Damstedt | College of Engineering

This Is the Year 2000: Ben Damstedt

Ben Damstedt says that depth has never been his strength. In college he wanted to explore many different subjects.

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In a rare exchange, scientists and water resources engineers from Iran and Utah are collaborating on a bold scientific study to restore one of the world’s largest saline lakes.
US and Iranian Researchers Collaborate on Lake Urmia Restoration | College of Engineering

US and Iranian Researchers Collaborate on Lake Urmia Restoration

In a rare exchange, scientists and water resources engineers from Iran and Utah are collaborating on a bold scientific study to restore one of the world’s largest saline lakes.

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For those who live in snowy mountainous regions like the Wasatch Front, much of the water used for irrigation and drinking comes from snow that accumulates in the mountains.
USU Researchers Study Unique Groundwater Pathways in Logan Canyon | College of Engineering

USU Researchers Study Unique Groundwater Pathways in Logan Canyon

For those who live in snowy mountainous regions like the Wasatch Front, much of the water used for irrigation and drinking comes from snow that accumulates in the mountains.

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The College of Engineering extends its congratulations to CEE professor Ryan Dupont for receiving the 2021 Cazier Professor Lifetime Achievement award. Dupont was presented the award at USU’s first annual faculty awards ceremony Mar. 30.
Ryan Dupont Receives Cazier Professor Lifetime Achievement Award | College of Engineering

Ryan Dupont Receives Cazier Professor Lifetime Achievement Award

The College of Engineering extends its congratulations to CEE professor Ryan Dupont for receiving the 2021 Cazier Professor Lifetime Achievement award. Dupont was presented the award at USU’s first annual faculty awards ceremony Mar. 30.

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Faculty, students, and other water enthusiasts enjoyed a conversation with Gene Shawcroft, Utah’s newly appointed representative to the Upper Colorado River Commission.
Utah Water Management Official Speaks at USU | College of Engineering

Utah Water Management Official Speaks at USU

Faculty, students, and other water enthusiasts enjoyed a conversation with Gene Shawcroft, Utah’s newly appointed representative to the Upper Colorado River Commission.

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AggieAir recently partnered up with the Belmont Hydrology and Fine Sediment Lab at USU to investigate wildfire water sedimentation in Utah and its effect on Utah's water reservoir storage.
Dousing the Flames: USU Investigates how Wildfires Impact Utah's Water Supply Reservoirs

Dousing the Flames: USU Investigates how Wildfires Impact Utah's Water Supply Reservoirs

AggieAir recently partnered up with the Belmont Hydrology and Fine Sediment Lab at USU to investigate wildfire water sedimentation in Utah and its effect on Utah's water reservoir storage.

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Former director of the Utah Water Research Laboratory Mac McKee has been announced as a recipient of the 2021 Warren A. Hall Medal for his exceptional accomplishments in water resources.
UWRL Former Director Wins Prestigious Water Resources Award | College of Engineering

UWRL Former Director Wins Prestigious Water Resources Award

Former director of the Utah Water Research Laboratory Mac McKee has been announced as a recipient of the 2021 Warren A. Hall Medal for his exceptional accomplishments in water resources.

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In this guest visit, Mr. Shawcroft will share his background, describe Central Utah Project water use, and share his approach to his new commissioner position, his vision for the river, and how he would like to see the science and research community contr
Join our conversation with Utah’s new Upper Colorado River Commissioner

Join our conversation with Utah’s new Upper Colorado River Commissioner

In this guest visit, Mr. Shawcroft will share his background, describe Central Utah Project water use, and share his approach to his new commissioner position, his vision for the river, and how he would like to see the science and research community contr...

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Anessa Pennington has joined Utah State University as a public relations specialist in the College of Engineering.
College of Engineering Welcomes New Public Relations Specialist | College of Engineering

College of Engineering Welcomes New Public Relations Specialist

Anessa Pennington has joined Utah State University as a public relations specialist in the College of Engineering.

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Faculty, staff and students at the College of Engineering extend a heartfelt thanks and farewell to Professor William Doucette who retired in January after nearly 35 years of service to Utah State University.
Environmental Engineering Prof. William Doucette Retires | College of Engineering

Environmental Engineering Prof. William Doucette Retires

Faculty, staff and students at the College of Engineering extend a heartfelt thanks and farewell to Professor William Doucette who retired in January after nearly 35 years of service to Utah State University.

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Dr. Horsburgh announces the winners of the 2020 Cyberinfrastructure Intelligent Water Supply Data Visualization Challenge.
Student Water Data Visualization Competition Winners Announced

Student Water Data Visualization Competition Winners Announced

Dr. Horsburgh announces the winners of the 2020 Cyberinfrastructure Intelligent Water Supply Data Visualization Challenge.

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A team of College of Engineering undergraduates turned idea into reality this semester by building a scale model of their award-winning dam design.
Engineering Students Construct Award-Winning Dam Model | College of Engineering

Engineering Students Construct Award-Winning Dam Model

A team of College of Engineering undergraduates turned idea into reality this semester by building a scale model of their award-winning dam design.

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Dr. David Rosenberg was instrumental in creating a new program with the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and their Journal of Water Resources Planning that recognizes and rewards authors who make research results more reproducible.
USU professor David Rosenberg spearheads ASCE efforts to encourage research reproducibility

USU professor David Rosenberg spearheads ASCE efforts to encourage research reproducibility

Dr. David Rosenberg was instrumental in creating a new program with the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and their Journal of Water Resources Planning that recognizes and rewards authors who make research results more reproducible.

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

UWRL welcomes two new faculty members

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

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Engineers at USU are racing to develop a solution to ensure the safety of the largest hydroelectric project in Colombia. The Ituango Dam on the Cauca River is the tallest in Columbia. The dam’s plant is projected to generate 2.4 megawatts of power.
300,000 Vinyl Spheres | College of Engineering

300,000 Vinyl Spheres

Engineers at USU are racing to develop a solution to ensure the safety of the largest hydroelectric project in Colombia. The Ituango Dam on the Cauca River is the tallest in Columbia. The dam’s plant is projected to generate 2.4 megawatts of power.

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Water is life. Its supply and quality are critical to society. But water is also numbers — numbers that measure flow, volume and quality to support decisions about how water is managed.
The Free Flow of Water Data | College of Engineering

The Free Flow of Water Data

Water is life. Its supply and quality are critical to society. But water is also numbers — numbers that measure flow, volume and quality to support decisions about how water is managed.

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Dr. Jeff Horsburgh recently issued a challenge to USU students called the Cyberinfrastructure for Intelligent Water Supply (CIWS) Data Visualization Challenge.
2020 Data Visualization Challenge | Utah Water Research Laboratory

2020 Data Visualization Challenge

Dr. Jeff Horsburgh recently issued a challenge to USU students called the Cyberinfrastructure for Intelligent Water Supply (CIWS) Data Visualization Challenge.

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The Utah Center for Water Resources Research (UCWRR) at the Utah Water Research Laboratory (UWRL) invites pre-proposals from faculty at Utah’s institutions of higher education.
Call for Pre-Proposals for Water-Related Research Benefiting Utah | Utah Water Research Laboratory

Call for Pre-Proposals for Water-Related Research Benefiting Utah

The Utah Center for Water Resources Research (UCWRR) at the Utah Water Research Laboratory (UWRL) invites pre-proposals from faculty at Utah’s institutions of higher education.

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USU AggieAir and USU Aviation Technology recently held their “Drones and Ag” presentation which featured a demonstration of AggieAir’s newest aircraft, GreatBlue.
AggieAir Demonstrates New GreatBlue Aircraft at “Drones in Ag” Day | Utah Water Research Laboratory

AggieAir Demonstrates New GreatBlue Aircraft at “Drones in Ag” Day

USU AggieAir and USU Aviation Technology recently held their “Drones and Ag” presentation which featured a demonstration of AggieAir’s newest aircraft, GreatBlue.

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Utah State University researchers will join the National Science Foundation’s Critical Zone Collaborative Network Coordinating Hub to improve collaboration among engineers and scientists studying the Earth’s Critical Zone.
USU Team Awarded $1.1M for Critical Zone Research | College of Engineering

USU Team Awarded $1.1M for Critical Zone Research

Utah State University researchers will join the National Science Foundation’s Critical Zone Collaborative Network Coordinating Hub to improve collaboration among engineers and scientists studying the Earth’s Critical Zone.

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The National Science Foundation has awarded Utah State University a five-year, $26 million grant, renewable to 10-year, $50.6 million, to develop an international research center dedicated to advancing sustainable, electrified transportation.
USU Launches NSF-funded Engineering Research Center for Electrified Transportation | College of Engineering

USU Launches NSF-funded Engineering Research Center for Electrified Transportation

The National Science Foundation has awarded Utah State University a five-year, $26 million grant, renewable to 10-year, $50.6 million, to develop an international research center dedicated to advancing sustainable, electrified transportation.

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Utah State University graduate student Jade Snyder Echard will receive a $10,000 stipend from a national organization that encourages students to pursue Master of Science degrees in environmental engineering.
Environmental Engineering Student Wins Stipend | College of Engineering

Environmental Engineering Student Wins Stipend

Utah State University graduate student Jade Snyder Echard will receive a $10,000 stipend from a national organization that encourages students to pursue Master of Science degrees in environmental engineering.

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A memorial to Dr. Gordon Flammer, a renowned CEE and UWRL Hydraulics faculty member who recently passed away.
In Memoriam: Former UWRL & CEE Professor Gordon Flammer | Utah Water Research Laboratory

In Memoriam: Former UWRL & CEE Professor Gordon Flammer

A memorial to Dr. Gordon Flammer, a renowned CEE and UWRL Hydraulics faculty member who recently passed away.

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UWRL faculty member Ron Sims was recently highlighted by the USU Office of Research for his efforts in identifying coronavirus in wastewater.
UWRL Faculty Member Ron Sims Highlighted For Covid-19 Research | Utah Water Research Laboratory

UWRL Faculty Member Ron Sims Highlighted For Covid-19 Research

UWRL faculty member Ron Sims was recently highlighted by the USU Office of Research for his efforts in identifying coronavirus in wastewater.

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Utah State University graduate student Motasem Abualqumboz is being recognized by an international organization for his research into Northern Utah’s air quality problems.
Environmental Engineering Student Earns Scholarship for Air Quality Research | College of Engineering

Environmental Engineering Student Earns Scholarship for Air Quality Research

Utah State University graduate student Motasem Abualqumboz is being recognized by an international organization for his research into Northern Utah’s air quality problems.

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The AggieAir Service Center recently traveled down to Vernal, UT to assist in a Bureau of Land Management (BLM) funded project to estimate the colony size of white-tailed prairie dogs.
AggieAir Works with BLM to Assist Endangered Species | Utah Water Research Laboratory

AggieAir Works with BLM to Assist Endangered Species

The AggieAir Service Center recently traveled down to Vernal, UT to assist in a Bureau of Land Management (BLM) funded project to estimate the colony size of white-tailed prairie dogs.

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The UWRL likes to take a moment to highlight an outstanding student, faculty member, or alumni. This time our spotlight is on Ayman Nassar, a Ph.D. candidate studying Water Engineering at Utah State University.
UWRL Outstanding Student Spotlight: Ayman Nassar | Utah Water Research Laboratory

UWRL Outstanding Student Spotlight: Ayman Nassar

The UWRL likes to take a moment to highlight an outstanding student, faculty member, or alumni. This time our spotlight is on Ayman Nassar, a Ph.D. candidate studying Water Engineering at Utah State University.

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You’ve accomplished something extraordinary. By persevering through years of challenging work and training, you have earned one of the most versatile and valuable college degrees.
Honoring the Class of 2020 | College of Engineering

Honoring the Class of 2020

You’ve accomplished something extraordinary. By persevering through years of challenging work and training, you have earned one of the most versatile and valuable college degrees.

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Utah State University Professor Ron Sims was named fellow of the Institute of Biological Engineering, or IBE, on April 1.
Biological Engineering Professor Named Fellow of National Organization | College of Engineering

Biological Engineering Professor Named Fellow of National Organization

Utah State University Professor Ron Sims was named fellow of the Institute of Biological Engineering, or IBE, on April 1.

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A former Utah State University professor of civil engineering and former director of the Utah Water Research Laboratory has died after a month-long battle with COVID-19, his wife said.
In Memoriam: Former Director of Utah Water Research Lab Dies from COVID-19 | College of Engineering

In Memoriam: Former Director of Utah Water Research Lab Dies from COVID-19

A former Utah State University professor of civil engineering and former director of the Utah Water Research Laboratory has died after a month-long battle with COVID-19, his wife said.

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The Utah Water Research Laboratory recently received several awards from the USGS Water Resources Research Institute for projects proposed by UWRL faculty.
USGS Water Resources Research Institute Awards through the UWRL | Utah Water Research Laboratory

USGS Water Resources Research Institute Awards through the UWRL

The Utah Water Research Laboratory recently received several awards from the USGS Water Resources Research Institute for projects proposed by UWRL faculty.

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The College of Engineering at Utah State University extends its congratulations to four newly-promoted faculty members.
Faculty Promotions 2020 | College of Engineering

Faculty Promotions 2020

The College of Engineering at Utah State University extends its congratulations to four newly-promoted faculty members.

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The College of Engineering extends its heartfelt congratulations to the 12 undergraduate students recognized at the Engineers Week Awards Banquet.
12 Outstanding Students Recognized at Awards Banquet | College of Engineering

12 Outstanding Students Recognized at Awards Banquet

The College of Engineering extends its heartfelt congratulations to the 12 undergraduate students recognized at the Engineers Week Awards Banquet.

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Wetlands, floodplains and aquatic habitats are some of Utah’s most important ecosystems. They are home to many bird, plant and fish species, and they provide unique outdoor recreation opportunities.
New Model Improves Management of Wetland, Floodplain and River Habitats | College of Engineering

New Model Improves Management of Wetland, Floodplain and River Habitats

Wetlands, floodplains and aquatic habitats are some of Utah’s most important ecosystems. They are home to many bird, plant and fish species, and they provide unique outdoor recreation opportunities.

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A new textbook co-authored by UWRL faculty member R. Ryan Dupont examines emerging issues of pollution prevention for the production and management of safe drinking water.
New Water Resources Management Textbook co-authored by R. Ryan Dupont | Utah Water Research Laboratory

New Water Resources Management Textbook co-authored by R. Ryan Dupont

A new textbook co-authored by UWRL faculty member R. Ryan Dupont examines emerging issues of pollution prevention for the production and management of safe drinking water.

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Utah State University engineering students recently won three of four scholarships from the American Water Works Association, Intermountain Section. The winners are
USU Shines at American Water Works Association Scholarship Challenge | College of Engineering

USU Shines at American Water Works Association Scholarship Challenge

Utah State University engineering students recently won three of four scholarships from the American Water Works Association, Intermountain Section. The winners are

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USU students Kyler Olsen, Braiden Amata, Jack Tousley, Kathryn Margetts, and their Technical Advisor Dr. Brian Crookston recently won the ASDSO’s first student dam model competition.
USU Students Win First ASDSO Student Dam Model Competition | Utah Water Research Laboratory

USU Students Win First ASDSO Student Dam Model Competition

USU students Kyler Olsen, Braiden Amata, Jack Tousley, Kathryn Margetts, and their Technical Advisor Dr. Brian Crookston recently won the ASDSO’s first student dam model competition.

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College of Engineering alumnus Colter Hollingshead didn’t expect his thesis to turn too many heads. Civil engineers, after all, are known for publishing technical studies with unfamiliar terms and lots of math.
Research Goes Viral: USU Alum’s Thesis Has 100,000 Downloads | College of Engineering

Research Goes Viral: USU Alum’s Thesis Has 100,000 Downloads

College of Engineering alumnus Colter Hollingshead didn’t expect his thesis to turn too many heads. Civil engineers, after all, are known for publishing technical studies with unfamiliar terms and lots of math.

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The Utah Water Research Laboratory recently had the opportunity to host AWRA Conference attendees on a laboratory tour.
UWRL Hosts AWRA Conference Tour | Utah Water Research Laboratory

UWRL Hosts AWRA Conference Tour

The Utah Water Research Laboratory recently had the opportunity to host AWRA Conference attendees on a laboratory tour.

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According to a 2014 household survey, Utahns are expressing rapidly growing interest in protecting water resources for outdoor recreation and environmental benefits.
Developing Solutions for Utah’s Rising Water Management Crisis | College of Engineering

Developing Solutions for Utah’s Rising Water Management Crisis

According to a 2014 household survey, Utahns are expressing rapidly growing interest in protecting water resources for outdoor recreation and environmental benefits.

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The people who work and study at the Utah Water Research Lab will remember outgoing director Mac McKee in many different ways.
A Global Influencer | College of Engineering

A Global Influencer

The people who work and study at the Utah Water Research Lab will remember outgoing director Mac McKee in many different ways.

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Utah State University students grabbed another national victory at a wastewater design challenge last month in Chicago.
USU Students Take Third at National Wastewater Design Challenge | College of Engineering

USU Students Take Third at National Wastewater Design Challenge

Utah State University students grabbed another national victory at a wastewater design challenge last month in Chicago.

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The UWRL recently welcomed a delegation of Kenyan dignitaries who were visiting USU to discuss development and use of the water that will become available with dam projects underway in Kenya. The USU...
Kenyan delegation visits the UWRL | Utah Water Research Laboratory

Kenyan delegation visits the UWRL

The UWRL recently welcomed a delegation of Kenyan dignitaries who were visiting USU to discuss development and use of the water that will become available with dam projects underway in Kenya. The USU...

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This month's UWRL spotlight is on Hyrum Tennant, a graduate student studying Civil and Environmental Engineering at Utah State University.
UWRL Outstanding Student Spotlight Hyrum Tennant | Utah Water Research Laboratory

UWRL Outstanding Student Spotlight Hyrum Tennant

This month's UWRL spotlight is on Hyrum Tennant, a graduate student studying Civil and Environmental Engineering at Utah State University.

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In the skies above Reno, Nevada, USU engineers fly drones above the high-rise hotels and casinos, hopping from rooftop to rooftop. The flights were part of a NASA-led study to develop a new unmanned aerial traffic management system.
AggieAir Flies for NASA Airspace Study | College of Engineering

AggieAir Flies for NASA Airspace Study

In the skies above Reno, Nevada, USU engineers fly drones above the high-rise hotels and casinos, hopping from rooftop to rooftop. The flights were part of a NASA-led study to develop a new unmanned aerial traffic management system.

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UWRL researcher, USU professor, and Interim VP for Research Blake Tullis has been appointed to the Utah Drinking Water Board for a 4-year term.
Dr. Blake Tullis Appointed to the Utah Drinking Water Board | Utah Water Research Laboratory

Dr. Blake Tullis Appointed to the Utah Drinking Water Board

UWRL researcher, USU professor, and Interim VP for Research Blake Tullis has been appointed to the Utah Drinking Water Board for a 4-year term.

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The September issue of the AWRA Water Resources IMPACT Magazine includes an article that describes the collaborative nature of research at the Utah Water Research Laboratory
UWRL Featured in AWRA Impact Magazine | Utah Water Research Laboratory

UWRL Featured in AWRA Impact Magazine

The September issue of the AWRA Water Resources IMPACT Magazine includes an article that describes the collaborative nature of research at the Utah Water Research Laboratory

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UWRL Associate Director Blake Tullis Appointed as New Interim Associate Vice President for Research at Utah State University.
Blake Tullis Appointed New Interim Associate Vice President for Research | Utah Water Research Laboratory

Blake Tullis Appointed New Interim Associate Vice President for Research

UWRL Associate Director Blake Tullis Appointed as New Interim Associate Vice President for Research at Utah State University.

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Faculty at Utah State University are developing the latest educational tools to train the next generation of engineers in Egypt and the Middle East.
USU Partners with Egyptian Universities for Water Resources Training | College of Engineering

USU Partners with Egyptian Universities for Water Resources Training

Faculty at Utah State University are developing the latest educational tools to train the next generation of engineers in Egypt and the Middle East.

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Wynn Walker, a USU Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Emeritus and former associate dean for the College of Engineering, died Saturday, June 29.
Remembering Professor Emeritus Wynn R. Walker | College of Engineering

Remembering Professor Emeritus Wynn R. Walker

Wynn Walker, a USU Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Emeritus and former associate dean for the College of Engineering, died Saturday, June 29.

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Ayman Nassar, a graduate student at USU studying water resources, received one of this year’s Utah Water Users Association scholarships, which is awarded annually to two students who study in Utah and plan to pursue a water resources career.
USU Grad Student Awarded Utah Water Users Association Scholarship | College of Engineering

USU Grad Student Awarded Utah Water Users Association Scholarship

Ayman Nassar, a graduate student at USU studying water resources, received one of this year’s Utah Water Users Association scholarships, which is awarded annually to two students who study in Utah and plan to pursue a water resources career.

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After just over 16 years at the helm of the Utah Water Research Laboratory at Utah State University, Dr. Mac McKee will retire effective June 30, 2019.
Mac McKee retires as the UWRL's longest serving director

Mac McKee retires as the UWRL's longest serving director

After just over 16 years at the helm of the Utah Water Research Laboratory at Utah State University, Dr. Mac McKee will retire effective June 30, 2019.

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Utah State University faculty Judy Sims received the Calvin K. Sudweeks Award on June 26 from the Utah Division of Water Quality.
USU Professor Receives Sudweeks Award for Contributions to Water Quality Research | College of Engineering

USU Professor Receives Sudweeks Award for Contributions to Water Quality Research

Utah State University faculty Judy Sims received the Calvin K. Sudweeks Award on June 26 from the Utah Division of Water Quality.

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Utah State University College of Engineering alumnus Saleh Taghvaeian will receive the Larry W. Turner Young Extension Professional Award from the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers.
USU Alum Awarded for Work in Irrigation Engineering | College of Engineering

USU Alum Awarded for Work in Irrigation Engineering

Utah State University College of Engineering alumnus Saleh Taghvaeian will receive the Larry W. Turner Young Extension Professional Award from the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers.

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USU recently sponsored the UCOWR/NIWR Annual Water Resources Conference at Snowbird, Utah, June 11-13, 2019
USU sponsors recent UCOWR Conference at Snowbird, UT | Utah Water Research Laboratory

USU sponsors recent UCOWR Conference at Snowbird, UT

USU recently sponsored the UCOWR/NIWR Annual Water Resources Conference at Snowbird, Utah, June 11-13, 2019

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This month the UWRL is highlighting faculty member Alfonso Torres-Rua, an Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Utah State University.
UWRL Outstanding Faculty Spotlight Dr. Alfonso Torres-Rua | Utah Water Research Laboratory

UWRL Outstanding Faculty Spotlight Dr. Alfonso Torres-Rua

This month the UWRL is highlighting faculty member Alfonso Torres-Rua, an Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Utah State University.

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One of the state’s largest research laboratories is getting a new director. David Tarboton, a professor of civil and environmental engineering at Utah State University, will lead the Utah Water Research Laboratory beginning July 1.
David G. Tarboton Named Utah Water Research Lab Director | College of Engineering

David G. Tarboton Named Utah Water Research Lab Director

One of the state’s largest research laboratories is getting a new director. David Tarboton, a professor of civil and environmental engineering at Utah State University, will lead the Utah Water Research Laboratory beginning July 1.

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UWRL graduate student Mahyar Aboutalebi received the Best Paper Award at the SPIE Conference in Baltimore, Maryland.
Graduate Student Mahyar Aboutalebi Receives SPIE Award | Utah Water Research Laboratory

Graduate Student Mahyar Aboutalebi Receives SPIE Award

UWRL graduate student Mahyar Aboutalebi received the Best Paper Award at the SPIE Conference in Baltimore, Maryland.

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The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced yesterday that a group of students from USU have won 3rd place in their annual Campus RainWorks Challenge for their project "A New Heart".
USU Student Group Wins 3rd Place in National Stormwater Challenge | Utah Water Research Laboratory

USU Student Group Wins 3rd Place in National Stormwater Challenge

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced yesterday that a group of students from USU have won 3rd place in their annual Campus RainWorks Challenge for their project "A New Heart".

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UWRL alumni spotlight of Eva Nieminski, a UWRL alumni known for her water quality research and extended service to the state of Utah.
Eva Nieminski UWRL Outstanding Alumni Spotlight | Utah Water Research Laboratory

Eva Nieminski UWRL Outstanding Alumni Spotlight

UWRL alumni spotlight of Eva Nieminski, a UWRL alumni known for her water quality research and extended service to the state of Utah.

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Three USU students, Mahyar Aboutalebi, Esther Davis, and Ahmed Gharib, were awarded money for their research and efforts in the Cyberinfrastructure for Intelligent Water Supply (CIWS) Data Visualization Challenge.
Dr. Jeff Horsburgh Announces Water Visualization Competition Winners | Utah Water Research Laboratory

Dr. Jeff Horsburgh Announces Water Visualization Competition Winners

Three USU students, Mahyar Aboutalebi, Esther Davis, and Ahmed Gharib, were awarded money for their research and efforts in the Cyberinfrastructure for Intelligent Water Supply (CIWS) Data Visualization Challenge.

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Scientists at Utah State University are studying cultivation practices to optimize the yield and quality of hemp for botanical medicines.
Hemp Research Underway at Utah State University | College of Engineering

Hemp Research Underway at Utah State University

Scientists at Utah State University are studying cultivation practices to optimize the yield and quality of hemp for botanical medicines.

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For our first Student Spotlight of 2019, we feature Mahyar Aboutalebi, a PhD student in Civil and Environmental Engineering at USU and the UWRL
Mahyar Aboutalebi UWRL Outstanding Student Spotlight | Utah Water Research Laboratory

Mahyar Aboutalebi UWRL Outstanding Student Spotlight

For our first Student Spotlight of 2019, we feature Mahyar Aboutalebi, a PhD student in Civil and Environmental Engineering at USU and the UWRL

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Community, business and legislative leaders got a first-hand review of Utah's air quality challenges from one of the state's foremost experts on air quality research.
Martin Delivers First Research Landscapes Event | College of Engineering

Martin Delivers First Research Landscapes Event

Community, business and legislative leaders got a first-hand review of Utah's air quality challenges from one of the state's foremost experts on air quality research.

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UWRL Faculty Member Dr. Randy Martin gave the first presentation for USU's Research Landscapes on Utah's air quality.
UWRL Faculty Member Randy Martin Gives First USU Research Landscapes Lecture | Utah Water Research Laboratory

UWRL Faculty Member Randy Martin Gives First USU Research Landscapes Lecture

UWRL Faculty Member Dr. Randy Martin gave the first presentation for USU's Research Landscapes on Utah's air quality.

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In six well-regarded hydrology and water resources journals published in 2017, the estimated percentage of studies whose results could be fully reproduced was only between 0.06 and 6.8 percent.
Aiming for Gold: Improving Reproducibility in Hydrology Studies | College of Engineering

Aiming for Gold: Improving Reproducibility in Hydrology Studies

In six well-regarded hydrology and water resources journals published in 2017, the estimated percentage of studies whose results could be fully reproduced was only between 0.06 and 6.8 percent.

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College of Engineering professor and air quality expert Randy Martin will be the first to present at Utah State University’s upcoming Research Landscapes speaker series on Tuesday, Feb. 26.
Professor Randy Martin First to Speak at USU Research Landscapes Event | College of Engineering

Professor Randy Martin First to Speak at USU Research Landscapes Event

College of Engineering professor and air quality expert Randy Martin will be the first to present at Utah State University’s upcoming Research Landscapes speaker series on Tuesday, Feb. 26.

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Utah State University’s premier unmanned aerial systems organization will take part in a highly anticipated NASA-led operation.
USU AggieAir Program Selected for Critical National Airspace Operation | College of Engineering

USU AggieAir Program Selected for Critical National Airspace Operation

Utah State University’s premier unmanned aerial systems organization will take part in a highly anticipated NASA-led operation.

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USU/UWRL graduate student Karl Christensen was recently awarded this year’s Graduate Science and Engineering Scholarship from the American Water Works Association (AWWA) Intermountain Section. The scholarship...
Karl Christensen Awarded AWWA Intermountain Section Scholarship | Utah Water Research Laboratory

Karl Christensen Awarded AWWA Intermountain Section Scholarship

USU/UWRL graduate student Karl Christensen was recently awarded this year’s Graduate Science and Engineering Scholarship from the American Water Works Association (AWWA) Intermountain Section. The scholarship...

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USU Hydrologist is part of national team of experts working to improve water modeling tools.
A Continental Water Model for All | College of Engineering

A Continental Water Model for All

USU Hydrologist is part of national team of experts working to improve water modeling tools.

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The American Water Works Association Intermountain Section has selected USU/UWRL graduate student Ayman Nassar to receive this year's Eva Nieminski Honorary Graduate Science Engineering Scholarship. This scholarship...
Ayman Nassar receives AWWA Intermountain Section Scholarship | Utah Water Research Laboratory

Ayman Nassar receives AWWA Intermountain Section Scholarship

The American Water Works Association Intermountain Section has selected USU/UWRL graduate student Ayman Nassar to receive this year's Eva Nieminski Honorary Graduate Science Engineering Scholarship. This scholarship...

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The Utah Water Research Laboratory is looking for enthusiastic and self-motivated applicants for a variety of Water Resources research projects.
UWRL Opens Funded Research Opportunities | Utah Water Research Laboratory

UWRL Opens Funded Research Opportunities

The Utah Water Research Laboratory is looking for enthusiastic and self-motivated applicants for a variety of Water Resources research projects.

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Over 200 alumni and current water lab affiliates celebrated the Water Lab's 2018 Homecoming.
Water Lab Hosts 2018 Homecoming | Utah Water Research Laboratory

Water Lab Hosts 2018 Homecoming

Over 200 alumni and current water lab affiliates celebrated the Water Lab's 2018 Homecoming.

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The USU student team, Engineers Without Borders, continues their water quality improvement project in rural Mexico.
Engineers Without Borders: Team Mexico | College of Engineering

Engineers Without Borders: Team Mexico

The USU student team, Engineers Without Borders, continues their water quality improvement project in rural Mexico.

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Researchers in Northern Utah have demonstrated that the Logan River is highly dependent on karst aquifer discharge to maintain summer low flow when water demands are the highest.
USU Researchers Find Significant Groundwater Exchanges along the Logan River | College of Engineering

USU Researchers Find Significant Groundwater Exchanges along the Logan River

Researchers in Northern Utah have demonstrated that the Logan River is highly dependent on karst aquifer discharge to maintain summer low flow when water demands are the highest.

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AggieAir teams up with USU Facilities to find energy loss on the USU Campus.
Identifying USU Energy Loss | Utah Water Research Laboratory

Identifying USU Energy Loss

AggieAir teams up with USU Facilities to find energy loss on the USU Campus.

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The Utah Water Research Lab is excited to welcome two new faculty members, Assistant Research Professor Zac Sharp and Assistant Professor Brian Crookston.
UWRL Welcomes Two New Faculty | Utah Water Research Laboratory

UWRL Welcomes Two New Faculty

The Utah Water Research Lab is excited to welcome two new faculty members, Assistant Research Professor Zac Sharp and Assistant Professor Brian Crookston.

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At the Utah Water Research Lab, engineers are conducting full-scale tests on a unique water-powered turbine that will provide new solutions to distributed energy needs.
A New Twist on Archimedes’ Screw | College of Engineering

A New Twist on Archimedes’ Screw

At the Utah Water Research Lab, engineers are conducting full-scale tests on a unique water-powered turbine that will provide new solutions to distributed energy needs.

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The College of Engineering at USU is excited to welcome 11 new faculty members. The group of incoming engineers and engineering educators includes eight new assistant professors, a research assistant professor and two assistant professors of practice.
College Welcomes Newest Engineering Faculty | College of Engineering

College Welcomes Newest Engineering Faculty

The College of Engineering at USU is excited to welcome 11 new faculty members. The group of incoming engineers and engineering educators includes eight new assistant professors, a research assistant professor and two assistant professors of practice.

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted the AggieAir program two of their largest COAs to date.
AggieAir Is Extending Its Wings | Utah Water Research Lab

AggieAir Is Extending Its Wings

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted the AggieAir program two of their largest COAs to date.

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Mahyar Aboutalebi was recently selected as the Runner-up for Best Paper Award at the 'Autonomous Air and Ground Sensing Systems for Agricultural Optimization and Phenotyping III' Conference in Orlando, FL, April 2018
Graduate Student Mahyar Aboutalebi Receives SPIE Award | Utah Water Research Lab

Graduate Student Mahyar Aboutalebi Receives SPIE Award

Mahyar Aboutalebi was recently selected as the Runner-up for Best Paper Award at the 'Autonomous Air and Ground Sensing Systems for Agricultural Optimization and Phenotyping III' Conference in Orlando, FL, April 2018

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The Water bLog is the semi-annual newsletter of the Utah Center for Water Resources Research at the Utah Water Research Laboratory
June 2018 Water bLog Newsletter Now Available | Utah Water Research Laboratory

June 2018 Water bLog Newsletter Now Available

The Water bLog is the semi-annual newsletter of the Utah Center for Water Resources Research at the Utah Water Research Laboratory

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The UWRL is pleased to welcome Utah State University professor and administrator Jagath Kaluarachchi as the new dean of the USU College of Engineering.
New Engineering Dean at USU | Utah Water Research Lab

New Engineering Dean at USU

The UWRL is pleased to welcome Utah State University professor and administrator Jagath Kaluarachchi as the new dean of the USU College of Engineering.

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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.
UWRL presented with an Institutional Recognition Award from ASTM International | Utah Water Research Laboratory

UWRL presented with an Institutional Recognition Award from ASTM International

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.

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The American Water Works Association Intermountain Section has selected USU/UWRL graduate student Adel Abdallah to receive their 2018 Diversity Scholarship. This scholarship...
Adel Abdallah receives AWWA Intermountain Section Diversity Award | Utah Water Research Laboratory

Adel Abdallah receives AWWA Intermountain Section Diversity Award

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

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USDA AgResearch magazine recently featured ongoing precision agriculture research that incorporates AggieAir's advanced scientific remote sensing technology and...
USDA/ARS and Aggieair Research Featured in the December 2017 issue of USDA's AgResearch Magazine | Utah Water Research Laboratory

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

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

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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.
December 2017 Water bLog Newsletter now available | Utah Water Research Laboratory

December 2017 Water bLog Newsletter now available

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.

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Dr. Tarboton will lead a team of hydrologists to improve HydroShare, a system designed to allow scientists to collaboratively work on and share hydrological research and data, using a $4 million grant awarded from the National Science Foundation.
David Tarboton awarded a NSF grant to improve hydrological data sharing | Utah Water Research Laboratory

David Tarboton awarded a NSF grant to improve hydrological data sharing

Dr. Tarboton will lead a team of hydrologists to improve HydroShare, a system designed to allow scientists to collaboratively work on and share hydrological research and data, using a $4 million grant awarded from the National Science Foundation.

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

UWRL welcomes four new faculty members

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

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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.
Herald Journal article about iUTAH team symposium | Utah Water Research Laboratory

Herald Journal article about iUTAH team symposium

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.

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

David Rosenberg received an EWRI award for Best Associate Editor

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

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

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

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.

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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
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

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

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Utah Governor Gary Herbert has appointed UWRL researcher, Randy Martin, to the UT Air Quality Board
Randy Martin joins Utah Air Quality Board | Utah Water Research Laboratory

Randy Martin joins Utah Air Quality Board

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

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USU's office of Research and Graduate Studies has named Mac McKee the Collge of Engineering's Faculty Researcher of the year.
Mac McKee Named Engineering Faculty Researcher of 2017

Mac McKee Named Engineering Faculty Researcher of 2017

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

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Congratulations to all Utah State University Civil and Environmental engineering graduates.
Congratulations to 2017 USU Engineering Graduates | Utah Water Research Laboratory

Congratulations to 2017 USU Engineering Graduates

Congratulations to all Utah State University Civil and Environmental engineering graduates.

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USU Civil Engineering and UWRL Students win scholarships from American Water Works Association. The scholarships support students studying water quality, supply, and treatment in the West.
UWRL Students Sweep AWWA 2017 Scholarships | Utah Water Research Laboratory

UWRL Students Sweep AWWA 2017 Scholarships

USU Civil Engineering and UWRL Students win scholarships from American Water Works Association. The scholarships support students studying water quality, supply, and treatment in the West.

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Mahyar Aboutalebi was selected as a winner and scholarship recipient in the J. Paul Riley AWRA Utah Section Student Paper Competition.
Student, Mahyar Aboutalebi, wins J. Paul Riley AWRA Paper Competition | Utah Water Research Laboratory

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

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

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The Spring Runoff Conference, hosted by the USU Water Initiative, is held annually on the Campus of Utah State University
2017 Spring Runoff Conference | Utah Water Research Laboratory

2017 Spring Runoff Conference

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

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The AggieAir research team unveiled the new BluJay line of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) during the GRAPEX conference
AggieAir Researchers Unveil the Latest UAV Platform | Utah Water Research Laboratory

AggieAir Researchers Unveil the Latest UAV Platform

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

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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 Professor Provides Perspective to National Media on Threats to Oroville Dam Spillway | Utah Water Research Laboratory

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

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

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Environmental engineer researchers at the UWRL have developed a new genetic tool in identifying the bacteria that releases contaminating arsenic in water supplies.
UWRL Researchers Develop Techniques to Identify Arsenic Contamination in Drinking Water

UWRL Researchers Develop Techniques to Identify Arsenic Contamination in Drinking Water

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

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Dr. Beth Neilson and her team were featured in the College of Engineering’s 2016 annual magazine Creating Tomorrow about their research in Alaska.
UWRL Environmental Engineers featured in "Creating Tomorrow" Magazine | Utah Water Research Laboratory

UWRL Environmental Engineers featured in "Creating Tomorrow" Magazine

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

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

Blake Tullis Receives Prestigious ASDSO Award

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

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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.
AggieAir Helps Find the Fish when Yellow Creek Runs Dry

AggieAir Helps Find the Fish when Yellow Creek Runs Dry

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.

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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.
Lake Isabella Dam USACE Team Returns to the UWRL

Lake Isabella Dam USACE Team Returns to the UWRL

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.

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UWRL graduate student Caleb Buahin has won a number of prestigious awards recently based on his outstanding academic performance and accomplishments.
Graduate Student, Caleb Buahin, Receives Multiple Awards | Utah Water Research Laboratory

Graduate Student, Caleb Buahin, Receives Multiple Awards

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

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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
Former Egyptian Minister of Water & Irrigation Visits UWRL

Former Egyptian Minister of Water & Irrigation Visits UWRL

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

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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.
UWRL Director, Mac McKee, named a 2016 Friend of UCOWR | Utah Water Research Laboratory

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

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.

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Dr. Martin was recently featured in a KSL news story that explains more about this important research.
Randy Martin's Ozone Study Featured on KSL News | Utah Water Research Laboratory

Randy Martin's Ozone Study Featured on KSL News

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

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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.
Delegation of Irrigation Representatives from Argentina Tour the UWRL

Delegation of Irrigation Representatives from Argentina Tour the UWRL

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.

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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."
PhD Student, Ayman AlAfifi, Receives First Place in 2016 J. Paul Riley AWRA Utah Section Student Paper Competition | Utah Water Research Laboratory

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

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."

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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.
USU Engineering Team Wins Annual WEA Student Design Competiton for 2016

USU Engineering Team Wins Annual WEA Student Design Competiton for 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.

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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 Faculty Members Recognized at College of Engineering Awards | Utah Water Research Laboratory

UWRL Faculty Members Recognized at College of Engineering Awards

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

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USU's College of Engineering press release reveals more detailed information about Dr. Jeff Horsburgh's NSF CAREER Award research titled: 'Cyberinfrastructure for Intelligent Water Supply.'
Cyberinfrastructure for Intelligent Water Supply | Utah Water Research Laboratory

Cyberinfrastructure for Intelligent Water Supply

USU's College of Engineering press release reveals more detailed information about Dr. Jeff Horsburgh's NSF CAREER Award research titled: 'Cyberinfrastructure for Intelligent Water Supply.'