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The Utah Center for Water Resources Research at the Utah Water Research Laboratory at Utah State University announces the release of three USGS 104g program RFPs
RFPs for the following USGS funding opportunities are now available

RFPs for the following USGS funding opportunities are now available

The Utah Center for Water Resources Research at the Utah Water Research Laboratory at Utah State University announces the release of three USGS 104g program RFPs

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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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...
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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.
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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.

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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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...
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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

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UWRL Associate Director Blake Tullis Appointed as New Interim Associate Vice President for Research at Utah State University.
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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.
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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.
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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".
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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...
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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.
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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...
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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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Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Jeff Horsburgh is challenging Utah State University students to develop a visualization of high resolution water use data that provides visual feedback to both water providers and water consumers.
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Cyberinfrastructure for Intelligent Water Supply (CIWS) Data Visualization Challenge

Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Jeff Horsburgh is challenging Utah State University students to develop a visualization of high resolution water use data that provides visual feedback to both water providers and water consumers....

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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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Utah State University students created an award-winning design that helps one of Utah’s wastewater treatment facilities increase the use of renewable energy using food waste as a biofuel feedstock.
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Award-Winning Student Design Could Generate Alternative Energy Using Food Waste

Utah State University students created an award-winning design that helps one of Utah’s wastewater treatment facilities increase the use of renewable energy using food waste as a biofuel feedstock.

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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.
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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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After two decades of collecting data, a team of researchers discovered new ways in which groundwater moves and controls the export of carbon from land to streams in the permafrost terrain of the Alaskan North Slope.
New Findings of Controls on Carbon Export in Permafrost Terrain | College of Engineering

New Findings of Controls on Carbon Export in Permafrost Terrain

After two decades of collecting data, a team of researchers discovered new ways in which groundwater moves and controls the export of carbon from land to streams in the permafrost terrain of the Alaskan North Slope.

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

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

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Utah State University's Brian Crookston received the Young Professional of the Year Award from the Association of State Dam Safety Officials.
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USU Faculty Member Brian Crookston Receives Young Professional of the Year Award

Utah State University's Brian Crookston received the Young Professional of the Year Award from the Association of State Dam Safety Officials.

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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.
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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.
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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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Veteran educator, engineer and hydrologist Dr. David Tarboton has been named a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union.
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USU Engineering Professor Elected to AGU Fellowship

Veteran educator, engineer and hydrologist Dr. David Tarboton has been named a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union.

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A senior in USU’s Civil and Environmental Engineering department is one of 18 people nationwide to receive a major scholarship from the American Society of Civil Engineers, known as ASCE.
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USU Civil Engineering Student Wins Prestigious National Scholarship

A senior in USU’s Civil and Environmental Engineering department is one of 18 people nationwide to receive a major scholarship from the American Society of Civil Engineers, known as ASCE.

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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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Utah State University was center stage at the Salt Palace Convention Center earlier this week during a major event for engineering education.
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USU College of Engineering Lights up Salt Palace at Education Conference

Utah State University was center stage at the Salt Palace Convention Center earlier this week during a major event for engineering education.

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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
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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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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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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 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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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.
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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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With an ever-growing human population and its inherent demand for water, there is a critical need to monitor water resources. New technology could make it more feasible than ever to measure changes in the water flow of rivers.
Aerial Imagery Gives Insight into Water Trends | College of Engineering

Aerial Imagery Gives Insight into Water Trends

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

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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...
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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...
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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.
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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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In drought-prone Central California, grape producers are looking for new ways to improve crop production with less water
Viticulture from Space: USU-NASA Study Analyzes Vineyard Water Use | College of Engineering

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

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

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Dr. Michael Johnson is a leading expert in experimental hydraulics and chief engineer on the Oroville model study.
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Miniaturizing America's Tallest Dam

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

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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.
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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...
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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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Production crews for Discovery Canada were at the Utah Water Research Lab on Wednesday producing an upcoming TV special about the Oroville Dam spillway model.
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Discovery Canada Films at Water Lab

Production crews for Discovery Canada were at the Utah Water Research Lab on Wednesday producing an upcoming TV special about the Oroville Dam spillway model.

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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.
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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 Water Research Lab team Constructs scale model of Oroville Dam spillway
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Miniaturizing America's Tallest Dam

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

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Utah Governor Gary Herbert has appointed UWRL researcher, Randy Martin, to the UT Air Quality Board
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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 new 'BluJay' line of all-electric aircraft represents the latest in UAV technology
Utah Water Research Lab Unveils Latest in Unmanned Aerial Vehicles | College of Engineering

Utah Water Research Lab Unveils Latest in Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

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

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The AggieAir research team unveiled the new BluJay line of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) during the GRAPEX conference
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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
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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 engineers are making it easier to study arsenic contamination
UWRL Researchers Develop Genetic Tool to Improve Arsenic Studies | College of Engineering

UWRL Researchers Develop Genetic Tool to Improve Arsenic Studies

Environmental engineers are making it easier to study arsenic contamination

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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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."
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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
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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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R. Ryan Dupont and several other UWRL and USU faculty members will study the feasibility of harvesting stormwater to recharge underground aquifers as part an EPA grant that totaled $3.3 million and is split between five proposals nationwide.
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UWRL Researchers Among Those Chosen to Receive Part Of An EPA Grant Totaling

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

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

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

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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.'
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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.'