Selected news and updates about our research group published in the media are listed below.

News & Media

  • 'Big Sioux River Flood Information System Now Online'
    South Dakota Ag Connection, November 5, 2018 [link]
  • 'Daugaard: Big Sioux River flood information system is now online'
    Argus Leader, November 2, 2018 [link]
  • 'New Homeland Security report highlights our flood communication technologies (IFIS, Flood AI Expert, Holographic Systems)'
    DHS, October 10, 2018 [link]
  • 'Student programmers compete at Hackathon'
    Daily Iowan, October 8, 2018 [link]
  • 'Hundreds of hackers set sights on Iowa City'
    CBS 2 Iowa, October 7, 2018 [link]
  • 'Hackers heading to University of Iowa campus for 3rd annual Hackathon'
    KWWL, October 5, 2018 [link]
  • 'University of Iowa, Iowa State among recipients of $1 million water quality grant'
    The Gazette, July 18, 2018 [link]
  • 'Demir Earns ASFPM Outreach/Media Award'
    COE, UIOWA, June 27, 2018 [link]
  • 'Predicting future floods'
    Business Record, innovationIOWA, May 31, 2018 [link]
  • 'Crowdsourcing Science and Curiosity Along the Middle Cedar River'
    Environmental Monitor, May 3, 2018 [link]
  • 'Iowa Flood Center's system update gives users estimated flood damage costs'
    Environmental Monitor, Apr 30, 2018 [link]
  • 'Demir Wins ASFPM Award'
    IFC, Apr 13, 2018 [link]
  • 'Demir to Receive Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM) National 2018 Outreach Award'
    COE, UIOWA, Apr 13, 2018 [link]
  • 'Modeling the Costs of Flood Damage'
    IFC, Apr 13, 2018 [link]
  • 'Citizen scientists helping test Iowa water quality'
    The Gazette, Mar 25, 2018 [link]
  • 'Tapping communities for water research'
    NSF, Mar 22, 2018 [link]
  • 'EP 50 Predicting Catastrophic Flooding With Pioneering AI'
    EM Weekly, Mar 1, 2018 [link]
  • 'Iowa Flood Center shows off flood forecasting technology'
    KTTC, Mar 1, 2018 [link]
  • 'Iowa Flood Center shows off flood forecasting technology'
    KTIV, Mar 1, 2018 [link]
  • 'Iowa Flood Center reveals new flood-tracking technology ahead of 2018 flood season'
    CBS 2 Iowa, Mar 1, 2018 [link]
  • 'Iowa Flood Center website helps forecast flood conditions and damage'
    KCRG, Mar 1, 2018 [link]
  • 'Iowa Flood Center Ready to Help Project Flood Risks'
    WHO TV, Mar 1, 2018 [link]
  • 'Iowa Flood Center shows off flood forecasting technology'
    KWWL, Mar 1, 2018 [link]
  • 'Iowa Flood Center predicts 'normal' flood season, touts online prediction tools'
    The Gazette, Mar 1, 2018 [link]
  • 'The Realms of Flood Resilience: protecting our communities'
    IWC, Feb 7, 2018 [link]
  • 'UIHILab member Yusuf Sermet was highlighted at UIOWA Dare to Discover campaign'
    Dare to Discover, UIOWA, Feb 5, 2018 [link]
  • 'Iowa Flood Sensors Wade into Artificial Intelligence'
    COE, UIOWA, Jan 10, 2018 [link]
  • 'Iowa Flood Sensors Wade into Artificial Intelligence'
    Government Technology, Jan 10, 2018 [link]
  • 'Citizen Science: Water Monitoring'
    IIHR News, Jan 8, 2018 [link]
  • 'New app uses artificial intelligence to give people real live flood data'
    KCRG, Dec 19, 2017 [link]
  • '2017 Data Visualization and Storytelling Competition Winners'
    NASA & AGU, Dec 12, 2017 [link]
  • 'Demir Wins Microsoft’s ‘AI for Earth’ Grant'
    IFC, Dec 11, 2017 [link]
  • 'Demir Wins Microsoft’s ‘AI for Earth’ Grant'
    COE, UIOWA, Dec 11, 2017 [link]
  • 'Demir Wins Microsoft’s ‘AI for Earth’ Grant'
    IIHR News, Dec 11, 2017 [link]
  • 'Flood Center researcher awarded artificial intelligence grant from Microsoft'
    Iowa Now, Dec 11, 2017 [link]
  • 'UI professor develops a Siri for flood information '
    The Daily Iowan, Nov 29, 2017 [link]
  • 'Hazus Flood Loss and Damage Estimation Data on the Web'
    HotZone Newsletter, Oct 6, 2017 [link]
  • 'Artificial Intelligence May Revolutionize Natural Disasters'
    COE, UIOWA, Sep 7, 2017 [link]
  • 'The IFIS has been added as a resource on the U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit website! ', Sep 6, 2017 [link]
  • 'Tech enabled disaster response to Hurricane Harvey'
    Network World, Sep 5, 2017 [link]
  • 'Collaboration between Riverside Technology and Iowa Flood Center'
    Riverside Inc, Jun 27, 2017 [link]
  • 'Iowa Flood Center featured in March 2017 BAMS Magazine'
    BAMS, Mar 1, 2017 [link]
  • 'The Second Worst Flooding in Iowa History That You Probably Didn’t Read About', Nov 18, 2016 [link]
  • 'How to involve communities with water management? IFIS / Iowa makes it happen'
    Better World Solutions, Oct 29, 2016 [link]
  • 'Iowa Flood Center Server Crashed Due to Residents Seeking Flood Maps'
    WhoTV, Sep 28, 2016 [link]
  • 'UI center has flood maps for Iowa’
    ITS News, IOWANow, Dec 12, 2015 [link]
  • 'Five UI scholars receive Innovations in Teaching with Technology Awards’
    ITS News, UIOWA, Dec 20, 2014 [link]
  • 'IFIS Goes to Washington'
    IIHR News, Sep 10, 2014 [link]
  • 'Iowa Flood Center runs online application'
    Environmental Monitor, June 24, 2013 [link]
  • 'Udaykumar, Demir Receive UI Innovations in Teaching with Technology Awards’
    College of Engineering News, UIOWA, Jan 22, 2014 [link]
  • 'Five UI scholars receive Innovations in Teaching with Technology Awards’
    IowaNow, Jan 22, 2014 [link]
  • 'Who is New in Google Summer of Code’
    Google Open Source Blog, July 20, 2013 [link]
  • 'NSF and Mozilla Announce Breakthrough Applications on a Faster, Smarter Internet of the Future’
    NSF Press Release, June 25, 2013 [link]
  • ‘Flood center projects benefit Iowa’
    IowaNow, June 11, 2013 [link]
  • ‘Iowa Flood Center working to make information more available to the public’
    The Gazette, June 7, 2013 [link]
  • 'Making Numbers "Real": Inside Iowa Flood Center Maps'
    KCRG-TV9 News, June 2, 2013 [link]
  • ‘Iowa City Officials Monitoring Iowa River Levels’
    CBS 2 Iowa, May 29, 2013 [link]
  • 'University of Iowa: Turning a flood of data into flood safety’
    BlackBerry Academic Spotlight, May 2013 [link, pdf]
  • ‘Iowa Flood Center reminds Iowans about Web tool’
    IowaNow, April 18, 2013 [link]
  • 'Iowa STEM Fund a Sensor Project’
    ND Stem Network, March 23, 2013 [link]
  • 'Ingenious, low-cost sensors aid in flood prediction’
    UI Foundation Press Release, September 18, 2012 [link]
  • 'Money to help watch water’
    Press Citizen, September 6, 2012 [link]
  • 'Iowa Flood Center offers Fund-a-Sensor Program’
    IowaNow, August 20, 2012 [link]
  • 'IFC Fund-a-Sensor’
    IIHR News, August 15, 2012 [link]
  • ‘Flood Warnings with Google Maps’
    Google Maps Mania, March 31, 2011 [link]
  • ‘Iowa Flood Center develops web-based flood map for Des Moines’
    UIOWA News Release, March 23, 2011 [link]

    100+ news pieces on IFIS, IWQIS, and many other cyber systems and projects published in newpapers, blogs, and presented on TV.