Larry Weber is the former director of IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering and the co-founder of the Iowa Flood Center. He continues to teach in the UI College of Engineering; his courses focus on fish passage facility design, hydraulic structures, river mechanics, and water resources. Weber also pursues a number of his own research projects, including:
- Iowa Watershed Approach—a five-year, statewide project that will engage partners and watersheds across the state to to enhance Iowa’s flood resilience and water quality;
- River hydraulics;
- Developing coupled hydrodynamic-ecological models to design complex ecosystem restoration projects; and
Applying computational fluid dynamics codes to natural river reaches and hydraulic structures.