iUTAH Teams - Partner Institutions

 

iUTAH EPSCoR works with partner institutions, collaborating on research and educational projects to inspire and train the next generation of scientists and informed citizens. Our community of educators and researchers extends beyond traditional academic boundaries and campus locations, to understand how human actions affect our environment.

We draw on our collective community of Utah Institutions Of Higher Education, Utah Outreach Partners, and Other Partner Institutions/Organizations to strengthen the state’s water sustainability.

 

Utah Institutions of Higher Education

Brigham Young University

Brigham Young University

BYU is one of Utah's three major research universities located in Provo, Utah. BYU faculty and students actively engaged with iUTAH represent five academic departments (Biology, Civil and Environmental Engineering, More...

Dixie State University

Dixie State University

Dixie State University is a four-year regional university located in St. George in southern Utah. It primarily serves residents of Utah, southern Nevada, and southern California and, as an open-enrollment school, has a large population of non-traditional students. Faculty at DSU serve on iUTAH education, outreach and diversity teams.

Salt Lake Community College (SLCC)

Salt Lake Community College (SLCC)

Faculty from SLCC serve on iUTAH education, outreach and diversity teams and participate in iUTAH research projects. It is also the recipient of a 2015 EOD Innovation Award.

Snow College

Snow College

Snow College is a two-year state college located in Ephraim, Utah. It serves a six-county area in Utah, and has a student body that aims to transfer to four-year institutions or enter the workforce after earning an associate degree. A Snow College undergraduate participated in the 2015 iUTAH iFellows program.

Southern Utah University (SUU)

Southern Utah University (SUU)

SUU is a small primarily undergraduate institution located in Cedar City, Utah. Faculty and staff from SUU are active participants in iUTAH research and EOD activities and serve on iUTAH management and education, outreach and diversity teams.

University of Utah

University of Utah

As the largest research institution in the state, The University of Utah, located in Salt Lake City, is an essential part of iUTAH research, education, outreach and diversity efforts. Faculty and students involved with iUTAH come from seven academic departments (Atmospheric Sciences, Biology, City and Metropolitan Planning, More...

Utah State University (USU)

Utah State University (USU)

USU is the lead institution for the iUTAH project. The main iUTAH Project Office, which houses the Project Director, Assistant Director and Project Administrator, EOD Director, as well as communications and support staff, is located on the USU Innovation Campus in Logan. Faculty and students involved with iUTAH come from 9 academic departments More...

Utah Valley University (UVU)

Utah Valley University (UVU)

Utah Valley University is a large, primarily undergraduate institution located in Orem, Utah. Faculty from Utah Valley University are active participants in iUTAH research and EOD activities and serve on iUTAH management and education, outreach and diversity teams.

Weber State University

Weber State University

Weber State University is a large, primarily undergraduate institution located in Ogden, Utah. Faculty and staff from Weber State are active participants in iUTAH research and EOD activities and serve on iUTAH management and education, outreach and diversity teams.  

Westminster College

Westminster College

Westminster College is a private, primarily undergraduate institution located in Salt Lake City, Utah. Faculty from Westminster College are active participants in iUTAH research and EOD activities and serve on iUTAH management and education, outreach and diversity teams.

 

 

 

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Utah Outreach Partners

Bear River Watershed Council

Bear River Watershed Council

The Bear River Watershed Council, located in Providence, Utah, is a non-profit organization working to protect Northern Utah's watersheds. It is the recipient of a 2014 iUTAH EOD Innovation Award.

Explore Utah Science (EUS)

Explore Utah Science (EUS)

EUS produces original reporting and multimedia broadcasting of Utah-centric science news and information. It is the recipient of a 2014 EOD Innovation Award.

Garth and Jeri Frehner Museum of Natural History

Garth and Jeri Frehner Museum of Natural History

The Garth and Jerri Frehner Museum of Natural History is a museum located on the campus of Southern Utah University in Cedar City, Utah. Museum staff serve on iUTAH education, outreach and diversity teams and have been recipients of iUTAH Research Catalyst Grants and EOD Innovation Awards (2014, 2015).

Global Change and Sustainability Center (GCSC)

Global Change and Sustainability Center (GCSC)

The GCSC, located at The University of Utah in Salt Lake City, serves as a hub to coordinate, promote and accelerate interdisciplinary research and training on issues related to the environment and sustainability, from local to global scales. It is the recipient of a 2015 EOD Innovation Award.

Loveland Living Planet Aquarium

Loveland Living Planet Aquarium

Staff of the Loveland Living Planet Aquarium, an important iUTAH stakeholder located in Draper, Utah, serve on iUTAH education, outreach and diversity teams. It is also the recipient of a 2014 EOD Innovation Award.

Natural History Museum of Utah (NHMU)

Natural History Museum of Utah (NHMU)

NHMU, located on the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City, is an active participant and partner of iUTAH. In addition to NHMU staff serving on the iUTAH management and education, outreach and diversity teams, NHMU coordinates the Taking Learning Outdoors Program. The iUTAH Visualization Lab (iVL) is currently developing innovative More...

Thanksgiving Point Institute

Thanksgiving Point Institute

Staff of the Thanksgiving Point Institute, a non-profit museum and experiential learning facility located in Lehi, Utah, serve on iUTAH education, outreach and diversity teams. It is also the recipient of a 2013 EOD Innovation Award.

The Leonardo

The Leonardo

In 2014, iUTAH partnered with Salt Lake City's downtown science museum, The Leonardo, to develop an interactive water exhibit and supplemental K-12 curriculum through an EOD Innovation Award. In 2015, this partnership was renewed through a second award to develop water programming for The Leonardo's mobile science outreach program "Leo on Wheels." As an important iUTAH More...

Utah Water Watch (UWW)

Utah Water Watch (UWW)

UWW is a water quality education and data collection program that seeks to increase awareness about the importance of water quality and promote stewardship of Utah’s aquatic resources. Staff serves on the iUTAH education, outreach /diversity teams, and received an iUTAH EOD Innovation Award (2012, 2013).

Utah Public Radio (UPR)

Utah Public Radio (UPR)

UPR is the recipient of a 2015 iUTAH EOD Innovation Award, which supports production of The Source, a monthly one-hour radio program focused on Utah's water resources.

 

 

 

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Other Partner Institutions/Organizations

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

The AAAS seeks to "advance science, engineering, and innovation throughout the world for the benefit of all people."


American Water Works Association

American Water Works Association

AWWA is an international, nonprofit, scientific and educational society dedicated to providing total water solutions assuring the effective management of water.

Arizona State University (ASU)

Arizona State University (ASU)

Researchers from ASU are partnering with iUTAH on a series of projects that investigate urban water use across the west, and the nature of collaboration between public utilities and university researchers.

Arkansas EPSCoR

Arkansas EPSCoR

Arkansas EPSCoR is a federal-state partnership designed to strengthen basic research competitiveness and advance research of national significance with major economic development potential.

Arkansas Science and Technology Authority

Arkansas Science and Technology Authority

Along with iUTAH and Utah State University, the Arkansas Science and Technology Authority participates in a consortium that developed and maintains the EPSCoR reporting module ER-Core, using the open source content management platform Drupal.

Campbell Scientific, Inc.

Campbell Scientific, Inc.

Staff of Campbell Scientific, a scientific instrumentation company headquartered in Logan, Utah, serve on iUTAH education, outreach and diversity teams.

Canyon Concepts, LLC

Canyon Concepts, LLC

Staff of Canyon Concepts, LLC, a consulting firm focused on establishing collaborative relationships located in Tucson Arizona, serve on iUTAH education, outreach and diversity teams.

Central Utah Water Conservancy District (CUWCD)

Central Utah Water Conservancy District (CUWCD)

The CUWCD, headquartered in Orem, Utah, has been an active collaborator in the design and upkeep of the iUTAH GAMUT observation network, providing help with site selection, logistical support and access to facilities and electrical power.

Christina River Basin Critical Zone Observatory

Christina River Basin Critical Zone Observatory

Christina River Basin CZO is an NSF-funded environmental observatory partnered with the University of Delaware located in Newark, Delaware. iUTAH is collaborating with personnel from Christina River CZO in the development of functionality for the Python-based software stack used to manage the streaming datasets from the GAMUT network.

Cirrus Ecological Solutions, LC

Cirrus Ecological Solutions, LC

iUTAH researchers are collaborating with Cirrus, an environmental consulting firm located in Logan, Utah, on understanding and quantifying the impact of dissolved organic carbon (DOC) on dissolved oxygen impairment to the Lower Jordan River, and on understanding the loading More...

Climate Adaptation Science

Climate Adaptation Science

The Climate Adaptation Science program at Utah State University prepares graduate researchers for careers integrating science with management and policy while advancing climate adaptation science in the Interior West. The program’s faculty include several iUTAH scientists who are helping to develop and deliver its innovative interdisciplinary training activities.

Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science, Inc. (CUAHSI)

Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science, Inc. (CUAHSI)

iUTAH is using and extending cyberinfrastructure software and tools originally developed as part of the CUAHSI Hydrologic Information System for managing data from the GAMUT network. All of iUTAH's software development activities are More...

Delaware EPSCoR

Delaware EPSCoR

Delaware’s EPSCoR focus is on building research and education infrastructure to enhance environmental science and its application in Delaware.

Envision Utah

Envision Utah

Envision Utah engages people to create and sustain communities that are beautiful, prosperous, healthy and neighborly for current and future residents. iUTAH personnel served on the technical team that developed the water portions of the comprehensive "Your Utah, Your Future" survey, and assisted with interpretation of survey data.

Four Corners School of Outdoor Education

Four Corners School of Outdoor Education

Four Corners School of Outdoor Education is a non-profit organization located in Monticello, Utah, that provides lifelong learning experiences about the Colorado Plateau bioregion for people of all ages and backgrounds through education, service, adventure, More...

Hillyard, Anderson and Olsen PC

Hillyard, Anderson and Olsen PC

Hillyard, Anderson and Olsen PC is a law firm located in Logan, Utah. Principals from the firm serve on iUTAH education, outreach and diversity teams.

HydroShare

HydroShare

HydroShare is a collaborative online partnership to promote sharing of and better access to data and models in the hydrologic sciences. iUTAH is looking towards HydroShare as a potential partners in the long-term curation and archival of iUTAH datasets. HydroShare is a new and emerging hydrologic information system More...

International Neuroinformatics Coordinating Facility (INCF)

International Neuroinformatics Coordinating Facility (INCF)

INCF is an international non-profit organization devoted to advancing the field of neuroinformatics research.

Jordan High School

Jordan High School

Jordan High School is a public high school located in Sandy Utah. It is the recipient of a 2014 EOD Innovation Award.

Jordan River Commission

Jordan River Commission

Jordan River Commission is a governmental entity serving as a resource to local communities, and provides planning, restoration, and responsible development along the river corridor.

Jordan Valley Water Conservancy (JVWCD)

Jordan Valley Water Conservancy (JVWCD)

JVWCD is primarily a wholesaler of water to cities and improvement districts within Salt Lake County, and is a political subdivision of the State of Utah and one of the largest water districts in the state.

Judge Memorial High School

Judge Memorial High School

Judge Memorial High School is a private Catholic college preparatory school located in Salt Lake City, Utah, serving a diverse, co-educational student population. iUTAH partnered with Judge Memorial on several research and education initiatives, including a rain barrel More...

Logan City

Logan City

iUTAH is partnering with the Logan City to share datasets, plan for current and potential future monitoring sites and data collection activities, and obtain legal access to monitoring sites within Logan City. This relationship is currently being expanded to include data collection using smart metering devices in residential households. More...

Logan Northwest Field Irrigation Company

Logan Northwest Field Irrigation Company

iUTAH is partnering with the Northwest Field Canal Company to study the canal water system within the Logan City and Cache County.

Logan, Hyde Park and Smithfield Canal Company

Logan, Hyde Park and Smithfield Canal Company

iUTAH is partnering with the Logan, Hyde Park and Smithfield Canal Company to study the canal water system within the Logan City and Cache County.

Loras College

Loras College

Loras College is a private Catholic liberal arts college located in Dubuque, Iowa. Faculty from Loras College served on iUTAH education, outreach and diversity teams.

Nevada System of Higher Education Sponsored Programs Office and EPSCoR

Nevada EPSCoR

Nevada System Sponsored Programs and EPSCoR promote opportunities and collaborations within science, research, education, and technology for NSHE institutions in Nevada.

New Hampshire EPSCoR

New Hampshire EPSCoR

NH EPSCoR strategically directs federal investments in world-class research infrastructure to support scientific research and STEM education that benefits New Hampshire.

New Mexico EPSCoR

New Mexico EPSCoR

New Mexico EPSCoR is working to improve the research, cyberinfrastructure, and human resources required for the state to achieve its energy, education, and workforce development potential. 

North Dakota EPSCoR

North Dakota EPSCoR

ND EPSCoR manages a comprehensive research development plan that involves research, education, and outreach in North Dakota.

North Dakota State University (NDSU)

North Dakota State University (NDSU)

Along with iUTAH and Utah State University, NDSU takes part in a consortium that developed and maintains the EPSCoR reporting module ER-Core using the open source content management platform Drupal.

North Logan Library

North Logan Library

The North Logan Library, located in Cache County Utah, is in the top 2% nationally for visits, circulation, and program attendance per capita, and has partnered with iUTAH education, outreach and diversity team.

Partners in Flight (PIF)

Partners in Flight (PIF)

PIF is a cooperative effort involving partnerships among public and private agencies and institutions in each state to address the growing concerns about declines in the populations of many land bird species.

Pleiades Software, Inc.

Pleiades Software, Inc.

Staff of Pleiades Software, Inc., a private software development company located in Salt Lake City, serve on iUTAH education, outreach and diversity teams.

Politecnico di Milano (Polimi)

Politecnico di Milano (Polimi)

Polimi is the largest technical university on Italy, located in Milan. iUTAH is partnering with Polimi on coupled modeling research conducted in Research Focus Area 3.

Portland State University

Portland State University

Researchers from Portland State University are partnering with iUTAH on a series of projects that investigate urban water use across the west, and the nature of collaboration between public utilities and university researchers.

Providence Blacksmith Fork Irrigation Company

Providence Blacksmith Fork Irrigation Company

iUTAH is partnering with the Providence Blacksmith Fork Irrigation Company to study the canal water system within the City of Logan and Cache County.

Purdue University

Purdue University

Purdue University is a partner in HydroShare.

Rose Park Elementary

Rose Park Elementary

Rose Park Elementary is a public school in Salt Lake City, Utah, serving a diverse urban population with a large percentage of underrepresented minority students. It is also the recipient of a 2015 EOD Innovation Award that engaged students in water quality monitoring of the Jordan River.

Salt Lake City Department of Public Utilities

Salt Lake City Department of Public Utilities

The Salt Lake City DPU is the oldest retail water provider in the west. iUTAH is partnering with SLCDPU for permitting of its GAMUT stations. SLCDPU is also an important stakeholder for GAMUT data products and iUTAH coupled modeling efforts.

Salt Lake County

Salt Lake County

iUTAH is partnering with Salt Lake County for permitting of its GAMUT stations. Salt Lake County is also an important stakeholder for GAMUT data products.

Seven Canyons Trust

Seven Canyons Trust

Seven Canyons Trust is working to daylight and rehabilitate the seven canyon creeks, restoring the health and beauty to the hydrology of the Salt Lake Valley.

Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)

Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)

SACNAS is an inclusive organization dedicated to fostering the success of Chicano/Hispanic and Native American scientists, from college students to professionals, in attaining advanced degrees, careers, and positions of leadership in STEM.

South Dakota State University (SDSU)

South Dakota State University (SDSU)

Along with iUTAH and Utah State University, SDSU takes part in a consortium that developed and maintains the EPSCoR reporting module ER-Core using the open source content management platform Drupal.

STEM Evaluation Associates

STEM Evaluation Associates

STEM Evaluation Associates provides both formative and summative assessment of iUTAH activities on an ongoing basis.

The University of Rhode Island

The University of Rhode Island

Along with iUTAH and Utah State University, The University of Rhode Island takes part in a consortium that developed and maintains the EPSCoR reporting module ER-Core using the open source content management platform Drupal.

Tracy Aviary

Tracy Aviary

Tracy Aviary provides wildlife observation and recreation services, and offers a range of activities and educational programs through their Salt Lake City, Utah location, serving as Utah’s largest aviary.

Triangle Coalition for STEM Education

Triangle Coalition for STEM Education

The Triangle Coalition for STEM Education is a non-profit organization located in Washington, D.C. It administers the Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship Program. Utah educator Rebecca Sansom participated on iUTAH education, outreach and diversity teams while serving as an Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow.

Tufts University

Tufts University

Tufts University is a partner in HydroShare.

United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service

United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service

Staff of the USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service participated in iUTAH stakeholder meetings to finalize the design for the GAMUT network.

United States Geological Survey (USGS)

United States Geological Survey (USGS)

iUTAH's GAMUT observation network ties in with existing USGS gauging stations. USGS staff use GAMUT data in their research and serve on advisory committees for graduate students supported by iUTAH.

United States National Park Service

United States National Park Service

Staff of the National Park Service serve on iUTAH education, outreach and diversity teams.

University of Alaska

University of Alaska

Along with iUTAH and Utah State University, the University of Alaska takes part in a consortium that developed and maintains the EPSCoR reporting module ER-Core using the open source content management platform Drupal.

University of Hawaii

University of Hawaii

Along with iUTAH and Utah State University, the University of Hawaii takes part in a consortium that developed and maintains the EPSCoR reporting module ER-Core using the open source content management platform Drupal.

University of Idaho

University of Idaho

iUTAH researchers are collaborating with colleagues at the University of Idaho on an assessment of news coverage of water issues. Collaborations include methods development as well as comparative analysis of water news coverage in Idaho, Washington and Utah. 

University of Kansas

University of Kansas

KU is a major public research and teaching institution with 28,401 students and 2,600 faculty on five campuses.

University of Life Sciences and Natural Resources (BOKU)

University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU)

iUTAH researchers are collaborating with colleagues at BOKU on empirical assessments of human-nature-relationships and their role in landscape and natural resource governance. iUTAH-based research is included as an empirical case in this ongoing collaboration involving scholarly article publication and conference presentations. 

University of Missouri

University of Missouri

Along with iUTAH and Utah State University, the University of Missouri takes part in a consortium that developed and maintains the EPSCoR reporting module ER-Core using the open source content management platform Drupal.

University of New Hampshire

University of New Hampshire

Along with iUTAH and Utah State University, the University of New Hampshire takes part in a consortium that developed and maintains the EPSCoR reporting module ER-Core using the open source content management platform Drupal.

University of New Mexico

University of New Mexico

Along with iUTAH and Utah State University, the University of New Mexico takes part in a consortium that developed and maintains the EPSCoR reporting module ER-Core using the open source content management platform Drupal.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is a partner in HydroShare.

University of Texas at Austin

University of Texas at Austin

The University of Texas at Austin is a partner in HydroShare.

University of Virginia

University of Virginia

The University of Virginia is a partner in HydroShare. It is also a participating institutions in a collaboratively taught, cross-campus graduate course in Hydroinformatics that is spear-headed by iUTAH participants.

University of Washington

University of Washington

University of Washington is one of the oldest state-supported institutions of higher education on the Pacific coast. The University is comprised of three campuses in Seattle, Tacoma and Bothell.

University of Wyoming

University of Wyoming

The University of Wyoming is a participating institutions in a collaboratively taught, cross-campus graduate course in Hydroinformatics that is spear-headed by iUTAH participants.

Utah Automated Geographic Resource Center

Utah Automated Geographic Resource Center

The UAGRC provides geospatial data that are incorporated into data viewer applications designed by the iUTAH Modeling and Data Federation. In turn, iUTAH is working towards distributing some of its geospatial datasets to a broader audience through UAGRC.

Utah Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)

Utah Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)

iUTAH researchers are collaborating with DEQ's Division of Water Quality on understanding and quantifying the impact of dissolved organic carbon (DOC) on dissolved oxygen impairment to the Lower Jordan River, and on understanding the loading of DOC and other pollutants to the Jordan River in support of the development and revision of the Jordan River total maximum daily loads document.

Utah Department of Natural Resources (DNR)

Utah Department of Natural Resources (DNR)

Staff of the Utah DNR serve on iUTAH management and education, outreach and diversity teams.

Utah Education Network (UEN)

Utah Education Network (UEN)

iUTAH's partnership with UEN dates back to the inception of the project. In addition to UEN staff serving on the iUTAH communications team and maintaining the iUTAH website iutahepscor.org, UEN also lends its expertise to the production of educational and promotional videos for iUTAH.

Utah Governor's Office of Economic Development (GOED)

Utah Governor's Office of Economic Development (GOED)

Staff of the Utah GOED serve on iUTAH management and education, outreach and diversity teams.

Utah State Board of Education (USBE)

Utah State Board of Education (USBE)

USBE provides oversight and management of all facets of public education in the State of Utah, including curriculum, programs, policies, licensing, and more, and is involved in iUTAH’s training and leadership.

Utah Science, Technology and Research Initiative (USTAR)

Utah Science, Technology and Research Initiative (USTAR)

USTAR is a state organization that aims to increase innovation, entrepreneurship, and investment throughout the state. USTAR provides part of the required matching funds for the iUTAH grant, as well as office space for the iUTAH Project Office.

Utah State University Eastern Blanding Campus

Utah State University Eastern Blanding Campus (USU Eastern)

USU Eastern is a regional college within the USU system, serving a large Native American population. They partner with iUTAH through the annual Native American STEM Mentorship Program.

Utah State University Uintah Basin Campus

Utah State University Uintah Basin Campus

Faculty from the Utah State University Uintah Basin Campus, located in Roosevelt and Vernal, Utah, serve on iUTAH education, outreach and diversity teams.

Utah State University Water Quality Extension

Utah State University Water Quality Extension

USU Water Quality Extension works to help people understand the link between water quality, land use, and everyday activities. It is the recipient of a 2014 EOD Innovation Award. In addition, Utah Water Watch, which is administered by USU Water Quality Extension, conducts citizen science monitoring throughout the state of Utah.

Utah Stormwater Advisory Committee (SWAC)

Utah Stormwater Advisory Committee (SWAC)

iUTAH is partnering with Utah SWAC to identify information needs of local stormwater managers and the challenges faced in meeting state and federal regulations.

Utah System of Higher Education (USHE)

Utah System of Higher Education (USHE)

USHE staff serve on iUTAH education, outreach and diversity teams and participate in the State EPSCoR Committee.

Utah Water Research Laboratory (UWRL)

Utah Water Research Laboratory (UWRL)

UWRL is a stand-alone facility at Utah State University that works with the academic, government, and private sectors to address technical and societal aspects of water-related issues. UWRL faculty and staff are actively engaged in numerous iUTAH research and EOD activities.

Wasatch Dendrochronology Group (WaDR)

Wasatch Dendroclimatology Research (WaDR) Group

WaDR combines the expertise from interrelated fields (dendrochronology, geography, geology, tree physiology, climatology, and anthropology) and multiple institutions to examine the climate record of the past ~2000 years for No. Utah. 

Washington State University

Washington State University

iUTAH researchers are collaborating with colleagues at Washington State University on an assessment of news coverage of water issues. Collaborations include methods development as well as comparative analysis of water news coverage in Idaho, Washington and Utah. 

Weber County Library

Weber County Library

The Weber County Library system, centered in downtown Ogden, serves as the repository for the reference collection and other services, and has partnered with the iUTAH education, outreach, and diversity team.

Western Water Assessment (WWA)

Weber State University Energy and Sustainability Office

 iUTAH researchers are partnering with the Energy and Sustainability Office at WSU to address sustainability issues on campus. 

Western Water Assessment (WWA)

Western Water Assessment (WWA)

WWA is a university-based research program on the issues of climate change and water sustainability. The Utah Liaison for WWA regularly meets with resource managers and other stakeholders to better understand their needs for climate information and to connect them to the research and resources of WWA and its partners. More...