Our first international Em3 ships.

Our first international Em3 ships.

Yesterday we shipped our first Em3 outside the United States, to the Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries in Berlin.  This model is a single axis tilt version; with adjustable tilt along the long or downstream axis. Current research projects...

LE Sauer Machine visits, and a model goes to Austria

LE Sauer Machine visits, and a model goes to Austria

Steve and Warren discuss a prototype Warren Sauer of LE Sauer Machine, a long-time Little River collaborator, came by our shop Friday with two of his fabricators, Pak Chittakhone, who builds the supports for our Em2 and Em3 models, and Tim Skornia, who welds our...


Our Em3 goes dual-axis.

Our Em3 goes dual-axis.

We can’t build our new Emriver Em3 models fast enough to meet demand.  The Em3’s big enough for research, and eighteen students can put hands in at once.  But it remains portable like the Em2; its box weighs only 95 pounds ( 43 kg). We designed the Em3...

Project Eco ROVER: The Mobile Science Classroom

Project Eco ROVER: The Mobile Science Classroom

Andrew Podoll teaches with our Emriver Em4 at Kickapoo Creek, Spring 2011 This is another in a series of posts in which we’re featuring some of our many interesting and impressive colleagues.  Stay tuned for more. Andrew Podoll, SIUC alum and former GK-12 HEART...