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Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Flagging down a competition victory

MU Civil Engineering graduate students Zhu Qing and Siyang Zhang earned first-place honors for their poster, “Evaluation of Automated Flagger Assistance Devices in Missouri.”


Friday, September 15th, 2017

College of Engineering partners with ‘Buckle Up, Phone Down’ campaign

The goal is to challenge Missouri drivers in the hopes of raising seat belt usage rates and eliminating cell phone use behind the wheel.


Friday, September 15th, 2017

Missouri Highway Traffic, Safety and Blueprint Conference set for end of Sept.

The 68th annual Missouri Highway Traffic, Safety and Blueprint Conference is set to take place from Sept. 27 to 29 at the Holiday Inn Executive Center in Columbia and will offer a bevy of terrific sessions and networking opportunities for attendees.


Friday, September 15th, 2017

Getting the method

A critical part of the mission of educating engineering leaders is training technically proficient engineers, and the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department’s methods ensure that this tradition will continue long into the future.


Thursday, August 10th, 2017

Abraham’s journey leads her to NSBE leadership

Civil engineering senior Walta Abraham’s engineering path led her to the presidency of the Mizzou chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers.


Friday, August 4th, 2017

Family matters

The Trauths —mother/ Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Kate and daughter/recent MU Civil and Environmental Engineering Department alumna Ginny — recently received a National Science Foundation (NSF) I-Corps grant to support development of an improved method of storm-water redistribution.


Monday, July 17th, 2017

Leading the way

Hani Salim, associate dean of academic programs and C.W. LaPierre Professor of civil and environmental engineering, will be one of four participants from MU in the Southeastern Conference Academic Leadership Development Program.


Thursday, June 29th, 2017

Grooming future generations

The MU College of Engineering’s drive to educate future generations of engineering leaders isn’t contained solely to college students. Maria Fidalgo’s lab has been giving students from Rock Bridge High School in Columbia the chance to work on meaningful environmental engineering projects for the last three years.


Thursday, June 15th, 2017

Mizzou Timber Bridge Team reaches top

After not having enough members to build a bridge last year, the Mizzou Timber Bridge Team won a national championship for this year’s bridge.


Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

Civil engineering doctoral student claims spatial analysis, modeling award

Ashkan Gholamialam co-authored “Modeling bikeability of urban environments” with his adviser, Tim Matisziw, an associate professor with a joint appointment in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department and Department of Geography.


Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

Variable speed limits can limit work zone congestion

Research conducted by the University of Missouri Civil and Environmental Engineering Department may have uncovered a way to help alleviate some of the backup and create fewer dangerous collisions.


Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Several faculty honored as Top Faculty Achievers

Several Mizzou Engineering faculty were among the honorees at the MU Top Faculty Achievers reception on Tuesday.


Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Top students honored at Engineering Awards Banquet

Each department in the MU College of Engineering honored its top students at the MU College of Engineering Awards Banquet on March 17 in Columbia.


Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

MU Engineering bestows annual alumni, faculty, staff awards

Two outstanding alumni, three brilliant faculty members and a pair of dedicated staff members were honored with top awards at the MU College of Engineering Awards Banquet on March 17 in Columbia.


Monday, March 20th, 2017

Civil engineering professor featured by NBC News

Civil engineering Professor Carlos Sun was interviewed by NBC News for a story on the future of automobile transportation, particularly autonomous vehicles.


Monday, March 13th, 2017

Professor builds special issue of industry magazine

Glenn Washer, University of Missouri professor of civil and environmental engineering, edited the January issue of Materials Evaluation.


Monday, March 6th, 2017

College christens concrete materials lab in memory of alumnus

Josh Seidel was an impeccable engineer and entrepreneur — a sterling example of the type of engineering leader that has called the University of Missouri College of Engineering home over the decades. The foundation set up in his memory wanted to continue that tradition in his honor, helping christen the Joshua M. Seidel Advanced Concrete Materials Laboratory in a ceremony held on Feb. 17 in Lafferre Hall.


Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Travel award allows professor opportunity to share ideas, data, manpower with Chinese universities

Bill Buttlar, the Barton Chair of Flexible Pavement Technology in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, recently received a China Great Overseas Talent Award


Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Novel approach to road surface testing earns civil engineering team ASNT top paper award

The ASNT honored Bill Buttlar, the Barton Chair of Flexible Pavement Technology in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, and three colleagues from his former home at the University of Illinois with the Outstanding Paper in Materials Evaluation award.


Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Asphalt lab paves way for breakthrough transportation, infrastructure research

The Missouri Asphalt Pavement Association-supported instructional facility and lab includes the latest resources, including asphalt binders, mixture testing equipment and much more.


Monday, December 12th, 2016

Civil engineering professor elected to Fulbright Program roster

The Fulbright Specialist Program selected Vellore Gopalaratnam for a five-year stint. As part of the program, he’ll have the chance to make multiple 4-6 week visits to various projects around the world both to learn and to share his expertise.


Friday, November 4th, 2016

Steel Bridge Team receives $1,000 gift

Representatives from structural steel manufacturer Stupp Bridge Company’s St. Louis branch presented a check for $1,000 to the Mizzou chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers Steel Bridge Team on Nov. 4, 2016.


Friday, October 28th, 2016

Third annual SHPE panel promotes heritage, provides guidance

At Mizzou, the College of Engineering’s SHPE chapter celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month, which occurs annually between Sept. 15 and Oct. 15, with a panel discussion with Latino and Latina academians in STEM fields.


Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

MU engineer lends water quality expertise to federal, state agencies

Baolin Deng, C.W. LaPierre Professor of civil and environmental engineering, will serve on the Environmental Protection Agency Science Advisory Board’s Drinking Water Committee until 2018. He’ll also serve on a task force to update the Missouri Water Plan, an effort being undertaken by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.


Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

Silver nanoparticle concentration too low to be harmful in water supply, paper finds

Silver nanoparticles have a wide array of uses, one of which is to treat drinking water for harmful bacteria and viruses. But do silver nanoparticles also kill off potentially beneficial bacteria or cause other harmful effects to water-based ecosystems? A new paper from a team of University of Missouri College of Engineering researchers says that’s not the case.


Monday, June 13th, 2016

Civil engineering grad student takes runner up at ITS Heartland poster competition

Graduate student Roozbeh Rahmani received a second place award for his poster, “Work Zone Safety Assessment Software” at The Heartland Chapter of the national Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) America group’s annual meeting.


Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

Civil engineering students sweep top spots at state poster competition

Transportation scholars from the MU Civil Engineering Department attended the Transportation Engineers Association of Missouri’s annual conference held March 9-11 in St. Louis. MU students presented posters at the event and two took home top honors.


Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

Civil engineering alumnus recipient of 2016 Moulder Award

A 1970 alumnus of the MU Civil Engineering program, Larry Frevert was the recipient of the 2016 Moulder Award, presented in recognition of Frevert’s longtime, active association with the College of Engineering.


Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

Scholarship sends undergrad down civil engineering path

Nate Dummerth said he hadn’t been certain about what program to choose in the MU College of Engineering, but the scholarship tipped his decision in favor of the civil and environmental engineering program.


Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

26 honored at first 1907 Celebration of Women in Engineering

A total of 19 students, five members of the faculty and staff and two alumnae were honored at the 1907 Celebration of Women in Engineering, hosted by the University of Missouri Women in Engineering Center.