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Friday, November 7th, 2014

Fifth Missouri Tech Expo gives ideas a space to shine

The University of Missouri hosted the 5th Annual Missouri Technology Expo on October 16, serving as a forum allowing researchers and MU startups to pitch technologies and business plans to an audience of entrepreneurs, investors and technology companies.


Thursday, November 6th, 2014

Missouri Water Resources Research Center turns 50

In commemoration of its 50th anniversary, the MOWRRC held a symposium featuring speakers from all over central Missouri on topics including Missouri water issues, water management and water conservation.


Monday, November 3rd, 2014

Civil engineering’s Academy of Distinguished Alumni adds eight

The University of Missouri Civil and Environmental Engineering Academy of Distinguished Alumni welcomed eight new members at an event held Oct. 10.


Monday, October 27th, 2014

CEE graduate student takes first place at transportation poster competition

Graduate student Kyoungmin “Andrew” Nam of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department won first place at the annual poster competition for the Transportation Engineering Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (TEAM Stl).


Monday, October 27th, 2014

MU civil engineering alumnus Moulder dies at 88

James E. “Bud” Moulder died Oct. 24 at the age of 88. He was a lifelong and very active supporter of the MU College of Engineering, serving as past president and an active member of the MU Engineering Alumni Association (MUEAO) and was a lifetime member of the Mizzou Alumni Association.


Monday, October 20th, 2014

Civil engineering grad flies high in airport consulting job

MU graduate Tyler Horn currently spends his days working as a civil engineer in the aviation department of the consulting firm Crawford, Murphy & Tilly, Inc. (CMT), where he works on civil engineering projects for Missouri airports.


Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

Timber Bridge team donates competition structure to city

After being a bridge to nowhere over the summer, the Mizzou Engineering Timber Bridge team’s structure was formally accepted by the City of Columbia at its Oct. 6 city council meeting and listed its intent to be used at Strawn Park.


Monday, June 30th, 2014

Associate professor Washer proposes new bridge inspection standards

Glenn Washer, an associate professor in MU’s Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, recently completed a paper with the goal of creating a more risk-based set of standards for how frequently bridges require inspections.


Thursday, June 26th, 2014

Geowall, Concrete Bowling Team place high at annual ASCE conference

The University of Missouri chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineer’s four competition teams, Concrete Canoe, Steel Bridge, Geowall and a new team, Concrete Bowling, took part in the annual competition at the Mid-Continent Student Conference April 24-25, 2014.


Monday, June 23rd, 2014

Civil academy welcomes nine new members

Nine alumni were inducted into the Civil Engineering Academy of Distinguished Alumni (CEADA) last year. The academy was established in 1998 to honor outstanding graduates and distinguished friends of the department.


Friday, June 20th, 2014

Culvert research may ease the workload of MoDOT engineers

MoDOT researchers paired with Mizzou Engineers to find whether there was a way to save time and money load rating the department’s bridges.


Thursday, June 5th, 2014

MU CEE students take top two spots at poster competition

Two University of Missouri civil engineering students took top honors in the poster competition sponsored by the Central Missouri chapter of the Institute of Transportation Engineers at May’s Traffic and Safety Conference in Columbia.


Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

Retired engineer finds pleasure in creative process

Ron Hollrah, BS CIE ’64, MS ’66, PhD ’71, has thrown himself into a variety of painting and woodworking projects since retiring in 2004, including a painting of Mizzou’s iconic columns he gave to College of Engineering Dean James Thompson.


Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

Computer simulation technique gains exposure

Twenty years after Zhen Chen’s team began investigations into what has been termed the “Material Point Method” (MPM), his research would be applied to an Academy Award-winning film.


Thursday, May 29th, 2014

Undergraduate research sets Treece up for success

Working for three years as an undergraduate researcher in Sarah Orton’s lab was invaluable experience to recent civil engineering alumnus Zach Treece.


Thursday, May 29th, 2014

Research opportunities draw Fidalgo to MU

Maria Fidalgo joined the faculty of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department in January as an associate professor after nine years at the Instituto Tecnologico de Buenos Aires.


Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

MU alum Kianfar lands tenure-track position at Saint Louis University

MU alum Jalil Kianfar accepted a tenure-track assistant professor position at the Saint Louis University Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology in January.


Monday, May 5th, 2014

Five MU undergrads named NSF Graduate Research Fellows

Shakked Halperin, William McNeary, Ali Ross, Megan Schroeder and Sital Uprety were selected to be NSF Graduate Research Fellows. As such, each will receive a three-year annual $32,000 stipend in support of their pursuit of an advanced degree.


Friday, May 2nd, 2014

Missouri WTS chapter selects two from MU for scholarships

This spring, Missouri’s WTS chapter selected two young women — Paige Martz and Yue Zhang — majoring in civil engineering at the University of Missouri as scholarship recipients.


Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Alumni, faculty, staff recognized at awards banquet

Two civil engineering and an electrical engineering alumni were honored with Missouri Honor Awards or the Citation of Merit. Four faculty and two staff members also were recognized.


Monday, April 7th, 2014

Trio of Engineering students selected to Mizzou ’39

Three seniors from the College of Engineering — Paul Ehlinger, Tyler Garrett and Skylar Morris — were honored as Mizzou ’39 recipients this year.


Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

CEE students recognized at E-Week awards banquet

Civil and Environmental Engineering students from the College of Engineering were honored during the annual Engineers’ Week as outstanding students in their department or individuals among their peers.


Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

Civil engineers sweep top three at poster competition

Civil engineering students swept the top three awards at the second annual poster competition of the Transportation Engineering Association of Metropolitan St. Louis.


Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

Donation covers nearly half of team’s yearly expenses

This year, MU Concrete Canoe team members are able to spend a little more time on the canoe and a little less on fundraising as they received a $2,000 donation from MoDOT.


Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

Engineers transition swimmingly from the pool to the lab

Engineering’s curriculum could rival athletics’ schedule for the title “most rigorous.” However, seven members of the Mizzou men’s swimming and diving team are taking on both.


Monday, July 1st, 2013

Organization wins first place for paper, competes with teams

The University of Missouri College of Engineering chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers took first place in the technical paper competition at the 2013 ASCE Mid-Continent Student Conference in April.


Monday, July 1st, 2013

Academy is a good idea that keeps getting better

Each year, up to 10 civil engineering alumni are inducted into the department’s Academy of Distinguished Alumni. Started in 1996, the academy recognizes alumni who’ve earned recognition for their careers and who serve as a role model for students.


Friday, June 28th, 2013

Airport designs net placements in national FAA competition

The Federal Aviation Administration recognized two teams from a University of Missouri College of Engineering class for their 2013 FAA Design Competition for Universities projects.


Friday, June 28th, 2013

Novel intersection treatment scrutinized

In an effort to increase motorist safety and traffic-flow efficiency, the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) has implemented some novel intersection treatments on the state’s roadways. Two of these designs have been selected for implementation on roadways in or near Columbia.


Thursday, June 27th, 2013

Bridges, big name projects among senior’s research achievements

Zach Treece’s three internships have allowed him to work on projects that include sporting venues and nationally televised award shows.