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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 at the 2014 Engineering Award Dinner. 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.


Monday, June 24th, 2013

Presentation shows benefits of controlled merging through ramp metering

Ramp meters are one way traffic engineers can control the flow of merging traffic from entrance ramps on highways. Assistant Professor Praveen Edara recently presented the results from his research on temporary ramp meters.


Monday, June 24th, 2013

Energy efficiency initiatives join forces under MU’s Mizzou Advantage program

MU researchers have taken note of the keen interest in energy efficiency in the business and construction. As a result, consortium of six campus energy initiatives has come together as the Midwest Energy Efficiency Research Consortium (MEERC).


Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

Grad student splits time between group, research

A recent civil engineering graduate kept busy leading a campuswide organization and working on her master’s degree. She found the right balance between the group that celebrates her home country and the research she discovered after moving to the U.S.


Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

First place poster tests ITS effectiveness

A civil engineering graduate student’s first place poster examined the effectiveness of using intelligent transportation systems in work zones along interstates in the St. Louis area.


Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

Engineering legacy: Civil engineering’s first black graduate

Clarence Mabin’s story is not unlike that of many successful MU engineering alumni, but as the first black graduate in civil engineering, the story of his path to success isn’t quite as typical.


Monday, May 6th, 2013

Photo essay: Engineers race cardboard train against ‘Titanic’

A team of students from the College of Engineering raced against a cardboard Titanic Saturday, April 20 for the Second Mid-Missouri Cardboard Regatta 
Float Your Boat for the Food Bank, sponsored by the MU College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources.


Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

Traffic engineering student wins first place for paper

MU civil engineering graduate student Boris Claros won first place at the ITS Heartland Student Competition for his paper analyzing traffic patterns on D.C.’s Interstate 495 corridor between Interstates 95 and 66. In particular, he focused on the congestion issues around the American Legion Memorial Bridge.


Monday, April 22nd, 2013

Trio competes at first international competition

A team of three students from the University of Missouri College of Engineering was one of two American teams to be the first participants of the International Grundfos Challenge. Daniel Nabelek, Adam Byrnes and Stephen Stepanovich took part in the international competition.


Thursday, March 21st, 2013

Transportation conference helps drive careers

Top researchers working in the field of transportation meet each year in Washington, D.C., for the National Academy of Science’s Transportation Research Board meeting. This year, eight Mizzou graduate students from the Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering Department attended and presented their research.


Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

Viruses gain good reputation in bacteria treatment

Viruses are infamous during cold and flu season, but research from the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department shows their effectiveness, especially when paired with more commonly-used methods, in destroying bacteria during wastewater treatment.


Friday, March 1st, 2013

Engineering legacy: Endowments are forever

James S. Rollins, “father” of the University of Missouri, was instrumental in the land grant university’s placement in Columbia. He also created the first endowed scholarship in 1888, which each year is still awarded to six undergraduates, including a civil engineering major.


Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

MU team takes first at regional competition, advances to international level

After winning the regional Grundfos Challenge, three University of Missouri College of Engineering students are planning a spring trip to […]


Friday, November 30th, 2012

Engineering students earn spots among McNair Scholars, publish research articles in annual journal

Two engineering students are among 18 University of Missouri students named to the Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program. Paulos […]


Thursday, November 15th, 2012

One of a kind: college soils laboratory unites characterization services, geotechnical testing

Soil science is life science. And the geotechnical engineers and soil scientists in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering […]


Thursday, June 21st, 2012

First place poster examines effect of temporary ramp meters

A University of Missouri civil engineering graduate student won first place in the poster session at the 2012 Traffic and […]


Monday, June 18th, 2012

Laying the groundwork for agricultural use of groundsource energy

Just a few feet below the surface of the Earth — seasonally baked dry in summer’s heat and frozen solid […]


Friday, May 4th, 2012

MU team reaches semi-final round of wastewater design competition

A five-member team from the University of Missouri College of Engineering made it to the semi-finalist round of the 2011-2012 […]


Friday, May 4th, 2012

Civil engineering students rank high at ASCE competition

University of Missouri civil engineering student teams competed in the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) competition held in Lincoln, […]


Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

Engineering students receive annual Mizzou ’39 honors

Three students from the University of Missouri College of Engineering were among those honored in February in an annual ceremony […]