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Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

$38.5 million approved to renovate Lafferre Hall

On Oct. 16, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon convened a meeting of the state’s Board of Public Buildings to approve the state’s issuance of $38.5 million for the repair and renovation of the 1935 and 1944 sections of Lafferre Hall, the main building of the MU College of Engineering.

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).

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.

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.

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.

Friday, January 27th, 2012

Corporate Partners Program funds support student project

Since its inception in 2008, the College of Engineering’s Corporate Partners Program has provided financial support for a wide variety […]

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

MoDOT partnership creates real-time research opportunities

As a semitrailer driver trucks along the highway toward Illinois, a digital sign ahead reads, “I-57 Detour, I-55 to MO […]

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011

Civil Engineer wins first place in Missouri Traffic and Safety Conference poster competition

University of Missouri Civil Engineering graduate student Clay Keller feels a special connection to his research — a project that […]

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

Civil Engineering students score high at 2011 FAA Design Competition

Three teams of MU civil engineering students received top-tier placements for their paper proposals in the 2011 FAA Design Competition […]

Tuesday, April 5th, 2011

MoDOT Recognizes Innovative Researcher

Erik Loehr, a University of Missouri associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, is the recipient of the Missouri Department […]

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

Transportation internship program for women gets results

Based on a successful pilot program at Spelman College in Atlanta, Ga., the U.S. Department of Transportation has expanded an […]

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

Research highlights St. Louis’ superior qualities as freight hub

The Midwest China Hub Commission (MWHC) was formed in late 2007 to attract Chinese airfreight services to St. Louis’ Lambert […]

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

Civil engineering students conduct accessibility survey for the city of Columbia

In late August, while most people in downtown Columbia shopped for end-of-summer bargains, a team of University of Missouri civil […]

Thursday, September 2nd, 2010

Engineers Without Borders chapter takes flight at Mizzou

A little delegation goes a long way – 1,764 miles to be exact. The Mizzou Engineers Without Borders (EWB) chapter, […]

Thursday, September 2nd, 2010

Fulbright students from Afghanistan work to improve transportation infrastructure

Years of unfavorable conditions can spawn an abundance of opportunities for development. Such is the case for University of Missouri […]

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010

Garmin donation provides civil engineering students with hands-on learning

Thanks to a donation from Garmin, students in Carlos Sun’s Civil Engineering 3100 course took class work to the streets. […]

Monday, November 30th, 2009

Electric Car Club sparks interest of Mizzou Engineers

new competition team is making its University of Missouri College of Engineering debut. The Mizzou Electric Car Club is meeting […]

Monday, November 2nd, 2009

Researchers explore ways to give amphibians rights of way

Story by: Sarah Scully Kathleen Trauth, an associate professor in the civil and environmental engineering at the University of Missouri, […]

Wednesday, December 31st, 2008

Mizzou Engineering student earns international recognition

A Mizzou Engineering graduate student’s work on a new technique to test the strength of carbon fiber materials vital to […]

Monday, December 1st, 2008

Mizzou Engineering researcher aims for a smoother ride

A Mizzou Engineering researcher is proposing to use wireless sensor technology to provide some relief to automobile drivers frustrated by […]

Monday, December 1st, 2008

Study examines effectiveness of educating public, posting lower speed limits

The City Council of Columbia is collaborating with Carlos Sun, associate professor at the University of Missouri department of civil […]

Monday, November 3rd, 2008

Mizzou Engineering associate dean wins lifetime achievement award

Mizzou Engineering Associate Dean for Research Sam Kiger, an internationally recognized expert in explosion effects and the design of blast-resistant […]

Monday, November 3rd, 2008

Engineering researchers developing portable water recycling system

University of Missouri engineering researchers are developing a portable wastewater treatment system for military bases that they believe ultimately will […]

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008

Mizzou Engineering team wins national competition

Mizzou Engineering’s seismic design team has won its first outing in a national seismic design competition. MU’s three-member team won […]

Friday, May 2nd, 2008

Mizzou Engineering geotechnical team reinforces success

Geotechnical team leader Daniel Huaco cuts strips of paper to reinforce Mizzou Engineering’s winning retaining wall during a regional competition. […]

Friday, June 1st, 2007

College of Engineering researchers aim to deter bridge terrorism

Government officials have long acknowledged America’s vulnerability to terrorist attacks on the national transportation system. Backed by federal funding, Mizzou […]

Monday, April 16th, 2007

Mizzou Engineering technology wins national association backing

A national transportation association plans to showcase Mizzou Engineering technology for stabilizing landslide–prone slopes, paving the way for its widespread […]

Tuesday, August 15th, 2006

Interstate Highway System can still drive Missouri economy, MU expert says

By all accounts, Missouri holds a special place in the history of America’s Interstate Highway System as the site of […]