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Thursday, September 2nd, 2010

Project to develop renewable energy source evaluation tools

When it comes to moving this country’s energy consumption toward renewable resources “the lights are on.” But the “nobody’s home” […]


Thursday, January 28th, 2010

Student organization sponsors nuclear safeguards workshop

The 1979 accident at Pennsylvania’s Three Mile Island nuclear power station in combination with the catastrophe at the Chernoblyl power […]


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, […]


Monday, November 2nd, 2009

New chair named to Department of Chemical Engineering

C. W. LaPierre Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Missouri Baolin Deng has been named chairman […]


Thursday, April 30th, 2009

A new way to approach environmental problems

Nearly four years ago, scientific academies throughout the world signed off on a statement that global warming due to human […]


Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

Civil Engineers work together to assist community

University of Missouri civil engineering students and staff members of the Big Muddy National Fish and Wildlife Refuge (BMNFWR) are […]


Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

Mizzou Engineering helping build better farms

Missouri cropland soon may be a bit greener thanks to an engineering researcher’s work on a computer-assisted terrace design program. […]


Saturday, January 24th, 2009

Mizzou Engineering digging further into earthquakes

Mizzou Engineering researchers have begun digging more deeply into what triggers earthquakes, thanks to a powerful new device that simulates […]


Thursday, January 1st, 2009

Center for Sustainable Energy launched

University of Missouri’s College of Engineering and College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources are seeking campuswide participation in a […]


Thursday, January 1st, 2009

Seeking environmental guidelines for the next revolution

As the nanotechnology revolution builds, Mizzou Engineering and federal researchers are joining forces to try to identify some guidelines for […]


Thursday, December 11th, 2008

New environmental student organization profiled

University of Missouri Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Enos Inniss was recognized in the Fall 2008 issue of […]


Thursday, December 11th, 2008

Pattarkine named CTO of OriginOil

Adjunct University of Missouri Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering Vikram Pattarkine has been appointed chief technology officer of OriginOil. […]


Monday, December 1st, 2008

Engineering researcher seeking better way to reuse nuclear fuel

As the nuclear power industry expands, a Mizzou Engineering faculty member is researching technology aimed at cutting the cost of […]


Monday, December 1st, 2008

Long-term project examines effectiveness of conservation department’s best management practices

Shannon and Reynolds counties, deep in the Missouri’s Ozarks, are home to some of the most ruggedly beautiful landscapes in […]


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 […]


Tuesday, September 30th, 2008

MU center drives energy innovation

MU Center for Sustainable Energy members are joining forces with researchers throughout the state in hopes of harvesting the enormous […]


Tuesday, September 30th, 2008

MU colleges join forces to pursue sustainable energy

University of Missouri’s College of Engineering and College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources are seeking campuswide participation in a […]


Thursday, May 29th, 2008

Finding new causes for polar ice sheet changes

The Antarctic ice sheet may grow thinner or thicker from natural changes in snowfall that are unrelated to long-term trends, […]


Saturday, May 3rd, 2008

Mizzou Engineering student team designs better septic tank

A Mizzou Engineering student team is devising a new type of septic tank that would better protect the environment. About […]


Thursday, May 1st, 2008

New Mizzou Engineering student organization on tap

Water quality will be the focus of a new Mizzou student organization now in the works. Prompted by requests from […]


Friday, April 4th, 2008

NRC preparing for new types of reactors

Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Dale Klein urged students at a regional conference recently held by Mizzou Engineering to tackle the […]


Wednesday, November 14th, 2007

Turning a profit on pollution prevention

Global business strategy will join forces with environmentalism in a Mizzou Engineering internship program slated to launch next spring. The […]


Monday, November 12th, 2007

Engineering students help residents stay warm

Some Mizzou Engineering students are sharing the warmth of the season in an unusually practical way. About 30 Engineering Ambassadors […]


Tuesday, July 3rd, 2007

Mizzou Engineering joins international earthquake team

Mizzou Engineering is lending its expertise to an international effort to better understand earthquakes by drilling deep into and installing […]


Wednesday, March 14th, 2007

Ice sheets becoming a hot topic

Rising sea levels are probably the most serious effect of global warming, and have already displaced portions of the world’s […]


Tuesday, November 7th, 2006

Considering another power source for an alternative energy economy

Hydrogen, natural gas, ethanol: these and other renewable resources are the subjects of intense research as the world works to […]


Friday, July 21st, 2006

Recycling to build a sustainable home

Recycling just got environmentally friendlier. Jeff Owens, a College of Engineering research assistant and physics graduate student, is coordinating an […]


Monday, June 26th, 2006

CoE associate professor wins elite Environmental Protection Agency award

CoE Associate Professor Galen Suppes received an elite Environmental Protection Agency award today for his development of an environmentally friendly […]


Thursday, June 1st, 2006

Curt Davis wins NASA science team appointment

Drawing upon nearly two decades of polar ice sheet research, CoE Professor Curt Davis will begin serving this month as […]