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A three-dimensional configuration of the solid particle/rod assembly.

June 3, 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.

Three men stand in a group photo with a highway behind them.

June 28, 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.

Three men stand in front of a lit traffic signal indoors.

June 24, 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.