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.
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.
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.
WorldWideLearn.com, an online directory providing potential students with information on hundreds of colleges and universities, named MU’s Bioengineering Department as one of “15 Environmental Programs That Just Might Save the World.”
IBM announced that it will partner with 28 schools and universities, including the University of Missouri, to help prepare students for the predicted 4.4 million jobs expected to be created worldwide by 2015 in support of Big Data.
University of Missouri Interim Provost Ken Dean announced today that Bob Schwartz, chief of staff and custodian of records for the UM System, has been named interim dean of the College of Engineering effective Sept. 1, 2014.
The Soybean Knowledge Base (SoyKB), a free online data resource managed by assistant computer science research professor Trupti Joshi, allows collaboration to solve questions encountered in soybean research.