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Civil Engineering PhD Student Places for Research Poster

Civil Engineering PhD Student Places for Research Poster

Daeyeol Chang, a civil and environmental engineering doctoral student, received second place in the research poster competition at this year’s virtual Missouri Highway Safety and Traffic Conference. Chang’s research topic was “Taking the Freeway: Inferring Evacuee Route Selection from Survey Data.” This topic strongly related to the conference’s goal of moving Missouri toward safer roads. […]

CEE Alumna Awarded MOVITE Young Transportation Professional of the Year

CEE Alumna Awarded MOVITE Young Transportation Professional of the Year

Kelly Schaefer, a Mizzou civil and environmental engineering (CEE) alumna, was awarded the 2020 Missouri Valley Section of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (MOVITE) Young Transportation Professional of the Year. MOVITE announced this honor at its virtual fall meeting. “I am thrilled and honored to be recognized by my peers for the work I love […]

Virtual Career Fair Draws Over 750 Participants

Virtual Career Fair Draws Over 750 Participants

Mizzou Engineering hosted its first-ever Virtual Career Fair in September 2020. More than 750 students and alumni interacted with nearly 150 employers from all engineering areas within the College of Engineering. Brooke Runge, a double major in mechanical engineering and mathematics, was at first apprehensive about the change from the traditional in-person format. However, for […]

EPA Awards Grant to MU Researchers for Reduction of Food Loss and Waste

EPA Awards Grant to MU Researchers for Reduction of Food Loss and Waste

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded a grant to Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Zhiqiang Hu in support of the reduction of food loss and waste using anaerobic digestion (AD). “Anaerobic digestion is when microbes break down organic materials, like food and organic waste, to carbon dioxide and methane without using oxygen,” Hu said. “If […]

Anowar Honored with Powe Award

Anowar Honored with Powe Award

Sabreena Anowar, assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Department of Architectural Studies at MU, won a 2020 Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award from the Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU). “It’s a huge honor to be one of the 35 recipients from across the nation,” said Anowar. “It’s […]

Mizzou Engineering Team Develops New Model to Predict Algae Growth

Mizzou Engineering Team Develops New Model to Predict Algae Growth

Researchers hope to predict and promote algae growth at wastewater treatment plants such as this one to purify water sources. Two Mizzou Engineering departments have teamed up to develop a new computer model that will predict algae growth. The research has the potential to increase algae production—and that could lead to cleaner water supplies. Students [...]
CEADA Annual Meeting Held

CEADA Annual Meeting Held

The MU Civil Engineering Academy of Distinguished Alumni (CEADA) held its annual meeting on Sept. 11. This organization is very active in its support of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE). The event was held virtually this year for the safety and health of participants. CEE Department Chair Praveen Edara began the meeting […]

Tiger Paw Now Available for Purchase

Tiger Paw Now Available for Purchase

Tiger Paw Hand Sanitizer, created by Mizzou Engineering in response to help fight the spread of COVID-19, is now available to MU departments for purchase and on-campus delivery. Mizzou Engineering collaborated with MU Extension to build a webpage to facilitate ordering the hand sanitizer. Print & Mail Services also collaborated with Mizzou Engineering to develop […]

Building Big

Building Big

Brooke Dean knows what she wants to do as a civil engineer. “I have always wanted to design intricate buildings,” Dean said. “In order to have my dream career, I need a master’s degree with a structural emphasis.” Dean, who is pursuing a master’s degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) is a 2020-2021 recipient […]

Edara Named Department Chair of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Edara Named Department Chair of Civil and Environmental Engineering

A familiar name will become the permanent chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE), effective September 1 – current interim chair Praveen Edara. “Nothing prepares you like when you are already in those shoes, so that’s helped me quite a bit,” Edara said, “Knowing all the different responsibilities going into the position helps […]

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