COLUMBIA, Mo. – Thousands of miles of roads and bridges continue to age across Missouri, and policy makers are looking for answers to the crumbling infrastructure. In his lab at the University of Missouri, Prof. Bill Buttlar, the College of Engineering’s Glen Barton Chair in Flexible Pavements in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, […]
You encounter them almost every time you get in your vehicle to travel someplace—drivers with one hand on the wheel and one hand on their cell phone. If you are lucky, those distracted drivers won’t involve you in an accident. Last year in Missouri, more than 21,000 motor vehicle crashes involved distracted drivers, either due […]
Missouri’s Special Blue Ribbon Panel on Hyperloop (BRPH) released its final report during a news conference on the Francis Quadrangle Oct. 28. Missouri House Speaker Elijah Haahr created the panel in March following a feasibility study completed by engineering firms Black & Veatch and Olsson. The panel, comprised of public and private leaders across Missouri, […]
Jacob Kaltenbronn wasn’t going to grad school. Then he did undergraduate research. And now, he’s the recipient of a prestigious graduate fellowship.
Jacob Kaltenbronn and Zhu Qing’s design was a vision-based pedestrian indicator light which would help drivers be more aware of pedestrians.
What if smartphones could tell your department of transportation the quality of the roads you drive on? Two Mizzou Engineers are working to answer that question.
Mizzou Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Glenn Washer has long been a proponent of common-sense, risk-based federal bridge inspection standards.
Jim Noble recently traveled halfway around the world to present research results that addresses key sustainability issues in the smart cities domain through moving cargo flow underground. The MU Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering professor and his former graduate student, Gaohao Luo of the Norfolk Southern Corporation, presented “Underground Freight Pipeline System Logistic Network Design” […]