In the winter of 1811-12, a series of powerful earthquakes occurred along the New Madrid fault in southeast Missouri. The earthquakes reportedly rang church bells in Boston, Massachusetts, and caused chimneys to fall in Cincinnati, Ohio. Those earthquakes remain the strongest seismic events ever recorded in North America east of the Rocky Mountains. Structural damage […]
Four Mizzou Engineering students are currently working as interns on the construction site of the NextGen Precision Health Institute located near University Hospital on the MU campus. The students say their internships provide an opportunity to put into practice what they have learned in the classroom, or give them a chance to learn new skills […]
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.