Fulbright Award paves way for study of construction practices in India

Fulbright Award paves way for study of construction practices in India

Elevated sections of the Chennai Metro using spliced prestressed girders. The Chennai Metro is the fourth longest rapid transportation system in India. A Mizzou Engineer has received a Fulbright award to study ways to improve construction practices in India — work that could have sustainable impacts on the country’s economy. Gopalaratnam Civil engineering Professor Vellore [...]
Striving to serve the public

Striving to serve the public

As the new president and CEO of the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) regional transit agency, Nadine Lee, BS CiE ’92, believes in serving all people well and connecting her daily work to broader societal goals. “Everything we do relates back to the public good,” she said. “It’s important to keep this in mind when […]

NSF CAREER grant to help bridge technology and transportation

NSF CAREER grant to help bridge technology and transportation

  Yaw Adu-Gyamfi, assistant professor in civil and environmental engineering (CEE), recently received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) grant. This award is to further his current work with his DASH platform plus additional proposals with deep learning and adaptive computing to design management solutions for transportation systems. “The DASH project […]

CEE Doctoral Student Wins TEAMStL Research Poster Competition

CEE Doctoral Student Wins TEAMStL Research Poster Competition

Civil and Environmental Engineering doctoral student Maged Shoman won a research poster competition. Maged Shoman, a doctoral student in Civil and Environmental Engineering, won the research poster competition at the 2020 TEAMStL Transportation Virtual Fair. Shoman’s poster topic was “Visualizing Transit System Performance Impacted By COVID-19 Virus: A Case Study of Saint Louis, Missouri.” The [...]
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 […]

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 […]

Engineer Promotes Earthquake Awareness

Engineer Promotes Earthquake Awareness

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 […]

Engineering Interns Gain Skills on NextGen Site

Engineering Interns Gain Skills on NextGen Site

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 […]

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