The Missouri Asphalt Pavement Association-supported instructional facility and lab includes the latest resources, including asphalt binders, mixture testing equipment and much more.
The Fulbright Specialist Program selected Vellore Gopalaratnam for a five-year stint. As part of the program, he’ll have the chance to make multiple 4-6 week visits to various projects around the world both to learn and to share his expertise.
Transportation scholars from the MU Civil Engineering Department attended the Transportation Engineers Association of Missouri’s annual conference held March 9-11 in St. Louis. MU students presented posters at the event and two took home top honors.
Faculty members and students from the University of Missouri Civil and Environmental Engineering Department recently published three papers in the Transportation Research Record, the publication of the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, on the safety of innovative roadway interchange designs, particularly Diverging Diamond Interchanges (DDIs).
Yohan Chang, a doctoral student in the MU Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, was the only student to present two posters at RES/CON, held March 1-3 in New Orleans.
The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department recently selected Buttlar for the newly endowed position of Barton Chair in Flexible Pavement Technology, named for 1961 civil engineering alumnus Glen Barton, who helped fund the position along with the Missouri Asphalt Pavement Association.
Amirhossein Khezerzadeh will present his preliminary research at an expenses paid trip to the annual Transportation Review Board meeting in January in Washington, D.C. In addition, he will have the opportunity to publish his final findings in the July edition of TRB’s journal, Transportation Research Circular.
Boris Claros, a graduate civil engineering student at MU, recently received a $10,000 research stipend from the Airport Cooperative Research Program Graduate Research Award Program on Public-Sector Aviation Issues to sponsor his research.
Glenn Washer, a civil engineering professor, has adapted existing handheld and mast-mounted infrared imaging technologies to detect sub-surface corrosion damage in concrete components as well as methodologies to increase the quality of data produced from the imaging.