The Environment

Engineers vital to sustainable development

Tree hugging isn’t just for environmentalists anymore. Engineers have a key role to play in the search for sustainable technologies that will solve the environmental woes plaguing today’s society, said Jerald L. Schnoor, a University of Iowa civil and environmental engineering professor. Sustainable answers to a variety of ecological problems require engineering know–how, said Schnoor, […]

University of Missouri paving the way for trade with China

MU’s College of Engineering has received a $287,000 federal grant to open the first American environmental and energy technology office in China, Rep. Kenny Hulshof recently announced. The office, designed as an educational and training resource for Chinese professionals interested in advanced American technologies, is slated to open March 13 in Beijing. The U.S. Department […]

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