Murr twins continue family legacy through civil engineering program
For Blake and Brady Murr, civil engineering is more than a degree. It’s an opportunity to improve communities. And it’s a legacy worth preserving.
Civil Engineers assessing effectiveness of J-turn intersections in Missouri
A Mizzou Engineering team has been tasked with assessing the effectiveness of J-turn intersection designs across Missouri’s state highway system.
Engineering team develops autonomous alarm system for work zone vehicles
A Mizzou Engineering team has developed an innovative alert system that tells drivers when they’re in danger of colliding with a mobile work zone vehicle.
Engineers assess self-driving vehicles to reduce mobile work zone injuries
Using a self-driving truck to follow a manned vehicle has the potential to reduce worker injuries in mobile work zones, a Mizzou Engineering team has concluded. Henry Brown, a research engineer in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, is presenting the findings to the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT).
Mizzou Engineers recognized at Transportation Research Board meeting
Several faculty from Mizzou’s civil and environment engineering department were recognized and presented at the Transportation Research Board (TRB)’s 102nd Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. last week.
Engineering team earns research award for study of autonomous truck platoons
Civil engineering Professor Carlos Sun and his team have received a prestigious award from the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) for their studies of autonomous truck platoons. Sun will receive the AASHTO High Value Research Award in the Safety, Security and Emergencies Supplemental Category at the Transportation Research Board’s (TRB) annual meeting in January.
ZouSim uses simulated environment to study driver behavior
Erika Zhou is “driving” 50 in a 60-mile-per-hour zone. When she approaches road work, her speed drops to about 15 below the posted limit. A few days later, Stuart…
Industry experts to help grow construction management program
With help from some of the top firms in the country, Mizzou Engineering will expand offerings and experiences that prepare students for construction management.
Mizzou Engineer studies motorist behavior around truck platoons
Professor Carlos Sun recently led a study investigating how motorists behave when faced with a truck platoon in work zones.
Inspired at Mizzou, alumna now on faculty at Tongji University
Zhang is an assistant professor at Tongji University, one of the most prestigious institutions of higher education in China.