by Megan Schaltegger Two classes of Benton Elementary School fifth graders were invited to the MU transportation simulator lab recently for a morning of educational fun. Benton’s STEM program partnered with ZouTrans, MU’s “vibrant undergrad and graduate research community,” in the College of Engineering, to bring approximately 50 students to the facility for a lesson […]
The goal is to challenge Missouri drivers in the hopes of raising seat belt usage rates and eliminating cell phone use behind the wheel.
Civil engineering Professor Carlos Sun was interviewed by NBC News for a story on the future of automobile transportation, particularly autonomous vehicles.
Graduate student Roozbeh Rahmani received a second place award for his poster, “Work Zone Safety Assessment Software” at The Heartland Chapter of the national Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) America group’s annual meeting.
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).
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.
Carlos Sun was one of a panel of experts interviewed for a piece by the financial website WalletHub on the best and worst cities in America in which to be a driver in 2015. Sun is an associate professor and director of graduate studies in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department. The story enlisted experts […]
Carlos Sun’s airport engineering course provided the impetus, and three student teams from the University of Missouri earned accolades from the Airport Cooperative Research Program/Federal Aviation Administration’s University Design Competition for Addressing Airport Needs.
A team of University of Missouri researchers recently saw its research on diverging diamond interchanges named one of 2015’s “Sweet Sixteen” High Value Research Projects by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Research Advisory Committee.
Paige Martz, a civil engineering senior in the MU College of Engineering, recently was selected to present her research and poster on Diverging Diamond Interchanges at the 2015 Posters on the Hill event in Washington, D.C.