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Civil engineering professor featured by NBC News

Civil engineering Professor Carlos Sun was interviewed by NBC News for a story on the future of automobile transportation, particularly autonomous vehicles.

Three papers outline new ways to look at interchange safety

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).

Civil engineering grad student earns top marks in paper competition

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.

Civil engineering’s Sun interviewed about best and worst cities for drivers

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 […]

Three MU teams place at national airport design needs competition

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.

AASHTO names diverging diamond interchange project to ‘Sweet Sixteen’

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.

Transportation inspiration

Whether gathering data in the field or analyzing it in the lab, MU’s civil engineering’s transportation research team works to make our mobile lives smarter, safer and more economical.

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