CEE Doctoral Student Wins TEAMStL Research Poster Competition

CEE Doctoral Student Wins TEAMStL Research Poster Competition

Civil and Environmental Engineering doctoral student Maged Shoman won a research poster competition. Maged Shoman, a doctoral student in Civil and Environmental Engineering, won the research poster competition at the 2020 TEAMStL Transportation Virtual Fair. Shoman’s poster topic was “Visualizing Transit System Performance Impacted By COVID-19 Virus: A Case Study of Saint Louis, Missouri.” The [...]
Civil Engineering PhD Student Places for Research Poster

Civil Engineering PhD Student Places for Research Poster

Daeyeol Chang, a civil and environmental engineering doctoral student, received second place in the research poster competition at this year’s virtual Missouri Highway Safety and Traffic Conference. Chang’s research topic was “Taking the Freeway: Inferring Evacuee Route Selection from Survey Data.” This topic strongly related to the conference’s goal of moving Missouri toward safer roads. […]

CEE Alumna Awarded MOVITE Young Transportation Professional of the Year

CEE Alumna Awarded MOVITE Young Transportation Professional of the Year

Kelly Schaefer, a Mizzou civil and environmental engineering (CEE) alumna, was awarded the 2020 Missouri Valley Section of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (MOVITE) Young Transportation Professional of the Year. MOVITE announced this honor at its virtual fall meeting. “I am thrilled and honored to be recognized by my peers for the work I love […]

EPA Awards Grant to MU Researchers for Reduction of Food Loss and Waste

EPA Awards Grant to MU Researchers for Reduction of Food Loss and Waste

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded a grant to Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Zhiqiang Hu in support of the reduction of food loss and waste using anaerobic digestion (AD). “Anaerobic digestion is when microbes break down organic materials, like food and organic waste, to carbon dioxide and methane without using oxygen,” Hu said. “If […]

Anowar Honored with Powe Award

Anowar Honored with Powe Award

Sabreena Anowar, assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Department of Architectural Studies at MU, won a 2020 Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award from the Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU). “It’s a huge honor to be one of the 35 recipients from across the nation,” said Anowar. “It’s […]

Mizzou Engineering Team Develops New Model to Predict Algae Growth

Mizzou Engineering Team Develops New Model to Predict Algae Growth

Researchers hope to predict and promote algae growth at wastewater treatment plants such as this one to purify water sources. Two Mizzou Engineering departments have teamed up to develop a new computer model that will predict algae growth. The research has the potential to increase algae production—and that could lead to cleaner water supplies. Students [...]
CEADA Annual Meeting Held

CEADA Annual Meeting Held

The MU Civil Engineering Academy of Distinguished Alumni (CEADA) held its annual meeting on Sept. 11. This organization is very active in its support of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE). The event was held virtually this year for the safety and health of participants. CEE Department Chair Praveen Edara began the meeting […]

Building Big

Building Big

Brooke Dean knows what she wants to do as a civil engineer. “I have always wanted to design intricate buildings,” Dean said. “In order to have my dream career, I need a master’s degree with a structural emphasis.” Dean, who is pursuing a master’s degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) is a 2020-2021 recipient […]

Edara Named Department Chair of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Edara Named Department Chair of Civil and Environmental Engineering

A familiar name will become the permanent chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE), effective September 1 – current interim chair Praveen Edara. “Nothing prepares you like when you are already in those shoes, so that’s helped me quite a bit,” Edara said, “Knowing all the different responsibilities going into the position helps […]

Lifetime of Service

Lifetime of Service

Ultrasound. Ground penetrating radar. Thermal imaging. You probably don’t think of these Nondestructive Evaluation (NDE) technologies as necessary tools for bridge inspections. But Glenn Washer, professor of civil and environmental engineering, has conducted research that proves these technologies greatly enhance condition assessment of bridges, leading to improved inspections that help prevent accidents and collapses. In […]

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