Accounting for sleep disorders in highway safety

Accounting for sleep disorders in highway safety

People with shift work sleep disorder (SWSD) are three times more likely to crash or be in a near-crash than people without that condition. That’s the take-away from a study on accident causes and sleep disorders conducted by civil and environmental engineering (CEE) professors Praveen Edara and Carlos Sun. In addition, they found that people […]

Mizzou Engineering Recognizes Outstanding Faculty, Staff, Students

Mizzou Engineering Recognizes Outstanding Faculty, Staff, Students

Mizzou Engineering has recognized faculty, staff and students for outstanding performance and dedication to the College. Winners were surprised today with virtual announcements and personal messages from interim Dean Noah Manring. “These individuals go above and beyond, serving as role models for their colleagues and peers,” Manring said. “I’m thrilled to recognize their successes and [...]
Two Engineering Students Earn Scholarships from Campus Dining Services

Two Engineering Students Earn Scholarships from Campus Dining Services

Two Mizzou Engineering students were among 13 students awarded scholarships from Campus Dining Services on Dec. 18. Alex Graef, a junior majoring in civil engineering, works at Plaza 900. Zach Weinreich, a junior computer science major, works at Mizzou Markets. The two were recognized for their reliability, quality of work, initiative, teamwork and contribution to [...]
MU hosts roundtable on distracted driving

MU hosts roundtable on distracted driving

You encounter them almost every time you get in your vehicle to travel someplace—drivers with one hand on the wheel and one hand on their cell phone. If you are lucky, those distracted drivers won’t involve you in an accident. Last year in Missouri, more than 21,000 motor vehicle crashes involved distracted drivers, either due […]

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