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Orton focuses on STEM outreach efforts to inspire next generation

Sarah Orton, an associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, is helping promote STEM education across Missouri.

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Mizzou Engineers study markings states use to direct drivers through work zones

Mizzou Engineers have wrapped up a comprehensive review of the materials states use to temporarily direct drivers through highway work zones and the various methods they rely on to remove those markings.

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Civil Engineer helps MoDOT study New Madrid evacuation routes

A Mizzou Engineer is helping state officials better understand evacuation routes were an earthquake to hit the New Madrid area.

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Civil engineers use artificial intelligence to classify pavement cracks

Traffic engineers could have a smarter way of identifying asphalt problems and prioritizing pavement projects, thanks to research from Mizzou Engineering.

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Researchers study effectiveness of rumble strips in work zones

Mizzou Engineers are helping state transportation officials investigate the effectiveness of temporary rumble strips in work zones.

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‘Driving’ innovation to help eliminate plastic waste

Mizzou Engineers have teamed up with the state and industry partners to test mixing plastic waste into asphalt pavement mixtures for possible use on American roadways and bridges.