Dean’s Advisory Council hears update about College priorities, new building
Mizzou Engineering’s Dean’s Advisory Council (DAC) met Friday, Oct. 20, to discuss priorities and ongoing projects.
Mizzou Engineers highlight projects during Missouri transportation summit
Mizzou Engineers joined state leaders to discuss ongoing transportation projects, infrastructure needs and related research during the Missouri Chamber of Commerce Transportation Future Summit in Columbia last week.
Eight inducted into Civil and Environmental Engineering Academy of Distinguished Alumni
Eight Mizzou Engineering alumni were inducted into the Civil and Environmental Engineering Academy of Distinguished Alumni (CEADA) at a banquet on Sept. 15.
Praveen Edara named interim dean of College of Engineering
University of Missouri Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Latha Ramchand has announced Praveen Edara, chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, as interim dean for the College of Engineering, effective Sept. 18.
Civil Engineering team develops realistic artificial data set for road safety studies
A Mizzou Engineering team is hoping artificial intelligence (AI) can be leveraged to prevent vehicle crashes in the future. To that end, they’ve developed realistic artificial data sets (RAD) that can be used to train machines to predict the factors that cause wrecks. These data sets are now available through the U.S. Department of Transportation. The three-year $1.1M project was supported by the US DOT’s Exploratory Advance Research Program.
Industry consortium guides expansion of construction management programming
Mizzou Engineering continues to expand programming around construction management with assistance from industry representatives from some of the top firms in the country.
Murr twins continue family legacy through civil engineering program
For Blake and Brady Murr, civil engineering is more than a degree. It’s an opportunity to improve communities. And it’s a legacy worth preserving.
Civil Engineers assessing effectiveness of J-turn intersections in Missouri
A Mizzou Engineering team has been tasked with assessing the effectiveness of J-turn intersection designs across Missouri’s state highway system.
Engineers assess self-driving vehicles to reduce mobile work zone injuries
Using a self-driving truck to follow a manned vehicle has the potential to reduce worker injuries in mobile work zones, a Mizzou Engineering team has concluded. Henry Brown, a research engineer in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, is presenting the findings to the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT).
Mizzou Engineers recognized at Transportation Research Board meeting
Several faculty from Mizzou’s civil and environment engineering department were recognized and presented at the Transportation Research Board (TRB)’s 102nd Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. last week.