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Lighting the way to safer driving

Lighting the way to safer driving

An MU team combined field and simulator studies on the effectiveness of four light-color configurations in catching driver attention in work zones.

College’s first Research Day showcases strengths

College’s first Research Day showcases strengths

Posters covering a wide array research topics and more filled a large room near the College’s library in the late afternoon, followed by four brief TED-style talks on subjects related to each of Mizzou Engineering’s four Pillars of Pursuit.

Mizzou Engineering, Benton Elementary team up on educational event

Mizzou Engineering, Benton Elementary team up on educational event

Two classes of Benton Elementary School fifth graders were invited to the MU transportation simulator lab recently for a morning of educational fun. Benton’s STEM program partnered with ZouTrans, MU’s “vibrant undergrad and graduate research community,” in the College of Engineering, to bring approximately 50 students to the facility for a lesson on traffic safety, […]

Variable speed limits can limit work zone congestion

Research conducted by the University of Missouri Civil and Environmental Engineering Department may have uncovered a way to help alleviate some of the backup and create fewer dangerous collisions.

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).

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.

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