The goal of Sarah Orton’s latest project is to study structures under high amounts of sustained load and discover why, in the absence of any change in loading or natural disasters, they collapse.
Josh Seidel was an impeccable engineer and entrepreneur — a sterling example of the type of engineering leader that has called the University of Missouri College of Engineering home over the decades. The foundation set up in his memory wanted to continue that tradition in his honor, helping christen the Joshua M. Seidel Advanced Concrete Materials Laboratory in a ceremony held on Feb. 17 in Lafferre Hall.
Working for three years as an undergraduate researcher in Sarah Orton’s lab was invaluable experience to recent civil engineering alumnus Zach Treece.
The University of Missouri College of Engineering was well represented at the Spring 2014 Undergraduate Research & Creative Achievements Forum April 22.
Two MU civil and environmental engineering students were recently awarded first-place honors in the American Concrete Institute’s (ACI) 2011 ACI Concrete Projects Competition. Russell Voss, a senior, and Todd Witt, who graduated last spring, wrote a paper of their combined undergraduate theses titled, “Analysis of Test Results for Evaluation of Alternative Resistance Mechanisms for Disproportionate […]
Annually, one student from each of the four undergraduate classes at the University of Missouri is awarded the $1,000 Hesburgh Award for academic achievement. Funded by a TIAA-CREF endowment through the General Education Program, students are either nominated by faculty members or may apply for the award, and then must write an essay. Matthew Wheeler, […]
In recognition of her contributions to the out-of-class learning experiences of her students, Sarah Orton, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering was one of 10 faculty, staff and administrators presented with a 2009 Excellence in Education award from the University of Missouri’s Division of Student Affairs on April 21. The 13-year-old award was developed […]