Feeding a growing urbanized U.S. population which also wants increased sustainability and locally sourced food presents a major challenge. One part of the solution could be to optimize food production in urban areas, according to research performed by a team including Associate Professor Ron McGarvey. McGarvey has a joint appointment in the Department of Industrial […]
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded a grant to Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Zhiqiang Hu in support of the reduction of food loss and waste using anaerobic digestion (AD). “Anaerobic digestion is when microbes break down organic materials, like food and organic waste, to carbon dioxide and methane without using oxygen,” Hu said. “If […]
The DOE funded “Deep Green: Structural and Functional Genomic Characterization of Conserved Unannotated Green Lineage Proteins,” to the tune of $2.3 million over three years.
Damon Hall’s research is attempting to discover how to shift attitudes toward the technology and policy that could help improve sustainability.
Amir Alavi was named to the 2018 list of “The World’s 1% Most Influential Scientific Minds” by Thomson Reuters recently and published a book with colleague Bill Buttlar.
Six engineers, also known as the Sunsational Engineering Group, have been hard at work designing a low-income housing project alongside the Columbia Housing Authority.
In the last two years, the IAC has conducted energy assessments at 36 manufacturing plants, and based on the implementation data received from 24 plants, the economic impact of the energy savings on these companies will be about $6.8 million.
Carlos Sun’s goal in signing on with Emery Sapp & Sons was to both build MU’s new minor curriculum and foster relationships within the industry.
The projected future rainfall in the Goodwater Creek Experimental Watershed in Missouri is trending towards an increase in more frequent and more intense rainfall in the spring.