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IMSE food service production research reaches new heights

IMSE food service production research reaches new heights

Using a combination of optimization models and data analytics techniques, the researchers identified the relationship between production planning decisions and food waste and unsatisfied customer demands.

Professor touts underground pipeline system at international conference

Professor touts underground pipeline system at international conference

Jim Noble recently traveled halfway around the world to present research results that addresses key sustainability issues in the smart cities domain through moving cargo flow underground. The MU Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering professor and his former graduate student, Gaohao Luo of the Norfolk Southern Corporation, presented “Underground Freight Pipeline System Logistic Network Design” […]

Turning wrong turns into the right alert system

Turning wrong turns into the right alert system

by Megan Schaltegger What began as a class project resulted in a major win for five MU Engineering students at this year’s Transportation Research Board meeting in Washington D.C. Jacob Kaltenbronn, Katy Harlan, Robert Gallup, Elizabeth Farr and Kaitlin Windsor created a device proposal that would curve wrong way driving for their Transportation Safety course. […]

Spreading the good news of sustainability

Spreading the good news of sustainability

by Megan Schaltegger Since its founding in 2013, the Energy Strategies Student Advisory Group, also known as ESSAG, has made strides to increase sustainability and awareness across MU’s campus. The committee — comprised of undergraduates, graduate students, faculty, staff and energy management personnel — was first appointed by the chancellor. Leadership has since shifted to […]

Kicking waste through the uprights

Kicking waste through the uprights

All of those fans packing Memorial Stadium each Saturday inevitably leave a bit of trash behind, and MU Engineering researchers recently completed a study into how that waste can be managed in a sustainable manner.

Family matters

Family matters

The Trauths —mother/ Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Kate and daughter/recent MU Civil and Environmental Engineering Department alumna Ginny — recently received a National Science Foundation (NSF) I-Corps grant to support development of an improved method of storm-water redistribution.

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.

Civil engineering professor featured by NBC News

Civil engineering Professor Carlos Sun was interviewed by NBC News for a story on the future of automobile transportation, particularly autonomous vehicles.

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