Transportation

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Engineering team proposes new mass transit model during pandemics

A Mizzou Engineering team has devised a model that could help reduce the risk of exposure to viruses such as COVID while still operating public transportation.

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Civil engineering team takes best poster award at TRB annual meeting

A Mizzou civil engineering team took a best paper award at the Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting in January.

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Buttlar gives keynote at International Data Science for Pavements Symposium

A civil engineering professor gave the keynote address around using big data to inform transportation decisions.

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Mizzou Engineer studies motorist behavior around truck platoons

Professor Carlos Sun recently led a study investigating how motorists behave when faced with a truck platoon in work zones.

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Buttlar furthers work to add plastic wastes to asphalt mixtures

Mizzou Engineering’s Bill Buttlar and partners from Dow are looking at ways to incorporate plastic waste streams into asphalt mixtures.

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Fulbright Award paves way for study of construction practices in India

A Mizzou Engineer has received a Fulbright award to study ways to improve construction practices in India — work that could impact the country’s economy.

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Inspired at Mizzou, alumna now on faculty at Tongji University

Zhang is an assistant professor at Tongji University, one of the most prestigious institutions of higher education in China.

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Civil Engineering alumnus joins faculty of Indian Institute of Technology

Equipped with a PhD in transportation engineering and inspired by teaching and research in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Nipjyoti Bharadwaj has joined the faculty at a prestigious university in India.

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Mizzou Engineers study markings states use to direct drivers through work zones

Mizzou Engineers have wrapped up a comprehensive review of the materials states use to temporarily direct drivers through highway work zones and the various methods they rely on to remove those markings.

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CEE alumni mentor students

The Civil Engineering Academy of Distinguished Alumni held its first Student Mentoring Session on Monday, Nov. 8 at Mizzou Engineering. “This is the inaugural mentoring event for civil and environmental engineering (CEE) led…