Grooming future generations

The MU College of Engineering’s drive to educate future generations of engineering leaders isn’t contained solely to college students. Maria Fidalgo’s lab has been giving students from Rock Bridge High School in Columbia the chance to work on meaningful environmental engineering projects for the last three years.

MU engineer lends water quality expertise to federal, state agencies

Baolin Deng, C.W. LaPierre Professor of civil and environmental engineering, will serve on the Environmental Protection Agency Science Advisory Board’s Drinking Water Committee until 2018. He’ll also serve on a task force to update the Missouri Water Plan, an effort being undertaken by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.

Small materials have big potential

When it comes to maintaining quality water resources, it turns out that even the smallest solution can have a major impact. Researchers from both the Chemical and Civil and Environmental Engineering departments have discovered that some very tiny materials can effectively treat water.

Viruses gain good reputation in bacteria treatment

Viruses are infamous during cold and flu season, but research from the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department shows their effectiveness, especially when paired with more commonly-used methods, in destroying bacteria during wastewater treatment.

MU team reaches semi-final round of wastewater design competition

A five-member team from the University of Missouri College of Engineering made it to the semi-finalist round of the 2011-2012 AECOM Water Student Design Competition. MU undergraduate researchers Kristen Powers and Liu Cao, environmental engineering doctoral candidate Shashikanth, biological engineering major Samuel Drysdale, and A&S student John Pershing and worked this semester on a design […]

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