Archives for July 13, 2015

Project merges Missouri S&T, MoDOT

Missouri Highway Traffic Safety engineer John Miller "drives" the Missouri S&T Driving Simulator. Missouri S&T researchers are studying alternate work zone signage.

Missouri Highway Traffic Safety engineer John Miller “drives” the Missouri S&T Driving Simulator. Missouri S&T researchers are studying alternate work zone signage. Photo by Aimee Whitmire.

Missouri University of Science and Technology researchers are using a Missouri Department of Transportation grant to help determine if alternate signage could make drivers — and workers — safer in work zones.

Using the cab of a white Ford Ranger XLT with split bucket seats as their driving simulator, Missouri S&T’s team is evaluating merge sign configurations for work zones along the state’s roadways. [Read more…]

Missouri S&T professor earns distinguished status

Removing the threat of crude oil pipeline breaksDr. Shari Dunn-Norman, associate professor of petroleum engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, is a recipient of the Society of Petroleum Engineers’ 2015 Distinguished Membership Award. [Read more…]