Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

Missouri S&T chapter of Engineers Without Borders completes Guatemalan clean water project

Posted by on August 2, 2017

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After nearly a decade of work, a small Guatemalan village can now count on clean drinking water thanks to a group of student volunteers from Missouri University of Science and Technology. The Missouri S&T student chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) first traveled to Nahualate, Guatemala, in 2008 as part of a volunteer project to […]

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Building better homes, one origami fold at a time

Posted by on June 14, 2017

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One day, origami curtains may be a feature of many homes. The nature of the paper craft’s complex folding and cutting presents an almost limitless amount of shapes, textures and mechanical properties. Researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology are exploring the potential of origami to control the amount of incoming light in a room and studying how the resulting light patterns could affect homeowners.

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S&T, UM System partner to complete Advanced Construction and Materials Laboratory

Posted by on June 2, 2017

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Missouri University of Science and Technology is partnering with the University of Missouri System to fully support a key research initiative at Missouri S&T, the Advanced Construction and Materials Laboratory (ACML). The laboratory is expected to position Missouri S&T as a national leader in the development of innovative materials and approaches to address public infrastructure […]

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S&T commencement speaker: Tackle big challenges, consider public service

Posted by on May 13, 2017

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Stephanie O’Sullivan, former principal deputy director of National Intelligence at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, encouraged graduates of Missouri University of Science and Technology to be willing to tackle big challenges, and then do the hard work to back it up. O’Sullivan, a 1982 Missouri S&T graduate, spoke during commencement ceremonies at […]

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Asphalt expert to join Missouri S&T in August

Posted by on May 12, 2017

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Dr. Magdy Abdelrahman, professor of civil and environmental engineering at North Dakota State University, has been named the Missouri Asphalt Pavement Association (MAPA) Endowed Professor in Flexible Pavements at Missouri University of Science and Technology. His appointment begins Aug. 1, 2017.

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Geotechnical engineering expert to present first Prakash Lecture at S&T

Posted by on May 5, 2017

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Dr. Richard D. Woods, a member of the National Academy of Engineering and a professor emeritus of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, will present the inaugural lecture in the Shamsher and Sally Prakash Distinguished Lecture Series in Geotechnical Engineering.

The lecture, titled “Geotechnical Impact of High Energy Construction Operations on Nearby Infrastructure,” will be held at 8:45 a.m. Thursday, May 18, in Room 125 Butler-Carlton Hall. It is free and open to the public.

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Missouri S&T Concrete Conference canceled, reset for June 6-7

Posted by on May 1, 2017

Due to major road closures leading into and out of Rolla as well as statewide flooding, Missouri University of Science and Technology has canceled the 2017 Concrete Conference, originally scheduled for May 2-3 on the Missouri S&T campus. The conference has been rescheduled for Tuesday, June 6, and Wednesday, June 7. Current participants will remain registered and expected for the June dates. An updated schedule of events will be available at concrete.mst.edu.

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Former deputy director of national intelligence to speak at Missouri S&T commencement

Posted by on May 1, 2017

Stephanie O’Sullivan, former principal deputy director of National Intelligence at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, will speak at two commencement ceremonies at Missouri S&T this month. O’Sullivan is a 1982 civil engineering graduate of Missouri S&T. During commencement, O’Sullivan will receive the doctor of science, honoris causa.

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National experts come to S&T for GeoMO 2017

Posted by on April 27, 2017

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Civil and environmental experts are the featured speakers when Missouri University of Science and Technology hosts the 2017 GeoMo symposium May 18.

The symposium, titled “Geophysics and Nondestructive Evaluation in the Assessment and Monitoring of Geotechnical and Infrastructure Systems,” is from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 18 in Room 125 Butler-Carlton Civil Engineering Hall on the Missouri S&T campus.

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Lead acid batteries to store energy in S&T’s EcoVillage

Posted by on April 27, 2017

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By Halloween, Missouri University of Science and Technology’s new EcoVillage microgrid will be up and running on solar panels and storing excess energy with lead acid batteries.

In conjunction with the Advanced Lead Acid Battery Consortium (ALABC), Missouri S&T’s Microgrid Industrial Consortium partners Doe Run, Ameren and Azimuth Energy are designing the EcoVillage microgrid. Missouri S&T researchers Dr. Mehdi Ferdowsi, professor of electrical and computer engineering; Dr. Pourya Shamsi, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering; and Dr. Fatih Dogan, professor of materials science and engineering, also are working on the design.

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