College of Engineering and Computing
Behold the common house plant, the front-yard shrub, the rhododendron around back that’s seen better days since the next-door neighbors put their home on the market. They brighten our lawns, increase our property values, even boost our mental and physical health by reducing carbon dioxide levels.
For Dr. Joel Burken, such plants are far more valuable than as mere window dressing. The Curators’ Distinguished Professor and chair of civil, architectural and environmental engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology is an expert in phytoforensics, the process of using plants to study human exposure to pollutants.
Missouri University of Science and Technology’s College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) is honoring four faculty members for their research prowess, classroom service and teaching excellence.Read More »
Award-winning paleontologist Joseph J. Kchodl, better known as “Paleo Joe,” will discuss “Digging for Dinosaurs in Utah” at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, on the Missouri S&T campus. The talk will be held in Planje Auditorium (Room 204) of McNutt Hall and is open to the public.Read More »
In the future, our highways and neighborhood streets could be paved with shredded car tires, discarded roof shingles and even old roads ground-up into gravel. The idea of recycling materials is not new in pavement technology, but recycled road performance and cost are often prohibitive.Read More »
Eight professionals with ties to Missouri S&T were inducted into the Missouri S&T Academy of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineers at a dinner and induction ceremony held at the Havener Center on the Missouri S&T campus on Oct. 11.Read More »
John M. Brown of St. Louis, a graduate of Missouri S&T with ties to the computer science department, was inducted into the Missouri S&T Academy of Computer Science during the group’s banquet and induction ceremony, held Oct. 11 at Matt’s Steakhouse in Rolla.Read More »
Dr. Eric Showalter, assistant chair and teaching professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, was named a Kiewit Faculty Scholar and spent this past summer with Kiewit Power Constructors.Read More »
Missouri S&T researchers win multimillion dollar grant to build fast-charging stations for electric cars
Researchers from Missouri S&T and three private companies will combine their expertise to create charging stations for electric vehicles that could charge a car in less than 10 minutes – matching the time it takes to fill up a conventional vehicle with gasoline.Read More »