Missouri S&T’s Steel Bridge Team prepares for regionals

The Missouri S&T Steel Bridge Design Team competes in the Gale Bullman Building on Thursday, April 21, 2016. Sam O’Keefe/Missouri S&T

A team of students from Missouri University of Science and Technology will test the principles of bridge building by constructing a scale-model steel bridge as part of the American Society of Civil Engineers’ 2017 Mid-Continent Student Conference.

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S&T’s Steel Bridge team earns second, qualifies for nationals

The Missouri S&T Steel Bridge Design Team competes in the Gale Bullman Building on Thursday April 21, 2016. Sam O'Keefe/Missouri S&T

The Missouri S&T Steel Bridge Design Team competes in the Gale Bullman Building on Thursday, April 21, 2016. Sam O’Keefe/Missouri S&T

Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Steel Bridge Design Team earned second place at the American Society of Civil Engineers’ 2016 Mid-Continent Student Conference that S&T hosted this past weekend. By doing so, the team qualified to compete at the national event, which will be held May 27-28 at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.

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Missouri S&T to host ASCE events like concrete canoe racing and bridge construction

The Missouri S&T concrete canoe team mixing and pouring this year's build.

The Missouri S&T concrete canoe team mixing and pouring this year’s build.

Concrete canoes will float, steel bridges will be constructed and retaining walls made of paper will support wooden structures when Missouri University of Science and Technology hosts the American Society of Civil Engineers’ 2016 Mid-Continent Student Conference April 21-23.

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Missouri S&T students build competition-ready canoe out of concrete

The team mixing and pouring this year's build.

The team mixing and pouring this year’s build.

Students from Missouri University of Science and Technology have built a 200-pound canoe out of concrete and will prove that it floats during the American Society of Civil Engineers’ 2015 Mid-Continent Student Conference.

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John J. Myers named Fellow of The Masonry Society

Dr. John J. Myers

Dr. John J. Myers

Dr. John J. Myers, professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, was awarded Fellow Membership status in The Masonry Society (TMS). [Read more…]

Missouri S&T to co-host international Earth and space conference in St. Louis

Dr. Leslie Gertsch.

Dr. Leslie Gertsch.

Missouri University of Science and Technology will co-host the 14th international Earth and Space Conference along with the American Society of Civil Engineers Oct. 27-29 at the Four Seasons Hotel in St. Louis.

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Bodapati earns ASCE award for lifetime achievement

Dr. Narayan Bodapati, an adjunct professor in the Missouri University of Science and Technology Engineering Education Center in St. Louis, has been named the 2014 recipient of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Region 7 Lifetime Achievement Award. [Read more…]

S&T’s Steel Bridge Design Team to compete at nationals

Photo by Bob Phelan, Missouri S&T.

Photo by Bob Phelan, Missouri S&T.

A team of students from Missouri University of Science and Technology will construct a scale-model steel bridge as part of the American Society of Civil Engineers’ 2014 National Student Steel Bridge Competition. The event will be held Friday, May 23, through Saturday, May 24, at the University of Akron in Akron, Ohio.

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S&T’s Steel Bridge Design Team wins regional competition

Photo by Bob Phelan, Missouri S&T.

Photo by Bob Phelan, Missouri S&T.

Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Steel Bridge Design Team earned first place at the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Mid-Continent Student Conference, held Thursday, April 24, through Saturday, April 26, at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Okla.

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Missouri S&T Concrete Canoe Design Team ready to paddle

Students work on the canoe, while being observed by Bob Phelan, outreach manager of the student design center.

Students work on the canoe, while being observed by Bob Phelan, outreach manager of the student design center.

Students from Missouri University of Science and Technology have built a 270-pound canoe out of concrete and will attempt to prove that it floats as part of the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Mid-Continent Student Conference.

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