Tag: civil engineering

Building better homes, one origami fold at a time

Posted by on June 14, 2017

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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Fix-it fixation

Posted by on January 17, 2017

Brandt and Nicole Genz never envisioned careers as small-business owners flourishing amid the 21st century version of the Arts and Crafts Movement. But after earning engineering degrees in Rolla, the St. Louis couple is now carving out an unexpected expertise in the home design market as the creative and managerial forces behind Rescued Furnishings and Designs.

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Dr. Joseph H. Senne Jr. died Dec. 20

Posted by on December 21, 2016

Dr. Joseph H. Senne Jr., professor emeritus and former chair of civil engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, died Dec. 20, 2016.

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Robotic bridge inspection, preservation is focus of new transportation center

Posted by on December 5, 2016

Your commute to work may be smoother in the future, thanks to new federally funded research at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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Greening mines

Posted by on August 2, 2016

For more than 150 years, The Doe Run Co. has tapped the fertile mineral resources of southeast Missouri to mine the lead, copper and zinc that remain staples of products ranging from car batteries to X-ray equipment and military satellites.

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Schonberg selected for 2015 Distinguished Scientist Award

Posted by on May 4, 2015

Dr. William P. Schonberg, chair and professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been selected as the recipient of the 2015 Distinguished Scientist Award from the Hypervelocity Impact Society. He was selected for his leadership, innovation, and technical excellence in hypervelocity research.

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Joel Burken receives UM System President’s Award

Posted by on April 27, 2015

Dr. Joel Burken, professor civil, architectural and environmental engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been awarded the 2015 University of Missouri System President’s Award for Service. The recognition includes a $5,000 award.

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NASA honors Schonberg for space debris work

Posted by on January 12, 2015

Dr. William P. Schonberg, chair and professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been selected to receive a NASA Engineering and Safety Council (NESC) Honor Award.

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Missouri S&T researcher earns G.H. Tattersall Award

Posted by on November 25, 2014

Dr. Kamal H. Khayat, the Vernon and Maralee Jones Professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, recently earned the G.H. Tattersall Award at the 2014 ECO-CRETE, International Symposium on Sustainability held in Reykjavik, Iceland.

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John J. Myers named Fellow of The Masonry Society

Posted by on November 11, 2014

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).

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