S&T’s Concrete Canoe Design Team earns high finish

The Concrete Canoe Design Team races at Little Prairie Lake on Saturday April 23, 2016. Sam O’Keefe/Missouri S&T

Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Concrete Canoe Design Team earned fifth place at the American Society of Civil Engineers’ 2017 Mid-Continent Student Conference, which was held April 21-22 at the University of Arkansas.

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

The Concrete Canoe Design Team races their canoe at Little Prairie Lake on Saturday April 23, 2016. Sam O’Keefe/Missouri S&T

Students from Missouri University of Science and Technology have built a 250-pound canoe out of concrete and will prove that it floats during 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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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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S&T crew to paddle concrete canoe in Arkansas

A group of students from Missouri University of Science and Technology is
heading to Arkansas to see how well their concrete canoe floats.

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UMR’s new concrete canoe has a dangerous design

Depending upon concrete to keep you afloat sounds like a dangerous idea. That’s one of the reasons why the Concrete Canoe Team at the University of Missouri-Rolla has named its 2007 canoe “Dangerous Curves.”

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UMR Concrete Canoe Team prepares for annual competition

A team of students from the University of Missouri-Rolla is about to find out how its concrete canoe handles water.

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