Missouri S&T to host Transportation Infrastructure Conference

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On October 16, 2017

Learn about advances in transportation infrastructure at the sixth annual Transportation Infrastructure Conference, hosted by Missouri University of Science and Technology and the Missouri Department of Transportation this December.

The conference will be held Friday, Dec. 8, at the Havener Center on the Missouri S&T campus. The program will feature recent findings in advanced construction materials, structural engineering, non-destructive testing, structural health monitoring and planning of transportation infrastructure.

The registration fee is $75, and includes a professional development hour (PDH) certificate, lunch and coffee breaks. Conference participants will receive six PDHs. Student registration is available at no cost. Registration is available at cies.mst.edu/conference.

The conference should be of interest to public transportation agencies, professional and consulting engineers, testing labs, academicians, and undergraduate and graduate students.

Keynote speakers include Dr. Amr Elnashai, vice president and vice chancellor for research and technology transfer at the University of Houston; Dr. David Lange, director of the Center for Excellence for Airport Technology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; and Dr. Peter Taylor, director of the National Concrete Pavement Technology Center at Iowa State University.

Conference chairs are Dr. Kamal H. Khayat, Vernon and Maralee Jones Chair of Civil Engineering at Missouri S&T and director of the Center for Infrastructure Engineering Studies, and William Stone, research administrator for the Missouri Department of Transportation.

The conference is sponsored by Missouri S&T, S&T’s Center for Infrastructure Engineering Studies and the Missouri Department of Transportation.

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