Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

Missouri S&T professor named as Fulbright Specialist

Posted by on November 5, 2019

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and World Learning has named Dr. William Schonberg of Missouri S&T to the roster of Fulbright Specialists. Schonberg is a professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering at Missouri S&T.

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Researchers help plan for future of Arctic communities affected by climate change

Posted by on November 1, 2019

As global temperatures warm, communities in the Arctic regions of Alaska face long-term changes to their way of life. Missouri S&T researchers are working as part of a five-year, $3 million National Science Foundation (NSF) project to help those communities plan for the future.

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Khayat receives international lifetime achievement award

Posted by on October 23, 2019

Dr. Kamal H. Khayat, Vernon and Maralee Jones Professor of Civil Engineering at Missouri S&T, was recently honored for his lifetime achievements in the field of self-consolidating concrete. The 2nd International RILEM Conference on Rheology and Processing of Construction Materials (RheoCon2) was held in conjunction with the 9th International RILEM Symposium on Self-Compacting Concrete (SCC9) in Dresden, Germany Sept. 8-11. RILEM is the International Union of Laboratories and Experts in Construction Materials, Systems and Structures, and Khayat is one of only 64 named Fellows in the RILEM organization.

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EPA chief reappoints S&T environmental engineering professor to Science Advisory Board

Posted by on October 22, 2019

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the 11 members of the Science Advisory Board (SAB) and invited Missouri S&T professor Dr. Joel Burken to serve another three-year term. “I am grateful to be able to serve the EPA for several more years,” says Burken, Curators’ Distinguished Professor and chair of civil, architectural and environmental engineering […]

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Researchers urge Midwestern states to recycle solar panels efficiently

Posted by on October 14, 2019

By 2050, up to six million tons of solar panel waste will need recycling, and the United States is expected to have the second largest amount of waste after China, according to the International Renewable Energy Agency. But few states have started processes for handling the waste even as they require more energy produced by renewable sources.

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Chen receives international 2019 Person of the Year award

Posted by on October 3, 2019

Dr. Genda Chen, professor and Robert W. Abbett Distinguished Chair in Civil Engineering at Missouri S&T, recently received one of two 2019 Person of the Year Awards given by the Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) Journal at its 12th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring.

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Joel Burken receives international lifetime achievement award

Posted by on September 27, 2019

This week, the International Phytotechnology Society (IPS) awarded Dr. Joel Burken the Milton P. Gordon Award for Excellence in Phytoremediation during the society’s annual conference in Changsha, Hunan Province, China. IPS recognizes one leader every year in the field of phytoremediation – a process that uses various types of plants to remove, stabilize or destroy […]

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62nd annual S&T Asphalt Conference is this December

Posted by on September 23, 2019

The 62nd annual Asphalt Conference will be held Dec. 3-4 at Missouri S&T. Registration is $140 per person and is available online at asphalt.mst.edu.

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Daring to do more

Posted by on September 4, 2019

Ashley-Ann Davis of Jefferson City, Missouri, doesn’t shy away from a challenge. As an Honors Academy student working on degrees in both civil engineering and engineering management, president of Missouri S&T’s National Society of Black Engineers student chapter, intern with Turner Construction and research collaborator with Dr. Joel Burken, Davis is one of many students […]

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Wang earns award for aerosol research

Posted by on August 29, 2019

Dr. Yang Wang recently earned the a Ph.D. Award from the Gesellschaft für Aerosolforschung (GAeF), or Association for Aerosol Research, based in Germany. Wang, an assistant professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering at Missouri S&T, received the award at the association’s General Assembly in Sweden this August.

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