Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Missouri S&T’s Dr. Mark Fitch will receive a University of Missouri System President’s Award for University Citizenship – Service this week.Read More »
International water resources expert to share leadership lessons for 2019 Stueck Lecture at Missouri S&T
Global water resources and wastewater industry expert Dr. Paul F. Boulos will share successful business leadership lessons during the 2019 Stueck Lecture at Missouri S&T later this month.Read More »
Undergraduate students from Missouri S&T will travel to Jefferson City, Missouri, to exhibit their latest research projects to state legislators on Thursday, April 4.Read More »
Learn about advances in transportation infrastructure at the seventh annual Transportation Infrastructure Conference, hosted by Missouri S&T and the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) this April.Read More »
Current challenges in sustainable infrastructure could be solved by studying ancient engineering, says Dr. Cliff Schexnayder, who will give the 2019 Hurst-McCarthy Lecture at Missouri S&T. Schexnayder will speak at 2 p.m. Friday, March 8, in Room 120 Butler-Carlton Civil Engineering Hall, located near 15th and Pine streets in Rolla. The event is free and open to the public.Read More »
The 2020 president of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) will discuss current and future infrastructure challenges society faces during a Missouri S&T guest lecture.Read More »
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson’s plan to release bond funds to support bridge repair across the state comes as welcome news to researchers at Missouri S&T, home to a federal initiative to develop new robotic tools to inspect and preserve bridges and other infrastructure.Read More »
S&T powers high-tech, living laboratory with new microgrids to study advanced lead battery technologies
Missouri S&T has installed two new advanced lead battery microgrid systems at the campus’s EcoVillage, a living laboratory of solar homes S&T students designed to compete in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon.Read More »
Behold the common house plant, the front-yard shrub, the rhododendron around back that’s seen better days since the next-door neighbors put their home on the market. They brighten our lawns, increase our property values, even boost our mental and physical health by reducing carbon dioxide levels.
For Dr. Joel Burken, such plants are far more valuable than as mere window dressing. The Curators’ Distinguished Professor and chair of civil, architectural and environmental engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology is an expert in phytoforensics, the process of using plants to study human exposure to pollutants.