Tag: civil architectural and environmental engineering

Bringing circular economy to construction projects

Posted by on August 24, 2022

Missouri S&T Ph.D. student Radwa Eissa is looking to bring the circular economy to construction by studying ways to use reusable, modular components and materials that could be recycled at the end of the building’s useful life.

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Missouri S&T Ph.D. graduate wins $70,000 Laegeler Fellowship for solar farm protection research

Posted by on July 21, 2022

Research into new designs to help solar panels withstand severe weather threats landed a $70,000 fellowship for Yi Zhao, who earned a Ph.D. from Missouri S&T this spring. The Laegeler Sustainable Energy Fellowship – from Concept to Reality was created by two Missouri S&T graduates and will provide a stipend and benefits for Zhao to conduct postdoctoral research at S&T.

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S&T graduate student earns Pat Tillman Scholarship

Posted by on July 11, 2022

Elizabeth Tarbox, a graduate student in environmental engineering at Missouri S&T from Springfield, Missouri, has been named a Pat Tillman Foundation Scholar in recognition of her military service and work on humanitarian missions to provide disaster relief.

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Missouri S&T hosts second annual critical minerals workshop

Posted by on June 21, 2022

The future of cell phones, solar panels and electric vehicles depends on materials like cobalt, germanium and rare earth elements. Those and other critical minerals are the focus of the second annual virtual workshop hosted by Missouri S&T Aug. 4-5.

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Find your fit

Posted by on June 14, 2022

As a high school student, Maria Alvarado says she never made time for clubs or extracurricular activities because she focused so much on academics. But when she joined Missouri S&T, she quickly realized she was around like-minded people who wanted to “solve problems and improve the world.”

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S&T tornado simulator helps researchers investigate structure failure

Posted by on May 31, 2022

Tornadoes are so violent they often destroy sensors intended to record wind speed and pressure on commercial buildings, schools and homes, so there is no current technology to measure their real wind speed. Researchers at Missouri S&T are bringing tornadoes into the lab with a new simulator to model extreme cyclonic wind speeds and study how tornadoes destroy structures.

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Steel Bridge Team wins fourth consecutive regional competition, will compete at nationals

Posted by on April 28, 2022

The Steel Bridge Design Team from Missouri S&T recently won first place at a regional American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) Mid-Continent Student Conference and will now put their bridge engineering and construction skills to the test nationally May 27-28 at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg.

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Missouri S&T mucking teams finish strong in international competition

Posted by on April 8, 2022

Engineering students from Missouri S&T finished strong in the recent Intercollegiate Mining Competition in Rolla. As the host university, Missouri S&T welcomed student teams from across the United States and around the world as they competed in events based on mining techniques from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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ASCE leader shares vision in 2022 Stueck Lecture at Missouri S&T

Posted by on March 28, 2022

From autonomous vehicles to cutting-edge green technologies, the built environment is being reshaped before our eyes. The changes are accompanied by challenges, and Jerry Buckwalter, American Society for Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) chief innovation officer, will share his vision for addressing those challenges in the 2022 Stueck Lecture at Missouri S&T.

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Lifelong learning educator to speak at Missouri S&T

Posted by on March 14, 2022

“Project management is an ever-evolving discipline. Technology, business models, procurement practices, and global competition continue to change, as do customers, their needs, constraints, and challenges within a much more uncertain environment,” says Dr. Jeffrey S. Russell, who will give the 2022 Hurst-McCarthy Lecture at Missouri S&T.

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