Tag: civil engineering

Missouri S&T concrete expert honored with Philleo Award

Posted by on May 8, 2020

The Concrete Research Council of the American Concrete Institute (ACI) Foundation has recognized Dr. Kamal Khayat, the Vernon & Maralee Jones Professor of Civil Engineering and director of the Center for Infrastructure Engineering Studies, with the 2020 Robert E. Philleo Award. The award acknowledges Khayat’s body of research, teaching, innovation and leadership related to high-performance concrete, and specifically his pursuit of knowledge transfer regarding the science, performance, design and testing standards of self-consolidating concrete (SCC).

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Missouri S&T professor named AGC Outstanding Educator

Posted by on March 12, 2020

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) awarded its 2020 Outstanding Educator Award to Dr. Eric Showalter, a professor of civil engineering at Missouri S&T, at the AGC Annual Convention in Las Vegas. Each year, AGC recognizes an educator who makes a significant mark in the field of construction education.

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Missouri S&T professor’s work honored by American Society of Civil Engineers

Posted by on March 11, 2020

The American Society of Civil Engineers has recognized Dr. Islam El-adaway, the Hurst/McCarthy Professor at Missouri S&T, and his team with the 2020 Thomas Fitch Rowland Prize for significant contributions to construction engineering.

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Nancy Matteoni: underground engineer

Posted by on January 21, 2020

If you have traveled through St. Louis in the past few years, chances are you have driven on or over a construction project that Nancy Matteoni, a 1990 civil engineering graduate, has built.

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Envisioning a digital city: Missouri S&T research could lead to “smart” infrastructure

Posted by on December 13, 2019

Dr. Genda Chen wants to make the city of the future more intelligent – able to build and repair its roads, bridges, electrical grids, power plants and other infrastructure through a network of robotics, sensors and data analytics that diagnose and identify the community’s needs.

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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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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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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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Remembering ‘Mr. Miner,’ Jerry Bayless

Posted by on July 2, 2019

A memorial service for Jerry Bayless is planned for 4 p.m. Saturday, July 13, 2019, at First Presbyterian Church of Rolla and under the direction of Null & Son Funeral Home. Visitation will be 1-4 p.m. at the church. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Professor Jerry R. Bayless Scholarship at […]

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Missouri S&T joins new national transportation center

Posted by on July 1, 2019

Missouri S&T researchers will join a national consortium of universities focused on improving the durability and extending the lifespan of the nation’s transportation infrastructure. The U.S. Department of Transportation awarded $15 million in grants in June to create two new national University Transportation Centers (UTCs) to advance research and education programs that address transportation challenges facing the nation. Missouri S&T will join the UTC led by Washington State University – the only center focused on the durability and lifespan of transportation infrastructure.

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