Tag: civil engineering

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.

Read More »

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.

Read More »

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.

Read More »

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 […]

Read More »

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.

Read More »

Missouri S&T wind engineer assesses Jefferson City tornado damage

Posted by on May 24, 2019

Less than 24 hours after tornadoes swept through communities across Missouri, Dr. Guirong (Grace) Yan was inspecting the damage in Jefferson City, one of the cities hit by Wednesday night’s tornado outbreak. Yan, an assistant professor of structural engineering at Missouri S&T, and three of her Ph.D. students visited the state capitol to assess the […]

Read More »

Students use a driving simulator to test roadway design before construction

Posted by on May 14, 2019

Two undergraduate students at Missouri S&T used a driving simulator to help a civil engineering firm evaluate a new roadway design for the $18.6 million Route 160 widening project from Springfield to Willard, Missouri. David Doell, a senior from Eureka, Missouri, who graduates this week with a degree in engineering management, and Matt DeMoss, an […]

Read More »

International water resources expert to share leadership lessons for 2019 Stueck Lecture at Missouri S&T

Posted by on April 2, 2019

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 »

Missouri S&T to host Transportation Infrastructure Conference

Posted by on March 11, 2019

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 »

Expert on Inka Empire engineering to speak at Missouri S&T

Posted by on February 27, 2019

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 »