Tag: Civil

UMR researchers awarded Rudolph Hering Medal for environmental engineering

Posted by on April 18, 2007

A team of faculty and student researchers at the University of Missouri-Rolla was awarded the 2007 Rudolph Hering Medal from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) for their paper, “Engineered Struvite Precipitation: Impacts of Component-ion Molar Ratios and pH.,” which was published in ASCE’s Journal of Environmental Engineering in 2005.

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Engineering dean honored with research award, fellowship

Posted by on April 18, 2007

Dr. William Schonberg, interim dean of the School of Engineering at the University of Missouri-Rolla, has been honored with a Fraunhofer Bessel Research Award and a six-month fellowship from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.

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UMR professor to lead international clean water group

Posted by on May 18, 2006

Dr. Craig Adams, the John and Susan Mathes Chair of Environmental Engineering at the University of Missouri-Rolla, will begin his term as chair of the Adsorption Specialist Group of the International Water Association (IWA) this month.

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Twelve inducted into UMR Academy of Civil Engineering

Posted by on April 22, 2006

Eleven civil engineering alumni of the University of Missouri-Rolla and the university’s chancellor were inducted into the UMR Academy of Civil Engineers during the academy’s induction ceremony held April 21 in the Kummer Atrium of the Butler-Carlton Civil Engineering Building on the UMR campus.

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UMR students take top prize in ASCE Geo-Congress 2006

Posted by on March 6, 2006

A team from the University of Missouri-Rolla finished in first place at the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Information Mining and Geotechnical Site Characterization Design competition held Feb. 26. The competition was held during ASCE Geo-Institute’s Geo-Congress 2006, a national conference that focused on “Geotechnical Engineering in the Information Technology Age.”

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Jack Guth: An artist at heart

Posted by on February 8, 2006

Jack Guth, CE’50, has always been an artist at heart — even as a schoolboy.

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Gravity played role in New Orleans’ bridge failures

Posted by on November 28, 2005

Sir Isaac Newton did a number on the Interstate 10 bridges in New Orleans, according to a team of researchers at the University of Missouri-Rolla that helped document some of the damage caused by Hurricane Katrina.

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UMR researcher to receive award from civil engineering society

Posted by on October 7, 2005

Dr. Craig Adams, the John and Susan Mathes Missouri Distinguished Professor of Environmental Engineering at the University of Missouri-Rolla, will receive the 2005 State-of-the-Art of Civil Engineering Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) during its national conference in Los Angeles Saturday, Oct. 29.

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Composite panels could provide durable alternative, say UMR researchers

Posted by on September 13, 2005

Note to the Big, Bad Wolf: Save your breath. A few huffs and puffs won’t budge the new building panels being manufactured at the University of Missouri-Rolla.

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New UMR study details threats in New Madrid seismic zone

Posted by on September 2, 2005

A major earthquake in the New Madrid seismic zone could affect the movement of emergency vehicles and other first response teams into and out of stricken areas if steps aren’t taken immediately to prepare bridges and other transportation infrastructures, says a team of University of Missouri-Rolla researchers.

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