Tag: concrete

A top 5 finish for Missouri S&T’s Big Beam Team

Posted by on September 19, 2014

A team of civil engineering students from Missouri University of Science and Technology and the University of Missouri-Kansas City finished first in their region and fifth in the nation in a “big beam” competition.

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Concrete expert to present Stueck Lecture

Posted by on April 2, 2014

Called one of the “10 Most Influential People in the Concrete Industry” by Concrete Construction magazine in 2005 for his ability to make learning about concrete behavior “fun,” Dr. Kenneth Hover will give the 2014 Stueck Lecture at Missouri University of Science and Technology in April.

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13 important research stories of 2013

Posted by on December 23, 2013

Robotic brains. Glass that can heal bones. A urine test to detect breast cancer. New insights into how Internet use could indicate depression. These were among the most notable advances in research made by Missouri S&T professors and their students in 2013. Here are 13 that were publicized during the year, but are well worth talking […]

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Concrete Conference to be held in April at Missouri S&T

Posted by on February 10, 2011

Missouri University of Science and Technology will host the annual Missouri Concrete Conference April 26-27 in the Havener Center on campus. Registration is $130 per person.

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Civil engineering students look for faster ways to repair roads damaged by improvised explosive devices

Posted by on April 20, 2010

It’s tough to keep supply routes open in Afghanistan and Iraq when people are intent on exploding improvised explosive devices on the roads.

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Missouri Concrete Conference to be held May 4-5 at S&T

Posted by on February 19, 2010

Missouri University of Science and Technology will host the annual Missouri Concrete Conference on Tuesday, May 4, and Wednesday, May 5, in the Havener Center on campus. Registration is $130 per person.

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Long carbon fibers could improve blast resistance of concrete structures, say S&T researchers

Posted by on October 19, 2009

Volz_carbonfibers.jpg Dr. Jeffery Volz, assistant professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, and his team have received $567,000 to explore how adding carbon fibers could improve the blast and impact resistance of conventional reinforced concrete. The research is funded by the through a cooperative agreement with the Leonard Wood Institute.

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S&T students have confidence in concrete canoe

Posted by on March 31, 2009

This year, the concrete canoe team at Missouri University of Science and Technology is confident they will pass “the swamp test.”

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UMR team does well in national big beam contest

Posted by on September 18, 2006

The University of Missouri-Rolla recently received notification from the Pre-cast/Pre-stressed Concrete Institute (PCI) that a team of four UMR graduate students has placed second nationally in the report category of the PCI Big Beam contest.

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