Tag: homeland security

Automated security kiosk could alleviate travel, border woes

Posted by on July 11, 2017

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An automated screening kiosk developed by a Missouri University of Science and Technology researcher could alleviate concerns about safety and wait time at U.S. airports and border crossings. Dr. Nathan Twyman, assistant professor of business and information technology at Missouri S&T, has been developing a next-generation automated screening kiosk since he was a Ph.D. student […]

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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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UMR researcher to discuss control system security

Posted by on September 28, 2005

A University of Missouri-Rolla professor will lead discussions on secure control systems at the Process Control Systems Forum (PCSF) Oct. 25- 27 in Chicago, Ill.

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Virtual reality system trains crews to respond to disasters

Posted by on February 17, 2004

UMR researchers are developing a virtual-reality training system that may provide an affordable way to teach emergency workers how to respond to chemical-weapon disasters.

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Campus meets Aug. 1 SEVIS deadline

Posted by on August 13, 2003

Officials in the international affairs (IA) office at UMR breathed a sigh of relief recently, having met the deadline to implement a new government-mandated registration system for international students.

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Virtual reality training for first responders

Posted by on March 17, 2003

A virtual reality simulation system being developed at UMR could help police, firefighters and other first responders train for terrorist attacks.

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