Tag: Mohamed ElGawady

Crash course: Missouri S&T researchers bridge the gap with collision study

Posted by on April 10, 2024

What do Missouri S&T researchers do when they want to study the impact of tractor-trailers colliding into bridges?  
They bring the collisions to the university’s campus with a massive setup that, at first glance, looks like a red roller coaster.  

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87 researchers affiliated with Missouri S&T among top 2% cited scientists in their fields for career or single-year impact

Posted by on November 3, 2023

A total of 58 current and former faculty of Missouri S&T are among the top researchers in their field as measured by their career research records, and 72 current or former Missouri S&T researchers were among the best in their fields in 2022, according to a recent analysis of standardized citation indicators of the Elsevier Data Repository published by Stanford University.

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Researchers investigate improved bridge repair after collisions

Posted by on January 25, 2021

Vehicle collisions with bridge supports or girders are the second leading cause of bridge collapse in the United States, with an average of three such collisions per day, according to researchers at Missouri S&T who are studying ways to improve bridge repair and cut costs for cities and states.

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Missouri S&T researcher strengthens concrete by hollowing it

Posted by on February 5, 2015

Concrete columns used as the support structures of a bridge would be stronger if they were hollow, says a researcher at Missouri University of Science and Technology. Such hollow columns could extend the lifespan of a bridge beyond the current 50-year span.

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