Tag: school of engineering

UMR center receives $16 million through federal transportation bill

Posted by on August 3, 2005

Congress’ passage of a new transportation bill last week means the University of Missouri-Rolla’s University Transportation Center (UTC) will receive $16 million over the next five years to research critical national transportation issues.

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UMR student finds personal connection to research

Posted by on July 27, 2005

Sometimes you pick your research. Sometimes your research picks you.

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UMR student to use grant to help solve energy problems

Posted by on July 21, 2005

Swakshar Ray of Calcutta, India, a Ph.D. candidate in electrical engineering and a member of the Real-Time Power and Intelligent Systems Laboratory at the University of Missouri-Rolla, was one of five students internationally picked to receive a $3,000 grant from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Computational Intelligence Society.

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UMR researcher pilots new fly ash study

Posted by on July 18, 2005

A University of Missouri-Rolla researcher is leading an effort to reduce the amount of fly ash making its way into the state’s landfills.

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UMR professor to advise Navy on global terrorism

Posted by on July 14, 2005

A University of Missouri-Rolla professor has been elected to a National Academy of Science panel that will assess the U.S. Department of Navy’s role in the global war on terror.

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UMR students ready to depart for Houston flight

Posted by on July 13, 2005

As NASA prepares the Discovery shuttle for blast-off, a group of University of Missouri-Rolla students are prepping themselves for their own flight mission set for July 21-30 in Houston. The eight-member team is one of 20 NASA has selected from more than 100 proposals to conduct reduced-gravity experiments this summer aboard the agency’s famous “Weightless […]

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UMR engineering students to help Guatemalans rebuild homes

Posted by on June 23, 2005

When a major earthquake jolted Central America in January 2001, it left many Guatemalans wondering how they would rebuild their destroyed adobe homes. More than four years later, residents of Jerez are finding their answer in the hands of seven engineering students from the University of Missouri-Rolla.

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William Daughton recognized by engineering education association

Posted by on June 23, 2005

Dr. William Daughton, chair of the engineering management and systems engineering department at the University of Missouri-Rolla, recently received the 2005 Bernard R. Sarchet Award from the American Society for Engineering Education.

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UMR researchers to study diamond coating process in $3 million project

Posted by on April 14, 2005

A joint team from the University of Missouri-Rolla and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will receive $3 million over the next three years from the U.S. Department of Defense to investigate the science behind a diamond coating technique.

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UMR students aim high in welding experiment

Posted by on April 8, 2005

A group of University of Missouri-Rolla students are looking to the skies for answers on how to improve construction in space. The eight-member team is one of 50 NASA has selected to conduct reduced-gravity experiments this summer.

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