Tag: university transportation center

Missouri S&T joins new national transportation center

Posted by on July 1, 2019

Missouri S&T researchers will join a national consortium of universities focused on improving the durability and extending the lifespan of the nation’s transportation infrastructure. The U.S. Department of Transportation awarded $15 million in grants in June to create two new national University Transportation Centers (UTCs) to advance research and education programs that address transportation challenges facing the nation. Missouri S&T will join the UTC led by Washington State University – the only center focused on the durability and lifespan of transportation infrastructure.

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Robotic bridge inspection, preservation is focus of new transportation center

Posted by on December 5, 2016

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Your commute to work may be smoother in the future, thanks to new federally funded research at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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Students, faculty from around the world attend workshop

Posted by on July 21, 2014

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An international group of participants recently attended a four-day workshop hosted by the RE-CAST (Research on Concrete Application for Sustainable Transportation) University Transportation Center. The workshop focused on the fundamentals of rheology and application on cement-based materials. Rheology involves flow behavior of material that cannot be measured with traditional workability methods.

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S&T selected to lead effort to improve sustainability in nation’s transportation

Posted by on October 25, 2013

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Missouri S&T has been selected to lead a consortium of four universities sharing in a 2013 University Transportation Centers (UTC) tier 1 grant. This program was authorized by Congress under the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21). The center’s research will focus on developing the next generation of cement-based construction materials.

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UMR joins national ‘cybersystem’ for earthquake engineering research

Posted by on February 23, 2006

University of Missouri-Rolla researchers will soon connect in cyberspace with investigators around the world to conduct and observe earthquake experiments.

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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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