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Our faculty's research interests and expertise encompass a wide range of subject areas including:
- recycling waste products into concrete
- infrastructure performance during extreme events (earthquakes, flooding)
- rapid repair of damaged infrastructure
- effects of nanoparticles on water and waste water treatment systems
- impact of space debris on satellites
- lab remediation
- impact and occurence of endocrine disruptors
- sediment transport and contaminant stabilization in rivers and streams
Each year, faculty projects receive external funding from such agencies as NASA, the National Highway Traffic Administration, the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), National Occupational Safety and Health and Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT). Scholars work in several research centers, which allow faculty members from across the university to pool resources and talents to create new knowledge.
Making stronger concrete
Studying ways to make concrete with fly ash instead of Portland cement.
Leading new robotic approaches to inspecting and maintaining bridges
Thanks to new federally funded research, your commute to work may be smoother in the future.
Doctoral student earns national recognition for research to restore soil at historic mines.
Aiming to improve self-consolidating concrete
Figuring out how to make concrete that can be poured in hard-to-reach places.
Improving wastewater treatment and saving energy are not only essential, but they’re also compatible.