Dr. Xiong Faculty and students in S&T's civil, architectural and environmental engineering department, presented their research at the Transportation Research Board's 100th annual meeting, which was held virtually in January. Research topics included innovative sustainable materials, advanced testing techniques for geo-material characterization, and intelligent transportation engineering. Participating faculty included Dr. Jenny Liu, professor; Dr. Xiong Zhang, professor; and Dr. Xianbiao Hu, assistant professor.
Faculty and Staff from the INSPIRE University Transportation Center will be hosting a virtual workshop February 19-20 as part of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) Pre-College Initiative (PCI). Dr. Xianbiao will present a workshop titled “Traffic Jam!” in the virtual meeting.
PCI is traditionally an on-campus visit program for African-American students who may be considering a future career in math, science, computing or engineering. PCI is sponsored by S&T’s student chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers and the Student Diversity Initiatives department.
Missouri S&T’s civil engineering program is number 21 among the nation’s public doctoral-granting universities and is ranked 31st overall in the category, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings, which were released today. Missouri S&T was ranked 88th among public doctoral-granting universities and 179th overall in the category, and S&T’s engineering programs were ranked 35th among publics and 63rd overall.
Visit U.S. News‘ America’s Best Colleges website for more information about the rankings.
Sixty-six current and former faculty of Missouri S&T are among the top researchers in their field as measured by their career research records, and 15 other current or former Missouri S&T researchers were among the best in their fields in 2020, according to a recent analysis by Stanford University.
Original Version Posted December 15, 2021 - Missouri S&T News and Events