John Myers

Hernandez named UTC ‘Student of the Year’

Posted by on December 5, 2017

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Eli Hernandez, a doctoral student in civil engineering, has been named a University Transportation Center Outstanding Student of the Year by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT).

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‘Big beam’ team brings home third place

Posted by on October 3, 2017

A team of Missouri S&T civil engineering students finished third in the nation in a “big beam” competition, marking the university’s highest placement in the competition’s 15-year history. The team consists of graduate students Eli Hernandez and Hayder Alghazali. Dr. John Myers, professor of civil engineering and associate dean for academic affairs in the College of Engineering and Computing, is the team’s advisor.

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Myers earns outstanding educator award

Posted by on May 3, 2017

Dr. John Myers has been selected as a top educator by the Architectural Engineering Institute. Myers is associate dean of academic affairs for the College of Engineering and Computing, and a professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering.

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University receives $1.4 million grant for transportation center

Posted by on January 3, 2017

Missouri S&T is one of 35 universities to receive a grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to establish a University Transportation Center (UTC). Missouri S&T received a $1.4 million UTC “tier 1” grant to develop robotic tools to inspect and maintain bridges and portions of highway from the air or from the side of the structure. Dr. Genda Chen, the Robert W. Abbett Distinguished Chair in Civil Engineering, is director of the new center. Other faculty involved in the project include:

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Outstanding Paper Award goes to Aljazaeri, Myers

Posted by on October 4, 2016

Zena Aljazaeri, a Ph.D. candidate in civil engineering, and Dr. John Myers, professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering, received the Outstanding Paper Award at the fourth International Conference on Sustainable Construction Materials and Technologies (SCMT4) in Las Vegas in August. Their paper is titled “Strengthening of Reinforced Concrete One-Way Slabs for Flexure Using Composite Materials: Evaluation of Different Composite Materials.”

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