Education & Technology Transfer Activities: 2003

GeoMO-1: Deep Foundations for Transportation Structures




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Matching Research Agency

University of Missouri-Rolla

Principal Investigator

Richard W. Stephenson
University of Missouri-Rolla
127 Butler Carlton
Rolla, Mo 65409
p(573) 341-6549

Student Involvement

Students will be invited to attend at a reduced rate.

Project Objective

Present a seminar with top academics to promote our transportation research and ties with the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT).

Project Abstract

One day seminar given by two of the leading authorities on deep foundations for transportation structures.


Anticipated Benefits

  1. Establish UMR as a source of high-level continuing education.
  2. Acquaint important and influential professionals with UMR programs.
  3. Establish collaborative arrangements with high profile researchers from other universities.
  4. Forge ties with MoDOT personnel.
  5. Acquaint regional engineering professionals with the programs and facilities available at UMR.

Modal Orientation

Continuing education, outreach in foundations for transportation structures.


Project Start Date:09/10/2003
Project End Date:06/13/2004

Relationship to other Research/Projects

Gives exposure to all of UMR's transportation related research to influential and important colleagues.

Technology Transfer Activities

See above.

Transportation Research Board Keywords

Seminar, technology transfer, deep foundations, piers, piles.