Category Archives: Engineering

Stress Testing Networks

UMKC researcher Deep Medhi is working at the leading edge of an increasingly critical field: understanding how electronic communication networks operate — and fail — under conditions of extreme stress. His primary goal: creating computer, cellular and other network infrastructure that can survive, or be quickly restored, after a major natural disaster such as a … Continue reading Stress Testing Networks

Rebuilding a centuries-old process

When it comes to improving a centuries-old industrial process, it’s hard to imagine a more complete job than John T. Kevern, Ph.D., is crafting at UMKC’s School of Computing and Engineering. Kevern’s approach to making concrete costs less than the current standard; reduces the product’s carbon footprint in two different ways; saves energy; and recycles … Continue reading Rebuilding a centuries-old process