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UMKC receives largest non-health research funding

The U.S. Department of Defense‚Äôs Office of Naval Research has awarded a $7.2 million grant and a $7.7 million contract to UMKC to develop technologies to reduce national security threats from drones. These are the largest non-health research awards received at UMKC. The team of investigators also includes researchers from the Missouri University of Science … Continue reading UMKC receives largest non-health research funding

Increasing access to clean water in Africa

Access to consistent and safe drinking water is one of the biggest challenges facing humanity, and in many African countries the clean water shortage is getting worse. John Kevern, Ph.D., associate professor of civil engineering, has been working alongside graduate students from the University of the Western Cape to help find a feasible solution for … Continue reading Increasing access to clean water in Africa