MATC is proud to offer a variety of seminars that bring new knowledge and perspectives to our students and faculty. In addition to the regular programs described below, MATC regularly hosts nationally and internationally known speakers on special topics. In fall of 2011, MATC hopes to bring an exciting new railway seminar series to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in partnership with Union Pacific.
MATC Seminar Series at UNL
The MATC seminar series at UNL features guest presenters from public and private industries and academic disciplines that provide different viewpoints from across the transportation profession. Graduate students sign up for the series as a one-credit course and attend the weekly seminars. Students at the Omaha campus attend via teleconferencing technology. The series sparks student interest in a variety of transportation careers and informs them on the latest issues in the industry.
MS&T Bi-Weekly Research Seminar Series
Undergraduate and graduate students at Missouri University of Science and Technology can regularly share their research and learn about the latest research in other areas at these interdisciplinary engineering research seminars. Ying Huang, a PhD student in the Department of Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering, organizes the program, which helps students practice presentation skills and network with fellow researchers.