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Yearly News Archives: 2007

Friday, November 16th, 2007

Mizzou software mapping paths to the planets

A NASA probe’s flight to Mars may well seem a daunting undertaking to those who remember America’s initial efforts to […]

Wednesday, November 14th, 2007

Turning a profit on pollution prevention

Global business strategy will join forces with environmentalism in a Mizzou Engineering internship program slated to launch next spring. The […]

Tuesday, November 13th, 2007

Mizzou Engineering professor earns career recognition

Mizzou Engineering Professor Curt Davis is being honored by an international technology organization for his contributions to satellite remote sensing […]

Monday, November 12th, 2007

Engineering students help residents stay warm

Some Mizzou Engineering students are sharing the warmth of the season in an unusually practical way. About 30 Engineering Ambassadors […]

Monday, November 5th, 2007

Mizzou taking measures for dam safety

As engineers all across America struggle to maintain the nation’s aging infrastructure, a University of Missouri researcher is developing a […]

Sunday, November 4th, 2007

Expanding Mizzou Engineering’s international education program

The College of Engineering is organizing a new student exchange program that will offer young engineers the opportunity to obtain […]

Friday, November 2nd, 2007

Energy symposium spotlights renewable alternatives

Energy experts agreed during a recent symposium cosponsored by the College of Engineering that America’s future fuel needs must be […]

Thursday, November 1st, 2007

MU students sort through information overload

Three MU computer science students are receiving national recognition for successfully tackling a segment of today’s information overload dilemma. Engineering […]

Monday, October 1st, 2007

Mizzou Engineering launches nanotechnology enterprise

Mizzou Engineering and university leaders have agreed to launch a nanotechnology consortium that would collaborate with area businesses to commercialize […]

Monday, October 1st, 2007

Mizzou Engineering to help Peru recover from earthquake

A Mizzou Engineering geotechnical team will travel to Peru in October to help the earthquake-shattered nation rebuild its most devastated […]

Tuesday, September 25th, 2007

Building better lives by design

For more than 10 years, Columbia resident Mel West has worked to build hand-cranked wheelchairs for disabled people in need […]

Tuesday, September 25th, 2007

Taking the bite out of dentistry

Dental phobias could soon lose much of their bite if a Mizzou Engineering research team succeeds in its efforts to […]

Tuesday, September 4th, 2007

Formula car team shifts gears

Fueled by a disappointing season, the MU formula car team is changing direction to add both depth and competition time […]

Tuesday, September 4th, 2007

Welcoming young engineers on campus

High school upper classmen are invited to join Mizzou Engineering for a weekend of campus life this fall. The Engineering […]

Wednesday, August 1st, 2007

College of Engineering selects contractor for renovation

Mizzou has selected a contractor to rebuild the College of Engineering’s campus headquarters into a multidisciplinary research and education hub. […]

Wednesday, August 1st, 2007

Mizzou aeronautics team finishes high in national competition

Boosted by a powerful battery system that “set the bar” for the competition, Mizzou Engineering’s aeronautics team has brought home […]

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2007

Mizzou nanotechnology research team wins industry award

Mizzou Engineering Professor Shubhra Gangopadhyay and her research team have won an industry award for combining nanotechnology with microchip–based technology […]

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2007

Mizzou Engineering joins international earthquake team

Mizzou Engineering is lending its expertise to an international effort to better understand earthquakes by drilling deep into and installing […]

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2007

College of Engineering at Columbia’s Twilight Festival

The College of Engineering is launching catapult and building-block arch challenges at Columbia’s Twilight Festival to introduce youngsters to the […]

Friday, June 1st, 2007

College of Engineering researchers aim to deter bridge terrorism

Government officials have long acknowledged America’s vulnerability to terrorist attacks on the national transportation system. Backed by federal funding, Mizzou […]

Friday, June 1st, 2007

Timber bridge team wins “most practical design”

Wooden bridges have largely gone the way of horse drawn carriages, both replaced with innovations arising from the industrial revolution, […]

Friday, June 1st, 2007

New CoE associate dean for research takes the helm

Sam Kiger, a former CoE civil and environmental engineering department chair and an internationally recognized expert in blast resistant structural […]

Friday, June 1st, 2007

Student aeronautics team takes off

The College of Engineering’s newest design team is entering competition this month with a preliminary victory already under its belt. […]

Friday, June 1st, 2007

College of Engineering students build skills through community service

A Columbia service project recently brought home to several Mizzou Engineering students what it means to be in society’s “problem–solving” […]

Saturday, May 12th, 2007

Mizzou Engineering concrete canoe team races to top-three finish

Buoyed by strong race performances, Mizzou Engineering’s concrete canoe team finished third in this year’s American Society of Civil Engineers […]

Thursday, May 3rd, 2007

CoE teams shine in competition

Two College of Engineering teams have won high honors in student competitions, earning national attention for their design successes. Mizzou […]

Thursday, May 3rd, 2007

Marine receives new scholarship honoring MU alumnus who died serving in Iraq

Staff Sgt. Michael McGuire on May 2 received a scholarship established in honor of 1st Lt. Mark Gelina, who died […]

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2007

Mizzou Engineering faculty member wins national society honor

Mizzou Engineering Assistant Professor William J. Likos has been selected to receive a prestigious award from America’s oldest national engineering […]

Thursday, April 26th, 2007

Mizzou Engineering at the Capitol

Like many working for the nano revolution, Mizzou Engineering sophomore Daniel Tappmeyer is convinced that the science of very small […]

Monday, April 16th, 2007

Mizzou Engineering technology wins national association backing

A national transportation association plans to showcase Mizzou Engineering technology for stabilizing landslide–prone slopes, paving the way for its widespread […]