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Yearly News Archives: 2008

Wednesday, December 31st, 2008

Mizzou Engineering student earns international recognition

A Mizzou Engineering graduate student’s work on a new technique to test the strength of carbon fiber materials vital to […]


Wednesday, December 31st, 2008

IMSE faculty member earns prize for best research paper

Assistant Professor Mustafa Sir, new to the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering (IMSE) at the University of Missouri, […]


Wednesday, December 31st, 2008

New Veterans Center located in College of Engineering

Since this story was written the Veterans Center has moved locations to N-5 Memorial Student Union. Local veterans can now find […]


Wednesday, December 31st, 2008

Third computational intelligence poster contest held

University of Missouri’s chapter of the Institute of the Electrical and Electronics Engineers Computational Intelligence Society (IEEE CIS) held its […]


Wednesday, December 31st, 2008

Kevin Karsch recognized as finalist for CRA undergraduate award

University of Missouri senior Kevin Karsch is not your average college student. A dual major in computer science and math, […]


Wednesday, December 31st, 2008

Marrero honored for lending expertise

University of Missouri’s Extension Commerce Resource Development Association (UECRDA) has honored Professor Thomas Marrero as a Friend of UECRDA for […]


Wednesday, December 17th, 2008

Timely research for on-time trains

Missouri’s first railroad, constructed between 1849 and 1851, consisted of five miles of ties and rails, both hewn from oak. […]


Wednesday, December 17th, 2008

Uncovering hidden mechanisms in Alzheimer’s disease

“Alzheimer’s is a very complex disease,” observed James Lee, a University of Missouri biological engineering assistant professor, reflecting on the […]


Wednesday, December 17th, 2008

The Pacific Ring: Sustaining quality of life in the face of economic progress

“It’s engineering. It’s economics. It’s policy and it involves community,” Kate Trauth summarized when asked about the Pacific Ring Initiative […]


Wednesday, December 17th, 2008

The Nondestructive Evaluator

Reinforced concrete, first invented in the mid-nineteenth century, combines the bendable strength of steel with the compressional strength of concrete. […]


Tuesday, December 16th, 2008

Measuring phase change one cell at a time

Standing in front of the MizzouCentral stage at the Missouri State Fair this summer, microphone in hand, Gary Solbrekken worked […]


Tuesday, December 16th, 2008

Update: Lafferre Hall Addition

Marty Walker, director of administrative services for the College of Engineering prepared the following answers to some of the most […]


Tuesday, December 16th, 2008

Mizzou Engineering benefactors

In 2004, halfway through the University of Missouri’s “For All We Call Mizzou” capital campaign, Engineering Building East received a […]


Thursday, December 11th, 2008

Pattarkine named CTO of OriginOil

Adjunct University of Missouri Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering Vikram Pattarkine has been appointed chief technology officer of OriginOil. […]


Thursday, December 11th, 2008

New environmental student organization profiled

University of Missouri Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Enos Inniss was recognized in the Fall 2008 issue of […]


Tuesday, December 9th, 2008

Donor sponsors first endowed professorship in civil engineering

Anyone who knew Bill Davidson can tell you what an unpretentious and unfailingly generous man he was, qualities that are […]


Tuesday, December 9th, 2008

Mary Carlson, establishes scholarship

‘Tis better to give than to receive – just ask Mary Carlson. A 1978 graduate of the University of Missouri, […]


Tuesday, December 9th, 2008

Core experience at MU generates scholarship gift

Because Laird Technologies of St. Louis believes engineers are critical to the continued success of their company, CEO Marty Rapp […]


Tuesday, December 9th, 2008

Garmin offers opportunities for young University of Missouri engineering students

Matt Milligan, a University of Missouri senior majoring in electrical and computer engineering, likes the direction things are headed in […]


Tuesday, December 2nd, 2008

Mizzou group building on academic excellence

With the help of a Mizzou Engineering student group, several Hickman High School youths recently upheld a weighty Missouri tradition—using […]


Monday, December 1st, 2008

Long-term project examines effectiveness of conservation department’s best management practices

Shannon and Reynolds counties, deep in the Missouri’s Ozarks, are home to some of the most ruggedly beautiful landscapes in […]


Monday, December 1st, 2008

Bowders named Davidson professor

Anyone who knew Bill Davidson can tell you what an unpretentious and unfailingly generous man he was, qualities that are […]


Monday, December 1st, 2008

A goal in the campaign end zone

The Mizzou Tiger football team’s shut-out against the Colorado Buffaloes on homecoming weekend wasn’t the only big scoring game on […]


Monday, December 1st, 2008

Study examines effectiveness of educating public, posting lower speed limits

The City Council of Columbia is collaborating with Carlos Sun, associate professor at the University of Missouri department of civil […]


Monday, December 1st, 2008

Unlocking the secrets of protein mimics

“Our lab is developing computational methods that will rely on experimental and evolutionary data to determine structural information about protein […]


Monday, December 1st, 2008

Book links informatics and fuzzy logic

Properties and behaviors of biological systems and objects often behave randomly, and analyzing them with bioinformatics programs can present certain […]


Monday, December 1st, 2008

Research with corn phenotypes used to model data network

“The University of Missouri is one of the few places in the country that does interdisciplinary research well,” said Toni […]


Monday, December 1st, 2008

Head of Informatics Institute works to build next generation searchable databases

“I came to the University of Missouri because of the opportunities for research with corporations, the University Medical School, Life […]


Monday, December 1st, 2008

Cerner and MU-ACM host programming competition

University of Missouri computer science students recently were given a chance to show off their skills at an annual programming […]


Monday, December 1st, 2008

Mizzou Engineering researcher aims for a smoother ride

A Mizzou Engineering researcher is proposing to use wireless sensor technology to provide some relief to automobile drivers frustrated by […]