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Yearly News Archives: 2009

Tuesday, December 1st, 2009

Cellular Secrets: New microchip charts cell chatter

Story By: Anita Neal Harrison Eavesdropping is usually seen as a bad thing, but University of Missouri Professor Kevin Gillis […]

Tuesday, December 1st, 2009

Erik Loehr appointed Director of Research

Loehr was recently appointed to the position of Director of Research for the University of Missouri College of Engineering (COE). […]

Tuesday, December 1st, 2009

Mechanical engineering grad student places first in an international ASME poster contest

Despite the fact that one of the poster session organizers at the 2009 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition complimented […]

Monday, November 30th, 2009

Biosensors to provide rapid detection of Salmonella

Each year, 40,000 cases of salmonella are reported in the United States, though the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) believes […]

Monday, November 30th, 2009

Mizzou Engineering and Shanghai University plan cooperative Computer Science undergraduate degree

Since the 1940s, the term “globalization” has been used to describe the increasing connectivity between people around the world. On […]

Monday, November 30th, 2009

Sam Kiger named Engineering Fellow

Sam Kiger, associate dean of research for the University of Missouri College of Engineering, was recently recognized for his many […]

Monday, November 30th, 2009

Electric Car Club sparks interest of Mizzou Engineers

new competition team is making its University of Missouri College of Engineering debut. The Mizzou Electric Car Club is meeting […]

Monday, November 30th, 2009

Scholarship program celebrates success

November is traditionally a month of get-togethers and celebrations, though not all are holiday-related. Some gatherings, like the one hosted […]

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

NSF Early Career Development program Career Award for Hao Li

Since coming to the University of Missouri as an assistant professor in mechanical and aerospace engineering four years ago, Hao […]

Monday, November 2nd, 2009

New chair named to Department of Chemical Engineering

C. W. LaPierre Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Missouri Baolin Deng has been named chairman […]

Monday, November 2nd, 2009

Researchers explore ways to give amphibians rights of way

Story by: Sarah Scully Kathleen Trauth, an associate professor in the civil and environmental engineering at the University of Missouri, […]

Saturday, October 10th, 2009

Industrial engineering alumnus receives Support Freedom Award

Twenty years ago, University of Missouri alumni Don Flora, BS IE ’66, MS IE ’68, MPH ’71, helped initiate the […]

Friday, October 2nd, 2009

Dale Musser receives Excellence in Teaching with Technology Award

Dale Musser, assistant professor and director of the College of Engineering’s information technology program, is engaging his students with technology […]

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

“Facebook Challenge” promotes competition team awareness

University of Missouri engineering competition teams are using Facebook to raise awareness about their activities and progress. A current Facebook […]

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

CELDi affiliations benefit faculty, students, and maybe even you

Story by: Sarah Scully In 2008, Chinese production of the blood thinner herapin was tainted by blue ear pig disease, […]

Saturday, September 5th, 2009

Team receives high marks in PASCAL grand challenge

Tony Han, assistant professor in electrical and computer engineering, and his team of graduate research assistants have been perfecting their  […]

Saturday, September 5th, 2009

Building bridges safely and efficiently

As phobias go, the fear of bridges — gephyrophobia — is fairly common, and irrational indeed, given that actual bridge […]

Thursday, September 3rd, 2009

Neuroscience 101

Early in August, the University of Missouri’s Colleges of Engineering and Biological Sciences co-sponsored the third annual Neuroscience Summer Workshop. […]

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009

Lafferre Hall addition

Faculty, staff and students of the University of Missouri College of Engineering hosted a dedication ceremony and open house on […]

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009

Engineering graduate student studies functionality of blood vessels

Story by: Jashin Lin A video of bright, gently pulsing, irregular green stripes dimly lights up a computer screen in […]

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009

Civil engineering student serves as English tutor in South Korea

Many University of Missouri engineering students spend their summer vacations working as interns for engineering firms, and some spend time […]

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009

Chemical engineering paper receives ‘Most Cited Author’ award

Story by: Jashin Lin In 2004, Galen Suppes, chemical engineering professor at the University of Missouri, and his team published […]

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009

Mizzou Engineering graduate student selected for NASA summer program

Dario Cersosimo has always had an interest in space exploration. Born and raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the University of […]

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009

Three engineering faculty papers accepted by international conference

Mizzou Engineering will be well represented at the Twelfth IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV) to be held in […]

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009

Engineering Library and Technology Commons launches new web page

As the academic year begins at the University of Missouri, a bright and shining four-story addition to Lafferre Hall is […]

Tuesday, September 1st, 2009

Innovation course project capitalizes on new engineering laboratory need

The trickle effect of innovation sometimes spreads in unanticipated ways. The opening of the College of Engineering’s new multi-disciplinary laboratories […]

Monday, August 3rd, 2009

Faculty profile: Hani Salim

An engineering career in which explosives play a key role, even if the work involves minimizing their destructive impact, is […]

Friday, July 31st, 2009

Biological engineering doctoral student wins research award

Story by: Jashin Lin Mizzou graduate student Rebecca Whiting recently won a research award from the University of Missouri Institute […]

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

Chemical engineering adds a student lounge

An MU College of Engineering renovation project that began with the razing of the high bay portion of Lafferre Hall […]

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

Paper on nuclear battery rated as outstanding at conference

Story by: Jashin Lin Very small batteries for very small devices are the subject of Mizzou Engineering professor Jae Kwon’s […]