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Monthly News Archives: December 2010

Monday, December 6th, 2010

Microbe plays major role in wetland research

As organisms go, the microbes that are the heroes of this healthy wetland tale are among the toughest and tiniest. […]

Saturday, December 4th, 2010

Lillard receives Moulder Award

Dave Lillard, far right, was the inaugural recipient of the James E. “Bud” Moulder Distinguished Alumni Award on Oct. 12, […]

Saturday, December 4th, 2010

Alumni Notes

Share your news with fellow alumni. Use the form on the inside back cover and mail it in the inserted […]

Saturday, December 4th, 2010

Being an MU athlete and an engineering major in the 1960s was both tough and rewarding — and still is

On Jan. 22, 2011, members of the 1960-1961 Mizzou men’s basketball team will take the court again as part of […]

Saturday, December 4th, 2010

Combined gifts create Barton Chair in Flexible Pavement Technology

When it comes to highway paving technologies, the bottom line — where the rubber meets the road — is that […]

Saturday, December 4th, 2010

Surveying the road ahead

According to an August 2010 article in WIRED magazine, coalition forces in Iraq suffered more than 13,000 improvised explosive device […]

Saturday, December 4th, 2010

Astrocytes, Hush!

Engineering professor works to limit stroke damage by turning down the volume on cells’ calcium signaling Shinghua Ding, a University […]

Saturday, December 4th, 2010

Assistive technology: the conjunction of man and machine

After graduating from the University of Missouri in 1987 with a degree in computer science, Darren Gabbert was hired as […]

Saturday, December 4th, 2010

Pollution Prevention interns report substantial savings

Engineering students who spent the summer researching ways to help Missouri companies cut energy and environmental costs presented their findings […]

Saturday, December 4th, 2010

Kiger selected as journal’s editor-in-chief

Sam Kiger, Mizzou Engineering’s associate dean of research, was selected as editor-in-chief of the Journal of Critical Technologies in Shock […]

Saturday, December 4th, 2010

Industrial Assessment Center’s finds successful niche

In 2006, when the University of Missouri’s Industrial Assessment Center (MoIAC) first opened its doors in Columbia, Director Bin Wu, […]

Saturday, December 4th, 2010

Project to focus on development of renewable energy source evaluation tools

Tom Marrero, a chemical engineering professor, and Tom Johnson, the Frank Miller professor in agricultural and applied economics and professor […]

Saturday, December 4th, 2010

New engineering center targets computer security

Computer crimes and their terminology have become as much a part of our daily lives as breakfast. Bill Harrison, associate […]

Saturday, December 4th, 2010

Mizzou Engineering forms Recent Alumni Development (RAD) Board

In an effort to provide opportunities for recent engineering graduates to remain connected and involved with Mizzou Engineering, the college […]

Saturday, December 4th, 2010

Shamrock Society Gala to be hosted by Dave and Mardel Lillard

The reputation and legacy of the University of Missouri’s College of Engineering have been built on a foundation of educational […]

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

SWE growth allows for more outreach

The University of Missouri Society of Women Engineers is reaching out in both new and old ways. The MU chapter, […]

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

Mechanical and aerospace engineering professor receives Chancellor’s Award

Yuwen Zhang, a mechanical and aerospace professor with the College of Engineering, accepted the Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Research and […]

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

Undergraduate researcher launches wind-powered energy project on campus

A quick view of Engineering Building North from Sixth Street  will show you a small wind turbine on the building’s […]

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

Civil engineering students conduct accessibility survey for the city of Columbia

In late August, while most people in downtown Columbia shopped for end-of-summer bargains, a team of University of Missouri civil […]

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

Research highlights St. Louis’ superior qualities as freight hub

The Midwest China Hub Commission (MWHC) was formed in late 2007 to attract Chinese airfreight services to St. Louis’ Lambert […]

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

Educating engineers as global problem-solvers

Some days, it’s hard for an engineering major to make it out of the library. Trading a semester of classes […]