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Yearly News Archives: 2011

Friday, December 16th, 2011

MU researchers partner with Boone County Clerk to develop new voting system technologies

American military personnel and citizens working and/or living overseas historically have experienced difficulty casting their votes in national elections. Contributing […]

Sunday, December 11th, 2011

Breaking new ground: Ground-based radar device detects shifts in land, structures

  For several decades, geologic scientists have used satellite radar imagery and a technique called interferometry to remotely measure deformation […]

Saturday, December 10th, 2011

Bridges under troubled surfaces

Research project builds on more than two decades of investigation into bridge wear

Saturday, December 10th, 2011

Engineers, wildlife biologists join forces for an inside view of life in the wild

Humanity’s interconnection to the animals that share our planet is an inevitable fact of life and, at the same time, […]

Friday, December 9th, 2011

Making use of a background in science and technology on Capitol Hill

In September, University of Missouri College of Engineering Dean Jim Thompson and Director of Development Shawn Poore visited Congressman Martin […]

Friday, December 9th, 2011

Smart engineers extend capabilities of smartphones

With funding from a U.S. Army/Leonard Wood Institute research grant, the University of Missouri College of Engineering professor has enhanced […]

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

Scholarship honors loved ones while providing strangers with opportunities

For Kyle Webb, a scholarship means less dirt he has to dig through and fewer flowers he has to plant […]

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

Filmmaker, digital media instructor makes documentary about hometown disaster

UPDATE SEPT. 12, 2012: Free screening scheduled The College of Engineering’s IT program is presenting a screening of IT instructor […]

Monday, December 5th, 2011

Alumni Notes

1960s Donald Dewayne Martin, BS IE ’67, BS IM ’67, MS IE ’68, Ph.D. ’72, of Independence, Mo., was re-elected […]

Monday, December 5th, 2011

Bell repair ensures continuation of a Mizzou tradition

In the 200 years since it was established, the campus and community of the University of Missouri have initiated and […]

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

MU CELDi helps company save more than $2 million

Proprietors of any household budget would rejoice in the discovery of a way to save a few dollars. However, when […]

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

MoDOT partnership creates real-time research opportunities

As a semitrailer driver trucks along the highway toward Illinois, a digital sign ahead reads, “I-57 Detour, I-55 to MO […]

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

MU engineering professor named IEEE fellow

Wenjun Zeng, a University of Missouri computer science professor, recently was named an Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) […]

Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

Student organizations prepare for spring conferences

The University of Missouri College of Engineering will be hustling and bustling with activity before and after spring break when […]

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011

Mizzou Engineering ChemE Car Team places in top 10 at nationals

After placing second in the regional competition this past May, Mizzou Engineering’s ChemE Car Team took its backpack-sized car, many […]

Friday, October 28th, 2011

Engineering faculty travels to Iraq to lay collaboration groundwork

The University of Missouri was selected by the International Research and Exchanges Board to participate in the Iraq University Linkage […]

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Photos: High School Weekend

High school students from around the U.S. visited for High School Weekend. Students who participated in the 2-day event met […]

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Mizzou Engineering Electric Car Club contributes to national safety effort

Students joining the University of Missouri’s Electric Car Club as an extracurricular activity never imagined they’d play a key role […]

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

Computer science French connection results in collaborative research, internships and cultural exchange

As a postdoctoral researcher in the lab of University of Missouri associate professor Kannappan Palaniappan, Adel Hafiane worked on an […]

Monday, October 3rd, 2011

New scholarship targets Project Lead the Way participants

The University of Missouri College of Engineering has embraced a national program aimed at igniting the imagination and innovative aptitude […]

Monday, October 3rd, 2011

Civil engineering students win first place in ACI competition

Two MU civil and environmental engineering students were recently awarded first-place honors in the American Concrete Institute’s (ACI) 2011 ACI […]

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

New partnerships expand engineering study abroad opportunities

While the chance to study abroad is a dream for many students, having the time to dedicate to a program […]

Monday, September 26th, 2011

First round of study abroad trips yields positive results

A new study abroad program offers engineering students at the University of Missouri a chance to travel to a variety […]

Monday, September 26th, 2011

Student logs delve into thoughts, experiences on study abroad trip

The following are excerpts from student logs kept during the London/Manchester/Paris trip, May 16-27. Students were required to keep journals […]

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

Graduate student places in final three of student paper competition

Anna Hodge, a graduate student in civil and environmental engineering, was one of three finalists in the 2011 K.K. Barnes […]

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

Former NASA astronaut joins Mizzou Engineering staff

There are not many people who can say they’ve seen the entire world, and fewer who can say they’ve seen […]

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

Photos: CoMO for JoMO clean up

Mizzou Engineering students, along with other volunteers from Columbia, help clean areas in Joplin.

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

International IEEE Healthcom Conference held at MU

Serving as general conference chair, Chi-Ren Shyu, director of the University of Missouri’s Informatics Institute and Shumaker Professor in the […]

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

Mizzou Engineering offers full-service rapid prototype facility for student, campus and outside use

Modeling and prototype development are routine components of engineering processes, facilitated in recent years by advances in rapid prototyping technologies. […]

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

Nanoantenna reinvents solar energy

The yellow dwarf star at the center of our solar system that reliably illuminates and warms this planet was considered […]