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Yearly News Archives: 2012

Friday, December 14th, 2012

Diversity alumnus spotlight: Roshonda McCowan

The transition from being a college student to becoming an alumnus in the working world is made easier for some […]

Monday, December 10th, 2012

CS undergrad discovers calling down an unconsidered path

Abhishek Shah thought he wanted to be a doctor. He didn’t intend to study computer science; the extent of his […]

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

Computer science REU evolves with its technology

As frequently as computer age technology evolves, so does research that delves into new and advancing networks. Such is the […]

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

MU team takes first at regional competition, advances to international level

After winning the regional Grundfos Challenge, three University of Missouri College of Engineering students are planning a spring trip to […]

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

Scholarship donors and recipients meet at annual dinner

An annual event, the MU College of Engineering’s Scholarship Dinner is staged to both celebrate the generosity of those who […]

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

Iraqi university delegation visits MU Engineering

A delegation of five faculty members from the University of Technology in Baghdad (UoT) is visiting MU’s College of Engineering […]

Friday, November 30th, 2012

Engineering students earn spots among McNair Scholars, publish research articles in annual journal

Two engineering students are among 18 University of Missouri students named to the Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program. Paulos […]

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

New faculty members bring projects, expertise to computer science classrooms, labs

The University of Missouri College of Engineering’s Department of Computer Science and Information Technology will welcome two new faculty members […]

Monday, November 19th, 2012

New research bridges the distance between traditional Chinese medicine, modern technology

In Chinese medicine, one of the steps in determining the health of a person’s body is to examine the tongue. […]

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

Sensor and photographic images merged to offer a 3D view

For his graduate work at the State University of New York, Ye Duan explored computer vision, using a camera to […]

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

Researchers embark on quest to find durable, cost-efficient soy-based material

Efforts to identify greener, more cost-efficient materials to make the polyurethanes used to create foams and plastics has resulted in […]

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

Computational speech recognition: a complex, resource-intensive task with great potential

With the introduction of Apple iPhone’s personal assistant, Siri, the technology of speech recognition went mainstream. The ease with which […]

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

One of a kind: college soils laboratory unites characterization services, geotechnical testing

Soil science is life science. And the geotechnical engineers and soil scientists in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering […]

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

Cheng takes aim at genetic mysteries

Jianlin Cheng, an MU associate professor of computer science, has received a National Science Foundation CAREER Award to design and […]

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

Engineering development team offers both experience and fresh perspectives

Carla Wiedmier, the MU College of Engineering’s new executive director of advancement, has known since her very first job in […]

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

Alumni take advantage of philanthropic employers’ matching gifts programs

Motivations for making charitable gifts are as varied as those making them and oftentimes are very personal in nature. In […]

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

Recent alumni board launches effort to fund endowed scholarship

In 2010, the MU College of Engineering launched a Recent Alumni Development (RAD) Board. The effort, intended to keep young […]

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

Alumni Notes

Expertise of engineering alumnus, former chairman of U.S. nuclear Regulatory Commission, in demand Former chairman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory […]

Monday, November 12th, 2012

Identical regions found across plant genomes by MU researchers

The idea of searching for ultraconserved regions across different plant genomes first occurred to Dmitry Korkin, an assistant professor of […]

Monday, November 12th, 2012

Doctoral CS alum offers advice for student who want to work in industry

Adaptivity is a concept with which computer science alumnus Rajkumar Bondugula is familiar. Since leaving his native India to pursue […]

Monday, November 5th, 2012

Research synergy produces unique, exciting results

Within his successful National Science Foundation CAREER award proposal, Dmitry Korkin, a University of Missouri assistant professor of computer science, […]

Friday, November 2nd, 2012

MU computer science program earns ABET accreditation

After six years of dedicated preparation, the University of Missouri’s computer science program learned in August it had earned accreditation […]

Monday, October 29th, 2012

Jennings elected as ASME district vice-chair of communications

When junior mechanical and aerospace engineering student Jonathan Jennings joined the MU College of Engineering’s student chapter of the American […]

Monday, October 29th, 2012

BE professor earns Faculty-Alumni Award

In October, University of Missouri College of Engineering biological engineering Professor Sheila Grant was awarded a 2012 Faculty-Alumni Award. The […]

Monday, October 8th, 2012

Neuro-LEGO Robotics program teaches engineering basics

This semester, as many as 180 children will participate in the Neuro-LEGO Robotics camps held at Mizzou. Since they began […]

Friday, October 5th, 2012

Capstone instructor’s class focuses on rounded design process

Each semester, University of Missouri electrical and computer engineering instructor Jim Fischer is responsible for both ECE 3110 and ECE […]

Friday, October 5th, 2012

Graduate students work on fall detection system

Sound has always been important to Yun Li. His parents are both musicians in China, and he plays the piano […]

Thursday, October 4th, 2012

Computer science team receives $1.4M from NIH for protein structure prediction

Over the past seven years, University of Missouri Computer Science Professors Dong Xu and Yi Shang have made a name […]

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

Recent ECE grads offer tips for job seekers

The College of Engineering offers a wealth of advice and guidance to assist graduating students looking for a job. The […]

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

Doctoral student among small percentage of players to finish online competition

Despite his research into establishing computer security measures, computer science doctoral student Ian Graves found himself on the other side […]