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Monthly News Archives: November 2012

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 […]