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Monthly News Archives: January 2013

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

New study rooms allow quiet group gatherings

Students looking for a quiet place to study in the Engineering Library and Technology Commons now have more options, especially when working in study groups. Five new rooms in the quiet section of the library opened for use late last semester.


Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

MU researcher secures NSF grant for 100G network

A $1 million National Science Foundation grant will enable a computer science faculty member to connect the university to a 100 Gbps network.


Thursday, January 24th, 2013

GAANN fellows get teaching instruction, pursue research projects

Through the Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) grant from the United States Department of Education five doctoral students are receiving teaching instruction, funding for conferences and professional networking opportunities..


Thursday, January 24th, 2013

Computer Science Department supports three designated research centers

Within the MU College of Engineering, 12 areas of collaborative research have been designated as research centers. Faculty members in the Computer Science Department direct three of the college’s centers.


Thursday, January 17th, 2013

High-profile companies within reach for recent grads

Thomaz DeSouza is a 2012 computer science alumnus who discovered getting a job in a high-profile company right after graduation isn’t impossible.


Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

New machines, competitions highlight year for computer science student organizations

Student organizations in the Computer Science Department and Information Technology Program have much to look forward to in 2013.


Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

MCBIOS X conference to be held in Columbia

MidSouth Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Society’s (MCBIOS) 2013 conference will be held April 5-6 in Columbia.


Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

Teaching tool ‘instrumental’ in revamped introduction course

A new learning tool for freshmen taking the introductory course to electrical and computer engineering (ECE 1000) will teach them basic programming and problem solving skills, and it also may help them cover songs originated by Led Zeppelin or The Rolling Stones.


Monday, January 7th, 2013

Associate professor named interim chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering Department

University of Missouri College of Engineering Associate Professor Scott Kovaleski was appointed as interim chairman of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, effective Jan. 1, 2013.