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Monthly News Archives: January 2014

Friday, January 31st, 2014

Collaboration is key in lab renovation; mobile apps class is one beneficiary

New computer lab spaces in Lafferre Hall utilize fresh technology to teach and allow students the chance to work on collaborative projects.


Monday, January 27th, 2014

Team takes top rankings in computer vision ‘Olympics’

A team of electrical and computer engineers from Mizzou placed second in the International Large Scale Visual Recognition Challenge 2013 and was the first among all U.S. teams.


Monday, January 27th, 2014

New fast track program combines IT, MBA

Freshmen entering the College of Engineering in the fall of 2014 will have the opportunity to take advantage of a new IT/MBA Fast Track program in the Computer Science Department, where they may earn their undergraduate IT degree and an MBA in five years.


Monday, January 27th, 2014

Senior looks to follow in mother’s footsteps

Wisdom often is passed through generations. “Like mother, like daughter” is an aphorism that follows Kimberly Butler, a senior in computer science at MU. She is the second computer science major in her family, following in her mother’s footsteps.


Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

Heat transfer innovation garners Best Paper Award

A paper submitted to an American Society of Mechanical Engineer’s international conference in December 2013 received the conference’s Best Paper Award.


Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

Students flock to alum’s talk, heed advice

Alumnus Peng Zhuang knows students approaching graduation have many questions, and after a presentation representing his employer, Google, to students, several stayed to ask questions about how they, too, could work for the Internet giant.


Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

From university to industry and back again

After completing his bachelor’s degree, Avi Vatsa took a job in the private sector but eventually returned to university to pursue his master’s degree and become an assistant professor. He then returned to student life in the Computer Science Department.