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Monthly News Archives: October 2014

Friday, October 31st, 2014

EPA recognizes bioengineering capstone team’s sustainability project

Bioengineering seniors Austin Davis, Jeremy Davis, Amanda Prescott and Sami Tellatin were selected as one of 42 $15,000 Phase I grant recipients by the Environmental Protection Agency as part of its People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) grant competition.


Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

$38.5 million approved to renovate Lafferre Hall

On Oct. 16, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon convened a meeting of the state’s Board of Public Buildings to approve the state’s issuance of $38.5 million for the repair and renovation of the 1935 and 1944 sections of Lafferre Hall, the main building of the MU College of Engineering.


Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

Bioengineering professor sets gold standard in optics research

Gary Yao, a professor in the Bioengineering Department, recently received the 2014 Educational Award from Edmund Optics, and with it, $10,000 in Edmund products, for his work using pupillary light reflex to screen for neurodevelopmental disorders, particularly autism, in young children.


Monday, October 27th, 2014

CEE graduate student takes first place at transportation poster competition

Graduate student Kyoungmin “Andrew” Nam of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department won first place at the annual poster competition for the Transportation Engineering Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (TEAM Stl).


Monday, October 27th, 2014

Assistant IMSE professor, undergrad duo testing courts’ efficiency

Jung Hyup Kim, an assistant professor in MU’s Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering Department, currently is in the process of determining the impact of the Missouri eFiling System (MeFS) on efficiency of case processing and document management for the Missouri Judiciary.


Monday, October 27th, 2014

MU civil engineering alumnus Moulder dies at 88

James E. “Bud” Moulder died Oct. 24 at the age of 88. He was a lifelong and very active supporter of the MU College of Engineering, serving as past president and an active member of the MU Engineering Alumni Association (MUEAO) and was a lifetime member of the Mizzou Alumni Association.


Monday, October 20th, 2014

Civil engineering grad flies high in airport consulting job

MU graduate Tyler Horn currently spends his days working as a civil engineer in the aviation department of the consulting firm Crawford, Murphy & Tilly, Inc. (CMT), where he works on civil engineering projects for Missouri airports.


Monday, October 20th, 2014

Electrical engineer grad lands job at innovation firm

Recent MU engineering graduate Clay Staley doesn’t like monotony. He thrives on challenge in his work — just one of the many things he enjoys about his job.


Monday, October 20th, 2014

Recent grad finds home in clinical engineering

MU engineering graduate Andi Edmonson’s job keeps her busy. She works on-site at University Hospital as a clinical engineer for Cerner Corporation, which supplies health care information technology globally.


Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

Engineering path leads Schwartz to interim dean job at MU

Robert Schwartz said an opportunity to again experience working within an academic unit is, in part, what influenced him to accept the position as interim dean of the College of Engineering.


Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

Slideshow: Mizzou Engineering student teams, organizations

The University of Missouri College of Engineering has more than 50 student competition teams and organizations. Some are specific to departments, while other are open to students of all majors, including non-engineering majors.


Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

Dusenberry, RAD Board set sights on funding endowed scholarship

Drew Dusenberry serves as the Recent Alumni Development Board’s fundraising chair, which puts him front and center for the organization’s effort to fund an endowed scholarship. Their goal is to raise $25,000.


Monday, October 13th, 2014

Undergraduate student works overtime toward a bright future

Ryan Siegle’s hectic schedule would be enough to make most students’ heads spin. He’s doing co-op work in Iowa 40 hours a week and drives to Kansas City on weekends to put in 20 hours at General Motors doing robotics engineering.


Thursday, October 9th, 2014

MU ASME chapter crossing Canadian border for IAM3D finals

The MU chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) has been selected as one of 24 finalists for ASME’s inaugural Innovative Additive Manufacturing 3D (IAM3D) Challenge.


Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

Timber Bridge team donates competition structure to city

After being a bridge to nowhere over the summer, the Mizzou Engineering Timber Bridge team’s structure was formally accepted by the City of Columbia at its Oct. 6 city council meeting and listed its intent to be used at Strawn Park.


Friday, October 3rd, 2014

Third round of Coulter Program-funded biomedical research projects announced

Six grants totaling approximately $600,000 were awarded Sept. 30 to interdisciplinary teams comprised of an engineering faculty member and clinicians. The funding comes from the University of Missouri’s Coulter Translational Partnership Program.