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Monthly News Archives: March 2015

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

Five Chemical Engineering students recognized at Engineering Awards Banquet

Five students from the Chemical Engineering Department earned Outstanding Student Awards at the Engineering Awards Banquet on March 13.


Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

Chance meeting results in conference, research opportunities and collaborations

A chance meeting with engineering faculty from India’s Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology (MNNIT) and a reciprocal visit to India by MU LaPierre Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Sanjeev Khanna resulted in a memorandum of understanding for research collaborations between MU and MNNIT in 2011.


Monday, March 30th, 2015

Computer science students, adviser honored at Engineering Awards Banquet

Academic adviser Adrianna Wheeler and four Computer Science Department students received awards at the Engineering Awards Banquet on March 13.


Monday, March 30th, 2015

Two Bioengineering faculty members and four students honored

Associate professor Steve Borgelt, assistant professor Heather Hunt and four students were honored at the Engineering Awards Banquet on March 13.


Friday, March 27th, 2015

MAE professor, students lauded at Engineering Awards Banquet

Four students and Professor Qingsong Yu were honored at the annual Engineering Awards Banquet on March 13.


Friday, March 27th, 2015

CiE students, staff member honored at Engineering Awards Banquet

Four students and administrative associate Mary McCush were honored at the annual Engineering Awards Banquet, held on March 13.


Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

Recap: Engineers’ Week 2015

The 2015 Engineers’ Week was held March 6-14, 2015, with skits, green domes, labs, lectures and more. Themed “Once in a Green Moon,” E-Week is the annual week of festivities for Mizzou Engineers who celebrate the patron saint of engineering, St. Patrick.


Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

MAE assistant professor working to fill gaps in carbon nanotube forest understanding

Matt Maschmann, an assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at the University of Missouri, will publish an article in the upcoming edition of the journal Carbon outlining his findings on the characterization of carbon nanotube forest formation and their resulting mechanical properties.


Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

Bioengineering senior selected to Mizzou ’39

Brock Scoville, a senior bioengineering major, recently was selected as a 2015 Mizzou ’39 award recipient. Mizzou ’39 is an honor bestowed on 39 MU seniors annually in recognition of “their academic achievement, leadership and service to Mizzou and the community.”


Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

MU researcher testing limits of human perception capabilities

Jung Hyup Kim, assistant professor of industrial and manufacturing systems engineering at MU, and his student research team recently began using motion-capture and eye-tracking technology to investigate the relationship between human perception stress and performance using human-in-the-loop simulation.


Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

MU Engineering alumnus presented with Presidential Citation Award

Ron Wood, who earned his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering in 1964 from the MU College of Engineering, was MU’s 2015 Presidential Citation Award honoree.


Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

What new with IMSE student organizations?

IMSE’s student organizations have been very busy. See what Mizzou’s chapters of the Institute for Industrial Engineers, Alpha Pi Mu and the Society of Manufacturing Engineers have been up to.


Monday, March 16th, 2015

MU Engineering alumna kicks off diversity speaker series

MU alumna Alexa Mitchell, a CADD services engineer with the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) shared her personal and professional experiences with engineering students on February 25.


Thursday, March 12th, 2015

Efficient attitude guides undergrad through school

Efficiency is a concept Beth Wiese has long embraced. Whether preplanning her route running errands or packing a suitcase, the industrial engineering senior said her “whole life is planned around efficiency.”


Thursday, March 12th, 2015

Career, life come full circle for IMSE alumnus

For the last 40-plus years, IMSE alumnus David Haffner has been doing what he’s always wanted to do, coming full circle in many ways.


Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

IMSE grad student finds her way back home to MU

Lauren Himmelberg’s recent job with in the airline industry had the fringe benefit of allowing her to travel all over the globe. But, given her strong family ties, it’s no surprise she found her way back home to Mizzou.


Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

IMSE alumna sprints toward her goals

Christine Pierson, who currently serves as executive vice president and head of the consumer division at UMB Financial Corporation, is an active fundraiser for the IMSE Hall of Fame’s Development Committee.


Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

Building Update: Input ongoing, demolition on schedule

The Lafferre Hall Reconstruction Planning Committee meetings will allow faculty, staff and students the opportunity to share input about areas that will serve their needs.


Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor He elevated to IEEE fellow

Henry He, professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Missouri recently was honored by being named an Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers fellow.


Monday, March 2nd, 2015

IMSE student duo earns high marks from CELDi

Jason Robke and Phichet Wutthisirisart earned the inaugural Outstanding Undergraduate and Graduate Student Achievement awards, respectively, at the CELDi Research Symposium, held in October in Dallas.


Monday, March 2nd, 2015

Engineering students to showcase research to legislators at the capitol

Eight engineering undergraduates will travel to Jefferson City on March 10 to discuss and explain their research projects to state lawmakers.