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Monthly News Archives: July 2015

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

Corporate Partners contribute funds, expertise to high schoolers

Corporate partners AT&T and 3M visited summer camp students to introduce them to engineering opportunities after college.

Friday, July 24th, 2015

Civil engineering chair retiring after nearly four decades at MU

Mark Virkler will retire on Sept. 1, having served the last 10 years as chair of the Civil and Engineering Department. He additionally spent three years as director of graduate studies and three more years as director of undergraduate studies, in addition to his research and teaching work.

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

Family encouragement leads doctoral student to academic success

In May 2015, Amal Al-Yasiri earned her doctorate from MU in nuclear engineering/medical physics. The second of seven children in the Al-Ghazaliya neighborhood of Baghdad, Iraq, Al-Yasiri’s father, proud of her academic success, urged her to earn her doctorate, advising her to study abroad.

Friday, July 17th, 2015

Photo gallery: Lafferre Hall demolition July 2015

Take a look at the progress on the Lafferre Hall renovation from July 2015.

Thursday, July 16th, 2015

Civil engineering’s Sun interviewed about best and worst cities for drivers

Carlos Sun was one of a panel of experts interviewed for a piece by the financial website WalletHub on the […]

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

MU researcher develops more efficient way to heat poultry barns

Shawn Xu developed a waste heat recovery system to make heating of poultry barns more even, more efficient, and perhaps most importantly, more cost effective by driving down the amount of propane required to heat the barns in the winter.

Monday, July 13th, 2015

U.S.-Russia exchange forges bond between student teams

After playing host to nine MU engineering students last March, five Russian students and two advisers traveled to the U.S. in May as part of an exchange program designed to foster collaboration between U.S. and Russian programs with common interests.

Monday, July 13th, 2015

Three MU teams place at national airport design needs competition

Carlos Sun’s airport engineering course provided the impetus, and three student teams from the University of Missouri earned accolades from the Airport Cooperative Research Program/Federal Aviation Administration’s University Design Competition for Addressing Airport Needs.

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

Computer science’s Calyam featured in password protection story

KMIZ ABC 17 featured Prasad Calyam, assistant professor of computer science, in a story involving tips on how to create […]

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

AIAA sets team bests at Utah competition

The MU chapter of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics set new team records at the Experimental Sounding Rocket […]