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Monthly News Archives: December 2015

Thursday, December 31st, 2015

Year in Review: 2015

New construction, leadership and accolades marked a year of major changes for the University of Missouri College of Engineering. Take a look back on some of the highlights from the College in 2015.


Thursday, December 17th, 2015

Chemical faculty member selected for Research Starter Grant in Pharmaceutics

The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) Foundation selected chemical engineering Assistant Professor Bret Ulery for a Research Starter Grant in Pharmaceutics in early December.


Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

Two faculty members earn prestigious fellow designations

Two College of Engineering professors — Shubhra Gangopadhyay and Sanjeev Khanna — earned the designation of fellow by two prestigious professional organizations recently.


Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

3D Print Club looks to replicate campus, racing team prep for spring competitions

Student organizations with ties to the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department have been busy this year. Take a look at what the 3D Printing Club, Mizzou Eco-racing and Mizzou Baja Racing have been up to lately:


Monday, December 7th, 2015

Professor Emeritus Marrero’s life full of accomplishments

The University of Missouri College of Engineering lost a longtime member of its community when chemical engineering professor emeritus Thomas Marrero died Dec. 2 at age 79.


Monday, December 7th, 2015

MU researcher bridges gaps with multiscale engineering

Many engineering problems exist across scales. The problem, Chanwoo Park says, is that engineers are typically trained in only one scale, which can be anywhere from large, tangible systems, down to the microbes or even the atomic scale.


Monday, December 7th, 2015

Two professors earn prestigious fellowships from AAAS

Dong Xu, James C. Dowell professor and chair of the Computer Science Department, and Yuwen Zhang, James C. Dowell professor and chair of the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department were among 347 Fellows in this year’s class.


Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

Upsilon Pi Epsilon hosts annual interactive coding experience

Members of University of Missouri’s Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE) chapter held an interactive coding experience for middle school students on the weekend of Oct. 24 -25.


Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

Student app competition narrows field to finalists

The second round of the 2016 collaborative Reynolds Journalism Institute, computer science and College of Business student app competition came to a close Nov. 13 following presentations from each of the ten semifinalist teams.


Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

ECE associate professor leaves legacy of fostering student success

Gregory Triplett, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering (ECE), accepted a position as associate dean of graduate studies for the School of Engineering at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) in Richmond, Va.


Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

Shock and vibration testing innovation lands associate professor Pusey Award

Greg Engel, along with Honeywell Federal Manufacturing and Technology’s Erik Timpson, won the Henry Pusey Best Paper Award for “Reversible Electromagnetic Launchers for Mechanical Shock Testing” at this year’s symposium, which was held in Orlando, Fla.


Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

Longtime ties to MU, Columbia lead Becks to fund new scholarship

Ray Beck, BS AgE ’56, MS CiE ’59 with an emphasis in sanitation, and his wife established the Raymond A. and Delilah A. Beck Scholarship Fund in June 2014, and the couple met the scholarship’s first recipient at the dinner.


Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

Chemical professor emeritus named ‘Pioneer of Diversity’ by AIChE

The American Institute of Chemical Engineers [AIChE] selected Thomas Marrero, a former professor of chemical engineering at MU, as a recipient of its new Pioneers of Diversity Award at the AIChE 2015 Annual Meeting in November in Salt Lake City.