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Monthly News Archives: February 2016

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

ECE associate professor’s work recognized by MIT as ‘breakthrough technology’

Tony Han, associate professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, is a research scientist at the Silicon Valley artificial […]


Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

ECE grad student part of first-place team at HackIllinois

Brendan Alvey, a graduate student in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, was part of a four-person team that earned […]


Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

Second undergraduate internship leads to full-time job

Lorenzo Boyice’s interest in computer science motivated him to look for opportunities in industry. He’s finished two summer internships and will start a full-time job after his planned May 2016 graduation.


Monday, February 22nd, 2016

Generosity enables hiring of renowned pavement, materials engineer

The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department recently selected Buttlar for the newly endowed position of Barton Chair in Flexible Pavement Technology, named for 1961 civil engineering alumnus Glen Barton, who helped fund the position along with the Missouri Asphalt Pavement Association.


Monday, February 22nd, 2016

Completing the sequence: Doctoral student’s research leads to job in academia

The problem-solving methods and solutions found in computer science are some of reasons students like Debswapna Bhattacharya pursue the discipline. Not only are there numerous opportunities for a successful personal future throughout the world, but also the opportunities for discoveries in the field are infinite.


Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

Doctoral student takes unique path to Nanotechnology for Defense honor

In November, Travis Tumlin, a 2013 MU mechanical engineering graduate now working on his doctorate at MU, took second place in the student oral presentation competition at the 13th annual Nanotechnology for Defense (NT4D) conference held in California.


Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

Engineer, research collaborators team up on computational neuroscience training

Satish Nair, a University of Missouri professor of electrical and computer engineering, and three MU faculty collaborators submitted one of only three researcher training course proposals to receive funding from the National Institutes of Health BRAIN Initiative (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies) aimed at cross-training researchers in computational neuroscience. The course will provide training to pre- and post-docs, medical students, and junior faculty who are beginning or anticipating potential careers/collaborations in neuroscience.


Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

Marble-Boyle Award affirms ECE undergrad’s geographic research

A joint interest in geographic information systems and computers led MU undergraduate Jeff King down an interesting educational path, and his efforts recently landed him one of three 2016 Association of American Geographers Marble-Boyle Undergraduate Achievement Awards in Geographic Sciences.


Monday, February 1st, 2016

Electrical engineering pair breaks new scholarship ground

Christian Boschert and Joshua Jacobsen became the first two University of Missouri students to receive awards through the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Power & Energy Society Scholarship Plus Initiative.