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Monthly News Archives: November 2016

Thursday, November 17th, 2016

Mizzou SEDS rockets to first place in competition

The Mizzou chapter of Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS) took home first place among 12 schools in the University Student Rocket Challenge at SEDS’ annual conference, SpaceVision2016. This year’s event was held at Purdue University the first weekend in November.


Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

Donors’ generosity leads to $1.2 million in MU Engineering scholarships

The MU College of Engineering’s annual Scholarship Dinner was held Oct. 27 to honor the College’s generous donors and our outstanding students. The College of Engineering awarded more than $1.2 million to more than 540 students this year thanks to the support of its donors.


Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

A ‘sixth sense’: Researchers patent device that can increase affordability, portability of chem-bio sensing

A new patent by a University of Missouri College of Engineering researcher is poised to make chemical and biological agent […]


Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

IMSE, Forestry partner to uncover beneficial emissions reduction partnerships

Researchers at the University of Missouri, including members of the Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering Department, identified the most efficient ways states can partner to maximize renewable energy and cut carbon emissions.


Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

Paper illustrates how researchers can boost flexural wave sensing

Guoliang Huang, an associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, led an MU research team that published “Enhanced flexural wave sensing by adaptive gradient-index metamaterials” in Scientific Reports. The paper illustrates how the team developed active metamaterials to boost the elastic wave signals in large structures.


Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

Faculty, grad student co-authored textbook lands atop Amazon best-seller list

Mark Prelas, professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, and five of his graduate students — Matthew Boraas, Fernando De La Torre Aguilar, J.D. Seelig, Modeste Tchakoua Tchouaso and Denis Wisniewski — wrote Nuclear Batteries and Radioisotopes, published by Springer Press in its prestigious “Lecture Notes in Energy” series earlier this year. The book spent time as the No. 1 new release in Nuclear on Amazon.


Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

MU CELDi hosts organizational research symposium for first time

Mizzou’s CELDi site hosted the Fall 2016 Industrial Advisory Board Meeting and Research Symposium on Oct. 25 and 26 in Memorial Union.


Monday, November 7th, 2016

In MU’s TECH-SERIES program, students help entrepreneurs

TECH-SERIES is a consulting program put on by the Small Business and Technology Development Office. The program is funded by University of Missouri Extension and Missouri Technology Corporation.


Monday, November 7th, 2016

MU professor patents improvements for mugs, swamp coolers

Hongbin (Bill) Ma and his company, ThermAvant Technologies, recently patented solutions to those temperature-related issues.


Friday, November 4th, 2016

Steel Bridge Team receives $1,000 gift

Representatives from structural steel manufacturer Stupp Bridge Company’s St. Louis branch presented a check for $1,000 to the Mizzou chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers Steel Bridge Team on Nov. 4, 2016.