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Mizzou Engineers shine at campus-wide research forum

Two students pose with a poster in between.

Mechanical engineering majors Lydia Meyer and Patrick Okojie took home the highest honor — Recognized for Excellence — in the Engineering Sciences category for their project, “Automatic control of oxygen saturation levels in premature infants.” Photo courtesy of Yuwen Zhang.

Mizzou engineering students captured several accolades at the University of Missouri’s 2017 Undergraduate Research & Creative Achievements Forum in April. The event is a showcase of top undergraduate research and creativity from all areas of the MU campus.

Mechanical engineering majors Lydia Meyer and Patrick Okojie took home the highest honor — Recognized for Excellence — in the Engineering Sciences category for their project, “Automatic control of oxygen saturation levels in premature infants.” Their faculty adviser was Roger Fales.

Mechanical engineering students Patrick Kinsella and Ryan Kostos and bioengineering student Haesoo Moon earned honorable mention honors in the Engineering Sciences category. Kinsella and Kostos earned the accolade for their project, “Active cooling using waste heat,” and their adviser was Matt Maschmann. Moon was honored for her project, “Low cost and rapid detection technique for Mycobacterium tuberculosis,” and her adviser was Shramik Sengupta.

Computer science major William Morrison also earned an honorable mention nod in the Artistic Expression and Applied Design category for his project, “TigerAware and MDC Creel.” His adviser was Yi Shang.