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Monthly News Archives: August 2017

Monday, August 21st, 2017

Mizzou hosts NSBE Region V Regional Leadership Conference

The theme of this year’s edition was “Reaching Your Highest Peak,” and attendees spent quality time attending workshops and participating in events intended to sharpen their leadership skills, as well as additional events intended to engage the local youth community.


Monday, August 21st, 2017

Big Data Analytics summer program sees record growth

The fourth year of the MU College of Engineering’s Big Data Analytics Summer Experience was its biggest yet. More than 70 eager students of various levels of computer science background attended.


Monday, August 21st, 2017

Hacker Trackers camp teaches high schoolers cyber security skills

The four-day-long camp, led by Assistant Professor Prasad Calyam, gives high school students training and development in Python coding and cyber security


Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

MU Engineers share their summer internship stories

College of Engineering students have been doing work at some world-renowned companies, getting valuable work and leadership experience along the way.


Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

Machine shop offers wide array of services

The machine shop has a wide array of tools, machines and services available to students and faculty for various projects. For students working on academic projects, these are available free of charge, while a modest fee might apply to faculty.


Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

Changing the cryopreservation game

A company founded by an MU College of Engineering researcher and housed within the Missouri Innovation Center is completely reshaping the manner in which cells and tissue are preserved.


Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

College and industrial partner make investments to advance smart manufacturing

Luke Manier, a 2001 graduate from the MU Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, facilitated the donation of equipment for 15 modern industrial automation workstations including components to aid in the construction of two advanced motion control systems from his company, Rockwell Automation.


Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

Computing the future

The MU College of Engineering’s Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) recently wrapped up its 10-week summer session, with brilliant students from around the country completing work on cutting-edge computer science projects.


Thursday, August 10th, 2017

Abraham’s journey leads her to NSBE leadership

Civil engineering senior Walta Abraham’s engineering path led her to the presidency of the Mizzou chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers.


Friday, August 4th, 2017

Family matters

The Trauths —mother/ Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Kate and daughter/recent MU Civil and Environmental Engineering Department alumna Ginny — recently received a National Science Foundation (NSF) I-Corps grant to support development of an improved method of storm-water redistribution.


Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

Teaching children well

The first edition of the STEM Cubs Summer Camp took place on July 8 at the University of Missouri. Participants had the opportunity to work on engaging hands-on activities, including designing a skateboard ramp, building string phones and developing methods to help small animals safely cross the street.