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Yearly News Archives: 2017

Friday, September 15th, 2017

College of Engineering partners with ‘Buckle Up, Phone Down’ campaign

The goal is to challenge Missouri drivers in the hopes of raising seat belt usage rates and eliminating cell phone use behind the wheel.


Friday, September 15th, 2017

Jury is in on cartilage formation

MU Engineering Dean and Bioengineering Professor Elizabeth Loboa and her research team from the universities of North Carolina State and University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill concluded that the hydrostatic pressure method was the preferred method.


Friday, September 15th, 2017

Missouri Highway Traffic, Safety and Blueprint Conference set for end of Sept.

The 68th annual Missouri Highway Traffic, Safety and Blueprint Conference is set to take place from Sept. 27 to 29 at the Holiday Inn Executive Center in Columbia and will offer a bevy of terrific sessions and networking opportunities for attendees.


Friday, September 15th, 2017

MAE professor lands prestigious deputy editor position with AIAA

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Professor Craig Kluever was named deputy editor of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics’ Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics.


Friday, September 15th, 2017

Getting the method

A critical part of the mission of educating engineering leaders is training technically proficient engineers, and the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department’s methods ensure that this tradition will continue long into the future.


Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

A poster without peer

MU Nuclear Engineering graduate student Andrea Saltos earned first-place honors in the student poster competition at the recent Institute of Nuclear Materials Management Annual Meeting in Indian Wells, Calif.


Friday, September 8th, 2017

MAE alum lands tenure-track position at Arizona

Aaron Rosengren (BS ME ’10) recently was hired as an assistant professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Arizona.


Friday, September 8th, 2017

IMSE quartet takes third in MHI Design Competition

Austin Laramie, Rohith Madhi Reddy, Keith Schonhoff and Roderick Timmons and their adviser, Mohamed Awwad, finished third behind Montana State and the Rochester Institute of Technology.


Friday, September 8th, 2017

Laser focus

What Vitaly Gruzdev hopes to prove in the near future is that laser technology can modify molecules in a similar way to current chemically-based methods.


Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

This year’s RJI Student Competition not bound by topic or campus boundaries

This year, students may address any issue facing the news media, including audience engagement, news productivity and accuracy.


Friday, September 1st, 2017

Kicking waste through the uprights

All of those fans packing Memorial Stadium each Saturday inevitably leave a bit of trash behind, and MU Engineering researchers recently completed a study into how that waste can be managed in a sustainable manner.


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.


Friday, July 28th, 2017

Rockets are go

The MU chapter of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics participated in the recent 2017 Intercollegiate Rocket Engineering Competition.


Friday, July 28th, 2017

Dean Loboa featured in Columbia Business Times

MU Engineering Dean Elizabeth Loboa spoke with reporters from the Columbia Business Times for its regular “11 Questions” feature.


Thursday, July 27th, 2017

Summertime studies

The University of Missouri’s six week-long King Abdulaziz University Internship for Engineering Students saw 24 students from King Abdulaziz University (KAU) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, come to Columbia to learn and work on real-world engineering projects.


Saturday, July 22nd, 2017

Dozens flock to MU Engineering High School Summer Camp

The students — many from Missouri but some from as far away as Washington — heard presentations from each of the College’s departments and worked on hands-on projects designed to give students a taste of what each discipline specializes in.


Monday, July 17th, 2017

Leading the way

Hani Salim, associate dean of academic programs and C.W. LaPierre Professor of civil and environmental engineering, will be one of four participants from MU in the Southeastern Conference Academic Leadership Development Program.


Friday, June 30th, 2017

Amrita University team visits MU to discuss academic collaborations

The University of Missouri College of Engineering hosted a delegation from Amrita University in India on June 21 to explore future academic collaborations.


Friday, June 30th, 2017

SPIE-ing a scholarship opportunity

SPIE granted a Optics and Photonics Education Scholarships to MU Bioengineering graduate student Mason Schellenberg in recognition of his research work and in support of his future goals.


Thursday, June 29th, 2017

Grooming future generations

The MU College of Engineering’s drive to educate future generations of engineering leaders isn’t contained solely to college students. Maria Fidalgo’s lab has been giving students from Rock Bridge High School in Columbia the chance to work on meaningful environmental engineering projects for the last three years.