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Author Archive: Calder Cleavelin

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

Researchers refine a mechanical approach to a medical problem

To better care for neonatal infants, researchers have developed a computer model that allows a rigid machine to respond in a more delicate, more human way.


Monday, June 2nd, 2014

iBeacons signal new collaboration for app development class

Five University of Missouri computer science students spent just three months fast-tracking a new iOS app and recently saw how Runway Radar held up to its first real-world trial.


Friday, May 9th, 2014

Undergrad’s research blends major with physics

Rising ChE senior Sonja Glaser works with an atomic force microscope in a physics lab to examine non-fouling polymers.


Monday, May 5th, 2014

Student-built software rolls out to Columbia Public Schools

Grant Scott was able to partner with Columbia Public Schools (CPS) to develop a web application to digitize and automate the district’s magnet school application process s part of his Software Engineering 4320 class.


Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

Coders complete first large-scale MU hackathon

Hack Mizzou, MU’s first university-wide coding blitz, marked what organizer Daniel Silver predicts will be a new tradition for computer science at the College of Engineering.


Thursday, September 5th, 2013

Broadband networks as a city utility? New app capitalizes on benefits

A project that promises to make supercomputing more accessible to American manufacturers won “Best Application for Advanced Manufacturing” at the Next Generation Application Summit.


Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

Doctoral student set to continue teaching, bioinformatics research at Southern Miss.

Zhang Wang, who earned his doctorate in computer science at MU in 2012, accepted a professorship at The University of Southern Mississippi last May to teach and conduct new research.


Friday, May 31st, 2013

App designer student codes winning smartphone app

A new smartphone app, unveiled at the Reynolds Journalism Institute Tech Showcase in May, promises to give university students more assurance of a safe walk across campus.


Thursday, May 30th, 2013

Winning paper describes a revolutionary approach to mapping

James Keller, Curators’ Professor and the R.L. Tatum professor of electrical and computer engineering, and Andrew Buck, a doctoral student in ECE, won “Best overall paper” at the IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence.


Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Blast-resistant glass research places third

A University of Missouri College of Engineering student in mechanical and aerospace engineering won third place at a National Science Foundation (NSF) workshop for his work in producing a new, thinner variety of blast-resistant glass.


Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

IT students delve into system prototyping

IT instructor Matthew Dickinson’s course on “System Prototyping with Hardware and Software,” is giving the students a crack at modifying and repurposing existing products, using open-source components and a bit of coding know-how.


Monday, April 22nd, 2013

CS student attains Central Michigan professorship

A computer science student will soon make his final departure from MU, making the momentous jump from pupil to teacher. Jesse Eickholt, doctoral candidate in computer science, accepted an assistant professorship with Central Michigan University (CMU) where he will start in July.


Monday, April 1st, 2013

CS student wins ‘Monopoly’-themed coding challenge

A bot built by University of Missouri computer science freshman Ryan Endacott swept the board at a small head-to-head game of monopoly against students at Missouri S&T: “Miners and Tigers and Codes, Oh My!”


Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

Visual impairment offers unique perspective on technology

Computer science senior Leah McCoy received intraocular implant surgery at 15. She’ll be the first to tell you that computer science is a highly visual field, and her experience with the field has given her the best insight into new forms of technology that can benefit many.


Monday, March 4th, 2013

MULTICOM, MUFOLD rank high in protein modeling competition

There are the astronomical odds to predicting protein structures. MULTICOM and MUFOLD — two MU College of Engineering protein structure prediction teams — competed in the most recent Critical Assessment of protein Structure Prediction competition.