Author Archive: Marie French
Friday, December 13th, 2013
Modified vascular tissue patches developed in a bioengineering lab at Mizzou and implanted into pigs showed better integration than existing commercially available biological patches. The results have potential to improve such material currently being used in human surgical procedures.
Friday, December 6th, 2013
The Mizzou Women Mentoring Women program, halfway through its second year, has implemented suggestions from first-year participants to support the goal of retaining female engineering students.
Friday, November 15th, 2013
As an incoming freshman, Charles Meyer didn’t know anything about research. But when he was encouraged to apply for the Discovery Fellow undergraduate research program. Now, he’s not only acclimated to research — he’s thrived.
Monday, November 11th, 2013
After a sabbatical in Ireland, Robert O’Connell brought back a modern teaching method for use in the undergraduate engineering classroom and also began a new study abroad course to Ireland.
Wednesday, October 9th, 2013
Corey Matzat accomplished a great deal before coming to MU — including a perfect 36 on the ACT. Now, the Presidential Scholar is studying electrical and computer engineering and doing research as part of the Discovery Fellow undergraduate research program.
Friday, September 13th, 2013
A group of Columbia high school students will have the opportunity to learn all the necessary skills to build and launch a rocket, thanks to Mizzou engineering students.
Wednesday, September 11th, 2013
A team of researchers aims to create an easily inserted and withdrawn device to block any debris from reaching the brain during aortic valve replacement surgery.
Monday, June 24th, 2013
Michaela Becchi, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Missouri, received nearly $500,000 for research on data-intensive uses for GPU clusters.
Monday, May 13th, 2013
Dave Cockrill is an alumnus of the College of Engineering who graduated with a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering in 1985 and is currently the first plant manager at a plant in the Kansas City area.
Friday, May 10th, 2013
In the inaugural year of a new category at the 30th annual Research and Creative Activities Forum, two MU chemical engineering students won second and third place in the Engineering/Computer & Information Sciences category. Jing Wang, who won second place, and Jiangyun Zhu, who took third said they practiced a lot for the presentation.
Thursday, April 4th, 2013
Johnny Tucker didn’t intend to be a trailblazer. But his interest in improving health care led him to become the very first student in the dual master of health administration (MHA) and master of science in industrial and manufacturing systems engineering (IMSE).
Monday, April 1st, 2013
With a plethora of short-term options through the College of Engineering’s study abroad office, an academic excursion overseas is within reach for many engineering majors. Since trips began, about 150 engineering students have studied abroad.
Friday, March 22nd, 2013
Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird, it’s a plane… it’s a journalism drone! When a news outlet wants aerial footage of traffic or scenery, they have to use a helicopter or plane. But with the collaborative efforts of the Missouri Drone Journalism Program, a new option may be available.
Thursday, March 21st, 2013
Top researchers working in the field of transportation meet each year in Washington, D.C., for the National Academy of Science’s Transportation Research Board meeting. This year, eight Mizzou graduate students from the Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering Department attended and presented their research.
Wednesday, January 30th, 2013
A $1 million National Science Foundation grant will enable a computer science faculty member to connect the university to a 100 Gbps network.
Thursday, January 24th, 2013
Through the Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) grant from the United States Department of Education five doctoral students are receiving teaching instruction, funding for conferences and professional networking opportunities..
Monday, November 19th, 2012
In Chinese medicine, one of the steps in determining the health of a person’s body is to examine the tongue. […]
Monday, November 12th, 2012
The idea of searching for ultraconserved regions across different plant genomes first occurred to Dmitry Korkin, an assistant professor of […]
Monday, October 8th, 2012
This semester, as many as 180 children will participate in the Neuro-LEGO Robotics camps held at Mizzou. Since they began […]
Friday, October 5th, 2012
Sound has always been important to Yun Li. His parents are both musicians in China, and he plays the piano […]
Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012
The College of Engineering offers a wealth of advice and guidance to assist graduating students looking for a job. The […]
Thursday, September 27th, 2012
Kevin O’Connor, an electrical and computer engineering doctoral candidate, has been recognized for his contributions in the development of novel […]
Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012
Mizzou now has a revamped mentoring program for women, featuring a redesign of the application process and increased options for […]
Tuesday, August 21st, 2012
The Beta Zeta chapter of the international engineering sorority Alpha Omega Epsilon (AOE) will mark its first full semester as […]
Tuesday, August 21st, 2012
Over 60 years after graduating, Mike Pedicini continues to use the engineering principles he learned at Mizzou. Pedicini graduated Mizzou […]
Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012
Two computer science students from the University of Missouri College of Engineering were on the winning team of the 2012 […]
Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012
Fully 112 undergraduate students received support from the College of Engineering to conduct research this semester in a faculty mentor’s […]
Wednesday, April 25th, 2012
Sanjeev Khanna, a University of Missouri mechanical and aerospace engineering professor, and a team of engineering students found it necessary […]
Friday, April 20th, 2012
Most engineering students interested in research know that getting a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) internship is an important step […]
Tuesday, March 27th, 2012
When looking for graduate programs in chemical engineering last year, Leonhard Sze decided to apply to the University of Missouri. […]
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