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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.


Monday, June 26th, 2017

Grant allows continuation of key biomass research

Ron McGarvey, assistant professor of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, and Francisco Aguilar, associate professor of Forestry, recently received a three-year, nearly $500,000 National Institute of Food and Agriculture grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to continue research into the socioeconomic and environmental implications of growth in woody biomass use for biopower.


Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Outreach key component of Engineering’s youth efforts

The University of Missouri College of Engineering offers tours to various groups of students, along with STEM-related activities upon request.


Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Mizzou Baja Racing cracks competition ceiling

Tremendous dedication, an influx of new members and a bit of good fortune helped the Mizzou Baja Racing team compete in its first-ever competition.


Thursday, June 15th, 2017

Mizzou Timber Bridge Team reaches top

After not having enough members to build a bridge last year, the Mizzou Timber Bridge Team won a national championship for this year’s bridge.


Thursday, June 15th, 2017

DARPA program manager provides proposal pointers

James Gimlett from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) held a seminar on June 6 in Naka Hall.


Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

Professor to give keynote at major Indian applied mechanics conference

Sanjeev Khanna will give the keynote address at the third-annual Indian Conference on Applied Mechanics in July in Allahabad, India.


Monday, June 12th, 2017

Mizzou lands in Top 100 in U.S. utility patents

The University of Missouri ranked 83 of the 100 universities worldwide who have received the most utility patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.


Thursday, June 8th, 2017

MU Engineering, Honeywell team up on national security, experiential learning

On June 6, representatives from the University of Missouri and Honeywell Federal Manufacturing & Technologies signed an industry agreement that will utilize the strengths of both entities for their mutual benefit, an agreement which will also serve to greatly benefit the College of Engineering.


Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Students transition to future engineering leaders at 2017 Commencement Ceremony

More than 360 students made the transition from Mizzou Engineering students into the next generation of engineering leaders at the University of Missouri College of Engineering’s Commencement Ceremony on May 14 at Mizzou Arena.


Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

Team MindFlow claims RJI Student Competition crown

Chris Mitchell and Evan Teters partnered with journalism major Humera Lodhi to win the 10th annual RJI Student Competition in late April.


Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

Civil engineering doctoral student claims spatial analysis, modeling award

Ashkan Gholamialam co-authored “Modeling bikeability of urban environments” with his adviser, Tim Matisziw, an associate professor with a joint appointment in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department and Department of Geography.


Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

Variable speed limits can limit work zone congestion

Research conducted by the University of Missouri Civil and Environmental Engineering Department may have uncovered a way to help alleviate some of the backup and create fewer dangerous collisions.


Monday, May 15th, 2017

Computational neuroscience program takes Gahl back to City of Bridges

Martha Gahl, an electrical engineering major, recently was accepted to participate in a summer program with the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition in Pittsburgh.


Monday, May 15th, 2017

Path of fellowships leads recent alum to Germany

Carly Garrow will work with Felix Nickel of Universität Heidelberg, whose research specializes in laparoscopic surgery, during a 10-month fellowship sponsored by the Whitaker International Program.


Monday, May 15th, 2017

Mac Lab drawing rave reviews

The 80-workstation lab space is key to providing crucial resources to educate the next generation of leaders in information technology and computer science.


Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

EECS duo earns prestigious campus accolades

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department graduate students Seth Wiesman and Brittany Morago were honored recently with distinguished thesis and dissertation awards from the University of Missouri.


Monday, May 8th, 2017

Mizzou Engineers shine at campus-wide research forum

Mizzou engineering students captured several accolades at the University of Missouri’s 2017 Undergraduate Research & Creative Achievement’s Forum in April.


Friday, May 5th, 2017

MU Engineering, Honeywell showcase strengths at collaboration kickoff

The University of Missouri College of Engineering and Honeywell’s Kansas City National Security Campus have a vast array of strengths, and both illustrated ways in which they plan to maximize those advantages together at the Honeywell Collaboration Kickoff on April 14 at Memorial Union.


Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Annual Robotics Design Challenge a huge success

The 12th Annual MU Robotics Design Challenge event took place in at Naka Hall on the University of Missouri Campus, and the event was a great success.


Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Beloved professor honored with new named professorship

Dean Elizabeth Loboa announced the formation of the Dave Wollersheim Professorship in Mechanical Engineering, with startup funding coming from generous alumni, colleagues and friends on Wollersheim’s behalf.


Thursday, April 13th, 2017

High School Day exposes students to life as Mizzou engineers

Dozens of students descended upon Lafferre Hall on March 11 for High School Day, hosted by Mizzou Engineering Student Council (MESC). The event gives high school students from around the state an up-close-and-personal look at life inside Mizzou Engineering in a way few tours can match.


Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Mizzou NSBE makes mark at national convention

National conventions are key opportunities for networking, visibility, student recruitment and more for engineering student organizations. The Mizzou chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) not only maximized those opportunities, but had two members elected to prestigious regional posts at this year’s NSBE Annual Convention from March 29 to April 2 in Kansas City, Mo.


Thursday, April 13th, 2017

NSBE wins Chancellor’s Excellence Award for Most Improved Organization

The Mizzou chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) has had a terrific year, and the organization’s efforts were rewarded with a Chancellor’s Excellence Award for Most Improved Organization at a ceremony April 7 in the MU Student Center.


Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Undergraduate research leads bioengineer to prestigious summer program

Sarah Gebken recently was accepted to a 10-week Research Experience for Undergraduates program at prestigious Johns Hopkins University, and she’ll be spending her summer in Baltimore working in the classroom and the lab on a cutting-edge bioengineering project.


Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Lalumandiers’ love of Mizzou leads to Giving Day generosity

The University of Missouri always has been a special place to Craig and Cheryl Lalumandier. So when the opportunity arose to give back as donors of a lead gift to the College of Engineering during Mizzou’s first ever Giving Day event, the Lalumandiers jumped at the opportunity.


Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

GENI grants EECS research duo a first-place wish

Doctoral candidate Dmitrii Chemodanov and Prasad Calyam, an assistant professor in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department, recently earned first place in the GENI Experimenter Contest.