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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.


Monday, April 10th, 2017

Bioengineering, Medicine team up on laser dermatology breakthrough

New technology developed by University of Missouri College of Engineering researchers in collaboration with the MU School of Medicine is primed to make laser dermatology safer and more effective.


Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

EECS Professor’s research featured by KOMU

KOMU-TV featured Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Professor Marge Skubic’s research on using bed sensors to predict potential health issues for senior citizens.


Friday, March 24th, 2017

CAREER award funds research on carbon nanotube interactions

Matt Maschmann, an assistant professor in MU’s Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, recently earned a five-year, $500,000 NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award.


Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Top students honored at Engineering Awards Banquet

Each department in the MU College of Engineering honored its top students at the MU College of Engineering Awards Banquet on March 17 in Columbia.


Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

MU Engineering bestows annual alumni, faculty, staff awards

Two outstanding alumni, three brilliant faculty members and a pair of dedicated staff members were honored with top awards at the MU College of Engineering Awards Banquet on March 17 in Columbia.


Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Engineering trio part of leadership team for new AAU grant

The University of Missouri is one of 12 universities to receive a grant from the Association of American Universities (AAU) to further existing efforts to improve undergraduate education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.


Monday, March 13th, 2017

Professor builds special issue of industry magazine

Glenn Washer, University of Missouri professor of civil and environmental engineering, edited the January issue of Materials Evaluation.


Monday, March 13th, 2017

Three engineers chosen for this year’s Mizzou ’39 honors

Bioengineering’s Creighton DeYoung and Briana Wilson and IMSE’s Cora Heffernan were recognized as members of the prestigious Mizzou ’39.


Monday, March 13th, 2017

Robotic technology creates cost-effective method to study Missouri crops

A two-pronged robotic system pioneered by University of Missouri researchers, including the College of Engineering’s Gui DeSouza, is changing the way scientists study crops and plant phenotyping.


Friday, March 10th, 2017

Chemical engineer guest edits journal’s special issue

MU Engineering Associate Professor Karl Hammond took a leading role as guest editor of an issue of Fusion Science and Technology in January.


Friday, March 10th, 2017

MU officials sign research agreement with first-tier Chinese university

Representatives from the University of Missouri, MU College of Engineering and Xiamen University of Technology (XMUT) met Friday at Memorial Union for a ceremonial signing of a research collaboration agreement between the two entities.


Friday, March 10th, 2017

MU Engineering, Black & Veatch team up to fund sustainability research

Black & Veatch is sponsoring a call for project briefs from MU Engineering faculty for the Black & Veatch Award for Excellence in Sustainability Research.