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Thursday, November 16th, 2006

Animating the scientific world

Imagine Buzz Lightyear with a mind of his own. With the advance of computer animation, that’s not such far–fetched speculation. […]


Tuesday, November 7th, 2006

Considering another power source for an alternative energy economy

Hydrogen, natural gas, ethanol: these and other renewable resources are the subjects of intense research as the world works to […]


Tuesday, November 7th, 2006

CoE professor receives college honors

College of Engineering leaders recently honored Professor Jim Keller for earning the University of Missouri’s highest academic rank with his […]


Tuesday, October 31st, 2006

Career fair reflects strong engineering job market

It’s a good time to be an engineer. Employers want to hire more new graduates and are willing to pay […]


Wednesday, October 25th, 2006

CoE partners with campus colleagues to improve environment for women faculty members

National concern has been focused in recent years on America’s shrinking lead in science and technology. With the aid of […]


Wednesday, October 11th, 2006

Aiming for hope

No championship rings are on the line, no national title is at stake. Still, members of the College of Engineering’s […]


Wednesday, October 4th, 2006

Seeking to fulfill nanotechnology’s medical promise

Nanotechnology promises to provide new solutions to perennial health problems, according to a prominent medical researcher scheduled to speak at […]


Monday, October 2nd, 2006

CoE fortifies educational and research leadership through new faculty members

Two new faculty members have joined the MU College of Engineering, strengthening the college’s education force while fortifying its foundations […]


Tuesday, September 26th, 2006

CoE researcher seeks to shine light on autism diagnoses

Autism is widely known as a source of national crisis, a developmental disorder striking the lives of an increasing number […]


Thursday, September 7th, 2006

Engineering professor honored for pioneering computer research

CoE Professor Jim Keller has won a prestigious international peer award for his groundbreaking work in developing more intelligent computers. […]


Tuesday, August 22nd, 2006

College of Engineering selected to run regional energy conservation center

Greater economic prosperity may be as close as the nearest light bulb for many Midwestern manufacturers. So says MU’s new […]


Tuesday, August 15th, 2006

Interstate Highway System can still drive Missouri economy, MU expert says

By all accounts, Missouri holds a special place in the history of America’s Interstate Highway System as the site of […]


Friday, August 4th, 2006

CoE research centers win additional federal funding

Two MU College of Engineering research centers probably will celebrate their one–year milestones with a $6 million shot in the […]


Friday, July 21st, 2006

Recycling to build a sustainable home

Recycling just got environmentally friendlier. Jeff Owens, a College of Engineering research assistant and physics graduate student, is coordinating an […]


Tuesday, July 18th, 2006

CoE researchers receive funding for sensitive cancer detection devices

Two MU College of Engineering researchers working on tabletop cancer detection devices will receive $470,000 from a private foundation dedicated […]


Thursday, July 6th, 2006

Positioning high school students for engineering careers

Scores of Missouri high school students will learn about innovative engineering this month as they ponder who “Thomas” married. Armed […]


Tuesday, June 27th, 2006

CoE professor wins $4.79 million nanotechnology contract

In an unusual vote of confidence, the U.S. Army has awarded CoE Professor Shubhra Gangopadhyay a $4.79 million contract to […]


Monday, June 26th, 2006

CoE associate professor wins elite Environmental Protection Agency award

CoE Associate Professor Galen Suppes received an elite Environmental Protection Agency award today for his development of an environmentally friendly […]


Friday, June 9th, 2006

“Summer Welcome” paves the way for success in the fall

Summer school for new College of Engineering students isn’t just for academic stalwarts. The series of two–day “Summer Welcome” sessions […]


Tuesday, May 30th, 2006

Mizzou formula car team retains its top 20 standing

MU’s formula car racers finished 19th out of 121 teams in this year’s Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Formula Competition, […]


Tuesday, May 16th, 2006

CoE team scores design success

The College of Engineering’s Basic Utility Vehicle Team recently won top honors for overall performance in a national design competition, […]


Wednesday, May 10th, 2006

When engineering success is a hot potato

Some hot potatoes are easier to come by than others. Or so members of CoE Assistant Professor Gary Solbrekken’s thermal […]


Wednesday, May 3rd, 2006

Engineers vital to sustainable development

Tree hugging isn’t just for environmentalists anymore. Engineers have a key role to play in the search for sustainable technologies […]


Monday, May 1st, 2006

Engineering research showcased at MU forum

Nearly 40 engineering research projects will be showcased during the 2006 MU Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievements Forum. Student presentations […]


Tuesday, April 25th, 2006

Engineering for opportunity

The newest College of Engineering competitive car has three wheels, a top speed of 20 mph and headlights attached to […]


Friday, April 7th, 2006

Mizzou Engineering competition focuses on learning by doing

Catapulting an egg toward a frying pan 40 feet away takes more than a steady hand and a good eye. […]


Tuesday, January 31st, 2006

College of Engineering’s bioinformatics program receives $1 million boost

The MU College of Engineering’s bioinformatics program has received a financial boost from an alumnus that college administrators believe will […]


Monday, January 30th, 2006

University of Missouri paving the way for trade with China

MU’s College of Engineering has received a $287,000 federal grant to open the first American environmental and energy technology office […]


Wednesday, January 4th, 2006

MU College of Engineering research centers win federal backing

Two new MU College of Engineering research centers will receive $3.75 million in federal funding this year, Sen. Kit Bond recently announced. […]