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Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

Nanoparticle research earns research team numerous awards

Bala Ramalingam work with nanoparticles led to a 2012 award recognizing his research. Additionally, the work from members of the Gangopadhyay Research Group has garnered more recognition.


Monday, June 24th, 2013

What does it take to be a faculty entrepreneur?

Several on the University of Missouri College of Engineering faculty are “doing,” having launched businesses based on their research breakthroughs. What follows is an examination of how faculty launch start-up ventures and a look at a handful of some of engineering’s adventurous risk-takers’ efforts, in various stages of development.


Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

High school students compete in ‘Frontiers in Design’ competition

Partnering with Columbia Public School and State Farm Insurance, the University of Missouri hosted the “Frontiers in Design” competition, which asked area high school students to develop a solution and a marketing plan to a surgical deficiency.


Thursday, March 21st, 2013

MU CELDi team earns third ‘Success Story’

The College of Engineering’s National Science Foundation-supported Center for Excellence in Logistics and Distribution (CELDi) achieved its third “Success Story” for its work on a project for CELDi industry member the Boeing Co. The project examines network design for the company’s distribution facilities.


Thursday, January 24th, 2013

GAANN fellows get teaching instruction, pursue research projects

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..


Thursday, January 24th, 2013

Computer Science Department supports three designated research centers

Within the MU College of Engineering, 12 areas of collaborative research have been designated as research centers. Faculty members in the Computer Science Department direct three of the college’s centers.


Thursday, November 15th, 2012

One of a kind: college soils laboratory unites characterization services, geotechnical testing

Soil science is life science. And the geotechnical engineers and soil scientists in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering […]


Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

Visiting students learn from MU educators

Many university undergraduate students don’t have the opportunity to participate in specialized research opportunities. Thanks to a National Science Foundation […]


Monday, June 18th, 2012

Laying the groundwork for agricultural use of groundsource energy

Just a few feet below the surface of the Earth — seasonally baked dry in summer’s heat and frozen solid […]


Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

New engineering minors expand opportunities for undergraduates

Engineering encompasses a wide array of fields and disciplines, and while the majors offered to undergraduates help to define fields […]


Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

Outreach programs introduce engineering to younger students

Toothpicks and gumdrops may not be the materials most civil engineers use when building bridge supports, but for elementary school-aged […]


Friday, February 24th, 2012

MU IMSE offers past, present, future IMSE students Lean Six Sigma certification

Lean Six Sigma is a quantitative approach to improving a process. It is applicable to any process for which there […]


Monday, February 13th, 2012

MU Industrial engineers receive grant to work with faculty from Baghdad university

Years of war have devastated Iraq’s system of higher education and isolated university faculty and administrators from the international academic […]


Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

Inaugural students graduate from Coordinated Undergraduate Degree Program

With a bass voice that precedes him, Chao Fang laughs as he talks about “singing confidently.” At 6’2”, the MU […]


Friday, December 2nd, 2011

MU CELDi helps company save more than $2 million

Proprietors of any household budget would rejoice in the discovery of a way to save a few dollars. However, when […]


Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

Student organizations prepare for spring conferences

The University of Missouri College of Engineering will be hustling and bustling with activity before and after spring break when […]


Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011

Mizzou Engineering ChemE Car Team places in top 10 at nationals

After placing second in the regional competition this past May, Mizzou Engineering’s ChemE Car Team took its backpack-sized car, many […]


Friday, October 28th, 2011

Engineering faculty travels to Iraq to lay collaboration groundwork

The University of Missouri was selected by the International Research and Exchanges Board to participate in the Iraq University Linkage […]


Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Photos: High School Weekend

High school students from around the U.S. visited for High School Weekend. Students who participated in the 2-day event met […]


Monday, October 3rd, 2011

New scholarship targets Project Lead the Way participants

The University of Missouri College of Engineering has embraced a national program aimed at igniting the imagination and innovative aptitude […]


Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

New partnerships expand engineering study abroad opportunities

While the chance to study abroad is a dream for many students, having the time to dedicate to a program […]


Monday, September 26th, 2011

First round of study abroad trips yields positive results

A new study abroad program offers engineering students at the University of Missouri a chance to travel to a variety […]


Monday, September 26th, 2011

Student logs delve into thoughts, experiences on study abroad trip

The following are excerpts from student logs kept during the London/Manchester/Paris trip, May 16-27. Students were required to keep journals […]


Tuesday, July 19th, 2011

Geotechnical engineering yields a rewarding career

As a young man, Jim Monsees planned to eventually become a doctor, but his older cousin’s stories about the Army […]


Friday, June 17th, 2011

Infographic: How does research work?


Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

MU’s stormwater best management practices focus of undergraduate research

A diverse group from across campus came together this semester to sponsor an undergraduate research project looking into stormwater best […]


Monday, May 2nd, 2011

Engineering builds study abroad opportunities

With an increasingly globalized economy, many of today’s engineering students will eventually find themselves working in far corners of the […]


Friday, January 28th, 2011

MU protein structure prediction teams shine at international CASP9 Conference

Every protein’s unique three-dimensional structure dictates its function, yet only a fraction of the hundreds of millions of protein structures […]


Monday, December 6th, 2010

Microbe plays major role in wetland research

As organisms go, the microbes that are the heroes of this healthy wetland tale are among the toughest and tiniest. […]


Thursday, September 2nd, 2010

Biological engineering senior lands $10,000 NCMR scholarship

Biological engineering senior Bryant Harris’ future fell into place when he learned he had been awarded a $10,000 research scholarship […]