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Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

TigerHacks takes on new name, new aim

This year’s event brought a new partnership with the Reynolds Journalism Institute Student Competition, which meant the projects were created with a journalistic bent in mind.


Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Two engineers tabbed top technology teachers

Prasad Calyam won the Graduate & Professional Teaching Award, and Heather Hunt took home top honors in the Undergraduate Teaching category in this year’s Excellence in Teaching with Technology Awards.


Friday, November 10th, 2017

Aktar’s promising work leads to first-ever EWF fellowship

Rumana Aktar wanted to work with a faculty researcher who was doing cutting-edge work in the area of computer vision, and she found what she was looking for in MU Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Interim Chair Kannappan Palaniappan. Her master’s thesis and current work as a doctoral student has garnered attention, and Aktar recently was selected as the first-ever recipient of the Executive Women’s Forum (EWF) Fellowship.


Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

Alum’s volunteer work leads to charitable career services venture

Mizzou computer science alumnus Kevin Melkowski is attempting to turn his volunteer service into a 501c3 nonprofit organization he calls CS Career Hackers.


Friday, October 20th, 2017

MU Big Data researchers build neuro collaborations through symposium

The University of Missouri is already doing groundbreaking work in pairing Big Data experts with clinical and life science practitioners in order to produce cutting-edge results out of the wealth of data the latter groups create with their research. And a group of College of Engineering researchers is looking to expand collaborative efforts even further.


Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Coulter Program announces another round of funding for biomedical innovations

On Wednesday, the University of Missouri’s Coulter Translational Partnership Program awarded five grants totaling $409,000 to help promising medical discoveries make the transition from laboratory research to commercial investment and direct patient care.


Monday, October 9th, 2017

Six things participants need to know about the 2017-2018 RJI Student Competition

The 2017-2018 RJI Student Competition will differ in two ways from past competitions: Students from outside the University of Missouri are eligible to participate and teams may address any issue facing the news industry. 


Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Mizzou researchers closing in on vaccine breakthrough

MU College of Engineering Professor Dong Xu (Electrical Engineering and Computer Science) and Assistant Professor Bret Ulery (Chemical Engineering) partnered with immunologist Jeffery Adamovicz with the goal of finding a more rapid, cost-effective way of creating vaccines.


Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

This year’s RJI Student Competition not bound by topic or campus boundaries

This year, students may address any issue facing the news media, including audience engagement, news productivity and accuracy.


Monday, August 21st, 2017

Big Data Analytics summer program sees record growth

The fourth year of the MU College of Engineering’s Big Data Analytics Summer Experience was its biggest yet. More than 70 eager students of various levels of computer science background attended.


Monday, August 21st, 2017

Hacker Trackers camp teaches high schoolers cyber security skills

The four-day-long camp, led by Assistant Professor Prasad Calyam, gives high school students training and development in Python coding and cyber security


Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

MU Engineers share their summer internship stories

College of Engineering students have been doing work at some world-renowned companies, getting valuable work and leadership experience along the way.


Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

College and industrial partner make investments to advance smart manufacturing

Luke Manier, a 2001 graduate from the MU Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, facilitated the donation of equipment for 15 modern industrial automation workstations including components to aid in the construction of two advanced motion control systems from his company, Rockwell Automation.


Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

Computing the future

The MU College of Engineering’s Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) recently wrapped up its 10-week summer session, with brilliant students from around the country completing work on cutting-edge computer science projects.


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.


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

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.


Monday, May 1st, 2017

MU Partnership with Harris Corporation Supports Advanced Mapping Program for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

The Center for Geospatial Intelligence (CGI) in the University of Missouri’s College of Engineering has partnered with the Harris Corporation to provide advanced geospatial products and services to meet NGA’s needs under its five-year Foundation GEOINT Content Management (FGCM) program.


Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Winning application announced in 2017 RJI Student Competition

Team MindFlow’s app, Informator, took top honors at the 10th annual Reynolds Journalism Institute Student Competition on Tuesday.


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 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.


Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Several faculty honored as Top Faculty Achievers

Several Mizzou Engineering faculty were among the honorees at the MU Top Faculty Achievers reception on Tuesday.


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.


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.


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

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.