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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.


Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Symposium award seeds $150,000 each into up-and-coming Mizzou research

The first-ever AOI Sensing Symposium was a unique example of what is possible when industry, research and education collide in search of engineering solutions for critically important global challenges.


Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

MU team takes first place at regional hackathon

The University of Missouri team of computer science undergraduates Mohammed Ferris Dweik and Christian Cmehil-Warn, alongside Elijah Sharpe of Lincoln University, beat out teams from Washington University in St. Louis, Saint Louis University and the University of Missouri-St. Louis to take first place in the Booz Allen Hamilton “Rate Your Wait” hackathon.


Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Intel opens platform for EECS researcher’s groundbreaking work

Bill Harrison, an associate professor in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department, will have the opportunity to do groundbreaking research on Intel’s most advanced hardware, beginning in February.


Monday, December 12th, 2016

MU developers make semifinals of national app competition

The team developed Mood Toolkit to provide mental health researchers with a configurable real-time, context-based method to monitor patients’ daily emotional well-being. The idea was good enough to earn them a top-five finish out of approximately 70 teams in the national Mood Challenge competition, funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.


Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

A ‘sixth sense’: Researchers patent device that can increase affordability, portability of chem-bio sensing

A new patent by a University of Missouri College of Engineering researcher is poised to make chemical and biological agent […]


Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

Faculty, grad student co-authored textbook lands atop Amazon best-seller list

Mark Prelas, professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, and five of his graduate students — Matthew Boraas, Fernando De La Torre Aguilar, J.D. Seelig, Modeste Tchakoua Tchouaso and Denis Wisniewski — wrote Nuclear Batteries and Radioisotopes, published by Springer Press in its prestigious “Lecture Notes in Energy” series earlier this year. The book spent time as the No. 1 new release in Nuclear on Amazon.


Friday, October 28th, 2016

Third annual SHPE panel promotes heritage, provides guidance

At Mizzou, the College of Engineering’s SHPE chapter celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month, which occurs annually between Sept. 15 and Oct. 15, with a panel discussion with Latino and Latina academians in STEM fields.


Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

Coulter Program continues unique support of biomedical research

The University of Missouri College of Engineering and School of Medicine once again received approximately $500,000 to cover five grants for cutting edge biomedical innovations from the Wallace H. Coulter Foundation.


Friday, September 16th, 2016

MU officials rename Engineering Building West ‘Naka Hall’ after MU alumnus, donor

Officials at the University of Missouri today announced that Engineering Building West, located on Sixth Street on the MU campus, has been renamed F. Robert and Patricia Naka Hall after MU alumnus and donor F. Robert Naka and his wife, Patricia.


Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

$12 Million Federal Contract to MU Will Establish Education Program for National Intelligence Agency

The University of Missouri College of Engineering has just been awarded a five-year, $12 million contract to deliver a comprehensive data science education program that will provide cutting-edge analytical training for the NGA workforce and potentially other members of the U.S. Intelligence Community (IC).


Thursday, September 1st, 2016

Sensors increase ability to predict senior citizen falls

A sensor system developed and used by researchers at the University of Missouri produces images and sends automatic e-mail alerts that can be used to predict a fall within a three-week period.


Thursday, August 25th, 2016

MU Engineering researchers develop improvement in topic modeling

Chao Chen, a recent MU Engineering doctoral recipient; Alina Zare, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering; and Tory Cobb of the Naval Surface Warfare Center put together a paper, “Partial Membership Latent Dirichlet Allocation (PM-LDA) for Image Segmentation.”


Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

IEEE society’s new vice president for publications aims for consistency

Jim Keller, a Curators’ Distinguished Professor and R.L. Tatum Professor with both the Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science departments, recently won an election to be named vice president for publications for the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society.


Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

Professor co-authors computational intelligence textbook

Vexed by a lack of comprehensive textbooks on computational intelligence, three of the field’s leading minds — including University of Missouri College of Engineering Professor Jim Keller — decided to put together one of their own.