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Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

Bioengineering professor sets gold standard in optics research

Gary Yao, a professor in the Bioengineering Department, recently received the 2014 Educational Award from Edmund Optics, and with it, $10,000 in Edmund products, for his work using pupillary light reflex to screen for neurodevelopmental disorders, particularly autism, in young children.


Monday, October 20th, 2014

Recent grad finds home in clinical engineering

MU engineering graduate Andi Edmonson’s job keeps her busy. She works on-site at University Hospital as a clinical engineer for Cerner Corporation, which supplies health care information technology globally.


Friday, October 3rd, 2014

Third round of Coulter Program-funded biomedical research projects announced

Six grants totaling approximately $600,000 were awarded Sept. 30 to interdisciplinary teams comprised of an engineering faculty member and clinicians. The funding comes from the University of Missouri’s Coulter Translational Partnership Program.


Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

Bioengineering student selected to prestigious scholarship program

Zak Beach recently was selected as a recipient of a 20,000 National Institutes of Health Undergraduate Scholarship, which will provide him with $20,000 for the upcoming year and future research opportunities with NIH.


Friday, June 20th, 2014

MU bioengineering one of 15 that ‘just might save the world’

WorldWideLearn.com, an online directory providing potential students with information on hundreds of colleges and universities, named MU’s Bioengineering Department as one of “15 Environmental Programs That Just Might Save the World.”


Monday, May 19th, 2014

Researcher receives $1.5 Million NIH grant to study vascular factors in Alzheimer’s disease

With help from a $1.5 million grant from the NIH, Bioengineering Department Associate Professor James Lee will continue to look for clues into the causes of Alzheimer’s.


Monday, May 5th, 2014

Five MU undergrads named NSF Graduate Research Fellows

Shakked Halperin, William McNeary, Ali Ross, Megan Schroeder and Sital Uprety were selected to be NSF Graduate Research Fellows. As such, each will receive a three-year annual $32,000 stipend in support of their pursuit of an advanced degree.


Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

Spring forum awards bioengineers, recognizes four other faculty

The University of Missouri College of Engineering was well represented at the Spring 2014 Undergraduate Research & Creative Achievements Forum April 22.


Monday, April 7th, 2014

Trio of Engineering students selected to Mizzou ’39

Three seniors from the College of Engineering — Paul Ehlinger, Tyler Garrett and Skylar Morris — were honored as Mizzou ’39 recipients this year.


Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

BE students recognized at E-Week awards banquet

Bioengineering students from the College of Engineering were honored during the annual Engineers’ Week as outstanding students in their department or individuals among their peers.


Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

Four engineers among 14 of new campus award recipients

The University of Missouri honored the first 14 recipients of the new University of Missouri Award for Academic Distinction in March. Four of those singled out for recognition were students in the College of Engineering.


Monday, March 3rd, 2014

New graduate certificate could give students ‘10-15 years experience’ in four courses

The inception of a new program called the Life Science Innovation and Entrepreneurship graduate certificate aims to bring together students from diverse disciplines who share a similar passion.


Monday, March 3rd, 2014

BE alumnus earns Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Shakked Halperin was one of 40 from U.S. to earn Gates Cambridge Scholarship. He will work toward a master’s degree in biological science from the University of Cambridge in England.


Friday, December 13th, 2013

Biological patches may treat diseased blood vessels

Modified vascular tissue patches developed in a bioengineering lab at Mizzou and implanted into pigs showed better integration than existing commercially available biological patches. The results have potential to improve such material currently being used in human surgical procedures.


Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

Engineering, medicine faculty receive Coulter Awards

The MU Coulter Translational Partnership Program in September announced funding for six biomedical research projects, each a collaborative effort by an engineer and a physician.


Monday, September 9th, 2013

MU Engineering welcomes 11 new faculty members

The College of Engineering welcomes 11 faculty members to its ranks this fall, four in industrial engineering, three in the computer science, two in mechanical and aerospace engineering, one in bioengineering and one in chemical engineering.


Monday, August 19th, 2013

Fellowship enables recent grad to pursue newfound passion

Allison Cerutti’s undergraduate research in prosthetics and orthotics propelled her to pursue graduate school. A $10,000 fellowship cemented that decision and took her to Northwestern University.


Monday, June 24th, 2013

Supercritical water oxidation to be used to treat sewage in Third World countries

A biological professor and his team of researchers have been examining the use of supercritical water to process biomass and other wastes as part of a collaborative project with Duke University.


Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

Student research mentor, posters garner awards

At the “Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievements Forum” held April 23, chemical engineering Assistant Professor Matthew Bernards won the Office of Undergraduate Research’s 2013 Outstanding Undergraduate Research Mentor Award, and engineering students took top honors for their research posters.


Monday, March 4th, 2013

Three engineers among Mizzou ’39

Each year the Mizzou Alumni Association Student Board reviews applications from top university seniors — weighing academic achievement, leadership and service to Mizzou and the community — to select the Mizzou ’39.


Friday, November 30th, 2012

Engineering students earn spots among McNair Scholars, publish research articles in annual journal

Two engineering students are among 18 University of Missouri students named to the Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program. Paulos […]


Monday, October 29th, 2012

BE professor earns Faculty-Alumni Award

In October, University of Missouri College of Engineering biological engineering Professor Sheila Grant was awarded a 2012 Faculty-Alumni Award. The […]


Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

Coulter Foundation awards announced

In June 2011, the University of Missouri learned its proposal to work with the Wallace H. Coulter Foundation through its […]


Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

MU quarter-scale tractor team finishes third at student design competition

The University of Missouri College of Engineering quarter-scale tractor team, Torque ‘n’ Tigers, placed third overall at the American Society […]


Monday, June 18th, 2012

Researchers take aim at rapid detection of sepsis in neonates

“This research started when I was working as a postdoc at Notre Dame, where we were trying to develop a […]


Monday, June 18th, 2012

Hsieh’s soy chicken research moves closer to consumer kitchens

Biological engineering professor Fu-Hung Hsieh’s research into the development of a soy-based chicken substitute with the flavor and texture of […]


Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

Undergraduate researchers present posters at annual forum

Fully 112 undergraduate students received support from the College of Engineering to conduct research this semester in a faculty mentor’s […]


Monday, April 23rd, 2012

Five MU Engineering seniors receive National Science Foundation grad school fellowships

“Shocked,” “excited” and “happy” are some of the words five University of Missouri College of Engineering seniors used to describe […]


Friday, April 20th, 2012

Biological engineering student secures prestigious Ivy League research internship

Most engineering students interested in research know that getting a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) internship is an important step […]


Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

Graduate student places in final three of student paper competition

Anna Hodge, a graduate student in civil and environmental engineering, was one of three finalists in the 2011 K.K. Barnes […]