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Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Alumni, faculty, staff recognized at awards banquet

Two civil engineering and an electrical engineering alumni were honored with Missouri Honor Awards or the Citation of Merit at the 2014 Engineering Award Dinner. Four faculty and two staff members also were recognized.


Monday, April 7th, 2014

IT Program keeps pace with evolution of technology

MU associate teaching professor Dale Musser has been an “early adopter” of wearable technology. He has both a personal and a professional interest in technology’s ever-accelerating trends.


Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

CS students recognized at E-Week awards banquet

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


Thursday, February 20th, 2014

Symposium sheds light on student’s Big Data discovery

Post-graduate Andi Dhroso was selected as a recipient of the Keystone Symposia Future of Science Fund Scholarship to attend a Keystone Symposium on “Big Data in Biology.”


Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

Success measured by academics

For some, the ability to turn personal success into lessons that teach others how to achieve the same success is the most rewarding. Such is the case for two alumni as both start their careers in academia.


Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

What’s new with CS student organizations?

The Computer Science Department’s student organizations have had a busy year planning events that involve students from across the university and sometimes beyond.


Friday, January 31st, 2014

Collaboration is key in lab renovation; mobile apps class is one beneficiary

New computer lab spaces in Lafferre Hall utilize fresh technology to teach and allow students the chance to work on collaborative projects.


Monday, January 27th, 2014

Senior looks to follow in mother’s footsteps

Wisdom often is passed through generations. “Like mother, like daughter” is an aphorism that follows Kimberly Butler, a senior in computer science at MU. She is the second computer science major in her family, following in her mother’s footsteps.


Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

Students flock to alum’s talk, heed advice

Alumnus Peng Zhuang knows students approaching graduation have many questions, and after a presentation representing his employer, Google, to students, several stayed to ask questions about how they, too, could work for the Internet giant.


Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

From university to industry and back again

After completing his bachelor’s degree, Avi Vatsa took a job in the private sector but eventually returned to university to pursue his master’s degree and become an assistant professor. He then returned to student life in the Computer Science Department.


Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

Students write successful IBM Big Data proposals

The “Students for a Smarter Planet” program’s winning proposals receive a requested budget award of up to $3,000, and if selected, teams must agree to blog about their projects as they progress. IBM selected two proposals from student teams in Susan Zeng’s class.


Thursday, December 12th, 2013

Embracing Big Data’s big bang

In the Fall 2013 semester, the Computer Science Department began offering a Big Data analytics course. IBM has supplied the use of its software, InfoSphere BigInsights and InfoSphere Streams, and access to IBM academic cloud for the endeavor.


Thursday, December 12th, 2013

In the field: Cross disciplinary research uses robots for data collection

Electrical engineers worked with a computer scientist and a computational biologist to create and utilize a robot that would automatically collect the latter pair’s data for research into maize phenotype mutants.


Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

Coders complete first large-scale MU hackathon

Hack Mizzou, MU’s first university-wide coding blitz, marked what organizer Daniel Silver predicts will be a new tradition for computer science at the College of Engineering.


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.


Thursday, September 5th, 2013

Broadband networks as a city utility? New app capitalizes on benefits

A project that promises to make supercomputing more accessible to American manufacturers won “Best Application for Advanced Manufacturing” at the Next Generation Application Summit.


Friday, August 30th, 2013

Reading the mind by tracking the eyes: Computer attempts to understand humans’ visual reasoning

New research uses the built-in camera on a computer to track and record the eye movement of health professionals as they viewed identical radiography images on the computer screen.


Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

Big Data course added to computer science curriculum

MU Engineering’s Computer Science Department has partnered with IBM’s “Academic Initiative” to offer a “Big Data Analytics” course this fall.


Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

Doctoral student set to continue teaching, bioinformatics research at Southern Miss.

Zhang Wang, who earned his doctorate in computer science at MU in 2012, accepted a professorship at The University of Southern Mississippi last May to teach and conduct new research.


Friday, May 31st, 2013

Engineering, journalism students present collaborations at tech showcase

Engineering and journalism students shared the fruits of their labor from the past semester — or in some cases longer — at the University of Missouri Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute’s Technology Showcase in May.


Friday, May 31st, 2013

App designer student codes winning smartphone app

A new smartphone app, unveiled at the Reynolds Journalism Institute Tech Showcase in May, promises to give university students more assurance of a safe walk across campus.


Thursday, May 16th, 2013

International student dives into research, organizations

Lingshuang Wu’s research interests focus on cloud computing, Android programming and artificial intelligence. She is studying computer science through MU Engineering’s Coordinated Undergraduate Degree Program.


Monday, May 13th, 2013

Associate teaching professor retires after 13 years

After 13 years of working as an associate teaching professor in the MU College of Engineering’s Computer Science Department, Markita Price is retiring. Computer science department chair Professor Dong Xu presented Price with a plaque commemorating her dedication and service to the department.


Monday, April 22nd, 2013

CS student attains Central Michigan professorship

A computer science student will soon make his final departure from MU, making the momentous jump from pupil to teacher. Jesse Eickholt, doctoral candidate in computer science, accepted an assistant professorship with Central Michigan University (CMU) where he will start in July.


Monday, April 1st, 2013

CS student wins ‘Monopoly’-themed coding challenge

A bot built by University of Missouri computer science freshman Ryan Endacott swept the board at a small head-to-head game of monopoly against students at Missouri S&T: “Miners and Tigers and Codes, Oh My!”


Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

Visual impairment offers unique perspective on technology

Computer science senior Leah McCoy received intraocular implant surgery at 15. She’ll be the first to tell you that computer science is a highly visual field, and her experience with the field has given her the best insight into new forms of technology that can benefit many.


Monday, March 4th, 2013

MULTICOM, MUFOLD rank high in protein modeling competition

There are the astronomical odds to predicting protein structures. MULTICOM and MUFOLD — two MU College of Engineering protein structure prediction teams — competed in the most recent Critical Assessment of protein Structure Prediction competition.


Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

MU researcher secures NSF grant for 100G network

A $1 million National Science Foundation grant will enable a computer science faculty member to connect the university to a 100 Gbps network.


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.