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Monday, October 20th, 2014

Electrical engineer grad lands job at innovation firm

Recent MU engineering graduate Clay Staley doesn’t like monotony. He thrives on challenge in his work — just one of the many things he enjoys about his job.


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.


Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

NSF grants boost Big Data capabilities at MU

The National Science Foundation grants received by Prasad Calyam and Chi-Ren Shyu total more than $1 million toward creating a secure hybrid cloud network that will lessen the need for researchers to rely on supercomputer data centers to process their data.


Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

Assistant Professor Zare selected for NSF CAREER award

Assistant Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Alina Zare recently was awarded a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development, or CAREER, Award.


Friday, August 1st, 2014

MU professor featured by Smart America Expo, Huffington Post

Marjorie Skubic’s work on the use of technology to help detect falls and degenerative health conditions before they become more severe caught was showcased at the Smart America Expo and caught the attention of the Huffington Post.


Friday, July 25th, 2014

Assistant professor Becchi featured by prominent visual computing company

NVIDIA, a prominent visual computing company, recently featured Michela Becchi, an assistant professor in the University of Missouri’s Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, as one of 30 women chosen to share their stories on how they use the company’s compute unified device architecture.


Monday, June 16th, 2014

IBM partnering with MU to prepare students for Big Data careers

IBM announced that it will partner with 28 schools and universities, including the University of Missouri, to help prepare students for the predicted 4.4 million jobs expected to be created worldwide by 2015 in support of Big Data.


Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

Distinguished alumnus’ life is a tapestry of accomplishment

Envisioning F. Robert Naka’s life as a tapestry might be the best way to examine it: a personal history woven with many different, vibrant threads that came together to create something extraordinary.


Thursday, May 15th, 2014

MUII director appointed ECE chairman

After 14 years with the University of Missouri and countless accomplishments, Chi-Ren Shyu is ready for his next challenge. Shyu will become chair of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department on June 1, taking over for former interim chair Scott Kovaleski.


Monday, May 5th, 2014

Student-built software rolls out to Columbia Public Schools

Grant Scott was able to partner with Columbia Public Schools (CPS) to develop a web application to digitize and automate the district’s magnet school application process s part of his Software Engineering 4320 class.


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. Four faculty and two staff members also were recognized.


Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

ECE students recognized at E-Week awards banquet

Electrical and Computer Engineering 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

AZZ follows CEO’s lead, funds scholarship

A $10,000 scholarship will simultaneously benefit ECE recipients starting next fall and memorialize a man who sought to strengthen a company’s relationship with higher education.


Monday, February 10th, 2014

Pulsed power research takes aim at brain cancer

Researchers working in the College of Engineering and the School of Medicine are finding ways for gold nanoparticles to combine with pulsed power to combat brain cancer.


Monday, January 27th, 2014

Team takes top rankings in computer vision ‘Olympics’

A team of electrical and computer engineers from Mizzou placed second in the International Large Scale Visual Recognition Challenge 2013 and was the first among all U.S. teams.


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.


Thursday, November 28th, 2013

Free bike repairs put engineers’ skills to use

Joshua Johnston and Nathan Dierkes have found a niche working with the Environmental Leadership Office’s Bike Resource Center, The pair fixes bikes for MU students for free.


Friday, November 15th, 2013

Sophomore jumps into research

As an incoming freshman, Charles Meyer didn’t know anything about research. But when he was encouraged to apply for the Discovery Fellow undergraduate research program. Now, he’s not only acclimated to research — he’s thrived.


Monday, November 11th, 2013

Passion for student learning drives ECE professor

After a sabbatical in Ireland, Robert O’Connell brought back a modern teaching method for use in the undergraduate engineering classroom and also began a new study abroad course to Ireland.


Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Undergrad turns setback into new opportunity

A medical setback became a new opportunity for an ECE undergrad who received a scholarship from a foundation focused on the same research she began after that setback.


Thursday, October 31st, 2013

What’s new with ECE student organizations?

Student organizations associated with the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department’s were busy last year inducting new members and helping out in the community.


Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

ECE faculty, staff, students honored at annual banquet

Electrical and Computer Engineering faculty staff and students were among those honored at the college’s annual Missouri Honor Awards banquet in March.


Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

Quick understanding helps grad researcher secure internship

A man of few words, graduate student Xiang Wang isn’t shy on skills. He completed his bachelor’s degree at Shanghai University in 2011, and now is a master’s degree candidate at Mizzou.


Thursday, October 24th, 2013

Med school beginnings lead to engineer’s career in medical devices

A foray into the medical field was forestalled when one alumnus’ interests lured him into electrical and computer engineering. But a twist of fate took his career back into the medical field.


Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

Research program draws Presidential Scholar

Corey Matzat accomplished a great deal before coming to MU — including a perfect 36 on the ACT. Now, the Presidential Scholar is studying electrical and computer engineering and doing research as part of the Discovery Fellow undergraduate research program.


Friday, October 4th, 2013

Triplett named SEC Academic Leadership Development Program fellow

Gregory Triplett is one of four University of Missouri faculty members to be named a 2013-2014 SEC Academic Leadership Development Program fellow.


Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

Workshop focuses on smallest parts of nuclear technology

A workshop hosted by the Center for Advanced Nuclear Technology and Micro Integrated Systems focused on some of the smallest technologies and the big impact they can have.


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

Plasma ‘ring’ sets the stage for further research

Researchers in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department have devised a system that creates a toroidal- (or ring-) shaped plasma emission in open atmosphere.


Monday, June 24th, 2013

Portable X-ray device has exciting potential

Serendipity and X-rays joined forces for an unexpected consequence and an exciting discovery in the lab of Scott Kovaleski, an MU associate professor of electrical and computer engineering and interim department chair.