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Monday, November 30th, 2015

SEDS chapter wins two awards at national conference

The University of Missouri College of Engineering chapter of the Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS) received two awards at the SEDS SpaceVision 2015 conference, in Boston, Nov. 12-15, 2015.

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

Innovative process seeks to cool very hot components in very small spots

C.L. Chen has been at the forefront of thermal management and microfluidic technology for “hot” electronic devices for years. It was part of his research during his time as department manager and founder of Applied Computational Physics and Thermal and Flow Physics at Teledyne Scientific and Imaging. And it has remained at the core of his work since he joined the MU Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department faculty as a professor and director of the Aero, Thermal, Fluid and Energy Laboratory in 2011.

Friday, November 20th, 2015

Professor emeritus named ASEE fellow

The American Society for Engineering Education recently named Richard Warder, professor emeritus of mechanical and aerospace engineering, a fellow at its annual conference in Seattle.

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

MAE senior receives national ASME award

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department senior Jonathan Jennings was recently awarded the Charles T. Main Student Leadership Gold Award. Recognized […]

Friday, November 13th, 2015

MAE, Ag alumnus replants his roots in hometown, department

After a fulfilling career that allowed him to live abroad, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) Department alumnus Mike Poehlman has returned to his hometown.

Friday, November 6th, 2015

Teaching harmoniously balances with new MAE instructor’s hobby

The process for composing music is not always linear; it is a multi-layered experiment, trying various melody sequences, creating the […]

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

Top student teams take aim at RevCon Challenge

The 4th Annual International Field-Reversible Thermal Connector [RevCon] Challenge, sponsored by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency [DARPA], was held Oct. 23 at the Reynolds Journalism Institute and Lafferre Hall on the campus of the University of Missouri.

Monday, November 2nd, 2015

Engineering team receives accessibility award for renovation efforts

The coordinated effort to ensure Lafferre Hall remains accessible for persons with disabilities during the ongoing renovation process earned several staff members from the University of Missouri College of Engineering a Lee Henson Access Mizzou Award from the Chancellor’s Committee for Persons with Disabilities.

Monday, October 26th, 2015

‘Training the trainers’ is theme in third year of MU-Iraqi faculty workshops

Throughout the Fall 2015 semester, MU mechanical engineering C.W. LaPierre Professor Sanjeev Khanna is officiating a series of three workshops for visiting Iraqi faculty as part of the University Linkage Program (ULP), funded by the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad and administered by the International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX).

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

Engineering start-up company receives go-ahead from FDA for dental filling composite

Got cavities? In the near future, a product developed by a University of Missouri (MU) mechanical engineering professor and his company may be what your dentist uses to fill them.

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

Coulter Program provides support to engineering, medical faculty collaborations

The University of Missouri’s Coulter Translational Partnership Program awarded grants totaling $500,000 to five teams of researchers on Sept. 24. Each two-person team, consisting of an engineering faculty member and a clinician from the MU School of Medicine, received $100,000 to fund projects that have the potential to improve or save patient lives by addressing a well-defined health care need.

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

Involvement in student chapters leads senior to roles in national ASME, SEDS organizations

Jonathan Jennings’ involvement in Mizzou Engineering organizations has defined the role of student leadership and is getting him recognition on a national level.

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

Mizzou Racing seeks sponsors in support of Australasia race

in a repeat of the team’s highly successful 2010 season, Mizzou Racing has set its sights to compete in the SAE-Australasia event scheduled for Dec. 10-13 at Calder Park Raceway in Melbourne, Australia.

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

MAE assistant professor selected as Powe Award recipient

The Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) recently selected Jian “Javen” Lin, an assistant professor in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, as one of 35 recipients of the Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award out of 134 applicants.

Monday, August 10th, 2015

Study abroad trip offers unique look at nuclear science and technology

The French Alps Nuclear Science and Technology program is a collaboration of the College of Engineering, the MU Research Reactor [MURR], and the College of Arts & Science Physics Department. The goal of showcasing the many applications of nuclear science matched the International Atomic Energy Agency’s “Peaceful Uses Initiative.”

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

Longtime instructor crosses finish line of 30-year career

Rick Whelove’s technical background, intuitive mechanical knowledge and a desire to teach launched a 30-year career with the College of Engineering, which will end in August.

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

MU Students for the Exploration and Development of Space go to Washington

This past academic year, the stars have lined up for three Mizzou SEDS members to rub shoulders with those at the forefront of travel to “the final frontier” through a series of space-related activities beginning with a trip to Washington, D.C. in the May 2014.

Friday, June 5th, 2015

ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference accepts group of MU students

A group of MU students working in the Comparative Orthopaedic Laboratory have been accepted to the 2015 American Society of Mechanical Engineer’s (ASME) Summer Bioengineering Conference, which will be held from June 17-20 in Snowbird, Utah.

Saturday, May 30th, 2015

Foundation celebrates life of MU engineering alum

The Josh Seidel Memorial Foundation was established in the memory of 2001 MU mechanical and aerospace engineering graduate Josh Seidel, who died in 2013 while repairing equipment at his company, Caliber Cast Stone.

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

SEDS’ weather balloon reaches new heights

On April 18, 2015, a group of MU engineers gathered to launch a balloon from Carnahan Quad. They attached a camera to take video footage of the balloon’s ascent, flight and descent.

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

Bioengineering, mechanical engineering students take top honors at spring undergraduate research forum

Two bioengineering students and a mechanical engineering student were recognized for Chancellor’s Awards for excellence at the 2015 Spring Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievements Forum.

Monday, April 6th, 2015

Building Update: Relocation nearing an end, groundbreaking scheduled

Lafferre Hall renovation work continued to ramp up this last month, with plenty of pieces and people moving to facilitate the beginning of construction work, and a campus groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled for April 13.

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

Chance meeting results in conference, research opportunities and collaborations

A chance meeting with engineering faculty from India’s Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology (MNNIT) and a reciprocal visit to India by MU LaPierre Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Sanjeev Khanna resulted in a memorandum of understanding for research collaborations between MU and MNNIT in 2011.

Friday, March 27th, 2015

MAE professor, students lauded at Engineering Awards Banquet

Four students and Professor Qingsong Yu were honored at the annual Engineering Awards Banquet on March 13.

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

MAE assistant professor working to fill gaps in carbon nanotube forest understanding

Matt Maschmann, an assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at the University of Missouri, will publish an article in the upcoming edition of the journal Carbon outlining his findings on the characterization of carbon nanotube forest formation and their resulting mechanical properties.

Monday, March 2nd, 2015

Engineering students to showcase research to legislators at the capitol

Eight engineering undergraduates will travel to Jefferson City on March 10 to discuss and explain their research projects to state lawmakers.

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Engineer siblings’ scholarship honors parents

Mike, Keith, Paula and Larry Sims, recently endowed an MU College of Engineering scholarship in their parents’ honor. The Sims Engineering Scholarship will support engineering students with financial need.

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Mizzou Amateur Radio Club returns to the airwaves

A group of enthusiasts at the University of Missouri recently revived the dormant Amateur Radio Club to spread their love of medium across campus.

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Associate professor finds breakthrough in negative elastic wave refraction

Guoliang Huang, associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, recently had a paper published detailing the creation of an elastic metamaterial with engravings that allow for the negative refraction of elastic waves.

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

MESSENGER mission member credits success to MU education, faculty mentor

Very few people get to list “guided a spacecraft to Mercury” on their resumes. On the hierarchy of potential life experiences, it sits in the “rarest of the rare” category.