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Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

Chemical engineering professor lands competitive Department of Energy grant

Chad Xing, a professor in the MU Chemical Engineering Department, put forth a proposal for a project that will develop a process for low-cost production of battery materials for lithium ion batteries and beyond. The Department of Energy’s award of $2,215,560 will allow Xing to develop his proposed manufacturing technology over the course of the next three years.

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

Assistant professor presents on nuclear safeguards in energy-deficient Ghana

In late June, Matthew Bernards was invited to travel to Accra to give a presentation on the certificate during a one-week professional development course titled “Introduction to Nuclear Security and Safeguards for Sub-Sahara Africa.”

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.

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

First water-based nuclear battery developed at MU

Think about how many devices you come across each day that are battery powered. The list is almost endless, and for that reason, researchers and scientists constantly are searching for the next big improvement, the next battery breakthrough.

Friday, October 31st, 2014

EPA recognizes bioengineering capstone team’s sustainability project

Bioengineering seniors Austin Davis, Jeremy Davis, Amanda Prescott and Sami Tellatin were selected as one of 42 $15,000 Phase I grant recipients by the Environmental Protection Agency as part of its People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) grant competition.

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

Faculty member has big plans for small materials in first academic appointment

As an undergrad, Jian “Javen” Lin had every intention to go into industry after completing his doctorate. Instead, he discovered a passion for research and decided to continue in academia.

Friday, December 13th, 2013

Oscillating heat pipes offer elegant thermal management

Common cooling solutions in heat transfer are not sufficient for today’s electronics. Researchers around the world, including Hongbin “Bill” Ma, are looking for solutions to this pervasive and growing problem.

Thursday, December 12th, 2013

Research seeks efficient, inexpensive retrofit for power plant carbon dioxide capture

A chemical engineering research team is working to develop a solution to help existing power plants capture and store excess carbon dioxide emissions.

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

Energy efficiency initiatives join forces under MU’s Mizzou Advantage program

MU researchers have taken note of the keen interest in energy efficiency in the business and construction. As a result, consortium of six campus energy initiatives has come together as the Midwest Energy Efficiency Research Consortium (MEERC).

Monday, June 18th, 2012

Laying the groundwork for agricultural use of groundsource energy

Just a few feet below the surface of the Earth — seasonally baked dry in summer’s heat and frozen solid […]

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

Nanoantenna reinvents solar energy

The yellow dwarf star at the center of our solar system that reliably illuminates and warms this planet was considered […]

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

Civil Engineering students score high at 2011 FAA Design Competition

Three teams of MU civil engineering students received top-tier placements for their paper proposals in the 2011 FAA Design Competition […]

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

Under pressure and in hot water: biomass to gas

As members of a carbon resource dependent culture gazing into our uncertain energy future, we are daily inundated with stories […]

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

Mizzou Engineers celebrate E-week at St. Louis Science Center

University of Missouri engineering students took the opportunity to celebrate National Engineers Week, Feb. 21-27, by attending and participating in […]

Friday, January 28th, 2011

Research project a big opportunity for electric car club

The electric car club is still an upstart, but a project with grant money attached could be just the thing […]

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

Undergraduate researcher launches wind-powered energy project on campus

A quick view of Engineering Building North from Sixth Street  will show you a small wind turbine on the building’s […]

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010

MU Industrial Assessment Center continues growth

In 2006 when the University of Missouri’s Industrial Assessment Center (MoIAC) first opened its doors in Columbia, Director Bin Wu […]

Thursday, September 2nd, 2010

Conference targets green construction

The message of an upcoming Greening Midwest Communities conference is that with energy efficient “green” construction, everyone wins. The construction […]

Thursday, September 2nd, 2010

Project to develop renewable energy source evaluation tools

When it comes to moving this country’s energy consumption toward renewable resources “the lights are on.” But the “nobody’s home” […]

Thursday, January 28th, 2010

Student organization sponsors nuclear safeguards workshop

The 1979 accident at Pennsylvania’s Three Mile Island nuclear power station in combination with the catastrophe at the Chernoblyl power […]

Tuesday, December 1st, 2009

Mechanical engineering grad student places first in an international ASME poster contest

Despite the fact that one of the poster session organizers at the 2009 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition complimented […]

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

Paper on nuclear battery rated as outstanding at conference

Story by: Jashin Lin Very small batteries for very small devices are the subject of Mizzou Engineering professor Jae Kwon’s […]

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

Going the Extra Mile for Chemical Engineering

Opportunities for educational and personal growth outside the classroom are readily available on the University of Missouri campus and while […]

Friday, April 3rd, 2009

Working to prevent nuclear proliferation

A Mizzou Engineering researcher has joined a national effort to prevent nuclear proliferation by helping tackle the tricky technical problem […]

Monday, March 2nd, 2009

Creating new energy and opportunity

Marine veteran Neil Ouellette sees both public service and personal opportunities in a renewable energy training program Mizzou Engineering is […]

Friday, January 2nd, 2009

Grounded in energy alternatives

Renewable and sustainable energy resources are on the minds of U. S. citizens from grade school children to grandparents, and […]

Thursday, January 1st, 2009

Center for Sustainable Energy launched

University of Missouri’s College of Engineering and College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources are seeking campuswide participation in a […]

Monday, December 1st, 2008

Engineering researcher seeking better way to reuse nuclear fuel

As the nuclear power industry expands, a Mizzou Engineering faculty member is researching technology aimed at cutting the cost of […]

Monday, December 1st, 2008

Long-term project examines effectiveness of conservation department’s best management practices

Shannon and Reynolds counties, deep in the Missouri’s Ozarks, are home to some of the most ruggedly beautiful landscapes in […]