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Engineering News Briefs

Friday, June 30th, 2017

Amrita University team visits MU to discuss academic collaborations

The University of Missouri College of Engineering hosted a delegation from Amrita University in India on June 21 to explore future academic collaborations.


Monday, June 26th, 2017

Grant allows continuation of key biomass research

Ron McGarvey, assistant professor of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, and Francisco Aguilar, associate professor of Forestry, recently received a three-year, nearly $500,000 National Institute of Food and Agriculture grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to continue research into the socioeconomic and environmental implications of growth in woody biomass use for biopower.


Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Outreach key component of Engineering’s youth efforts

The University of Missouri College of Engineering offers tours to various groups of students, along with STEM-related activities upon request.


Monday, June 12th, 2017

Mizzou lands in Top 100 in U.S. utility patents

The University of Missouri ranked 83 of the 100 universities worldwide who have received the most utility patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.


Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

EECS duo earns prestigious campus accolades

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department graduate students Seth Wiesman and Brittany Morago were honored recently with distinguished thesis and dissertation awards from the University of Missouri.


Monday, May 8th, 2017

Mizzou Engineers shine at campus-wide research forum

Mizzou engineering students captured several accolades at the University of Missouri’s 2017 Undergraduate Research & Creative Achievement’s Forum in April.


Monday, May 1st, 2017

MU Partnership with Harris Corporation Supports Advanced Mapping Program for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

The Center for Geospatial Intelligence (CGI) in the University of Missouri’s College of Engineering has partnered with the Harris Corporation to provide advanced geospatial products and services to meet NGA’s needs under its five-year Foundation GEOINT Content Management (FGCM) program.


Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Winning application announced in 2017 RJI Student Competition

Team MindFlow’s app, Informator, took top honors at the 10th annual Reynolds Journalism Institute Student Competition on Tuesday.


Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

15 outstanding students honored at 1907 Celebration of Women in Engineering

The 1907 Celebration of Women in Engineering was established in 2016 as a means to recognize individual students and mentors, and faculty, staff and alumni women who have made significant contributions to the College of Engineering.


Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Final celebration of MU’s agriculture in engineering history set for April 29

The third and final installment of a series of events to commemorate 100 years of engineering in agriculture at the University of Missouri will be celebrated at the South Farm Research Center on April 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Several faculty honored as Top Faculty Achievers

Several Mizzou Engineering faculty were among the honorees at the MU Top Faculty Achievers reception on Tuesday.


Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

EECS Professor’s research featured by KOMU

KOMU-TV featured Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Professor Marge Skubic’s research on using bed sensors to predict potential health issues for senior citizens.


Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Mizzou MCAA chapter takes home two major awards

The Mizzou student chapter of the Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) recently captured both the Student Chapter of the Year Award and first place out of 52 entries in the National MCAA student competition.


Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Top students honored at Engineering Awards Banquet

Each department in the MU College of Engineering honored its top students at the MU College of Engineering Awards Banquet on March 17 in Columbia.


Monday, March 20th, 2017

Civil engineering professor featured by NBC News

Civil engineering Professor Carlos Sun was interviewed by NBC News for a story on the future of automobile transportation, particularly autonomous vehicles.


Friday, March 17th, 2017

Mizzou Giving Day raises over $1.5M for engineering

Thanks to the generous support of the Mizzou family, the University of Missouri’s first-ever Mizzou Giving Day raised more than $8.2 million. The College of Engineering received 176 gifts totaling $1,525,622.


Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Looking back at Engineers’ Week 2017

Here’s a look back at Engineers’ Week 2017…


Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Engineering trio part of leadership team for new AAU grant

The University of Missouri is one of 12 universities to receive a grant from the Association of American Universities (AAU) to further existing efforts to improve undergraduate education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.


Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

March 2017 e-newsletter is out!

The March 2017 College of Engineering e-newsletter is out and in inboxes.


Monday, March 13th, 2017

Healys’ generosity helps make Potential Energy a reality

Robert and Marcia Healy, longtime supporters of Mizzou and the College of Engineering, were honored at the Potential Energy Cafe grand opening in February.


Friday, March 10th, 2017

MU officials sign research agreement with first-tier Chinese university

Representatives from the University of Missouri, MU College of Engineering and Xiamen University of Technology (XMUT) met Friday at Memorial Union for a ceremonial signing of a research collaboration agreement between the two entities.


Friday, March 10th, 2017

MU Engineering, Black & Veatch team up to fund sustainability research

Black & Veatch is sponsoring a call for project briefs from MU Engineering faculty for the Black & Veatch Award for Excellence in Sustainability Research.


Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

College prepares for annual Engineers’ Week celebration

The College of Engineering is getting ready for its annual Engineers’ Week celebration, March 10-18, 2017. Pre-celebration events begin at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 9, with a “Gear Up for E-Week,” hosted by the Mizzou Society of Women Engineers. E-Week officially kicks of at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, March 10, when we flip the switch to light the Jesse Hall dome green.


Monday, March 6th, 2017

Student organizations join forces, national coalition to promote diversity in engineering

Mizzou Engineering and the Mizzou chapters of the National Society of Black Engineers, Society of Women Engineers and Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers are joining the efforts of the National Science Foundation (NSF) and national NSBE’s 50K Coalition to graduate 50,000 diverse engineering students annually.


Monday, February 13th, 2017

Spring 2017 Career Fair pairs driven students with eager companies

A total of 824 students and 135 companies participated in the event, which provides a great opportunity for Mizzou Engineering students to showcase their abilities to eager industry partners.


Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

MU team takes first place at regional hackathon

The University of Missouri team of computer science undergraduates Mohammed Ferris Dweik and Christian Cmehil-Warn, alongside Elijah Sharpe of Lincoln University, beat out teams from Washington University in St. Louis, Saint Louis University and the University of Missouri-St. Louis to take first place in the Booz Allen Hamilton “Rate Your Wait” hackathon.


Monday, December 19th, 2016

Dow Chemical president, MAE alumnus delivers commencement address

James R. “Jim” Fitterling (BS ME ’83) delivered the keynote address at the MU College of Engineering Commencement Ceremony on Dec. 16 at the Hearnes Center. Fitterling currently is president and chief operating officer of Dow Chemical Company.


Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

Executive Women’s Forum partners with MU Engineering for doctoral fellowship

The University of Missouri College of Engineering is renowned for its work in a wide array of computing-based fields, and the Executive Women’s Forum (EWF) took notice. That’s why the two entities have teamed up for a fellowship for a female doctoral student, seeking the next engineering leader in the world of computer science.


Monday, December 12th, 2016

NSBE chapter receives accolades at regional conference

Mizzou’s NSBE chapter was named the Most Outstanding Chapter in the MO Zone and VP Walta Abraham was named the Most Professional Collegiate Member.


Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

Donors’ generosity leads to $1.2 million in MU Engineering scholarships

The MU College of Engineering’s annual Scholarship Dinner was held Oct. 27 to honor the College’s generous donors and our outstanding students. The College of Engineering awarded more than $1.2 million to more than 540 students this year thanks to the support of its donors.