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Monday, March 30th, 2015

Computer science students, adviser honored at Engineering Awards Banquet

Academic adviser Adrianna Wheeler and four Computer Science Department students received awards at the Engineering Awards Banquet on March 13.


Monday, March 30th, 2015

Two Bioengineering faculty members and four students honored

Associate professor Steve Borgelt, assistant professor Heather Hunt and four students were honored at the Engineering Awards Banquet on March 13.


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.


Friday, March 27th, 2015

CiE students, staff member honored at Engineering Awards Banquet

Four students and administrative associate Mary McCush were honored at the annual Engineering Awards Banquet, held 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.


Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

Bioengineering senior selected to Mizzou ’39

Brock Scoville, a senior bioengineering major, recently was selected as a 2015 Mizzou ’39 award recipient. Mizzou ’39 is an honor bestowed on 39 MU seniors annually in recognition of “their academic achievement, leadership and service to Mizzou and the community.”


Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

MU researcher testing limits of human perception capabilities

Jung Hyup Kim, assistant professor of industrial and manufacturing systems engineering at MU, and his student research team recently began using motion-capture and eye-tracking technology to investigate the relationship between human perception stress and performance using human-in-the-loop simulation.


Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor He elevated to IEEE fellow

Henry He, professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Missouri recently was honored by being named an Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers fellow.


Monday, March 2nd, 2015

IMSE student duo earns high marks from CELDi

Jason Robke and Phichet Wutthisirisart earned the inaugural Outstanding Undergraduate and Graduate Student Achievement awards, respectively, at the CELDi Research Symposium, held in October in Dallas.


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.


Friday, February 27th, 2015

Chemical Engineering Professor caps celebrated 35-year MU career

After an impressive 35-year tenure, Thomas R. (Tom) Marrero retired as professor of chemical engineering at the University of Missouri.


Friday, February 27th, 2015

College of Engineering and School of Medicine team up on knee ligament tears

Aaron Gray, an assistant professor in the Departments of Family Medicine and Orthopaedics at the University of Missouri School of Medicine, and Marjorie Skubic, MU professor of electrical and computer engineering, have joined forces with a diverse group of faculty and student researchers to study the problem of ACL tears in adolescent female athletes.


Thursday, February 26th, 2015

New edition of book earns MU professor American Library Association accolade

Sudarshan Loyalka, a Curators’ Professor of nuclear engineering and the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, was co-author and one of three editors of Handbook of Alternative Fuel Technologies. The book’s second edition, released in 2014, recently was tabbed a Selected Title for February.


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.


Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Paper on fuzzy rose diagrams lands top student paper award

Doctoral student Andrew Buck and Professor James Keller teamed up to earn Best Student Paper at the 2014 IEEE SSCI event in Orlando, Fla., for the paper “Visualizing Uncertainty with Fuzzy Rose Diagrams.”


Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Late IMSE professor emeritus Miller leaves a lasting legacy

Owen Miller, who died Nov. 26 in Kansas City, Mo., at age 92, joined the University of Missouri faculty as an assistant professor in the Industrial Engineering Department in 1964, working his way up to full professor before his retirement in 1992 as a professor emeritus.


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.


Monday, January 5th, 2015

Two computer science faculty members tabbed for expert comment

A pair of computer science faculty members recently were called upon for expert comment by several media outlets. Assistant Professor Prasad Calyam was quoted in several stories dealing with distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks on the websites of the City of Columbia and KOMU TV, and Associate Professor Kannappan Palaniappan was quoted in a pair of stories dealing with the use of drones for image detection and mapping.


Friday, December 5th, 2014

Breipohl family gives teaching fellowships a helping hand

On a recent visit to the College of Engineering, alumnus Art Breipohl and his wife Shirley were so impressed with the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department’s teaching fellowship program, they made a gift to the department to fund a fifth fellow for this academic year.


Thursday, December 4th, 2014

MU researchers close in on possible autism detection method

Researchers at the University of Missouri are inching closer to determining the viability of using facial measurements as a potential detection marker for autism in children.


Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

Transportation inspiration

Whether gathering data in the field or analyzing it in the lab, MU’s civil engineering’s transportation research team works to make our mobile lives smarter, safer and more economical.


Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

Recipe for biomedical research success

Raghuraman Kannan has combined his background in chemistry, joint appointments in bioengineering and radiology, entrepreneurial roots, collaborative spirit and tireless […]


Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

Civil engineering’s virtual Transportation Infrastructure Center is a collaborative powerhouse

Thus the highly successful, virtual Transportation Infrastructure Center (TIC) with Charlie Nemmers at its helm was conceived and created to build teams of researchers to respond to areas of existing transportation. But research under the center’s umbrella hasn’t strictly adhered to the tradition of transportation as Nemmers has sought out partners to fill associated research needs.


Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

UM System president’s chief of staff named interim dean of MU College of Engineering

Effective Sept. 1, 2014, Robert W. Schwartz, chief of staff and custodian of records for the UM System, began serving as interim dean of the College of Engineering.


Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

Research mines the mysteries of Alzheimer’s disease

James Lee has spent the better part of a decade applying that training to help understand the effects or bring about the end of Alzheimer’s disease. And he recently received a $1.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to further his research between now and 2019.


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.


Monday, December 1st, 2014

Associate Dean Tzou’s book updated, back on shelves

James C. Dowell Professor Robert Tzou, MU Engineering’s associate dean for academic programs, recently had a second edition published of his book Macro- to Microscale Heat Transfer: The Lagging Behavior.


Monday, December 1st, 2014

MU doctoral student Wood earns award from IEEE Sensors competition

Aaron Wood, a doctoral student in MU’s Bioengineering Department, won the Student Paper Competition Award — Track 3 at Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Sensors 2014 in Valencia.


Monday, December 1st, 2014

Nanova Biomaterials, Inc. cuts ribbon on new facility

Nanova Biomaterials, Inc. (NBI), a company founded and operated by MU Engineering faculty members Hao Li and Qingsong Yu; orthopedic physician Kenneth Lambert and their chief scientist Meng Chen, recently opened a new 6,000 sq. foot facility.


Monday, December 1st, 2014

Teams, industry judges descend on MU for DARPA-sponsored RevCon Challenge

Seven teams of graduate and undergraduate students demonstrated field-reversible thermal connectors designed for the demanding world of high-power military electronics at the 2014 International Field-Reversible Thermal Connector Challenge.