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Monday, April 7th, 2014

IT Program keeps pace with evolution of technology

MU associate teaching professor Dale Musser has been an “early adopter” of wearable technology. He has both a personal and a professional interest in technology’s ever-accelerating trends.


Thursday, March 13th, 2014

IMSE adds four to the faculty

The MU Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering Department added a quality quartet to its faculty roster for the 2013-14 academic year.


Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

Noble represents U.S. at international logistics conference

James Noble, a professor in the Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering Department and MU CELDi site director, was an invited speaker at a conference in the Netherlands.


Friday, February 21st, 2014

Associate professor named ASME fellow

Yuyi Lin, an associate professor in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, recently was named an American Society of Mechanical Engineers fellow, the organization’s highest membership grade.


Thursday, February 20th, 2014

Symposium sheds light on student’s Big Data discovery

Post-graduate Andi Dhroso was selected as a recipient of the Keystone Symposia Future of Science Fund Scholarship to attend a Keystone Symposium on “Big Data in Biology.”


Monday, February 10th, 2014

Faculty filmmaker’s work nominated for Mid-America Emmy

A University of Missouri College of Engineering instructor was nominated last fall for a Mid-America Emmy for his documentary film, “Joplin, Missouri — A Tornado Story.”


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.


Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

Heat transfer innovation garners Best Paper Award

A paper submitted to an American Society of Mechanical Engineer’s international conference in December 2013 received the conference’s Best Paper Award.


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.


Friday, December 13th, 2013

Biological patches may treat diseased blood vessels

Modified vascular tissue patches developed in a bioengineering lab at Mizzou and implanted into pigs showed better integration than existing commercially available biological patches. The results have potential to improve such material currently being used in human surgical procedures.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Friday, September 13th, 2013

Professor joins young ME program at Baylor

After 11 years as a faculty/researcher in the MU Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, Professor Doug Smith’s career path has joined the faculty of the Mechanical Engineering Department at Baylor University.


Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

Engineers work on medical device targeted to meet surgical needs

A team of researchers aims to create an easily inserted and withdrawn device to block any debris from reaching the brain during aortic valve replacement surgery.


Monday, September 9th, 2013

MU Engineering welcomes 11 new faculty members

The College of Engineering welcomes 11 faculty members to its ranks this fall, four in industrial engineering, three in the computer science, two in mechanical and aerospace engineering, one in bioengineering and one in chemical engineering.


Thursday, September 5th, 2013

Broadband networks as a city utility? New app capitalizes on benefits

A project that promises to make supercomputing more accessible to American manufacturers won “Best Application for Advanced Manufacturing” at the Next Generation Application Summit.


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.


Friday, August 30th, 2013

Reading the mind by tracking the eyes: Computer attempts to understand humans’ visual reasoning

New research uses the built-in camera on a computer to track and record the eye movement of health professionals as they viewed identical radiography images on the computer screen.


Friday, August 30th, 2013

New faculty member receives software grant

Emmanuelle Wallach joined the College of Engineering faculty as an adjunct instructor in the Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Department. She brings access to Simio Enterprise Edition, state-of-the-art simulation software, thanks to a grant valued at $228,000.


Thursday, August 29th, 2013

Researcher brings CAREER Award research to department

Like many of the students he will advise, Ming Xin, a new associate professor in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, found his passion for engineering through his family.


Thursday, August 29th, 2013

Outstanding professor, students recognized

In 2013, one of the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department’s faculty members received recognition and six students from the department were honored for their achievements at the annual Missouri Honor Awards banquet.


Wednesday, August 28th, 2013

Capital investment takes innovation a step closer to commercialization

In March 2013, China-based backers committed to invest $7 million in Nanova, Inc., a company co-founded by two associate professors of mechanical engineering and its chief scientist, to bring the company’s products to market in the U.S. and China.


Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

Big Data course added to computer science curriculum

MU Engineering’s Computer Science Department has partnered with IBM’s “Academic Initiative” to offer a “Big Data Analytics” course this fall.


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.


Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

Alumnus returns to MU as new faculty member

Taking on the role of assistant professor of mechanical engineering makes a full circle for Matthew Maschmann. He’ll now work with some of his former mentors, such as his adviser, Professor Bill Ma.


Friday, June 28th, 2013

Novel intersection treatment scrutinized

In an effort to increase motorist safety and traffic-flow efficiency, the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) has implemented some novel intersection treatments on the state’s roadways. Two of these designs have been selected for implementation on roadways in or near Columbia.


Monday, June 24th, 2013

Presentation shows benefits of controlled merging through ramp metering

Ramp meters are one way traffic engineers can control the flow of merging traffic from entrance ramps on highways. Assistant Professor Praveen Edara recently presented the results from his research on temporary ramp meters.