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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.


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.


Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

Graduate research results in book collaboration

Working with his faculty adviser, Professor Wenjun Zeng, Suman Deb Roy wrote extensively on computational models that could make this data an accessible and valuable resource for those working in such fields as social media, advertising, marketing and journalism.


Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

Hubbard scholarship endowed for love of education in honor of a cherished husband

Although Lloyd and Lucille Hubbard had no children of their own, they had a soft spot in her heart for children. Lucille died in July 2012, and recently, the college learned that a bequest in her will swelled the Lloyd S. Hubbard Memorial Fund to nearly $1 million.


Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

Alumni Notes

Class notes 1960s John Novak, BS CiE ’64 and MS CiE ’66, of Blacksburg, Va., was honored as the 2014 […]


Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

Donor touched by letters from scholarship recipients

Ruth Atkinson, a 1940 graduate of the MU College of Human Environmental Sciences, endowed the Donald B. Atkinson Scholarship Fund in memory of her late husband. She kept every letter she received from grateful recipients.


Monday, November 3rd, 2014

Civil engineering’s Academy of Distinguished Alumni adds eight

The University of Missouri Civil and Environmental Engineering Academy of Distinguished Alumni welcomed eight new members at an event held Oct. 10.


Monday, November 3rd, 2014

IMSE adds four more to its Hall of Fame

The University of Missouri Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering Hall of Fame added four new members at an induction ceremony held Oct. 24.


Monday, November 3rd, 2014

Chemical Engineering Academy of Distinguished Alumni adds six

The University of Missouri Chemical Engineering Academy of Distinguished Alumni added six new members on Oct. 18 at its Dinner and Induction Ceremony.


Monday, October 27th, 2014

MU civil engineering alumnus Moulder dies at 88

James E. “Bud” Moulder died Oct. 24 at the age of 88. He was a lifelong and very active supporter of the MU College of Engineering, serving as past president and an active member of the MU Engineering Alumni Association (MUEAO) and was a lifetime member of the Mizzou Alumni Association.


Monday, October 20th, 2014

Civil engineering grad flies high in airport consulting job

MU graduate Tyler Horn currently spends his days working as a civil engineer in the aviation department of the consulting firm Crawford, Murphy & Tilly, Inc. (CMT), where he works on civil engineering projects for Missouri airports.


Monday, October 20th, 2014

Electrical engineer grad lands job at innovation firm

Recent MU engineering graduate Clay Staley doesn’t like monotony. He thrives on challenge in his work — just one of the many things he enjoys about his job.


Monday, October 20th, 2014

Recent grad finds home in clinical engineering

MU engineering graduate Andi Edmonson’s job keeps her busy. She works on-site at University Hospital as a clinical engineer for Cerner Corporation, which supplies health care information technology globally.


Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

Dusenberry, RAD Board set sights on funding endowed scholarship

Drew Dusenberry serves as the Recent Alumni Development Board’s fundraising chair, which puts him front and center for the organization’s effort to fund an endowed scholarship. Their goal is to raise $25,000.


Friday, August 22nd, 2014

MU alumnus Gerrard keeps eyes toward the sky

MU mechanical engineering alumnus Doug Gerrard’s job at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory and rocketry hobby keep him looking skyward.


Monday, June 23rd, 2014

Civil academy welcomes nine new members

Nine alumni were inducted into the Civil Engineering Academy of Distinguished Alumni (CEADA) last year. The academy was established in 1998 to honor outstanding graduates and distinguished friends of the department.


Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

Distinguished alumnus’ life is a tapestry of accomplishment

Envisioning F. Robert Naka’s life as a tapestry might be the best way to examine it: a personal history woven with many different, vibrant threads that came together to create something extraordinary.


Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

Entrepreneur finds success by investing in human resources, focusing on what his company does best

Lucrative job offers in Kansas City and Illinois couldn’t lure Scott Boyd away from Columbia after he completed his degree in chemical engineering at the University of Missouri. He and his wife, Beverly, met at MU and both graduated in 1983, Beverly with a degree in animal science and agricultural economics.


Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

Retired engineer finds pleasure in creative process

Ron Hollrah, BS CIE ’64, MS ’66, PhD ’71, has thrown himself into a variety of painting and woodworking projects since retiring in 2004, including a painting of Mizzou’s iconic columns he gave to College of Engineering Dean James Thompson.


Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

Friendship influences a choice to study engineering, later models engineering scholarship

Guy and Louise Hackmann saw a photo of a longtime friend’s daughter at the Mizzou Engineering scholarship dinner representing her father’s endowment. It inspired them to also endow a scholarship.


Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

Alumni Notes

1970s John Brown, BS ME ’73, of Kansas City, Mo., was named a 2014 Southeastern Conference Basketball Legend in January […]


Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

MU alum Kianfar lands tenure-track position at Saint Louis University

MU alum Jalil Kianfar accepted a tenure-track assistant professor position at the Saint Louis University Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology in January.


Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

ChE alum navigates three decades of industry

Next year marks the 30th anniversary of Guenther’s graduation from MU with a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering, and it also will be his 30th anniversary of employment with Kansas City-based Black & Veatch.


Monday, May 5th, 2014

Multiple moves contribute to alumnus’ life education

The proverbial rolling stone gathered no moss, but for chemical engineering alumnus Bill Herring, who spent most of his life moving from place-to-place, the opposite is true.


Friday, May 2nd, 2014

Bench dedicated in honor of Nell Lafferre

When Nell Lafferre passed away in June 2013, the Jefferson Club Trustees decided to honor the memory and efforts of their spunky colleague, doing so by dedicating a bench in her honor.


Thursday, May 1st, 2014

U.S. senator and Engineering alumnus Heinrich to speak at convocation

The University of Missouri College of Engineering is proud to host U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich of New Mexico as its 2014 spring convocation speaker. Heinrich graduated from MU in 1995 with a degree in mechanical engineering.


Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

Alumnus leads development of MU Gameday football app

Tyten Teegarden, who earned his bachelor’s in information technology in 2010, and four convergence journalism students began work on an MU Gameday app last semester, with the goal of being ready to go by kickoff of Missouri’s season and 2014 home opener on Aug. 30 against South Dakota State.


Friday, March 21st, 2014

Hall of Fame inducts three new members

C. Vance Kauzlarich, K. Jamie Rogers and Richard J. Wilding were honored as the fifth class of inductees to the IMSE Department’s Hall of Fame at a banquet and recognition ceremony.


Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

Four engineers among 14 of new campus award recipients

The University of Missouri honored the first 14 recipients of the new University of Missouri Award for Academic Distinction in March. Four of those singled out for recognition were students in the College of Engineering.


Monday, March 3rd, 2014

BE alumnus earns Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Shakked Halperin was one of 40 from U.S. to earn Gates Cambridge Scholarship. He will work toward a master’s degree in biological science from the University of Cambridge in England.