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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

Embracing Big Data’s big bang

In the Fall 2013 semester, the Computer Science Department began offering a Big Data analytics course. IBM has supplied the use of its software, InfoSphere BigInsights and InfoSphere Streams, and access to IBM academic cloud for the endeavor.


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, June 24th, 2013

What does it take to be a faculty entrepreneur?

Several on the University of Missouri College of Engineering faculty are “doing,” having launched businesses based on their research breakthroughs. What follows is an examination of how faculty launch start-up ventures and a look at a handful of some of engineering’s adventurous risk-takers’ efforts, in various stages of development.


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

Researcher drives interest in cutting-edge field of parallel computing

Michaela Becchi, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Missouri, received nearly $500,000 for research on data-intensive uses for GPU clusters.


Monday, June 24th, 2013

Supercritical water oxidation to be used to treat sewage in Third World countries

A biological professor and his team of researchers have been examining the use of supercritical water to process biomass and other wastes as part of a collaborative project with Duke University.


Monday, June 24th, 2013

Portable X-ray device has exciting potential

Serendipity and X-rays joined forces for an unexpected consequence and an exciting discovery in the lab of Scott Kovaleski, an MU associate professor of electrical and computer engineering and interim department chair.


Monday, June 24th, 2013

Researcher’s aim is to produce polymer-free custom-made bone

A chemical engineering assistant professor has made the mechanical properties of bones puzzle the cornerstone of his research program. His ultimate goal is to create custom-made bone.


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).


Thursday, November 15th, 2012

Sensor and photographic images merged to offer a 3D view

For his graduate work at the State University of New York, Ye Duan explored computer vision, using a camera to […]


Thursday, November 15th, 2012

Researchers embark on quest to find durable, cost-efficient soy-based material

Efforts to identify greener, more cost-efficient materials to make the polyurethanes used to create foams and plastics has resulted in […]


Thursday, November 15th, 2012

Computational speech recognition: a complex, resource-intensive task with great potential

With the introduction of Apple iPhone’s personal assistant, Siri, the technology of speech recognition went mainstream. The ease with which […]


Thursday, November 15th, 2012

One of a kind: college soils laboratory unites characterization services, geotechnical testing

Soil science is life science. And the geotechnical engineers and soil scientists in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering […]


Monday, June 18th, 2012

Radiopharmaceutical production in the face of nuclear nonproliferation

According to the World Nuclear Association, approximately 90 percent of nuclear medicine procedures conducted worldwide are diagnostic in nature and […]


Monday, June 18th, 2012

Researchers take aim at rapid detection of sepsis in neonates

“This research started when I was working as a postdoc at Notre Dame, where we were trying to develop a […]


Monday, June 18th, 2012

Working out the logistics of biomass as a viable energy resource

Biomass is one obvious answer to the question of how this country will address its needs for renewable, sustainable energy […]


Sunday, December 11th, 2011

Breaking new ground: Ground-based radar device detects shifts in land, structures

  For several decades, geologic scientists have used satellite radar imagery and a technique called interferometry to remotely measure deformation […]


Saturday, December 10th, 2011

Bridges under troubled surfaces

Research project builds on more than two decades of investigation into bridge wear


Saturday, December 10th, 2011

Engineers, wildlife biologists join forces for an inside view of life in the wild

Humanity’s interconnection to the animals that share our planet is an inevitable fact of life and, at the same time, […]


Friday, December 9th, 2011

Smart engineers extend capabilities of smartphones

With funding from a U.S. Army/Leonard Wood Institute research grant, the University of Missouri College of Engineering professor has enhanced […]


Tuesday, July 19th, 2011

Electrical, mechanical and computer wants and woes… Who ya gonna call? Engineering Technical Services.

Engineering Technical Services (ETS) has been serving the computing, mechanical and electrical needs of the College of Engineering since 2001. […]


Monday, December 6th, 2010

Microbe plays major role in wetland research

As organisms go, the microbes that are the heroes of this healthy wetland tale are among the toughest and tiniest. […]


Saturday, December 4th, 2010

Surveying the road ahead

According to an August 2010 article in WIRED magazine, coalition forces in Iraq suffered more than 13,000 improvised explosive device […]


Saturday, December 4th, 2010

Astrocytes, Hush!

Engineering professor works to limit stroke damage by turning down the volume on cells’ calcium signaling Shinghua Ding, a University […]


Saturday, December 4th, 2010

Assistive technology: the conjunction of man and machine

After graduating from the University of Missouri in 1987 with a degree in computer science, Darren Gabbert was hired as […]


Saturday, December 4th, 2010

Kiger selected as journal’s editor-in-chief

Sam Kiger, Mizzou Engineering’s associate dean of research, was selected as editor-in-chief of the Journal of Critical Technologies in Shock […]


Saturday, December 4th, 2010

New engineering center targets computer security

Computer crimes and their terminology have become as much a part of our daily lives as breakfast. Bill Harrison, associate […]


Thursday, June 10th, 2010

Helping Missouri communities with water safety choices

There are a lot of public water operators who would like to blow some steam right now. Their frustrations flow […]


Monday, June 7th, 2010

In the company of collaborators, researchers have big success with tiny particles

Shubhra Gangopadhyay’s diminutive stature belies her ferocity when it comes to finding answers and getting results, a characteristic she attributes […]