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Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

MU researchers aim to increase accuracy of nanoscale simulations

The accuracy of such simulations requires using the right interatomic potential, or force field. Researchers with the University of Missouri College of Engineering are paving the way to make selecting the proper force field easier.


Monday, June 27th, 2016

Grad students win nanotechnology image contest

Ben Davis and Ryan Hines, graduate students in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, recently won the National Nanotechnology Coordination Office’s EnvisioNano student nanotechnology image contest.


Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

Collaborative effort leads to high-resolution imaging breakthrough

The research illustrated how fabricating a relatively inexpensive plasmonic grating can create a platform that allows for higher resolution imaging down to 65 nanometers.


Thursday, June 9th, 2016

MU professor develops new applications for platinum nanoparticles

MU electrical and computer engineering Professor Shubhra Gangopadhyay and her research group have been investigating applications of platinum nanoparticles, recently publishing a pair of papers on new ways to utilize the materials.


Monday, March 28th, 2016

Dean, colleagues working to make tissue engineering cheaper, more scalable

The two published papers collectively show that three common textile creation methods can produce effective scaffolds that retain biomimetic behavior, allowing for mechanical properties that closely mirror native tissue.


Friday, March 18th, 2016

Customized patterning technique earns mechanical researcher, team high marks

Jian Lin, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, and his research team recently published a paper called “Laser induced MoS2 /carbon hybrids for hydrogen evolution catalysts” in the Journal of Materials Chemistry A.


Monday, December 7th, 2015

MU researcher bridges gaps with multiscale engineering

Many engineering problems exist across scales. The problem, Chanwoo Park says, is that engineers are typically trained in only one scale, which can be anywhere from large, tangible systems, down to the microbes or even the atomic scale.


Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

Engineering start-up company receives go-ahead from FDA for dental filling composite

Got cavities? In the near future, a product developed by a University of Missouri (MU) mechanical engineering professor and his company may be what your dentist uses to fill them.


Thursday, May 14th, 2015

Nanoantenna project cements doctoral student’s place in research

What cemented Zach Thacker’s decision to pursue graduate school was the research he conducted. He first worked on some nuclear engineering projects, then got involved with the nanoantenna project. Thacker called the work for that project the moment “when he knew he loved grad school.”


Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

MAE assistant professor Maschmann earns Oak Ridge Associated Universities award

Matt Maschmann, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, recently was awarded a $5,000 Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award from the Oak Ridge National Lab to look into potential mechanical and electrical responses of carbon nanotubes grown directly on structural microfibers.


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.


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.


Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

Successful first year propels Iraqi Linkage Program forward

Five faculty members from the University of Technology-Baghdad visited MU for three weeks in December as part of the college’s participation in the Iraqi University Linkage Program.


Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

Coulter Foundation awards announced

In June 2011, the University of Missouri learned its proposal to work with the Wallace H. Coulter Foundation through its […]


Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

Gold nanoparticles used in wound-healing tissue scaffolding

Healing wounds with tissue scaffolding is like constructing a building, explained University of Missouri biological engineering doctoral student Matt Cozad. […]


Monday, June 1st, 2009

MU Nano Mems Semiconductor Utililization Lab opens to public

A for-fee Nano Mems Semiconductor Utililization Lab located in the University of Missouri’s College of Engineering has opened, offering academic […]


Thursday, April 30th, 2009

Engineering students present undergraduate research at State Capitol

For many engineering students, a critical component of their education is research. Most students begin research their junior year — but […]


Thursday, January 1st, 2009

New nanotechnology center opens

Advanced technology research in Missouri will get a boost April 7 with the opening of the MU College of Engineering’s […]


Thursday, January 1st, 2009

Seeking environmental guidelines for the next revolution

As the nanotechnology revolution builds, Mizzou Engineering and federal researchers are joining forces to try to identify some guidelines for […]


Monday, October 1st, 2007

Mizzou Engineering launches nanotechnology enterprise

Mizzou Engineering and university leaders have agreed to launch a nanotechnology consortium that would collaborate with area businesses to commercialize […]


Sunday, April 1st, 2007

Advancing nanotechnology research

C. W. LaPierre Chair and Professor Shubhra Gangopadhyay gave an overview of research under way at the College of Engineering’s […]


Thursday, December 28th, 2006

CoE professor co-authors winning nanotechnology paper

A nanotechnology paper co–authored by CoE Professor Shubhra Gangopadhyay earned top honors during a recent international science and technology conference. […]


Wednesday, October 4th, 2006

Seeking to fulfill nanotechnology’s medical promise

Nanotechnology promises to provide new solutions to perennial health problems, according to a prominent medical researcher scheduled to speak at […]


Monday, October 2nd, 2006

CoE fortifies educational and research leadership through new faculty members

Two new faculty members have joined the MU College of Engineering, strengthening the college’s education force while fortifying its foundations […]


Tuesday, June 27th, 2006

CoE professor wins $4.79 million nanotechnology contract

In an unusual vote of confidence, the U.S. Army has awarded CoE Professor Shubhra Gangopadhyay a $4.79 million contract to […]


Wednesday, January 4th, 2006

MU College of Engineering research centers win federal backing

Two new MU College of Engineering research centers will receive $3.75 million in federal funding this year, Sen. Kit Bond recently announced. […]