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Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

Students use hackathons for summer networking

While job fairs and family members can offer valuable feet-in-doors, some students find that providing a demonstration of their skills at hackathons can cast a much wider net.


Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

Faculty duo, grad student take first at Change Detection Challenge

Computer Science graduate student Rui Wang, associate professor Kannappan Palaniappan and assistant research professor Filiz Bunyak joined fellow Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) scientist Guna Seetharaman to produce a paper entitled “Static and Moving Object Detection Using Flux Tensor with Split Gaussian Models (FTSG).”


Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

Mizzou AIAA recognized for innovation, places fourth at competition

The Mizzou chapter of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics received fourth place and was named runner-up for the R. Gilbert Moore innovation award at the 2014 Experimental Sounding Rocket Association’s Intercollegiate Rocket Engineering Competition (ESRA IREC).


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, August 4th, 2014

Pair of summer programs keep Computer Science Department busy

The Computer Science Department debuted its Big Data Analytics Summer Program in July and also hosted a National Science Foundation-funded Research Experience for Undergraduates program.


Monday, August 4th, 2014

India summer program gets off to good start

Students from India spent three weeks on the University of Missouri campus for the College of Engineering’s India Summer Program. The program kicked off its inaugural year July 3 and wrapped July 25.


Monday, August 4th, 2014

Saudi Arabia program finds success in first year

The MU College of Engineering’s inaugural King Abdulaziz University Internship for Engineering Students took place from June 18 through July 25.


Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

Bioengineering student selected to prestigious scholarship program

Zak Beach recently was selected as a recipient of a 20,000 National Institutes of Health Undergraduate Scholarship, which will provide him with $20,000 for the upcoming year and future research opportunities with NIH.


Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

MU Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Team flies right at competition

The Mizzou Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Team pulled out a 14th place overall finish out of 33 teams at the Association For Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) Student Unmanned Air Systems competition.


Thursday, June 26th, 2014

Geowall, Concrete Bowling Team place high at annual ASCE conference

The University of Missouri chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineer’s four competition teams, Concrete Canoe, Steel Bridge, Geowall and a new team, Concrete Bowling, took part in the annual competition at the Mid-Continent Student Conference April 24-25, 2014.


Friday, June 20th, 2014

MU bioengineering one of 15 that ‘just might save the world’

WorldWideLearn.com, an online directory providing potential students with information on hundreds of colleges and universities, named MU’s Bioengineering Department as one of “15 Environmental Programs That Just Might Save the World.”


Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

Mizzou-rooted software apps find national appeal

Three software applications with ties to the MU College of Engineering’s Computer Science Department recently garnered mainstream media attention.


Monday, June 16th, 2014

IBM partnering with MU to prepare students for Big Data careers

IBM announced that it will partner with 28 schools and universities, including the University of Missouri, to help prepare students for the predicted 4.4 million jobs expected to be created worldwide by 2015 in support of Big Data.


Thursday, June 5th, 2014

MU CEE students take top two spots at poster competition

Two University of Missouri civil engineering students took top honors in the poster competition sponsored by the Central Missouri chapter of the Institute of Transportation Engineers at May’s Traffic and Safety Conference in Columbia.


Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

Mizzou Engineering Study Abroad to South Africa: January 4-17, 2014

What follows are excerpts of observations about life in another country — daily reflections from the pages of four student journals, with their permission.


Monday, June 2nd, 2014

iBeacons signal new collaboration for app development class

Five University of Missouri computer science students spent just three months fast-tracking a new iOS app and recently saw how Runway Radar held up to its first real-world trial.


Thursday, May 29th, 2014

Undergraduate research sets Treece up for success

Working for three years as an undergraduate researcher in Sarah Orton’s lab was invaluable experience to recent civil engineering alumnus Zach Treece.


Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

International students experience Six Flags

More than 30 students from Mizzou Engineering’s International Student Programs traveled by bus to Six Flags St. Louis in April. They spent the day riding roller coasters, enjoying new foods and more. See the slideshow here.


Friday, May 9th, 2014

Program provides innovative opportunities in immersive environment

The hands-on approach at the University of Missouri has suited Tianbo Wang just fine since his arrival from Shanghai University. The opportunity to work on different projects and free reign to be innovative has been a boost for the computer science major.


Friday, May 9th, 2014

Research, volunteer work occupy international student’s time

Mingda Li is a graduate research assistant at the University of Missouri Research Reactor (MURR), where she works with segregating nanoparticles and also as a group of 10 tasked with quality control.


Friday, May 9th, 2014

Clubs, IAC make Mizzou a new home for international student

Yi Dong is a member of the Association of Computing Machinery and is chair for International Chapter Development with the Institution of Industrial Engineers. Dong also is involved with honors societies Tau Beta Pi and Alpha Pi Mu.


Friday, May 9th, 2014

Skills of steel: Team work solidifies international student’s MU experience

Columbia, Mo. is a long way from the steel and industrial town of Anshan in the Liaoning province of China, and Qiwen Guo has enjoyed the opportunity to experience both.


Friday, May 9th, 2014

Undergrad’s research blends major with physics

Rising ChE senior Sonja Glaser works with an atomic force microscope in a physics lab to examine non-fouling polymers.


Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

Diversity students visit MoDOT

University of Missouri College of Engineering diversity students traveled to the Missouri Department of Transportation headquarters in Jefferson City to meet with MoDOT engineers and learn about the different tasks and machines used by MoDOT researchers and engineers.


Monday, May 5th, 2014

Student-built software rolls out to Columbia Public Schools

Grant Scott was able to partner with Columbia Public Schools (CPS) to develop a web application to digitize and automate the district’s magnet school application process s part of his Software Engineering 4320 class.


Monday, May 5th, 2014

Team travels to annual competition with new name, car

The Mizzou Eco-Racing team won two awards at the 2014 Shell Eco-marathon in Houston, Texas, April 25-27. It won the competition’s Communication Award and also received second place in the urban concept hydrogen fuel cell category.


Monday, May 5th, 2014

Five MU undergrads named NSF Graduate Research Fellows

Shakked Halperin, William McNeary, Ali Ross, Megan Schroeder and Sital Uprety were selected to be NSF Graduate Research Fellows. As such, each will receive a three-year annual $32,000 stipend in support of their pursuit of an advanced degree.


Friday, May 2nd, 2014

My Two Cents application claims top honors at RJI Tech Showcase

My Two Cents Radio, developed an Android mobile application that attempts to popularize public media through social media integration and uses a new model for consumers to fund content, winning the Reynolds Journalism Institute’s Tech Showcase competition.


Friday, May 2nd, 2014

New course uses drones to inspire student innovation

Thirty students in the Information Technology program will spend two afternoons each week testing software they engineer for use in unmanned aerial systems, more commonly known as drones.


Friday, May 2nd, 2014

Missouri WTS chapter selects two from MU for scholarships

This spring, Missouri’s WTS chapter selected two young women — Paige Martz and Yue Zhang — majoring in civil engineering at the University of Missouri as scholarship recipients.