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Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

Involvement in student chapters leads senior to roles in national ASME, SEDS organizations

Jonathan Jennings’ involvement in Mizzou Engineering organizations has defined the role of student leadership and is getting him recognition on a national level.


Friday, September 4th, 2015

MUST creates buzz as newest club for UAV enthusiasts

In the MU College of Engineering, several students enthusiastically are crafting unmanned aerial vehicles of their own. MUST, or Mizzou Unmanned Systems Team, began its third semester last fall, with seven new members eager to fly UAVs of their own.


Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

Mizzou Racing seeks sponsors in support of Australasia race

in a repeat of the team’s highly successful 2010 season, Mizzou Racing has set its sights to compete in the SAE-Australasia event scheduled for Dec. 10-13 at Calder Park Raceway in Melbourne, Australia.


Monday, July 13th, 2015

U.S.-Russia exchange forges bond between student teams

After playing host to nine MU engineering students last March, five Russian students and two advisers traveled to the U.S. in May as part of an exchange program designed to foster collaboration between U.S. and Russian programs with common interests.


Monday, July 13th, 2015

Three MU teams place at national airport design needs competition

Carlos Sun’s airport engineering course provided the impetus, and three student teams from the University of Missouri earned accolades from the Airport Cooperative Research Program/Federal Aviation Administration’s University Design Competition for Addressing Airport Needs.


Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

MU Students for the Exploration and Development of Space go to Washington

This past academic year, the stars have lined up for three Mizzou SEDS members to rub shoulders with those at the forefront of travel to “the final frontier” through a series of space-related activities beginning with a trip to Washington, D.C. in the May 2014.


Friday, June 5th, 2015

MU team takes its sustainability project to EPA competition

A University of Missouri bioengineering capstone team was one of just 42 selected to participate in the Environmental Protection Agency People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) Design Competition for Sustainability in April in Alexandria, Va.


Thursday, June 4th, 2015

Mizzou duo shines at ITS Heartland Student Competition

For the third consecutive year, MU civil engineering graduate student Boris Claros captured the top spot at the Intelligent Transportation Society Heartland Student Competition. Fellow MU grad student Roozbeh Rahmani earned second place honors.


Thursday, June 4th, 2015

MU sweeps top two spots at Missouri Traffic and Safety Conference competition

Graduate student Roozbeh Rahmani and undergraduate research assistant Paige Martz earned first place with “License Plate Recognition Technology’s Potential Benefits to Intelligent Transportation Systems: An Arterial Travel Time Case Study,” and graduate students Amir Khezerzadeh and Tim Cope took second with “Temporary Traffic Control in Innovative Geometrical Design Work Zones.”


Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

Walker, director of administrative services, retires

A staple of MU Engineering, Marty Walker brought a decorated career to a close with his recently announced retirement.


Monday, April 27th, 2015

Bioengineering students impress at bioethics essay, poster competitions

It was a clean sweep for the University of Missouri in the 2015 Institute of Biological Engineering Bioethics Essay Competition, as well as a Students’ Choice Award in the poster competition. The awards were handed out at the IBE Awards Banquet in St. Louis recently.


Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

Two computer science seniors compete at PBS MediaShift Hackathon

Computer science seniors Julia Duncan and Lawrence Williams joined three MU journalism students at the second-annual MediaShift Journalism School Hackathon from Feb. 27 to March 1 at Arizona State University in Tempe, Ariz.


Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

Mizzou and Russian engineering students exchange automotive racing knowledge

During Mizzou’s spring break, some MU College of Engineering students talked engineering with Russian students as nine members from MU’s SAE Formula Car and Mizzou Eco Racing teams traveled to St. Petersburg, Russia, to swap stories and expertise with students from St. Petersburg State Polytechnic University (SPBSTU).


Monday, December 1st, 2014

Grad student selected as finalist for worldwide TEXATA competition

MU computer science graduate student Hongfei Cao was selected from over 2,000 participants as one of 12 finalists for the inaugural 2014 TEXATA Big Data Analytics World Championships.


Monday, December 1st, 2014

Teams, industry judges descend on MU for DARPA-sponsored RevCon Challenge

Seven teams of graduate and undergraduate students demonstrated field-reversible thermal connectors designed for the demanding world of high-power military electronics at the 2014 International Field-Reversible Thermal Connector Challenge.


Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

Slideshow: Mizzou Engineering student teams, organizations

The University of Missouri College of Engineering has more than 50 student competition teams and organizations. Some are specific to departments, while other are open to students of all majors, including non-engineering majors.


Thursday, October 9th, 2014

MU ASME chapter crossing Canadian border for IAM3D finals

The MU chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) has been selected as one of 24 finalists for ASME’s inaugural Innovative Additive Manufacturing 3D (IAM3D) Challenge.


Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

Timber Bridge team donates competition structure to city

After being a bridge to nowhere over the summer, the Mizzou Engineering Timber Bridge team’s structure was formally accepted by the City of Columbia at its Oct. 6 city council meeting and listed its intent to be used at Strawn Park.


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

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.


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, 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.


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.


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.


Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Singhal earns more than just accolade at app competition

Manav Singhal’s mScan application for the Android operating system earned him a runner-up selection at the OPSWAT Student App Competition, and that work earned him an internship with OPSWAT, a provider of software management and security technologies, in San Francisco this summer.


Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

MU’s Morton second at Missouri Academy of Science competition

University of Missouri information technology major Tyler Morton soared to second place in the computer science/math category at the annual Missouri Academy of Science.


Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

MU squad soars into ASME Student Design Competition

The University of Missouri American Society of Mechanical Engineers Student Design Competition team traveled at the end of March to show off its skills against 21 other teams.


Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

What’s new with CS student organizations?

The Computer Science Department’s student organizations have had a busy year planning events that involve students from across the university and sometimes beyond.