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Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

Mother/Daughter Engineering Day a success

Mother/Daughter Day is aimed at young women and includes mothers who actively will be involved in helping their daughters make decisions about their futures. Activities may serve also to introduce mothers to “what engineers do.”


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.


Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

SEDS’ weather balloon reaches new heights

On April 18, 2015, a group of MU engineers gathered to launch a balloon from Carnahan Quad. They attached a camera to take video footage of the balloon’s ascent, flight and descent.


Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

Robotics Design Challenge engages Missouri youth

Problem solving and communication were big aspects of the 10th Annual Robotics Design Challenge, also known as the LEGO Challenge, which took place in the auditorium of MU’s Engineering Building West on April 11. Around 145 elementary and middle-schoolers from across Missouri came to Columbia for the event.


Monday, May 4th, 2015

Three student organizations earn top honors

A trio of student organizations with ties to the University of Missouri College of Engineering recently earned prestigious honors for their work in the last year. The MU student chapters of the National Society of Black Engineers, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers and Upsilon Pi Epsilon were lauded for their efforts.


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

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).


Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

What new with IMSE student organizations?

IMSE’s student organizations have been very busy. See what Mizzou’s chapters of the Institute for Industrial Engineers, Alpha Pi Mu and the Society of Manufacturing Engineers have been up to.


Monday, March 16th, 2015

MU Engineering alumna kicks off diversity speaker series

MU alumna Alexa Mitchell, a CADD services engineer with the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) shared her personal and professional experiences with engineering students on February 25.


Thursday, March 12th, 2015

Efficient attitude guides undergrad through school

Efficiency is a concept Beth Wiese has long embraced. Whether preplanning her route running errands or packing a suitcase, the industrial engineering senior said her “whole life is planned around efficiency.”


Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

MU Engineering hosts first-ever FIG Engineering Olympics

The MU College of Engineering’s first-ever Freshman Interest Group (FIG) Engineering Olympics were held at the College early in December. The event was the final project for the engineering FIG program.


Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Anonymous gift used to launch Women in Engineering Center

MU Engineering opened its new Women in Engineering Center in 2015. Professor Kate Trauth serves as center director, and Jayme Gardener has been hired as its programs coordinator.


Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Mizzou Amateur Radio Club returns to the airwaves

A group of enthusiasts at the University of Missouri recently revived the dormant Amateur Radio Club to spread their love of medium across campus.


Monday, January 26th, 2015

Engineering’s spring career fair approaches; get the app and get ready

Engineering students whose next summer’s to-do list include an internship, co-op or a fulltime job should begin preparing for MU Engineering’s spring career fair, scheduled to take place on the Hearnes Center Concourse from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10.


Friday, December 5th, 2014

Job in industry lies ahead for IEEE president

Trevor Hassebroek knows exactly what he will do following his graduation in May 2015. The electrical engineering senior already has a job waiting for him at Burns and McDonnell performing the same duties he did as an intern last summer.


Thursday, December 4th, 2014

ECE grad student starts new student organization

The ECE Graduate Student Association formed last spring and was recognized as an official student organization this fall. Master’s student Darren Shaw serves as its founding president.


Thursday, November 20th, 2014

MU student organization hosts Interactive Coding Experience for middle schoolers

The Mizzou chapter of the computer science honor society Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE) hosted an Interactive Coding Experience Nov. 8 and 9 in Engineering Building West.


Monday, November 3rd, 2014

Second annual Hack Mizzou mines depths of Lafferre, brains

A total of 400 students worked day and night at the second-annual Hack Mizzou, held over the first weekend of October at Lafferre Hall.


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.


Monday, September 29th, 2014

New student org chapter looks beyond the atmosphere

Jonathan Jennings, a senior in mechanical engineering, founded a Mizzou chapter for Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS).


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).


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

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.


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, April 25th, 2014

Networking task raises money for local students

The Beta Zeta class of Mizzou’s chapter of Alpha Omega Epsilon recently raised $68 to buy school supplies for a group of students at a Columbia-area elementary school.