Skip to Navigation Skip to Page Content

Undergraduate Research

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.


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.


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

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.


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.


Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

Spring forum awards bioengineers, recognizes four other faculty

The University of Missouri College of Engineering was well represented at the Spring 2014 Undergraduate Research & Creative Achievements Forum April 22.


Monday, April 7th, 2014

IT Program keeps pace with evolution of technology

MU associate teaching professor Dale Musser has been an “early adopter” of wearable technology. He has both a personal and a professional interest in technology’s ever-accelerating trends.


Friday, March 21st, 2014

More is more: three internships, research ops lead grad student through school

When trying to figure out what to study in college, Jennifer Bergman followed her instinct and love of math to the introductory engineering course, which led her to industrial engineering.


Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

Four engineers among 14 of new campus award recipients

The University of Missouri honored the first 14 recipients of the new University of Missouri Award for Academic Distinction in March. Four of those singled out for recognition were students in the College of Engineering.


Friday, November 15th, 2013

Sophomore jumps into research

As an incoming freshman, Charles Meyer didn’t know anything about research. But when he was encouraged to apply for the Discovery Fellow undergraduate research program. Now, he’s not only acclimated to research — he’s thrived.


Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Undergrad turns setback into new opportunity

A medical setback became a new opportunity for an ECE undergrad who received a scholarship from a foundation focused on the same research she began after that setback.


Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

Research program draws Presidential Scholar

Corey Matzat accomplished a great deal before coming to MU — including a perfect 36 on the ACT. Now, the Presidential Scholar is studying electrical and computer engineering and doing research as part of the Discovery Fellow undergraduate research program.


Thursday, June 27th, 2013

Bridges, big name projects among senior’s research achievements

Zach Treece’s three internships have allowed him to work on projects that include sporting venues and nationally televised award shows.


Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

Student research mentor, posters garner awards

At the “Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievements Forum” held April 23, chemical engineering Assistant Professor Matthew Bernards won the Office of Undergraduate Research’s 2013 Outstanding Undergraduate Research Mentor Award, and engineering students took top honors for their research posters.


Thursday, April 4th, 2013

Student pioneers revived dual-degree program

Johnny Tucker didn’t intend to be a trailblazer. But his interest in improving health care led him to become the very first student in the dual master of health administration (MHA) and master of science in industrial and manufacturing systems engineering (IMSE).


Friday, November 30th, 2012

Engineering students earn spots among McNair Scholars, publish research articles in annual journal

Two engineering students are among 18 University of Missouri students named to the Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program. Paulos […]


Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

Undergraduate researchers present posters at annual forum

Fully 112 undergraduate students received support from the College of Engineering to conduct research this semester in a faculty mentor’s […]


Friday, March 23rd, 2012

Undergraduate researcher studies biomaterials

Megan Schroeder took the initiative to introduce herself to Matthew Bernards, an assistant professor of chemical engineering, after he presented […]


Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

Engineers rank high at achievement forum

Each spring, the Office of Undergraduate Research hosts an Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievements Forum, offering undergraduate students the opportunity […]


Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

Undergraduate researcher launches wind-powered energy project on campus

A quick view of Engineering Building North from Sixth Street  will show you a small wind turbine on the building’s […]


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 […]


Wednesday, December 31st, 2008

Kevin Karsch recognized as finalist for CRA undergraduate award

University of Missouri senior Kevin Karsch is not your average college student. A dual major in computer science and math, […]


Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008

The challenges and rewards of undergraduate research

Why would an engineering undergraduate student with a full schedule of demanding classes consider adding a research component to his […]