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January 12, 2017

IAC to continue auditing, educational program

MU Engineering hosts the Midwest Industrial Assessment Center, one of 28 such centers located on college campuses nationwide. The DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy allotted $35 million in funding to the centers, with MU earning a nearly $1.5 million share.

An electrical array resembling a colorful board of circuits is shown.

November 9, 2016

Paper illustrates how researchers can boost flexural wave sensing

Guoliang Huang, an associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, led an MU research team that published “Enhanced flexural wave sensing by adaptive gradient-index metamaterials” in Scientific Reports. The paper illustrates how the team developed active metamaterials to boost the elastic wave signals in large structures.

Bill ma works with his mug at his side.

November 7, 2016

MU professor patents improvements for mugs, swamp coolers

Hongbin (Bill) Ma and his company, ThermAvant Technologies, recently patented solutions to those temperature-related issues.