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Monday, October 20th, 2014 | Bioengineering

Recent grad finds home in clinical engineering

MU engineering graduate Andi Edmonson’s job keeps her busy. She works on-site at University Hospital as a clinical engineer for Cerner Corporation, which supplies health care information technology globally.


Wednesday, June 4th, 2014 | Chemical Engineering

Entrepreneur finds success by investing in human resources, focusing on what his company does best

Lucrative job offers in Kansas City and Illinois couldn’t lure Scott Boyd away from Columbia after he completed his degree in chemical engineering at the University of Missouri. He and his wife, Beverly, met at MU and both graduated in 1983, Beverly with a degree in animal science and agricultural economics.


Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 | Civil & Environmental Engineering

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.


Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 | Computer Science

NSF grants boost Big Data capabilities at MU

The National Science Foundation grants received by Prasad Calyam and Chi-Ren Shyu total more than $1 million toward creating a secure hybrid cloud network that will lessen the need for researchers to rely on supercomputer data centers to process their data.


Friday, October 3rd, 2014 | Electrical & Computer Engineering

Third round of Coulter Program-funded biomedical research projects announced

Six grants totaling approximately $600,000 were awarded Sept. 30 to interdisciplinary teams comprised of an engineering faculty member and clinicians. The funding comes from the University of Missouri’s Coulter Translational Partnership Program.


Thursday, August 21st, 2014 | Industrial & Manufacturing Systems Engineering

IMSE professor Noble wins award for writing-intensive coursework

James Noble, a professor in the Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering Department, was awarded the 2014 Win Horner Award for Innovative Writing Intensive Teaching from the Campus Writing Program in April.


Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 | Information Technology

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.


Monday, October 13th, 2014 | Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Undergraduate student works overtime toward a bright future

Ryan Siegle’s hectic schedule would be enough to make most students’ heads spin. He’s doing co-op work in Iowa 40 hours a week and drives to Kansas City on weekends to put in 20 hours at General Motors doing robotics engineering.


Friday, August 30th, 2013 | MU Informatics Institute

Reading the mind by tracking the eyes: Computer attempts to understand humans’ visual reasoning

New research uses the built-in camera on a computer to track and record the eye movement of health professionals as they viewed identical radiography images on the computer screen.


Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 | Naval Sciences

A King takes command of NROTC

Capt. Kevin King took over as the University of Missouri’s Naval ROTC commanding officer (CO) in August, following the retirement of Capt. Michael Vizcarra, who served as CO for the last four years.



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