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Engineering students extending holiday cheer

A growing number of engineering students are adding “Granny” to their holiday gift–giving lists, expanding an annual tradition in hopes of benefiting more low–income youngsters. Two College of Engineering groups, the Alpha Epsilon honors society and the Biological Engineering Club, are joining forces to collect toys to donate over the holidays to “Granny’s House,” a […]

Animating the scientific world

Imagine Buzz Lightyear with a mind of his own. With the advance of computer animation, that’s not such far–fetched speculation. But Academy Award–winning computer scientist Demetri Terzopoulos told an MU audience recently that computer animation research promises advances in fields such as psychology and education far beyond those involved in movie–making techniques. “This avenue offers […]

Considering another power source for an alternative energy economy

Hydrogen, natural gas, ethanol: these and other renewable resources are the subjects of intense research as the world works to shift to an alternative energy economy. Michael J. Antal Jr. would like to add coconut shells, grass clippings and cow manure to the list, as well as other biological wastes. Antal, a professor of renewable […]

CoE professor receives college honors

College of Engineering leaders recently honored Professor Jim Keller for earning the University of Missouri’s highest academic rank with his pioneering computer research. Keller, a professor of electrical and computer engineering and computer science, has been named a curators’ professor, a designation given to the UM system’s most successful and prominent scholars. College administrators and […]

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