The professor who can and does

When University of Missouri Professor Emeritus Dave Wollersheim turned 70 last year, a small group of former students turned-lifelong-friends threw him a surprise party-dinner and a dance. Without consulting the guest of honor, the 3,000 invitations that went out suggested that in lieu of gifts, Dave would appreciate donations to his endowed scholarship fund. They […]

Alumni Notes

1940s John A. Mann, BS EE ’48, and Paul I. Wells, BS EE ’49, recently met in Manhattan, Kan. to reminisce. The two hadn’t seen each other for 60 years. Both are WWII veterans and attended Mizzou Engineering on the G.I. Bill. Mann worked in industry and Wells pursued a career in naval research. Mann’s […]

Student team wins $11,000 for Adobe AIR platform application

Last summer, the Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) teamed up with Adobe Systems and asked students to submit ideas for ways to help news organizations deliver news and advertising and to ease the two-way conversation with their consumers. Proposed projects would use the new Adobe Integrated Runtime (AIR) platform for desktop applications. Judges selected three out […]

Mizzou Engineering partners with Center for Engineering Logistics and Distribution

Industry logistics considerations-supply and demand issues that impact company success in every area from product cost to customer service and satisfaction-have become an especially competitive field in today’s burgeoning global economy. As an associate professor and researcher in the University of Missouri’s Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering Department, Jim Noble is energetically enthusiastic about addressing […]

Femtosecond laser lab comes to Mizzou Engineering

“We see the addition of a femtosecond laser lab as a way to enable University of Missouri research teams to aggressively pursue success at a national level,” said Robert D. “Bob” Tzou, the James C. Dowell professor and chairman in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department. Long on College of Engineering’s wish list, a generous […]

Mizzou grad to serial entrepreneur

Bob Lozano has aptly been referred to as a serial entrepreneur for the string of start-up technology businesses he has been associated with since he graduated from the University of Missouri with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering in 1979. Lozano credits his passion for self-employable enterprises to his professors and fellow graduate students at […]

Validation: An NSF CAREER award

On the day last December when Bill Harrison learned his CAREER grant proposal had been funded, he was at home recovering from a cold and had laryngitis. When he got up to check his e-mail at around 5 p.m., he saw a message from Karl Levitt, the program director of the National Science Foundation’s CyberTrust […]

Small spark gaps; big X-rays

Pulsed power technology has many potential applications and University of Missouri’s College of Engineering researchers are hotly pursuing some of them in the College’s pulsed power labs. Funded by Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, N.M., a National Nuclear Security Administration Lab, an investigation by Scott Kovaleski, an assistant professor in electrical and computer engineering, involves […]

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