Mizzou Engineering professor earns association recognition

Mizzou Engineering Professor Craig Kluever will be honored next month by America’s premier space science and exploration association for his contributions to the field. Kluever, a mechanical and aerospace engineering professor, has been named a “fellow” by the American Astronautical Society (AAS). The Virginia-based association will officially recognize its four new “fellows” during a national […]

Mizzou Engineering students build foundation for education abroad

Members of a Mizzou Engineering student group hope to build better educational opportunities for a Brazilian city even as they deepen their own experience. MU’s Engineers Without Borders Club (EWB) is working to design a project to alleviate storm water flooding at a vocational school in Santarem, a city along the Amazon River in Brazil. […]

MU center drives energy innovation

MU Center for Sustainable Energy members are joining forces with researchers throughout the state in hopes of harvesting the enormous energy potential contained within algae microorganisms. The center served as host Sept. 12 at an on-campus workshop designed to encourage collaborative development of an efficient process for converting algal oil into biodiesel fuel. Center and […]

MU colleges join forces to pursue sustainable energy

University of Missouri’s College of Engineering and College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources are seeking campuswide participation in a new center focused on developing renewable energy resources. The MU colleges jointly launched the Center for Sustainable Energy last spring in hopes of establishing Missouri as a leader in the nation’s search for energy sustainability. […]

Mizzou Engineering advancing new manufacturing technique

A Mizzou Engineering professor is working to refine an advanced manufacturing technique that may make conventional aircraft assembly lines a thing of the past. A. Sherif El-Gizawy, a mechanical and aerospace engineering faculty member, has received nearly $88,000 from The Boeing Co. to adapt an advanced manufacturing technique for its use in aircraft production. The […]

Mizzou team scores high at ’08 ASABE tractor competition

Mizzou “Torq’n Tiger” quarter-scale tractor student design team places in top ranks at 2008 competition last June. The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) annual quarter-scale tractor student design competition is more than just a contest for University of Missouri seniors Jarred Jennings and Matt Holtman—it’s a taste of the future. Both are […]

Mizzou Engineering gears up to ease nuclear expertise shortage

Responding to a nationwide shortage of engineers for the nuclear industry, Mizzou Engineering is launching a two-pronged program to encourage both scholarship and training in the field. “Our goal is to build a core of individuals who are both high-impact researchers and educators so that they can effectively educate future generations of nuclear engineers,” College […]

Mizzou Engineering student wins nuclear association award

A Mizzou Engineering graduate student is receiving international recognition for his work to develop an engine for a portable nuclear materials detector far smaller and less costly than existing devices. Andrew Benwell, an electrical and computer engineering doctoral student, won the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management’s (INMM) J. D. Williams Student Paper Award on July […]

Mizzou powers up the electrical and computer science fields

Mizzou Engineering plans to power up the electrical and computer science workforce by financially backing students pursuing those fields. With the aid of a National Science Foundation grant totaling nearly $520,000, Mizzou’s electrical and computer engineering department will launch a scholarship program next fall that aims to encourage student enrollment and retention. Awardees will receive […]

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