Mizzou Engineering associate dean wins lifetime achievement award

Mizzou Engineering Associate Dean for Research Sam Kiger, an internationally recognized expert in explosion effects and the design of blast-resistant structures, has received a national lifetime achievement award for his leadership in the shock and vibration field. Kiger received the Shock and Vibration Information Analysis Center’s (SAVIAC) Lifetime Achievement Award at the group’s 79th Shock […]

Engineering researchers developing portable water recycling system

University of Missouri engineering researchers are developing a portable wastewater treatment system for military bases that they believe ultimately will produce water pure enough to drink. The portable treatment system will screen the wastewater with advanced membranes as well as disinfect it chemically, producing reusable water that would save what often is a scarce resource […]

Biological Engineering Associate Professor Sheila Grant honored

Sheila Grant, associate professor in the University of Missouri Biological Engineering department, had no idea she had been nominated for a campus-wide award — until she received a letter saying she had won. Grant was presented with an award fund for the recognition of faculty women at the fourth annual dinner and lecture on Oct. […]

Mizzou Engineering dean touts opportunities for science leadership

The University of Missouri could fill a national scientific niche by marrying its defense-oriented expertise with its life sciences resources, MU College of Engineering Dean Jim Thompson recently told a panel of regional science advocates. Thompson spoke during an Oct. 13 symposium that concluded the St. Louis Science Center’s SciFest 08, a five-day festival aimed […]

Engineering students launch community festivities

Mizzou Engineering Ambassadors launched Halloween festivities this year with a bang. Or more precisely, with a splat. Providing a seasonal take on a traditional college competition, the engineering ambassador group on Oct. 4 invited onlookers to send pumpkins flying with homemade catapults at the Columbia Farmers’ Market near the intersection of Ash Street and Clinkscales […]

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