Gift funds Center for Cyber Security

As societies worldwide enthusiastically embrace the amenities afforded by increasingly electronic lifestyles, the reality of increased cyber security risk must be acknowledged-and challenged. “The cyber security problem is going to be out there forever,” said Wenjun “Kevin” Zeng, an associate professor in Mizzou Engineering’s Computer Science Department and director of the college’s new Center for […]

Katie Tepper first MU student to win Alpha Pi Mu award

When Katie Tepper filled out the application for an Alpha Pi Mu scholarship award last November, she had no idea that, should she win, she would be first Mizzou student to be receive the award. Tepper, who has been a member of the honor society since April 2008, decided to apply for the award after […]

Bringing home the future of space travel

The next generation of NASA spacecraft aiming to return Americans to the moon is safer and less complicated to operate than today’s space shuttle system, Mizzou Engineering Professor Craig Kluever told space travel enthusiasts during a weekly public lecture series. “I think the driving force is that it’s so much safer,” said Kluever, who worked […]

Mizzou Engineering faculty member anticipates health information technology improvements

Technology that would allow hospitals throughout the nation to share electronic health records already exists and soon will be in widespread use, a Mizzou Engineering faculty member said during a recent discussion on public health. Chi-Ren Shyu, a computer science associate professor and director of the MU Informatics Institute, said computer compatibility, privacy and security […]

Creating new energy and opportunity

Marine veteran Neil Ouellette sees both public service and personal opportunities in a renewable energy training program Mizzou Engineering is helping teach. Injured during the Gulf War and subsequently discharged in 1991, the 39-year-old Kirkwood, Mo. resident returned home to work as a truck driver and a builder before launching a successful outdoor landscaping business. […]

Biological Engineers Club wins ‘You Decide/We Provide’ campaign at Mizzou

The University of Missouri Biological Engineers Club (BEC) has received a $1,000 donation from Burns & McDonnell Foundation as a part of the company’s “You Decide/We Provide” campaign. The campaign gave 23 Midwest universities the opportunity to compete for the funds on each campus by voting on the company Web site. The engineering organization with […]

Engineering Career Services focuses on students’ career goals

Career fairs like the one Engineering Career Services (ECS) sponsored in February at the University of Missouri’s Hearnes Center, are just one of the ways ECS helps students successfully connect with future employers. Fully 78 companies paid for the chance to talk with the 600 engineering students — and the handful of alumni looking to […]

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