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Engineering sophomore wins Hesburgh Award

Annually, one student from each of the four undergraduate classes at the University of Missouri is awarded the $1,000 Hesburgh Award for academic achievement. Funded by a TIAA-CREF endowment through the General Education Program, students are either nominated by faculty members or may apply for the award, and then must write an essay. Matthew Wheeler, […]

Building engineering success through teamwork

Mizzou Engineering student teams built on winning foundations to bring home high honors and constructive experience from this spring’s regional competitions. The Missouri University Retaining Wall Optimization team won first place during the April 17 regional geotechnical competition sponsored by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) at Southern Illinois University—Carbondale. MU’s Concrete Canoe Team […]

Chemical engineering student presents prize-winning poster

It is no small accomplishment to win the Chancellor’s Award in the Physical Sciences and Engineering category at the 2009 Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievements Forum. This year judges reviewed the posters of 140 undergraduates and rated them on theoretical motivation, context within each student’s academic discipline, mastery of the relevant concepts and presentation quality. […]

Engineering students compete in Global Trajectory Optimization Competition

Graduate students Weijun Huang, Drew Nolle and Joe Dinardo in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Missouri are competing with professionals worldwide as Mizzou’s first team to participate in the fourth annual Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales(CNES) Global Trajectory Optimization Competition. The competition challenges aerospace engineers from companies and universities across the globe to […]

Mizzou Engineering recognized for excellence

Mizzou Engineering was well represented at the 2009 Chancellor’s Excellence Awards Ceremony held April 18 on the University of Missouri campus. Sponsored by the Department of Student Life, an engineering student, a faculty member and a student organization were among those recognized.   Katie Tepper, a senior industrial engineering student, received a Gold Leadership Shield. […]

Engineering basics drive Mizzou team to top-three finish

Mizzou Engineering’s Basic Utility Vehicle team recently brought home third-place honors in a national design competition, turning in its best performance since the engineering college first fielded a team. The Mizzou BUV placed first out of eight teams in the design and oral report portions of the Institute for Affordable Transportation’s BUV Design Competition, held […]

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Computer science graduate student pens award-winning thesis

Ibrahim Almosallam, a computer science doctoral candidate in the College of Engineering is the recipient of the University of Missouri’s Distinguished Master’s Thesis Award. According to George Justice, associate dean of the graduate school, Almosallam’s paper, “A New Adaptive Framework for Collaborative Filtering Prediction,” was chosen based on the clarity and power of his thesis […]

Huaco honored for international activities

Daniel Huaco, a doctoral candidate in civil engineering at the University of Missouri, was presented with one of MU’s inaugural International Engagement Awards on April 14 at the Chancellor’s Global Issues Forum. The awards were created to recognize faculty, students and staff who go above and beyond in their international activities on behalf of MU. […]

Orton tapped for Excellence In Education award

In recognition of her contributions to the out-of-class learning experiences of her students, Sarah Orton, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering was one of 10 faculty, staff and administrators presented with a 2009 Excellence in Education award from the University of Missouri’s Division of Student Affairs on April 21. The 13-year-old award was developed […]

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