New chair named to Department of Chemical Engineering

C. W. LaPierre Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Missouri Baolin Deng has been named chairman of the Department of Chemical Engineering. “I have a lot of common research interests with the chemical engineering faculty,” said Deng who received his undergraduate degree in applied chemistry and master’s degree in geochemistry from […]

Industrial engineering alumnus receives Support Freedom Award

Twenty years ago, University of Missouri alumni Don Flora, BS IE ’66, MS IE ’68, MPH ’71, helped initiate the Mid America Kidney Stone Association, LLC. (MAKSA), a physician-owned lithotripsy program in Kansas City. Nowhere in his goals and aspirations for the future of the association did it cross his mind that one day his […]

Dale Musser receives Excellence in Teaching with Technology Award

Dale Musser, assistant professor and director of the College of Engineering’s information technology program, is engaging his students with technology – and getting recognition for it. Musser received the 2009-10 University of Missouri Excellence in Teaching with Technology Award for undergraduate teaching. Since 2001 the MU Provost’s Office has been recognizing professors, teaching assistants, staff […]

CELDi affiliations benefit faculty, students, and maybe even you

Story by: Sarah Scully In 2008, Chinese production of the blood thinner herapin was tainted by blue ear pig disease, 81 patients died and hundreds more had severe allergic reactions in the United States. Eleven other countries were affected as well. University of Missouri engineering assistant professor Mustafa Sir uses this example to illustrate how […]

“Facebook Challenge” promotes competition team awareness

University of Missouri engineering competition teams are using Facebook to raise awareness about their activities and progress. A current Facebook contest, proposed by Charlie Triplett, engineering I-net administrator, is being held in an effort to promote engineering teams, recruit new students and spread the word. The contest began Sept. 9, and challenges each student team […]

Team receives high marks in PASCAL grand challenge

Tony Han, assistant professor in electrical and computer engineering, and his team of graduate research assistants have been perfecting their  object detection software for over three years, but 2009 marks the first year they submitted their work to the international PASCAL grand challenge in object detection for feedback. The challenge, which began in 2005, invites […]

Building bridges safely and efficiently

As phobias go, the fear of bridges — gephyrophobia — is fairly common, and irrational indeed, given that actual bridge collapses like the 2007 mishap in Minneapolis, Minn., are extremely rare. The government would like to keep it that way, and beginning October 1, 2007, the Federal Highway Administration required all states to adopt Load […]

Neuroscience 101

Early in August, the University of Missouri’s Colleges of Engineering and Biological Sciences co-sponsored the third annual Neuroscience Summer Workshop. Intended for undergraduate faculty who teach in two- and four-year colleges and universities and high school science teachers, the aim of the NSF funded two-day workshop is to give participants an introduction to neuroscience models […]

Lafferre Hall addition

Faculty, staff and students of the University of Missouri College of Engineering hosted a dedication ceremony and open house on November 5 to officially launch the long-awaited and newly completed addition to Lafferre Hall. Phase I in the college’s multi-phase reconstruction and renovation replaced the razed 1922 addition — 25,000 square feet of high-bay labs […]

Engineering Library and Technology Commons launches new web page

As the academic year begins at the University of Missouri, a bright and shining four-story addition to Lafferre Hall is something that is very obviously  “new and different” for Engineering students. Not as noticeable, but also new and different, and with some of the same potential, such as state of the art resources for an […]

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