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Fall monitoring systems add to seniors’ independence

A new monitoring system being developed by Professor Marjorie Skubic of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department and her interdisciplinary team at the University of Missouri could help older adults avoid falls before they happen and alert health care professionals when they do. Major injuries resulting from falls often lead to rapid decline in other […]

Electrical engineering student receives HENAAC-Rockwell Collins scholarship

Richard Andrade, an electrical engineering junior from St. Louis, was surprised and honored when he received the HENAAC (Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Corporation)-Rockwell Collins scholarship in October 2010. Andrade was one of 101 Hispanic students who received the scholarship highlighting recipient’s leadership, academic achievement and community involvement. In addition to the scholarship, Andrade attended […]

MoDOT Recognizes Innovative Researcher

Erik Loehr, a University of Missouri associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, is the recipient of the Missouri Department of Transportation’s (MoDOT) 2011 Innovative Researcher Achievement Award. The award recognizes an individual or team that produces exceptional and innovative research to advance transportation in Missouri. Loehr and his research team worked with MoDOT to develop […]

New student org targets biodesign

A small group of students with a big interest in the innovative process and potential reward of successful biodesign efforts have initiated a new student organization at the University of Missouri. MU Biomedical Competitive Advancement Team (Biocats) was established in April 2010, and members spent the past year exploring how the group might be structured based […]

Ford honored by Tribute to MU Women

Jill Ford, director of engineering student enrichment at the University of Missouri, was honored with six other women in the 2011 Tribute to MU Women ceremony on March 17. Originally hired as a coordinator in the dean’s office, Ford proved herself an invaluable member of the academic team and was named director of the Office […]

Three engineers selected for prestigious Mizzou ’39 award

On Feb. 13, three engineering students were honored for their inclusion in this academic year’s Mizzou ‘39 — a prestigious University of Missouri award given to 39 seniors recognizing their academic achievement, leadership and service to the University and community. The Mizzou Alumni Association student board annually selects these students, who have maintained a 3.0 […]

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