Civil engineers win poster prizes

Three Mizzou Engineering students won prizes April 7 at the St. Louis Engineer’s Club Case Histories Night for their poster presentations. Civil engineering major Tyler McKee with master’s degree candidate and undergraduate John Fandrey, won a prize for their poster on “Dielectric Constant of Soils from Geotechnical Properties.” David Schoen, a master’s candidate in geotechnical […]

Engineers rank high at achievement forum

Each spring, the Office of Undergraduate Research hosts an Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievements Forum, offering undergraduate students the opportunity to present their student research and scholarly achievements to the Mizzou community. Biological engineering student Lindsay D’Amato and civil engineering major Matthew Wheeler took top honors earning Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence. D’Amaato researched “Photoacoustic depth […]

Biological engineering students land impressive summer positions

Because they are sponsored by prestigious national agencies, three biological engineering student summer internships are especially noteworthy. Rebekah Conley, a junior bioengineering student, accepted a medical device fellowship with the FDA in Washington, D.C. She will be working with Robert Doyle, chief of the Electronic Products Branch. “The end goal of my fellowship is a […]

Engineering Student Council is tops in the nation

At the National Association of Engineering Student Council’s spring conference in Louisville, Ky., Mizzou Engineering’s student council (MESC) was named the best in the nation. Council President Michelle Boehm, a senior in civil engineering, said the designation was based on an essay she prepared and submitted that reported on the council’s activities. MESC sponsors events […]

International food events offer delicious fellowship

In a cultural exchange, engineering students, faculty, staff and friends shared food and conversation at two events last month — China Night, hosted by students and staff with the College of Engineering’s International Program, and the CMITE (Central Missouri Chapter Institute of Transportation Engineers) International Luncheon. China Night, hosted on April 11 at Hudson Hall, […]

MU’s stormwater best management practices focus of undergraduate research

A diverse group from across campus came together this semester to sponsor an undergraduate research project looking into stormwater best management practices at the University of Missouri. The student team is laying groundwork to evaluate existing projects in preparation of data collection that will be used to inform future decisions. It is hoped the effort […]

Three engineering seniors garner NSF graduate school fellowships

As graduation presents go, it’s hard to beat a National Science Foundation (NSF) graduate research fellowship; just ask the three University of Missouri engineering “Class of 2011” students who have been accepted into the prestigious program. The fellowships, which provide a three-year annual $30,000 stipend and an allowance of up to $10,500 for education costs, […]

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