A freshman project achieves many successes

What started as a residence hall challenge turned into a project that made potential lifetime friends out of six freshmen and also gave them an unforgettable early taste of thinking and acting like engineers. Mizzou Residential Life and the Wolpers Hall Men of Engineering Learning Community sponsored a contest to launch a weather balloon that […]

Under pressure and in hot water: biomass to gas

As members of a carbon resource dependent culture gazing into our uncertain energy future, we are daily inundated with stories on topics of high fuel prices, pollution, global warming and energy alternatives that are less than economically feasible or that might even be socially irresponsible. But William “Bill” Jacoby, an associate professor of biological engineering […]

Electrical, mechanical and computer wants and woes… Who ya gonna call? Engineering Technical Services.

Engineering Technical Services (ETS) has been serving the computing, mechanical and electrical needs of the College of Engineering since 2001. Engineering Lab Manager Mike Klote serves as head of the department that has the distinction of operating as a re-charge center, responsible for billing departments and research entities for the work they do. Comprised of […]

Making it work in the classroom and the lab

A series of recent events have validated Assistant Professor Gregory Triplett’s sense that he has followed the right track in pursuit of his profession of choice. In the spring of 2010, Triplett, an electrical and computer engineer at the University of Missouri, received a coveted William T. Kemper Fellowship for Teaching Excellence, and during the […]

Geotechnical engineering yields a rewarding career

As a young man, Jim Monsees planned to eventually become a doctor, but his older cousin’s stories about the Army Corps of Engineers inspired him to instead pursue civil engineering and mechanics at the University of Missouri. While at MU, Saturday afternoon football games were a highlight. “I was there when Dan Devine had good […]

Computer science and journalism students team up for competition

For the fourth time in as many years, computer science students from the College of Engineering and Missouri School of Journalism students joined forces for the Reynolds Journalism Institute’s student developer competition. This year’s contest challenged teams to develop mobile apps for the Innovation Division of Hearst, Inc., with support from technology partners Adobe, Google […]

Engineers without borders: taking on challenges, growing from the experience

The University of Missouri Engineers Without Borders (EWB) chapter completed their second assessment trip to rehabilitate a wastewater treatment facility in Ciudad España, Honduras, during MU’s spring break. The team of six students and their professional mentor, Nicole Young of CDM, spent their time working to assess the condition of the facility after a new […]

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