Jennings elected as ASME district vice-chair of communications

When junior mechanical and aerospace engineering student Jonathan Jennings joined the MU College of Engineering’s student chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), it didn’t cross his mind that he might have the opportunity to represent the college at a national level. As this year’s social chair and Webmaster, Jennings, along with ASME’s […]

BE professor earns Faculty-Alumni Award

In October, University of Missouri College of Engineering biological engineering Professor Sheila Grant was awarded a 2012 Faculty-Alumni Award. The Mizzou Alumni Association began the award program in 1968 to recognize the achievements of outstanding faculty and alumni. Nominees have distinguished themselves in their chosen professions and have made prominent contributions in multiple career areas. […]

Neuro-LEGO Robotics program teaches engineering basics

This semester, as many as 180 children will participate in the Neuro-LEGO Robotics camps held at Mizzou. Since they began in 2006, more than 600 elementary and middle school students have participated in the camps. Satish Nair, a professor of electrical and computer engineering and biological engineering, heads up the program. Nair said James Thompson, […]

Capstone instructor’s class focuses on rounded design process

Each semester, University of Missouri electrical and computer engineering instructor Jim Fischer is responsible for both ECE 3110 and ECE 4970 courses, the department’s Projects and Senior Capstone Design classes. Both require students to utilize classroom concepts to conceptualize and build hands-on projects of their own devising — under Fischer’s watchful eye. “Basically, I serve […]

Graduate students work on fall detection system

Sound has always been important to Yun Li. His parents are both musicians in China, and he plays the piano in his rare free time to relax. Sound also plays a key role in his research interests. Li, a doctoral student in electrical engineering, has been working on analyzing sounds to detect one very specific […]

Recent ECE grads offer tips for job seekers

The College of Engineering offers a wealth of advice and guidance to assist graduating students looking for a job. The Office of Career and Professional Development hosts a career fair, advises graduating students on resumes, helps students practice interview skills and gives job search advice. But what about recent graduates who landed a job? We […]

White House initiative expands research into eldertech research

Speaking at a Washington, D.C. event to unveil the White House’s US Ignite initiative, National Science Foundation Director Subra Suresh spoke with pride of the of the agency’s legacy of providing funds for fundamental research and its many positive outcomes. Among lauded projects was MU computer and electrical engineering Professor Marge Skubic’s eldertech work. Since […]

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