As an undergrad, Jian “Javen” Lin had every intention to go into industry after completing his doctorate. Instead, he discovered a passion for research and decided to continue in academia.
James Noble, a professor in the Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering Department, was awarded the 2014 Win Horner Award for Innovative Writing Intensive Teaching from the Campus Writing Program in April.
Assistant Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Alina Zare recently was awarded a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development, or CAREER, Award.
Matt Maschmann, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, recently was awarded a $5,000 Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award from the Oak Ridge National Lab to look into potential mechanical and electrical responses of carbon nanotubes grown directly on structural microfibers.
Karl Hammond will begin a tenure-track assistant professorship with the University of Missouri Chemical Engineering Department in the Fall 2014 semester.
Jacob McFarland joined the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department’s faculty in a tenure-track position, beginning in the Fall 2014 semester.
The Computer Science Department debuted its Big Data Analytics Summer Program in July and also hosted a National Science Foundation-funded Research Experience for Undergraduates program.
Students from India spent three weeks on the University of Missouri campus for the College of Engineering’s India Summer Program. The program kicked off its inaugural year July 3 and wrapped July 25.