Bioengineering seniors Austin Davis, Jeremy Davis, Amanda Prescott and Sami Tellatin were selected as one of 42 $15,000 Phase I grant recipients by the Environmental Protection Agency as part of its People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) grant competition.
On Oct. 16, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon convened a meeting of the state’s Board of Public Buildings to approve the state’s issuance of $38.5 million for the repair and renovation of the 1935 and 1944 sections of Lafferre Hall, the main building of the MU College of Engineering.
Gary Yao, a professor in the Bioengineering Department, recently received the 2014 Educational Award from Edmund Optics, and with it, $10,000 in Edmund products, for his work using pupillary light reflex to screen for neurodevelopmental disorders, particularly autism, in young children.
Graduate student Kyoungmin “Andrew” Nam of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department won first place at the annual poster competition for the Transportation Engineering Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (TEAM Stl).
Jung Hyup Kim, an assistant professor in MU’s Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering Department, currently is in the process of determining the impact of the Missouri eFiling System (MeFS) on efficiency of case processing and document management for the Missouri Judiciary.
James E. “Bud” Moulder died Oct. 24 at the age of 88. He was a lifelong and very active supporter of the MU College of Engineering, serving as past president and an active member of the MU Engineering Alumni Association (MUEAO) and was a lifetime member of the Mizzou Alumni Association.
MU graduate Tyler Horn currently spends his days working as a civil engineer in the aviation department of the consulting firm Crawford, Murphy & Tilly, Inc. (CMT), where he works on civil engineering projects for Missouri airports.
Recent MU engineering graduate Clay Staley doesn’t like monotony. He thrives on challenge in his work — just one of the many things he enjoys about his job.
MU engineering graduate Andi Edmonson’s job keeps her busy. She works on-site at University Hospital as a clinical engineer for Cerner Corporation, which supplies health care information technology globally.
Robert Schwartz said an opportunity to again experience working within an academic unit is, in part, what influenced him to accept the position as interim dean of the College of Engineering.