Mark Virkler will retire on Sept. 1, having served the last 10 years as chair of the Civil and Engineering Department. He additionally spent three years as director of graduate studies and three more years as director of undergraduate studies, in addition to his research and teaching work.
In May 2015, Amal Al-Yasiri earned her doctorate from MU in nuclear engineering/medical physics. The second of seven children in the Al-Ghazaliya neighborhood of Baghdad, Iraq, Al-Yasiri’s father, proud of her academic success, urged her to earn her doctorate, advising her to study abroad.
Carlos Sun was one of a panel of experts interviewed for a piece by the financial website WalletHub on the best and worst cities in America in which to be a driver in 2015. Sun is an associate professor and director of graduate studies in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department. The story enlisted experts […]
Shawn Xu developed a waste heat recovery system to make heating of poultry barns more even, more efficient, and perhaps most importantly, more cost effective by driving down the amount of propane required to heat the barns in the winter.
After playing host to nine MU engineering students last March, five Russian students and two advisers traveled to the U.S. in May as part of an exchange program designed to foster collaboration between U.S. and Russian programs with common interests.
Carlos Sun’s airport engineering course provided the impetus, and three student teams from the University of Missouri earned accolades from the Airport Cooperative Research Program/Federal Aviation Administration’s University Design Competition for Addressing Airport Needs.
KMIZ ABC 17 featured Prasad Calyam, assistant professor of computer science, in a story involving tips on how to create better, more secure passwords. A link to the segment can be found below. http://m.abc17news.com/news/protecting-information-online-from-hackers/34025432
The MU chapter of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics set new team records at the Experimental Sounding Rocket Association’s 2015 Intercollegiate Rocket Engineering Competition (IREC) in Green River, Utah, June 24-27. The team launched two rockets, named Truman V and Truman V.V, the latter of which “broke every record we had,” according to […]