Tony Han, associate professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, is a research scientist at the Silicon Valley artificial intelligence lab of the Baidu, China’s most popular search engine. And his work with the search engine’s Deep Speech 2 speech recognition system was named one of the 10 breakthrough technologies of 2016 by the […]
Brendan Alvey, a graduate student in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, was part of a four-person team that earned first place honors at the 2016 HackIllinois software competition at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign last weekend. The team also took won a prize from Microsoft for best use of their application program interface. […]
Lorenzo Boyice’s interest in computer science motivated him to look for opportunities in industry. He’s finished two summer internships and will start a full-time job after his planned May 2016 graduation.
The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department recently selected Buttlar for the newly endowed position of Barton Chair in Flexible Pavement Technology, named for 1961 civil engineering alumnus Glen Barton, who helped fund the position along with the Missouri Asphalt Pavement Association.
The problem-solving methods and solutions found in computer science are some of reasons students like Debswapna Bhattacharya pursue the discipline. Not only are there numerous opportunities for a successful personal future throughout the world, but also the opportunities for discoveries in the field are infinite.
In November, Travis Tumlin, a 2013 MU mechanical engineering graduate now working on his doctorate at MU, took second place in the student oral presentation competition at the 13th annual Nanotechnology for Defense (NT4D) conference held in California.
Satish Nair, a University of Missouri professor of electrical and computer engineering, and three MU faculty collaborators submitted one of only three researcher training course proposals to receive funding from the National Institutes of Health BRAIN Initiative (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies) aimed at cross-training researchers in computational neuroscience. The course will provide training to pre- and post-docs, medical students, and junior faculty who are beginning or anticipating potential careers/collaborations in neuroscience.
A joint interest in geographic information systems and computers led MU undergraduate Jeff King down an interesting educational path, and his efforts recently landed him one of three 2016 Association of American Geographers Marble-Boyle Undergraduate Achievement Awards in Geographic Sciences.
Christian Boschert and Joshua Jacobsen became the first two University of Missouri students to receive awards through the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Power & Energy Society Scholarship Plus Initiative.