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MAE major selected for a Gene M. Nelson Director Scholarship

Mechanical engineering major Kelsey Scheppers recently was one of three students selected for a Gene M. Nelson Director Scholarship by the SME Education Foundation. http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/06/prweb12784464.htm

The coming world of 3D printing: Alex Madinger at TEDxCoMo

Mechanical Engineering student Alex Madinger spoke about the exciting possibilities of 3D printing at TEDxCoMo in Columbia in April. Madinger, who helped found Mizzou’s 3D Printing Club, says this new frontier will change the way we think about and interact with everyday objects. Created by TED, TEDx programs are local, self-organized events that bring people together to […]

Information Technology team wins first place at True/False film festival’s Gimme Truth! competition

Information Technology team wins first place at True/False film festival’s Gimme Truth! competition

Have you ever heard of the spinal condition Porro Coccyx? Probably not because it doesn’t exist. But University of Missouri Information Technology Instructor Chip Gubera and his capstone student Ben Kaplan fooled True/False film festival judges and audience members alike at the “Gimme Truth!” documentary game show and competition March 5 at the Blue Note. […]

Black and Veatch contributes $5,000 to Corporate Partners Program

In February, Black & Veatch became the seventh engineering company to join the University of Missouri College of Engineering Corporate Partners Program. The company, which specializes in infrastructure development, contributed $5,000, placing them at the top level of donation in the program. Instituted in 2007, the Partners Program offers an organized way of connecting companies […]

Mizzou Engineers celebrate E-week at St. Louis Science Center

University of Missouri engineering students took the opportunity to celebrate National Engineers Week, Feb. 21-27, by attending and participating in the St. Louis Science Center’s annual event. In honor of Engineers Week, the center invited organizations and universities to meet and talk with visitors — children and their families — about engineering and what it means […]

Team earns top honors at Pascal Challenge a second time

Rather than basking in the success and recognition they earned in the Pascal Visual Object Classes Challenge, Tony Han, electrical and computer engineering assistant professor at the University of Missouri said he and his team are continuing to improve their performance and are far from reaching their ultimate goals. The Challenge measures the success of […]

Innovation course project capitalizes on new engineering laboratory need

The trickle effect of innovation sometimes spreads in unanticipated ways. The opening of the College of Engineering’s new multi-disciplinary laboratories in August also opened a door for business and engineering students enrolled in the fall Entrepreneurial Innovation Management course. This semester, students are fabricating a grounding connection block for an electrostatic discharge (ESD) wrist strap, […]

Going the Extra Mile for Chemical Engineering

Opportunities for educational and personal growth outside the classroom are readily available on the University of Missouri campus and while some students do not actively seek them, others jump at the chance. Peter Cosgrove took the leap. A senior in chemical engineering and president of the University of Missouri student chapter of the American Institute […]

iPhone and windows development courses offer interdisciplinary class environment

In a cooperative agreement with Apple Inc., Dale Musser, director of the Information Technology program, is teaching two courses next fall that will allow students from different disciplines to receive the same applicable credit — a first for the University of Missouri. Inspired by the Reynolds Journalism Institute iPhone student competition in which interdisciplinary teams […]

Katie Tepper first MU student to win Alpha Pi Mu award

When Katie Tepper filled out the application for an Alpha Pi Mu scholarship award last November, she had no idea that, should she win, she would be first Mizzou student to be receive the award. Tepper, who has been a member of the honor society since April 2008, decided to apply for the award after […]

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