Army Ants robotics team wins top design in global competition

Army Ants robotics team wins top design in global competition

A member of Army Ants shows where a computer chip is place inside a compression sock. Photo courtesy of Don Shrubshell/Columbia Daily Tribune The Army Ants, Columbia’s FIRST® Robotics Competition team, took home the 2021 Global Innovation Design Award in the FIRST Robotics Competition. The team of high school students received the award for their [...]
Mizzou Engineer Offers Tips on Preventing Ransomware Attacks

Mizzou Engineer Offers Tips on Preventing Ransomware Attacks

By Eric Stann, MU News Bureau Prasad Calyam The recent ransomware attack on a major oil refinery in the United States, followed weeks later by another hack that affected a large meat supplier, have again brought the issue of cyberattacks to the forefront of people’s minds, followed closely by a renewed push toward building better [...]
Getting her hands dirty

Getting her hands dirty

By Marcus Wilkins Every Saturday morning, as the Mid-Missouri sun gleams off vendors’ tents and the aromas of breakfast burritos mingle with wildflowers, handmade soap and fresh produce, Veronica Fritz surveys the bustling scene and smiles. The 2021 Udall Scholar feels right at home among the artisans and agronomists at the Columbia Farmers Market where […]

Manring named new dean of the College of Engineering

Manring named new dean of the College of Engineering

April 14, 2021Contact: MU News Bureau University of Missouri Provost Latha Ramchand today announced that Noah Manring has been named the new dean of the MU College of Engineering. Manring has served as the interim dean of the college since May 2020 following the departure of Elizabeth Loboa. He will assume his new duties on […]

Grant from the Army Research Office Enables New Generation of Multispectral Infrared Imagers

Grant from the Army Research Office Enables New Generation of Multispectral Infrared Imagers

This graphic shows four different metasurface integrated microbolometers with different response. A Mizzou Engineer and collaborator at the University of Notre Dame have received a grant from the Army Research Office to enable a new generation of multispectral infrared (IR) imagers. Mahmoud Almasri, an associate professor of electrical engineering and computer science (EECS), is working [...]
A New Way to Visualize Mountains of Biological Data

A New Way to Visualize Mountains of Biological Data

This is a general example of a type of visual that a graph neural network can create with provided biological data.   By Eric Stann | MU News Bureau  Studying genetic material on a cellular level, such as single-cell RNA-sequencing, can provide scientists with a detailed, high-resolution view of biological processes at work. This level [...]
MU Licenses Patented Screening Technology for Autism

MU Licenses Patented Screening Technology for Autism

From the Office of Research and Economic Development Autism spectrum disorders (ASD), which can cause social, behavioral and communication challenges, often are diagnosed after a lengthy and often subjective assessment process. However, MU’s patented screening technology licensed recently by Kansas City company PANDA Healthcare Technologies, could soon be a game changer for families. Studies show […]

Detecting COVID-19 with a sticker on your skin

Detecting COVID-19 with a sticker on your skin

Contact: Eric Stann, 573-882-3346, StannE@missouri.edu   Zheng Yan One day, a wearable, bioelectronic device could wirelessly transmit a person’s vital signs — potentially providing critical information for early detection of health issues such as COVID-19 or heart disease — to a healthcare provider, eliminating the need for an in-person visit while also saving lives. The […]

Developing a targeted delivery system to treat cancer

Developing a targeted delivery system to treat cancer

Contact: Eric Stann, 573-882-3346, StannE@missouri.edu In the ongoing battle to find ways to treat cancer, a team at the University of Missouri is addressing the problem from multiple angles, but with a precision approach. Cancer patients are often given chemotherapy, cancer-fighting drugs that kill cancerous cells and can also have harsh effects on healthy cells. […]

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