Alumnus earns spot on Forbes 30 under 30

Alumnus earns spot on Forbes 30 under 30

Corey Staller is on a mission to save the world by helping to solve the climate crisis. On the path to realizing that vision, the Mizzou alumnus has been named to Forbes’ 30 under 30, a national list that recognizes the brightest entrepreneurs, leaders and rising young stars in the United States. So, it seems [...]
Team creating system to monitor vital signs, alert patients

Team creating system to monitor vital signs, alert patients

A Mizzou Engineering team is developing a system that will monitor vital signs and may someday be able to alert people when they need to seek medical care. The system includes a finger clip with two sensors that use optical light to penetrate blood vessels, said Jian Lin, associate professor and William R. Kimel Faculty [...]
Mizzou Engineers earn S.T.A.R. awards

Mizzou Engineers earn S.T.A.R. awards

Four Mizzou Engineering students received S.T.A.R. awards recognizing their successful completion of the Student Training for Advancing Research program. Offered by the Office of Undergraduate Research, the program provides workshops to engage students in research activities. Topics included getting started in research, responsible conduct of research, discussions with alumni and conversations with faculty researchers from [...]
Team uses machine learning to train multiple drones to collaborate within a network; to present findings at IEEE INFOCOM 2022

Team uses machine learning to train multiple drones to collaborate within a network; to present findings at IEEE INFOCOM 2022

This figure shows how multiple drones would work together within a network to survey an area, track objects and transmit the best possible information back to a ground station. Graphic by Alicia Esquivel Morel. Several years ago, a group of Mizzou Engineering graduate students had an idea. What if you could use machine learning to [...]
Researcher developing sensors to measure hormone levels in water

Researcher developing sensors to measure hormone levels in water

Fidalgo A Mizzou Engineer is working on a way to produce sensors that could quickly detect hormone levels in ponds, lakes and rivers. Maria Fidalgo, an associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, received funding from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) for the work, which will begin this spring. Specifically, Fidalgo is partnering with USGS’s [...]
Robots, plastics and cows: Top 10 research stories of 2021

Robots, plastics and cows: Top 10 research stories of 2021

What do robots, plastic bottles and cows have in common? They all top Mizzou Engineering’s list of stories in 2021. Here are our top 10 research stories of the year. SPOT It marched. It twerked. It caused international hoopla. A video of Spot went viral in October after the four-legged robot performed alongside Marching Mizzou [...]
Investing in the future: Jost gift supports education, workforce

Investing in the future: Jost gift supports education, workforce

Jerry Jost and wife, Ruth Binger Jerry Jost BS ChE ’70 believes in giving back to his country. After serving in the U.S. Army and U.S. Army Reserves, he founded Jost Chemical, which has created some 350 jobs and supported countless others. “When you create a job, that’s a living thing,” Jost said. “You’re also [...]
Buttlar furthers work to add plastic wastes to asphalt mixtures

Buttlar furthers work to add plastic wastes to asphalt mixtures

Glen Barton Chair in Flexible Pavements Bill Buttlar in the Mizzou Asphalt Pavement and Innovation Lab. Plastics are made to last hundreds of years. That’s a problem when you’re talking about bottles, bags and straws discarded after one use. However, for roads that need to support heavy traffic over the course of decades, plastic could [...]

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