Research competition winners analyze nurses’ travel distance during COVID

Research competition winners analyze nurses’ travel distance during COVID

Industrial and manufacturing systems engineering (IMSE) juniors Maggie Dimler and Reegan Spicer recently won the department’s inaugural IMSE Undergraduate Research Competition. Titled “COVID-19: How Nurse Workload Changed to Handle a Pandemic,” their research focused on the travel distance of intensive care unit (ICU) nurses at University Hospital. “The distance traveled was measured in feet by […]

Occeña retires from IMSE

Occeña retires from IMSE

Associate Professor Luis Occeña, after more than 34 years in the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering (IMSE), retired at the end of the fall 2021 semester. Serving as department chair from 2007-2020, he guided the department through challenges and opportunities during his tenure. He is most proud of ensuring IMSE has a solid […]

Teaching symposium highlights inclusivity principles

Teaching symposium highlights inclusivity principles

Enhancing inclusivity in teaching and classrooms was the primary focus of the College’s annual Symposium on Engineering Teaching Excellence, held Friday, Dec. 10 as a hybrid online and in-person event. The Dean’s Council on Teaching Excellence organized the symposium to help Engineering instructors enhance their classroom environment through inclusive teaching methods. Roger Fales, associate dean […]

ZOUPEAC looks to build construction management professionals

ZOUPEAC looks to build construction management professionals

A new organization will bring together students interested in pursuing careers in construction management and in becoming a licensed professional engineer. The Mizzou Professional Engineers And Construction (ZOUPEAC) held its chartering ceremony on Monday, Nov. 15. ZOUPEAC, pronounced “zoo peek,” will be affiliated with two national organizations: the Associated General Contractors (AGC) and the National […]

CEE alumni mentor students

CEE alumni mentor students

The Civil Engineering Academy of Distinguished Alumni held its first Student Mentoring Session on Monday, Nov. 8 at Mizzou Engineering. “This is the inaugural mentoring event for civil and environmental engineering (CEE) led by our academy of distinguished alumni (CEADA),” Department Chair Praveen Edara said. “We want to make this event a regular occurrence so […]

Phil C. Bennett receives 2021 Citation of Merit Award

Phil C. Bennett receives 2021 Citation of Merit Award

Phil C. Bennet, BS ME '86, MS Nuclear Engineering '87Phil C. Bennett, BS ME '86, MS ME '87 Phil C. Bennett, BS ’86, MS ’87, has been named the 2021 MU Engineering Alumni Organization’s Citation of Merit Award honoree. “It’s quite an honor,” he said. “It’s wonderful to be recognized for my continued contributions and [...]
Mizzou Engineering hosts fall Career Fair

Mizzou Engineering hosts fall Career Fair

Mizzou Engineering brought employers and students together at its fall Career Fair, held Sept. 8 at the Student Recreation Complex (MizzouRec) on the MU campus. More than 150 organizations looking to fill jobs, internships and co-ops met with hundreds of Engineering students during the half-day event. Employers included governmental agencies, international corporations, Internet-based companies and […]

Mizzou Engineering student helps visualize data at Mastercard internship

Mizzou Engineering student helps visualize data at Mastercard internship

A Mizzou Engineering senior gained valuable industry experience during an internship with Mastercard this summer. Joseph Sahrmann, an Information Technology (IT) student, utilized data analytics to help the company automate processes. “The first project I did was to automate a process that had to be done manually using shell scripting,” he said. “I partnered with […]

Mizzou Engineering student helps develop mobile game

Mizzou Engineering student helps develop mobile game

A Mizzou Engineering student spent his summer helping develop a new mobile game now available from YallaPlay. Mustafa Al-Mahroos, a junior in Information Technology, served as a Quality Assurance Intern for the company. He primarily worked on the new mobile game, Spades Masters, a card game in its beta phase. “My main job was to […]

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