Hands-on engineering experience

Hands-on engineering experience

Several Mizzou Engineering students are gaining valuable workforce skills as interns with Burns & McDonnell this summer. They are contributing to the success of the company and getting an advantage in landing full-time employment once they graduate. “My job is taking pipe designs (for oil refinery valve installations in California and Kansas) and making sure […]

Career takeoff

Career takeoff

In his fewer than three years at The Boeing Company, Sean Earl, BS EE ’18, is finding early career success. “During this last year, I’ve supported flight test efforts for fighter jet, senior executive transport, and commercial derivative platforms side of Boeing,” Earl said. “That means that once we tell the customer the aircraft can […]

Striving to serve the public

Striving to serve the public

As the new president and CEO of the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) regional transit agency, Nadine Lee, BS CiE ’92, believes in serving all people well and connecting her daily work to broader societal goals. “Everything we do relates back to the public good,” she said. “It’s important to keep this in mind when […]

MAE alumnus to be professor at Hong Kong university

MAE alumnus to be professor at Hong Kong university

Yangyang Chen, a research assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, will begin his faculty career at a world-renowned institution. He is going to the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), rated the 56th best university in the world in 2021, according to Times Higher Education. “I’m very glad to […]

Improving water turbulence modeling to tackle invasive carp

Improving water turbulence modeling to tackle invasive carp

A Mizzou Engineer is helping develop new river turbulence modeling capabilities in hopes of determining potential spawning locations for invasive carp. Assistant Professor Binbin Wang in civil and environmental engineering (CEE) is teaming up with the U.S. Geological Survey’s Columbia Environmental Research Center (CERC) on the project. “We want to be able to control these […]

Torq ‘N Tigers win five performance categories at international event

Torq ‘N Tigers win five performance categories at international event

Mizzou’s Torq ’N Tigers team took first place in five categories at the 2021 International 1/4 Scale Tractor Student Design Competition. Members of the team design and build a tractor each year for the competition. This year, they placed first in durability, low hook 1100-pound class, high hook 1100-pound class, low hook 1600-pound class and […]

IMSE Capstone Projects – Spring 2021

IMSE Capstone Projects – Spring 2021

Industrial engineering education at Mizzou concludes with a two-semester capstone project. These capstone projects give students the chance to put what they’ve learned so far in their classes to the test through working with an actual company (manufacturing, health care or logistics) on a project they provide. Students work with classmates in small groups, together […]

Nassar awarded NSF CAREER grant to explore mathematics of deployable structures

Nassar awarded NSF CAREER grant to explore mathematics of deployable structures

Assistant Professor Hussein Nassar in the mechanical and aerospace engineering department recently won a prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) grant. He received the award for his work on identifying unifying mathematical models that can explain the behavior of deployable structures. Research into these morphing metamaterials could aid in the […]

Students receive “Shout-Outs” for their on-campus work

Students receive “Shout-Outs” for their on-campus work

Mizzou Engineering students learn beyond just the classroom or lab. They also learn transferable skills and enhance their education by working on campus. These students support their peers and staff. That is why the MU Career Center instituted the “Student Shout-Out” recognition program, which encourages supervisors to highlight student employees’ good work. Supervisors write short […]

Accounting for sleep disorders in highway safety

Accounting for sleep disorders in highway safety

People with shift work sleep disorder (SWSD) are three times more likely to crash or be in a near-crash than people without that condition. That’s the take-away from a study on accident causes and sleep disorders conducted by civil and environmental engineering (CEE) professors Praveen Edara and Carlos Sun. In addition, they found that people […]

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