MCAA Mizzou Student Chapter Recognized as Finalists for National Competition

MCAA Mizzou Student Chapter Recognized as Finalists for National Competition

The Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) recently recognized the Mizzou student chapter as one of its four finalists for the organization’s 2020 Student Chapter Competition. Thirty-three student teams from around the country each submitted a proposal in what amounted to a bid to be the prime contractor for a chiller and cooling tower for […]

Cybersecurity Work Leads to Center of Academic Excellence Designation

Cybersecurity Work Leads to Center of Academic Excellence Designation

Cyberdefense is a key piece of Mizzou Engineering’s increased focus and support of research in big data analytics. Keeping data secure is critical for individuals, corporations and public entities around the globe, and Mizzou Engineering’s work in the realm of cybersecurity is world class. But don’t just take our word for it. The National Security […]

Mizzou Engineering, Benton Elementary team up on educational event

Mizzou Engineering, Benton Elementary team up on educational event

Two classes of Benton Elementary School fifth graders were invited to the MU transportation simulator lab recently for a morning of educational fun. Benton’s STEM program partnered with ZouTrans, MU’s “vibrant undergrad and graduate research community,” in the College of Engineering, to bring approximately 50 students to the facility for a lesson on traffic safety, […]

Blazing A Unique Trail

Blazing A Unique Trail

Following his sophomore year at the University of Missouri, now-senior Anthony Greer decided he wasn’t fulfilling his potential as solely an information technology major. In fact, he didn’t see a direct fit with any one program.   Greer chose to instead pursue a more individualized path that would better fit his range of interests and […]

Research facilitating research

Research facilitating research

The University of Missouri’s unique Data Science and Analytics master’s degree program boasts concentration areas in geospatial analysis, biotechnology, high-performance computing, data journalism/strategic communication and human-centered design for data. These areas are tailor-made for professionals looking to expand their horizons or companies looking to stay on the cutting edge of data science. The curriculum and […]

Mizzou SEDS rockets to a repeat

Mizzou SEDS rockets to a repeat

The Mizzou chapter of Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS) is no stranger to building championship-caliber rockets. And their latest competition entry was no exception. Mizzou SEDS won the 2017 University Student Rocketry Competition. It marks the second consecutive victory in the competition for the MU Engineering student organization. The rocket Mizzou […]

MU’s Grant selected to join latest group of NAI Fellows

MU’s Grant selected to join latest group of NAI Fellows

Sheila Grant’s extensive work in the areas of sensors and biomaterials has led to the formation of companies, cutting-edge research breakthroughs, patents and more. And all of that success has led to yet another world-class accolade. Grant, professor of Bioengineering and the College of Engineering’s associate dean of research, recently was selected as a National […]

Manufacturing a cocktail

Manufacturing a cocktail

Dan Batliner earned his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Mizzou in 1992, then spent the bulk of his career as a consultant in the water treatment industry. When an opportunity arose to become the co-owner of his own ethanol production plant, he took it. Actually, “ethanol production plant” isn’t 100 percent accurate. Much of […]

LEXO travel mug gets update just in time for holiday season

LEXO travel mug gets update just in time for holiday season

The LEXO travel mug was initially released last year and became so popular that ThermAvant had trouble keeping it in stock. This year, the company — founded by C.W. LaPierre Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Bill Ma — has made the popular mug even better.

Flagging down a competition victory

Flagging down a competition victory

MU Civil Engineering graduate students Zhu Qing and Siyang Zhang earned first-place honors for their poster, “Evaluation of Automated Flagger Assistance Devices in Missouri.”

Special visit helps build upon young girl’s love of engineering

Special visit helps build upon young girl’s love of engineering

It’s not unexpected around Lafferre Hall to hear engineering students discussing mathematical theories, various inventions and great scientific and mathematical minds such as Albert Einstein, Thomas Edison and Leonhard Euler. But it’s not every day you hear those conversations coming from a 9 year old guest.

Laser focus

Laser focus

What Vitaly Gruzdev hopes to prove in the near future is that laser technology can modify molecules in a similar way to current chemically-based methods.

Family matters

Family matters

The Trauths —mother/ Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Kate and daughter/recent MU Civil and Environmental Engineering Department alumna Ginny — recently received a National Science Foundation (NSF) I-Corps grant to support development of an improved method of storm-water redistribution.

Fast TRACK Career

Fast TRACK Career

Leah Albietz is on the fast track, whether in or out of her race car. “My dad owns a racing engine shop in St. Louis, and he has always been around the drag racing scene there,” Albietz said. “I’ve grown up going to the racetrack and helped him build engines whenever I could.” Albietz, BS […]

Developer Night Series Gives Students Opportunity to Boost Skills

Developer Night Series Gives Students Opportunity to Boost Skills

Wergeles The Information Technology Program will continue its popular Developer Night series this semester after the events transitioned to a virtual format last year. “In some ways, the virtual setting has been better because it’s more convenient for students,” said Nickolas Wergeles, an assistant professor of professional practice who leads the events. “And our students [...]
Oruche Receives Stipend from Koerner Family Foundation

Oruche Receives Stipend from Koerner Family Foundation

A Mizzou Engineering student has received a $10,000 supplemental stipend from the Koerner Family Foundation. And for Roland Oruche, the funding could not have come at a better time. Now in his second year of the PhD program in computer science, Oruche was facing financial problems following COVID-19. The virus’s economic fallout impacted his educational [...]
Engineering IDE Faculty Fellows Announced

Engineering IDE Faculty Fellows Announced

Mizzou Engineering named four Inclusivity, Diversity and Equity (IDE) Faculty Fellows for the 2021 calendar year. These appointments are part of the College’s enhanced commitment to better serve underrepresented communities and to create a more welcoming environment for all students, faculty and staff. The four IDE Faculty Fellows for 2021 are: Ye Duan, associate professor […]

Ma Named MAE Chair

Ma Named MAE Chair

Professor Hongbin “Bill” Ma has been named chair of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) by College of Engineering Interim Dean Noah Manring. Ma started his appointment Jan. 1. “Professor Ma has the experience and know-how to lead the department. I look forward to working with him as the new chair of the […]

Fales, Guidoboni Named Associate Deans

Fales, Guidoboni Named Associate Deans

Roger Fales and Giovanna Guidoboni have been named associate deans at Mizzou Engineering. Mizzou Engineering has two new associate deans committed to student success and research excellence. Interim Dean Noah Manring named Roger Fales associate dean of student services & academic programs and Giovanna Guidoboni associate dean for research. “I look forward to supporting both [...]
Maurer Named Director of Information Technology Program

Maurer Named Director of Information Technology Program

Brian Maurer has been named Director for the Information Technology (IT) Program at Mizzou Engineering. His duties as director began Jan 1, 2021. “Brian’s experience, enthusiasm and passion for education will benefit the College and IT students greatly,” said Noah Manring, interim dean of Mizzou Engineering. “I’m looking forward to working with him in this [...]
IT Students Help Promote Missouri Bicentennial

IT Students Help Promote Missouri Bicentennial

A graphic from Shawn Nguyen's video. The video is part of a promotion for Missouri 2021, a year-long celebration of the state's 200th birthday.   Missouri is celebrating its 200th birthday this year, and students in the Information Technology Program at Mizzou Engineering are helping get the party started. The students—in Chip Gubera’s Motion Graphics [...]
Building Smarter AI

Building Smarter AI

Associate Professor Derek Anderson is working to improve the way artificial intelligence responds to environments. Artificial intelligence is smart, but it’s also too trusting. Currently, AI blindly trusts sensor data and decisions derived from that data. Now, Derek Anderson, an associate professor of electrical engineering and computer science, is trying to figure out how to [...]
Fall 2020 Graduates Honored; Recall Mizzou Experiences

Fall 2020 Graduates Honored; Recall Mizzou Experiences

Mizzou Engineering came together virtually to celebrate and recognize Fall 2020 graduates on Friday, Dec. 18, as part of Mizzou’s campuswide festivities. There were 253 graduates – 214 receiving their bachelor’s degree, while 39 received advanced degrees – from the College of Engineering. A total of 1,934 students graduated from the university this term. Interim […]

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