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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.”
Mizzou computer science alumnus Kevin Melkowski is attempting to turn his volunteer service into a 501c3 nonprofit organization he calls CS Career Hackers.
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.
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Professor Craig Kluever was named deputy editor of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics’ Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]