Torq’N Tigers show best performance in eight years of competition

MU Engineering’s quarter-scale tractor student team, Torq’N Tigers, has competed in the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) International Quarter-Scale Tractor Student Design Competition for eight years, but 2011 marked the highest cumulative score they have yet received. The competition, held in Peoria, Ill. June 2 to 5, welcomed 24 teams from the […]

Three engineers selected for prestigious Mizzou ’39 award

On Feb. 13, three engineering students were honored for their inclusion in this academic year’s Mizzou ‘39 — a prestigious University of Missouri award given to 39 seniors recognizing their academic achievement, leadership and service to the University and community. The Mizzou Alumni Association student board annually selects these students, who have maintained a 3.0 […]

Mizzou Engineering celebrates E-week March 11 to 19

The 108th annual Mizzou Engineers week kicks off  on Friday, March 11. This year’s theme, “the E series,” is a spin-off of Gatorade’s G series line of drinks. E-week 2011 offers plenty of fun activities so engineers can refuel, train harder and perform better. E-week officially starts Friday, March 11 when engineering distinguished alumnus Dave […]

Research project a big opportunity for electric car club

The electric car club is still an upstart, but a project with grant money attached could be just the thing it needs to take off. Automobiles have been on the road for more than a century now. Constant technical and aesthetic improvements have been made along the way, but the cars parked all over campus […]

SWE growth allows for more outreach

The University of Missouri Society of Women Engineers is reaching out in both new and old ways. The MU chapter, that seeks to support women in achieving success in the field of engineering and leadership, has experienced rapid membership growth in the past few years. With outreach programs for younger girls in the community, national […]

Mechanical and aerospace engineering professor receives Chancellor’s Award

Yuwen Zhang, a mechanical and aerospace professor with the College of Engineering, accepted the Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Research and Creative Activity for his research advancements in areas of thermal energy storage, thermal manufacturing, electronics cooling, laser materials processing and bioheat transfer. Two Chancellor’s awards are given annually. Zhang’s thermal energy research is especially relevant […]

Undergraduate researcher launches wind-powered energy project on campus

A quick view of Engineering Building North from Sixth Street  will show you a small wind turbine on the building’s roof — in place since July 5 — the first of its kind on the MU campus. But this seemingly simple metal pole with propellers signifies more than meets the eye. For senior mechanical engineering […]

Educating engineers as global problem-solvers

Some days, it’s hard for an engineering major to make it out of the library. Trading a semester of classes to study abroad can seem like a pipe dream. But diversity and international connections are important in an ever-flattening world, especially in an industry so universal as engineering. Faculty and staff in the Mizzou College […]

How I spent my summer: three Mizzou engineers recap their summer internships

Forrest Meyen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology “Welcome to the no-sleep zone,” was the greeting Forrest Meyen received on his first day as an intern in the MIT Summer Research Program. It might have been intimidating if it meant early mornings and late nights slumped over a desk in a cramped cubicle. But luckily, though Meyen […]

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