Mizzou’s Online Programs, Including Online Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, Ranked 14th in U.S.

Mizzou’s Online Programs, Including Online Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, Ranked 14th in U.S.

Maurer Mizzou’s online bachelor’s programs—including the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology—were recently ranked 14th in the country by U.S. News & World Report. “We’re thrilled to see the IT Program and other online degrees receive this national ranking,” IT Program Director Brian Maurer said. “It’s validating to have national recognition of the high-quality online [...]
Keller Serving as President-Elect of IEEE’s Computational Intelligence Society (CIS)

Keller Serving as President-Elect of IEEE’s Computational Intelligence Society (CIS)

A Mizzou Engineering faculty member is now serving as president-elect of the Computational Intelligence Society (CIS) under the umbrella of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Jim Keller is a Curators’ Distinguished Professor Emeritus in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department. As president-elect, he will spend 2021 on the CIS executive committee [...]
Mizzou Engineer Among Top Data Leaders of 2021

Mizzou Engineer Among Top Data Leaders of 2021

A Mizzou Engineer is one of the top academic data leaders in the world, according to Chief Data Officer (CDO) Magazine. The magazine named Assistant Professor Grant Scott to its inaugural list of “Leading Academic Data Leaders” for 2021. These professionals were chosen for “leading the way with innovative ideas leveraging data and analytics,” according [...]
Mizzou Engineering Student Takes First Place in IEEE Computational Challenge

Mizzou Engineering Student Takes First Place in IEEE Computational Challenge

Waylon Wu won first place in an IEEE CIS technical challenge. A Mizzou Engineering student took first place in an international competition during which he was up against professional researchers and faculty members. Wenlong “Waylon” Wu won top prize in the Technical Challenge on Energy Prediction with Smart Data sponsored by the Institute of Electrical [...]
EECS Student Wins People’s Choice Award at 3MT® Competition

EECS Student Wins People’s Choice Award at 3MT® Competition

Anup Mishra, a PhD candidate, won People's Choice at the 3MT® competition. A Mizzou Engineer took home the People’s Choice award at this year’s 3MT® competition sponsored by the University of Missouri Graduate School. Anup Mishra, a PhD candidate in electrical engineering and computer science, presented a three-minute thesis on creating personalized alerts to reduce [...]
Kauffman Scholar Success at Mizzou

Kauffman Scholar Success at Mizzou

Justina Wilkins believed attending college was essential, even in 6th grade when selected as a Kauffman Scholar. She knew her hard work would pay off once she went to college. “Staying with the program took a large amount of determination and persistence,” Wilkins said. “I did not have stress-free summer breaks as I studied for […]

Rao Accepted as Senior Member of ACM

Rao Accepted as Senior Member of ACM

Praveen Rao has been accepted as a Senior Member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). Rao is an associate professor with joint appointment in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science and Health Management & Informatics. ACM is the world’s largest computing society. The Senior Members Grade recognizes ACM members who have demonstrated performance through technical leadership [...]
Engineering Scholarship Celebration Highlights Students, Donors

Engineering Scholarship Celebration Highlights Students, Donors

The College of Engineering awarded 638 scholarships totaling $1.6 million for the 2020-2021 academic year, Interim Dean Noah Manring said during his remarks at the virtual Scholarship Celebration event held Thursday, Oct. 22. “Our donors recognize the incredible benefits that scholarships provide for our engineering students,” Manring said. “Most notably, these scholarships and endowments allow […]

Zhang Named Curators’ Distinguished Professor

Zhang Named Curators’ Distinguished Professor

Yuwen Zhang, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, was recently named a University of Missouri Curators’ Distinguished Professor. The University of Missouri Board of Curators unanimously approved this designation on Sept. 24, 2020. “This is great news to be recognized for the highest academic rank in the University of Missouri System,” Zhang said. “I believe […]

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