Spot In the Spotlight

Spot In the Spotlight

By Deidra Ashley / Show Me Mizzou Video gaming experience isn’t a prerequisite at the University of Missouri, but it turned out to be a valuable skill to have for junior Nate Beattie. When he came to Mizzou, the computer science major and Marching Mizzou tenor saxophonist never thought he’d be controlling a robotic dog [...]
Trauth receives Watershed Management Achievement Award

Trauth receives Watershed Management Achievement Award

Mizzou Engineering’s Kate Trauth has received a prestigious award for significant contributions to the field of watershed management. The Missouri Water Environment Association (MWEA) Stormwater Committee honored Trauth with the 2019 Watershed Management Achievement Award, which was presented this year after last year’s conference was canceled. Trauth is an associate professor of civil and environmental [...]
Oruche receives prestigious GEM Associate Fellowship

Oruche receives prestigious GEM Associate Fellowship

Roland Oruche, a PhD student in computer science, has been named a GEM Associate Fellow by the National GEM Consortium. The fellowship recognizes individuals from diverse backgrounds for outstanding graduate work and great potential for success in the future. “Having been accepted for this fellowship gives me the opportunity to not only make a substantial [...]
Mizzou Engineer solving complex problems during internship at Arm

Mizzou Engineer solving complex problems during internship at Arm

A Mizzou Engineering student is conducting an internship this summer at Arm, a leading semiconductor and software design company. Specifically, Arun George Zachariah is designing frameworks to optimize the complex workloads involved in infrastructure research using multi-core Arm processors. “I am able to do a deep dive into core systems at the architecture level,” he [...]
Mizzou Engineering Celebrates Class of 2021

Mizzou Engineering Celebrates Class of 2021

Mizzou Engineering’s Class of 2021 faced unprecedented challenges to get to Spring Commencement — and became engineers along the way. Dean Noah Manring joined UM System President Mun Choi to confer 309 bachelor’s degrees during Saturday’s commencement ceremony. During his remarks, Manring praised this year’s graduates for persevering as they transitioned from a traditional campus [...]
Four Mizzou Engineers Recognized for Academic Distinction

Four Mizzou Engineers Recognized for Academic Distinction

Four Mizzou Engineers were recognized with the Award for Academic Distinction. From left: Molly Harrison, James Kim, Brandon Lee and Rebecca Shyu. Four Mizzou Engineers were recognized with the Academic Award for Distinction from the University of Missouri. Campus leaders presented the award to a total of 15 recipients across Mizzou at a small ceremony [...]
Mizzou Engineer to Present at Posters on the Hill

Mizzou Engineer to Present at Posters on the Hill

A Mizzou Engineer will be among 60 students presenting this week at Posters on the Hill, a prestigious Washington D.C.-based event that showcases top undergraduate researchers in the country. Rebecca Shyu, who is majoring in computer science, presents virtually on Wednesday, April 28. Specifically, Shyu will present findings from a study she’s been working on [...]
Engineering Students Participate in Undergraduate Research Day

Engineering Students Participate in Undergraduate Research Day

Molly Harrison, J.D. Peiffer, Rebecca Shyu and Landon Swartz. Four Mizzou Engineers were among 14 MU students selected to present their work during the UM System’s Undergraduate Research Day. This year’s virtual, week-long celebration gave elected officials an opportunity to hear firsthand about the innovation and transformation taking place  on campus. Molly Harrison, a senior [...]
Computer Science Student Takes First at IEEE Competition

Computer Science Student Takes First at IEEE Competition

A Mizzou Engineering graduate student took first place in his category at an IEEE competition held virtually this past weekend. The IEEE St. Louis student presentations competition is under the umbrella of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, the largest technical professional organization in the world. Chenxi Zhao is pursuing a master’s in computer science [...]
Five Mizzou Engineers Among Mizzou 18, Mizzou ’39 Recipients

Five Mizzou Engineers Among Mizzou 18, Mizzou ’39 Recipients

Top, from left: Mizzou 18 recipients Keisha Avery and Janae Bradley. Bottom, from left, Mizzou '39 recipients Ronell Jones II, Armaja LaRue-Hill and Britt Smith. Five engineers were among the MU students honored last week with Mizzou 18 and Mizzou ’39 Awards. Keisha Avery and Janae Bradley received the Mizzou 18 Award, given to outstanding [...]

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