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 […]

Gargees on Mission to Boost Number of Women in Computer Science

Gargees on Mission to Boost Number of Women in Computer Science

Gargees Computer science is rapidly growing as technology becomes more pervasive in our homes and lives. However, the number of women in computer science programs in the U.S. has dropped since 2000. Mizzou Engineering’s Rasha Gargees is on a mission to change that. Gargees was selected this year to participate in the University of Missouri’s [...]
Anowar Honored with Powe Award

Anowar Honored with Powe Award

Sabreena Anowar, assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Department of Architectural Studies at MU, won a 2020 Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award from the Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU). “It’s a huge honor to be one of the 35 recipients from across the nation,” said Anowar. “It’s […]

Kim Awarded Chang-Lin Tien Scholarship

Kim Awarded Chang-Lin Tien Scholarship

James Kim Jr., a senior biomedical engineering student from St. Louis, was awarded a Chang-Lin Tien Scholarship. This scholarship, given by the UM System, is meant “to support exceptional, civic-minded students”. “Winning the award really reinforced my drive for what I have been doing in terms of civic leadership,” Kim said. During his sophomore year, […]

Kluever Named Kemper Fellow

Kluever Named Kemper Fellow

Craig Kluever, professor and director of undergraduate studies for the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE), was awarded a 2020 William T. Kemper Fellowship for Teaching Excellence. “I am honored and humbled by this award,” Kluever said. “Throughout my career I’ve tried to keep students engaged in the classroom, and I’ve found that including […]

Aiming for the Moon and Beyond

Aiming for the Moon and Beyond

As a child, Mark Magnante was interested in everything related to space. Growing up in California, movies were also a huge part of his childhood and influenced him greatly. “Seeing movies like ‘Star Wars’ in theaters when it was released made my imagination just run crazy with dreams of the stars,” Magnante said. “Growing up […]

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