It is well-known that a lack of physical activity can cause bone loss or fractures in elderly people, bedridden patients or even sedentary youth. That’s because bone mass is regulated, in part, by mechanical stimuli. Similar to muscles, bones add mass when they are mechanically loaded via physical activity but will lose mass if immobilized […]
The College of Engineering sponsored a full-day robotics camp for underrepresented and economically-disadvantaged youth in central Missouri Oct. 31. Army Ants is made up of local high school students who design robots to complete specific tasks outlined by FIRST Robotics, an organization responsible for putting on regional and national robot competitions in order to build […]
Heather Hunt, an associate professor in Biomedical, Biological & Chemical Engineering Department in the the College of Engineering, took home the Adelle F. Robertson Emerging Professional Continuing Educator Award from the University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA). Dr. Hunt was on site to accept the award. Dr. Hunt has become an advocate for online […]
For the past few weeks, faculty, staff and alumni who walk by the Shamrock Plaza on the north side of Lafferre Hall have been asking what happened to the green and white shamrock medallion at the heart of the plaza. On October 19, the shamrock was removed and the concrete around it was demolished as […]
MU receives nearly $4 million from National Institutes of Health to commercialize biomedical discoveries
NIH awarded MU nearly $4 million to lead a consortium of Midwestern universities to collaborate on turning biomedical discoveries into marketable products.
Fifth-year Biomedical, Biological & Chemical Engineering doctoral candidate Janae Bradley recently earned the 2019 Dr. Donald M. Suggs Dissertation Support Fellowship.
Karl Hammond, an assistant professor of Biomedical, Biological & Chemical Engineering, earned recognition for his project, “Lithium–Divertor Interactions and Helium/Hydrogen Trapping in Lithiated Metals.”