Virtual Career Fair Draws Over 750 Participants

Virtual Career Fair Draws Over 750 Participants

Mizzou Engineering hosted its first-ever Virtual Career Fair in September 2020. More than 750 students and alumni interacted with nearly 150 employers from all engineering areas within the College of Engineering. Brooke Runge, a double major in mechanical engineering and mathematics, was at first apprehensive about the change from the traditional in-person format. However, for […]

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 [...]
Employers Prepare for Virtual Career Fair

Employers Prepare for Virtual Career Fair

Students aren’t the only ones preparing for the Mizzou Engineering Virtual Career Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 23. Employers are as well. More than 140 organizations have registered to recruit Mizzou Engineering students and alumni from all backgrounds and majors. In fact, many of these companies are currently searching profiles and resumes of those who have […]

Interactive Lab Gives IT Students Real-World Experience

Interactive Lab Gives IT Students Real-World Experience

Kyle Shearrer and Jessica Weinberg adjust video settings in the IDE Lab, an interactive lab for Mizzou Engineering. The Information Technology Program at Mizzou Engineering is known for giving students real-world experience to complement their coursework. Now, a new interactive lab is providing a realistic work environment for students, as well. Three students are operating [...]
IT Program Tackles Drone Technologies

IT Program Tackles Drone Technologies

When you want a cloud-computing service at work, you call IT. But who do you contact to integrate a company drone into daily operations? That may not be an everyday problem now, but unmanned autonomous vehicles (UAVs) are quickly becoming a reality for many businesses. And that’s where the Information Technology Program at Mizzou Engineering [...]
Mizzou Engineers Come Together for Involvement Night

Mizzou Engineers Come Together for Involvement Night

In place of the traditional New Student BBQ, Mizzou Engineering Student Council hosted a virtual Involvement Night to showcase student organizations and services for incoming Mizzou Engineers. More than 160 people joined and nearly 40 organizations and services presented. Amidst a different looking semester, these student leaders are finding ways to bring engineering students together [...]
Cybersecurity Club Will Provide New Opportunities

Cybersecurity Club Will Provide New Opportunities

A new Cybersecurity Club will give Mizzou Engineering students the opportunity to hone their technical skills, compete in regional and national events and meet industry professionals. “The club is not only focused on the academic aspect but also on the social aspect,” said Ronny Bazan Antequera, an assistant teaching professor in the Information Technology Program. [...]
Students Gain Industry Experience During Internships With Siemens Healthineers

Students Gain Industry Experience During Internships With Siemens Healthineers

Mizzou students participate in a virtual meeting as part of their internships with Siemens Healthineers. Five graduate students from the electrical engineering and computer science department have wrapped up summer internships with Siemens Healthineers, where they’ve applied deep learning methods to research and development in healthcare. As part of the strategic alliance between Mizzou and [...]
Student Wins Best Paper Finalist Award at IEEE Conference

Student Wins Best Paper Finalist Award at IEEE Conference

Wenlong Wu won a Best Paper Finalist Award at an IEEE conference. A Mizzou Engineering student’s paper was selected as a finalist for best paper at a top engineering conference last week. What makes it more impressive is that Wenlong Waylon Wu forgot to specify that the paper should have been entered in the student [...]
Mizzou Engineering Alum Leads Autonomous Vehicle Testing

Mizzou Engineering Alum Leads Autonomous Vehicle Testing

Intersection at the Transportation Research Center working on Autonomous Vehicle Testing Imagine your hour-long commute to work, typically taken up by podcasts, the radio or listening to music. But what if you could do more with this time? Mizzou Engineering alum Tanner Thiessen is at the forefront of testing and developing the latest autonomous and [...]

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