The College of Engineering’s National Science Foundation-supported Center for Excellence in Logistics and Distribution (CELDi) achieved its third “Success Story” for its work on a project for CELDi industry member the Boeing Co. The project examines network design for the company’s distribution facilities.
Through the Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) grant from the United States Department of Education five doctoral students are receiving teaching instruction, funding for conferences and professional networking opportunities..
Within the MU College of Engineering, 12 areas of collaborative research have been designated as research centers. Faculty members in the Computer Science Department direct three of the college’s centers.
Many university undergraduate students don’t have the opportunity to participate in specialized research opportunities. Thanks to a National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates (NSF REU) grant coordinated by Satish Nair, a University of Missouri professor of electrical engineering, 12 students from across the country were able to participate in a nine-week summer research opportunity […]
Engineering encompasses a wide array of fields and disciplines, and while the majors offered to undergraduates help to define fields of study, sometimes a little extra attention in the way of a minor can help students expand a chosen field into a research breakthrough or a career. That’s the intent of three new minors offered […]
Toothpicks and gumdrops may not be the materials most civil engineers use when building bridge supports, but for elementary school-aged students, they are perfect for teaching how design can affect a structure. In an effort to introduce engineering’s potential to children long before they are ready for college entrance exams, several engineering departments and organizations […]
Lean Six Sigma is a quantitative approach to improving a process. It is applicable to any process for which there is data measuring performance, like a hospital admission process, a manufacturing process or how a bank processes loans. James Noble, a professor in industrial and manufacturing systems engineering (IMSE) at the University of Missouri, said […]
Years of war have devastated Iraq’s system of higher education and isolated university faculty and administrators from the international academic world. In an effort to ameliorate the situation, a U.S.-based nonprofit organization, International Exchange and Research Board (IREX), has launched an Iraq University Linkages Program (ULP) whose mission is to “strengthen university curricula, enhance and […]
With a bass voice that precedes him, Chao Fang laughs as he talks about “singing confidently.” At 6’2”, the MU computer science student originally studying at China’s Shanghai University said he doesn’t try to dominate the bass section in the Mizzou Choral Union, but he can’t help indulging his love of singing. “I have a […]
Proprietors of any household budget would rejoice in the discovery of a way to save a few dollars. However, when the budget is for a multi-billion dollar company, and the savings are in the millions of dollars, a little more than a celebration may be in order. Such is the case for Bayer CropScience’s Kansas […]