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Visiting students learn from MU educators

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 […]

New engineering minors expand opportunities for undergraduates

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 […]

Outreach programs introduce engineering to younger students

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 […]

MU IMSE offers past, present, future IMSE students Lean Six Sigma certification

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 […]

MU Industrial engineers receive grant to work with faculty from Baghdad university

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 […]

Inaugural students graduate from Coordinated Undergraduate Degree Program

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 […]

MU CELDi helps company save more than $2 million

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 […]

Student organizations prepare for spring conferences

The University of Missouri College of Engineering will be hustling and bustling with activity before and after spring break when two of Mizzou Engineering’s student groups will host student conferences for peer groups from other colleges in March. Several students, as well as members of academia and industry, from MU and colleges and universities from […]

Mizzou Engineering ChemE Car Team places in top 10 at nationals

After placing second in the regional competition this past May, Mizzou Engineering’s ChemE Car Team took its backpack-sized car, many hours of preparation and Mizzou pride to the American Institute of Chemical Engineers‘ ChemE Car National competition (AlChE) and successfully placed in the top 10. “They were only 18 inches away from the line and […]

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