Coenzyme NAD+ could be key to treating debilitating diseases

Coenzyme NAD+ could be key to treating debilitating diseases

Shinghua Ding Boosting the production of a certain metabolite in the human body may be key to preventing or treating debilitating diseases such as Parkinson’s and Lou Gehrig’s Disease. But more work is needed to determine how NAD+ and associated molecules respond differently in various areas of the brain and spinal cord. That’s one take-away [...]
Alumnus earns spot on Forbes 30 under 30

Alumnus earns spot on Forbes 30 under 30

Corey Staller is on a mission to save the world by helping to solve the climate crisis. On the path to realizing that vision, the Mizzou alumnus has been named to Forbes’ 30 under 30, a national list that recognizes the brightest entrepreneurs, leaders and rising young stars in the United States. So, it seems [...]
Investing in the future: Jost gift supports education, workforce

Investing in the future: Jost gift supports education, workforce

Jerry Jost and wife, Ruth Binger Jerry Jost BS ChE ’70 believes in giving back to his country. After serving in the U.S. Army and U.S. Army Reserves, he founded Jost Chemical, which has created some 350 jobs and supported countless others. “When you create a job, that’s a living thing,” Jost said. “You’re also [...]
Gift to establish Jerry L. Jost Endowed Chair in Chemical Engineering

Gift to establish Jerry L. Jost Endowed Chair in Chemical Engineering

Jerry Jost addresses the crowd after announcing the $2 million gift to the University of Missouri. By Pate McCuien | MU News Bureau The University of Missouri today announced a $2 million gift from alumnus Jerry Jost to the College of Engineering. The gift will establish the Jerry L. Jost Endowed Chair in Chemical Engineering. [...]
Researcher to study ways to prevent gum formation in fuel

Researcher to study ways to prevent gum formation in fuel

Gasoline doesn’t come with an expiration date, but over time, some components of unused fuel and crude oil can oxidize and form gum-like deposits through a process called autoxidation. Scientists understand the chemical steps for this process, but they aren’t sure why it happens in some cases but not others. Now, a Mizzou Engineer has [...]
Chemical Engineer using metamaterials to harvest terahertz energy

Chemical Engineer using metamaterials to harvest terahertz energy

Rectenna are combination antenna-diode that possess great utility in converting high-frequency, i,e, 10s-100s terahertz (1012 cycles per second), energy,  into electricity. This conversion can happen either in terms of direct irradiation from sunlight, or indirectly through blackbody waste heat from hot processes, into direct current (DC) electronic power.  This waste heat accounts for losses of [...]
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 […]

Future Engineers choose Mizzou on Decision Day

Future Engineers choose Mizzou on Decision Day

High school seniors today are making one of the most significant choices of their lives: It’s Decision Day. Although somewhat symbolic—seniors can still select colleges through August—May 1 has become the official date soon-to-be high school graduates declare their college plans. In the past, schools nationwide have celebrated with assemblies or special programming. Decision Day [...]
Engineering student selected for prestigious STEM award

Engineering student selected for prestigious STEM award

Mollie Harrison COLUMBIA, Mo. – The STEM careers are looking bright for two University of Missouri students. Mollie Harrison, a senior in chemical engineering, and Jonathan Fajen, a chemistry major, have been selected as 2020 Goldwater Scholars by the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation. This prestigious, competitive national scholarship award supports U.S. college students [...]

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