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3D Printers in Service to Others

3D Printers in Service to Others

A Mizzou student organization based in the College of Engineering recently has completed a pair of projects designed to help others. The 3D Printing Club (3DPC), which is open to any current student or employee of the university, had planned to ship a prototype of a prosthetic hand to a charity in India and did […]

New MU engineering grant hopes to boost retention and graduation rate

New MU engineering grant hopes to boost retention and graduation rate

The Civil and Environmental Engineering program at MU has received almost $1 million in funding to help boost retention and graduation rates of low-income and underrepresented students in the department. The National Science Foundation’s grant was awarded in December to Vellore Gopalaratnam, a professor in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department. It aims to increase […]

Constructing ‘smart’ roads

Constructing ‘smart’ roads

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Thousands of miles of roads and bridges continue to age across Missouri, and policy makers are looking for answers to the crumbling infrastructure. In his lab at the University of Missouri, Prof. Bill Buttlar, the College of Engineering’s Glen Barton Chair in Flexible Pavements in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, […]

Symposium on Engineering Teaching Excellence Encourages Engineering Faculty to Continue Growing as Professors

Symposium on Engineering Teaching Excellence Encourages Engineering Faculty to Continue Growing as Professors

The Symposium on Engineering Teaching Excellence inspired the College of Engineering’s faculty with new teaching skills aimed at enhancing students’ educational experience. The symposium was hosted by the Dean’s Council for Teaching Excellence (DCTE) Organizing Committee on Friday, Dec. 6, for the College’s professors to learn different approaches to facilitate engineering learning in the classroom. […]

MU Professor Appears in Federal Code

MU Professor Appears in Federal Code

Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Glenn Washer has earned a unique distinction: appearing by name in the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations. As required by the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act signed by President Obama in 2012, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) was tasked with updating the National Bridge Inspection Standards […]

Business-savvy Engineering Students Compete to Win $30,000 in Entrepreneur Quest Student Accelerator Program

Business-savvy Engineering Students Compete to Win $30,000 in Entrepreneur Quest Student Accelerator Program

The Entrepreneur Quest (EQ) Student Accelerator competition gives students with unique, innovative business ideas a chance to win $30,000 to make their ideas come to life. EQ is an UM System-wide competition where young entrepreneurs from all four institutions compete within their schools for a top three spot for the initial $30,000. Then, the finalists […]

MU hosts roundtable on distracted driving

MU hosts roundtable on distracted driving

You encounter them almost every time you get in your vehicle to travel someplace—drivers with one hand on the wheel and one hand on their cell phone. If you are lucky, those distracted drivers won’t involve you in an accident. Last year in Missouri, more than 21,000 motor vehicle crashes involved distracted drivers, either due […]

Students have chance to mingle with scholarship donors at annual dinner

Students have chance to mingle with scholarship donors at annual dinner

The MU College of Engineering has awarded 547 students more than $1.2 million in scholarships for the current academic year. The recipients had an opportunity to meet and mingle with the friends and faculty of the College who fund their scholarships at the annual scholarship dinner at Memorial Union. “We are gathered here tonight to […]

Building bridges in Botswana

Building bridges in Botswana

Benjamin Steger is a Mizzou junior civil engineering major with a desire to serve as a military officer all across the globe.

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