Torq ‘N Tigers win five performance categories at international event

Torq ‘N Tigers win five performance categories at international event

Mizzou’s Torq ’N Tigers team took first place in five categories at the 2021 International 1/4 Scale Tractor Student Design Competition. Members of the team design and build a tractor each year for the competition. This year, they placed first in durability, low hook 1100-pound class, high hook 1100-pound class, low hook 1600-pound class and […]

Mizzou Space Program launches into Argonia Cup

Mizzou Space Program launches into Argonia Cup

The small village of Argonia, Kansas, is probably not your first choice of destinations for a spring break trip. However, eight members of the Mizzou Space Program (MSP) traveled there to participate in a rocketry contest this year. This year’s Argonia Cup Collegiate Rocketry Competition featured 17 teams from eight states, including one team from […]

Competition teams place in contests; Steel Bridge Team advances to nationals

Competition teams place in contests; Steel Bridge Team advances to nationals

Mizzou Engineering’s Steel Bridge Team and Concrete Canoe Team both competed and won select categories in their recent regional competitions, with both teams finishing third overall, respectively. “We’re proud of our student teams competing at such a high level, despite all the challenges they faced this past year,” Praveen Edara, chair of civil and environmental […]

MU Student Team Advances to World Finals

MU Student Team Advances to World Finals

A team of graduate students in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science has advanced to the world finals in Microsoft’s 2020 Imagine Cup. Mizzou Engineering students Caleb Heinzman, Kolton Speer and Imad Toubal, along with Ashlyn O’Hara, a senior majoring in data journalism, developed the Deeptector.io website, which uses artificial intelligence to predict […]

MU Students Develop Tool to Fight Fakery

MU Students Develop Tool to Fight Fakery

Imagine watching a video from a presidential candidate on your favorite political blog, only to find out later that the candidate not only disavows the video but claims she never made the video in the first place. These so-called “deepfake videos,” which use fabricated photos and audio, are among the biggest challenges facing the news […]

Students Create and Innovate at International MIT Reality Hack

Students Create and Innovate at International MIT Reality Hack

Four students represented the College of Engineering at the MIT Reality Hack where participants were challenged with developing new cross reality experiences using the industry’s best technology. The hackathon took place in January over five days filled with workshops, networking, and of course, hacking. The MIT Reality Hack is an international competition with half students […]

May The Force Be With Them

May The Force Be With Them

Forty students from Columbia’s high schools, along with family members and other invited guests, met at the MU Agricultural Engineering Building Saturday for an Army Ants breakfast and game-reveal event. The gathering was the official kickoff to “Build Season” for the Army Ants robotics team, which is sponsored by the College of Engineering. The Army […]

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 […]

Army Ants Share Passion for Robotics

Army Ants Share Passion for Robotics

The College of Engineering sponsored a full-day robotics camp for underrepresented and economically-disadvantaged youth in central Missouri Oct. 31. Army Ants is made up of local high school students who design robots to complete specific tasks outlined by FIRST Robotics, an organization responsible for putting on regional and national robot competitions in order to build […]

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