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Mizzou to Offer Cyber Security Camp Virtually this Summer

Mizzou to Offer Cyber Security Camp Virtually this Summer

Mizzou Engineering will offer a cyber security camp for high school students virtually this year. The Hacker Tracker camp is typically part of Mizzou Summer Camps. However, the university has canceled other 2020 camps because of COVID-19 concerns. The Hacker Tracker Cyber Security Virtual Camp gives participants the opportunity to learn coding and cyber defense [...]
Mizzou Engineers, Physicians to Help Rural Missouri Plan Ahead for Pandemic: Geospatial Big Data is Key

Mizzou Engineers, Physicians to Help Rural Missouri Plan Ahead for Pandemic: Geospatial Big Data is Key

This image from Professor Chi-Ren Shyu's work shows the distance between rural Missouri communities and nearest hospitals. Planning ahead for a pandemic—or any disaster situation—is costly and complex. Now, Mizzou researchers are hoping to take the guesswork out of it for Missouri’s smaller communities. The catalyst for the research is COVID-19. In spite of a [...]
Genome Sequences Could Be Key to COVID-19

Genome Sequences Could Be Key to COVID-19

The secret to surviving COVID-19 could be locked in our DNA. Researchers are analyzing genome sequences to find clues about why some people are more susceptible to the virus. Right now, doing that work comes with a hefty price tag. But Praveen Rao is developing a way for more scientists to unlock that information for [...]
Flu researcher brings team together to tackle COVID-19

Flu researcher brings team together to tackle COVID-19

Henry Wan studies flu viruses and is now part of research tracking COVID-19. | Photo by Roger Meissen, Bond Life Sciences Center Professor Henry Wan has studied flu viruses for years, and he can assure you, coronavirus is not the same. It’s trickier. Less predictable And for many, deadlier. But there are insights scientists can [...]
Scholarship Covers Expenses for Cyber Security Education

Scholarship Covers Expenses for Cyber Security Education

A scholarship for students interested in cyber security continues to pay off. The median salary for cyber security jobs is $99,730, higher than the national average of $39,810. Cyber security jobs are growing at a rate of 32%, higher than the national average of 5%. Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook. There’s [...]
Site Connects Users to Reliable Information About COVID-19

Site Connects Users to Reliable Information About COVID-19

A new website developed by Mizzou Engineers provides reliable information about COVID-19. Looking for reliable information about COVID-19? Want to access articles quickly without having to sort through hundreds of journal articles? You’re in luck. Graduate students at Mizzou Engineering have developed a tool to help you sift through resources fast. KnowCOVID-19 is a website [...]
Computer Science Student receives Fulbright Funding

Computer Science Student receives Fulbright Funding

Alex Beattie received funding from the prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Alex Beattie, a recent Mizzou Engineering graduate, has received funding from the prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Beattie majored in computer science. He now plans to study at Lappeenranta Technical University in Finland. He will pursue mechatronics system design, which combines electrical, computer and [...]
Mizzou Engineers Develop New AI Advisor

Mizzou Engineers Develop New AI Advisor

Vidura, an AI advisor, will connect human inquiries to mass amounts of data. Want your smartphone to find a restaurant? No problem. Want artificial intelligence to help you plan a healthy diet on a grocery budget of $400 a month? You’re on your own. But research around artificial intelligence happening at Mizzou Engineering may change [...]
Past Participants Tout Benefits of REU Program

Past Participants Tout Benefits of REU Program

REU Program students study consumer networking. Students from across the country will spend the next 10 weeks developing consumer networking skills. It’s part of a Research Experiences for Undergraduates, or REU, program at Mizzou Engineering funded by the National Science Foundation. And for some, it’s life changing. The REU program gives undergraduates an opportunity to conduct [...]
5G Partnership with AT&T a Resounding Success

5G Partnership with AT&T a Resounding Success

Journalism major Andrew Moore (left) and Kaitlyn Zahn, a senior majoring in computer science, discuss ideas for 5G during the course in partnership with AT&T. This spring, University of Missouri students took part in an immersive 5G course in partnership with AT&T. The course, which kicked off the semester with a visit to the Dallas [...]
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