Research facilitating research Open Image

Research facilitating research

The University of Missouri’s unique Data Science and Analytics master’s degree program boasts concentration areas in geospatial analysis, biotechnology, high-performance computing, data journalism/strategic communication and human-centered design for data. These areas are tailor-made for professionals looking to expand their horizons or companies looking to stay on the cutting edge of data science. The curriculum and […]

Nearing an NICU breakthrough Open Image

Nearing an NICU breakthrough

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) nurses have plenty on their plate on a daily basis. A Mizzou Engineering researcher is part of a team working on a new device that could help lessen their load. Roger Fales, associate professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, is partnering with Ramak Amjad and John Pardalos of MU’s Department […]

MU’s Grant selected to join latest group of NAI Fellows Open Image

MU’s Grant selected to join latest group of NAI Fellows

Sheila Grant’s extensive work in the areas of sensors and biomaterials has led to the formation of companies, cutting-edge research breakthroughs, patents and more. And all of that success has led to yet another world-class accolade. Grant, professor of Bioengineering and the College of Engineering’s associate dean of research, recently was selected as a National […]

Manufacturing a tasty cocktail Open Image

Manufacturing a tasty cocktail

Dan Batliner earned his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Mizzou in 1992, then spent the bulk of his career as a consultant in the water treatment industry. When an opportunity arose to become the co-owner of his own ethanol production plant, he took it. Actually, “ethanol production plant” isn’t 100 percent accurate. Much of […]

Survey app aiding study into alcohol-impaired driving Open Image

Survey app aiding study into alcohol-impaired driving

Yi Shang has worked for years on perfecting a customizable mobile survey app to allow researchers to pair specific survey questions with data collected from wearable technology to unlock new methods of data collection. Now, his work will help break new ground in alcohol-impaired driving research. Shang, a professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science […]

An RNAmazing research breakthrough Open Image

An RNAmazing research breakthrough

Understanding ribonucleic acid (RNA) and its chemical properties and biological mechanisms is a key area of focus in health research. RNA is critical in the processing and movement of genetic information and gene expression. The way RNA folds into various tertiary structures determines its biological function, and being able to dissect and alter that process […]

Mizzou freshmen compete in Engineering Olympics

A total of 10 student teams made up of participants in Mizzou Engineering’s Freshmen Interest Groups (FIGs) gave presentations in an attempt to take top honors in December’s Engineering Olympics. Out of those ten teams, the top honors ended up going to the team of Anna Merkel, Samantha Sample and Justin Lannin. This year’s edition […]

Joint effort leads to joint patent Open Image

Joint effort leads to joint patent

University of Missouri researchers recently received a patent on a method of joint repair that will be beneficial to the health of patients’ joints. Ferris Pfeiffer, assistant professor of bioengineering and orthopaedic surgery; Aaron M. Stoker, associate research professor of orthopaedic surgery; and James L. Cook, professor of orthopaedic surgery, received the patent for their […]

Capstone cultivates creativity in solving real-world problems Open Image

Capstone cultivates creativity in solving real-world problems

University of Missouri capstone courses are the culmination of years of undergraduate education, a chance for graduating seniors to bring the fruits of their labor to bear in one final course. Mizzou Engineering puts a twist on its capstone courses, frequently partnering with outside clients to give students the opportunity to tackle real-world problems. Take […]

Grading health of open-source projects on Goggins’ radar Open Image

Grading health of open-source projects on Goggins’ radar

Today, more than 80 percent of the software in any technology product or service is open source. And this trend is growing. According to a recent study by Sonatype, every day the supply of open source across all ecosystems increases by about 1,100 new projects and 10,000 new versions. This raises important questions about which […]

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