Faculty member builds upon international partnership Open Image

Faculty member builds upon international partnership

Prasad Calyam, assistant professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, recently completed a trip to India, where he gave a presentation on cyber defense of distributed denial of service attacks on cloud computing systems at the 19th annual ACM International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking. While there, he also visited Amrita University, where he […]

MU researchers identify new genes for autism research Open Image

MU researchers identify new genes for autism research

We all carry thousands of genes in our genome and have millions of unique genetic pairs. On the surface, trying to narrow down which genes and/or genetic pairs cause a neurodevelopmental disorder such as autism can seem like a “needle in a haystack” endeavor. By using big data analytics, a University of Missouri research team […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Upsilon Pi Epsilon hosts annual Interactive Coding Experience Open Image

Upsilon Pi Epsilon hosts annual Interactive Coding Experience

The Mizzou chapter of Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE) held its annual Interactive Coding Experience for young students on Nov. 18 on the campus of the University of Missouri. UPE is the International Honor Society for the Computing and Information Discipline and is part of the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department. Their annual Interactive Coding […]

MU’s Shyu co-chair of two key IEEE conferences  Open Image

MU’s Shyu co-chair of two key IEEE conferences 

Being chosen to chair an Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) International Conference of any kind is both a great honor and massive undertaking, one entrusted only to the most prolific researchers in the field. Mizzou Engineering’s Chi-Ren Shyu is set to chair two in the span of a calendar year. Shyu, Paul K. […]

TigerHacks takes on new name, new aim

This year’s event brought a new partnership with the Reynolds Journalism Institute Student Competition, which meant the projects were created with a journalistic bent in mind.

Two engineers tabbed top technology teachers

Prasad Calyam won the Graduate & Professional Teaching Award, and Heather Hunt took home top honors in the Undergraduate Teaching category in this year’s Excellence in Teaching with Technology Awards.

Aktar’s promising work leads to first-ever EWF fellowship

Rumana Aktar wanted to work with a faculty researcher who was doing cutting-edge work in the area of computer vision, and she found what she was looking for in MU Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Interim Chair Kannappan Palaniappan. Her master’s thesis and current work as a doctoral student has garnered attention, and Aktar recently was selected as the first-ever recipient of the Executive Women’s Forum (EWF) Fellowship.

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