Mizzou Engineer developing system to combat cybersickness experienced by soldiers using XR goggles
In theory, augmented and virtual reality are ideal tools to train soldiers for battle in safe, controlled settings. In reality, these extended reality (XR) goggles are causing all sorts of problems — headaches, nausea, eye strain and other forms of so-called cybersickness.
Team places second in National Geo-Spatial Intelligence Agency competition
A team from the University of Missouri Institute for Data Science and Informatics (IDSI) and Data Science and Analytics (DSA) program recently placed second in the National Geo-Spatial Intelligence Agency’s Geo-Hack for Humanity.
Passion for AI brings international student to Mizzou Engineering
For international student Ashwin Dhakal, the opportunities of AI symbolize the transformative experiences and personal growth he’s had at MU.
Photo Album: TigerHacks 2023
Each November, engineering students host TigerHacks, Mizzou’s largest hackathon. This year's theme was Media. More than 255 students attended, creating 59 projects over the course of the weekend.
Once skeptical about college, first-generation freshman carving own path
Lane Duncan Throughout high school, Lane Duncan was on the fence about whether to go to college. It wasn’t for lack of focus, rather Duncan is interested in a lot of areas. Music. Photography. Entrepreneurship. Gaming. “I actually wanted to try to become a musician,” said Duncan, who’s from Springfield, Missouri. “My dad was always…
Three engineering students finalists in Mizzou entrepreneurship competition
This fall, three of the top 10 finalists of the Mizzou EntrepreneurQuest (EQ) Competition are engineering students. Their different areas of study and vastly different ideas showcase the infinite possibilities an engineering degree can open for students looking to change the world.
Expanding understanding: computer science student shares benefits of undergraduate research
Miles Farmer came to Mizzou Engineering to take advantage of opportunities and tailor his degree to his long-term goals. Now, a sophomore computer science and math major, he’s already conducting undergraduate research and thinking about graduate school.
Researcher outlines process to simplify manufacturing of solid-state lighting
LED lighting is replacing traditional incandescent lighting across the country. These light-emitting diodes are energy efficient, but also problematic. Not only are they costly, they also emit harsh blue lighting that’s polluting our night sky and interrupting our sleep patterns. Mizzou Engineering’s Peifen Zhu is coming up with better solid-state lighting technology.
Expert in electronics, biomedical devices gives invited talks in Italy, Alabama
Syed Kamrul Islam, chair of electrical engineering and computer science at Mizzou, shared his expertise at two invited talks this past month, including an Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers International event in Italy.
Engineering team places first, third at inaugural segmentation challenge
A Mizzou Engineering team took first and third place at a new competition aimed to advance methods to not only detect but also trace the 3D shape of a specific type of brain lesion in newborns. The BONBID-HIE Lesion Segmentation Challenge was part of the International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI 2023) and sponsored by Boston Children’s Hospital and its Fetal-Neonatal Neuroimaging Developmental Science Center and Harvard Medical School.