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Mizzou Engineering team develops tool to assess diabetes risk

Mizzou Engineers are bringing artificial intelligence services to the end user through edge intelligence, developing a smartphone app that lets you determine your risk for diabetes. Unlike other tools available, the system would allow you to enter personal health data securely and ensure it remains private.

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Robotic dogs, battle bots, AI: MU Robotics Club offers something for everyone

Interested in learning how to operate Spot the robot or how autonomous vacuums navigate their environments? Curious about artificial intelligence? Just want to see some robots fight? No matter your major or skill level, there’s a place for you within MU Robotics.…

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A Revelation in Norway: Engineering Study Abroad

By Megan Sauls Wilson | MU Undergraduate Studies Bergen Norway, woven with hiking trails overlooking Tveitevannet Lake, immediately enticed Nate Beattie, a computer science major, “I found myself falling into a routine quickly to take advantage of living in a beautiful…

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UM Curators name Kannappan Palaniappan Curators’ Distinguished Professor

Mizzou Engineering’s Kannappan Palaniappan has been named a Curators’ Distinguished Professor, the highest honor bestowed by the University of Missouri System. “I feel honored and proud,” Palaniappan said. “I see this as recognition for all of the world class faculty, researchers and incredibly talented students I’ve collaborated with over…

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Mizzou Engineering welcomes 14 new faculty members

Mizzou Engineering welcomed 14 new faculty members, including 11 tenure-track faculty who bring expertise in areas such as pollution remediation, manufacturing and computational material science. “We’re excited to bring in this group of educators and researchers who will make tremendous contributions to the College,” Dean Noah Manring said. “Students will, no doubt, benefit greatly from…

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Mizzou Engineering team using explainable machine learning to combat cybersickness

Nausea, headaches, dizziness. Just as motion sickness can ruin an otherwise pleasant road trip, cybersickness can make virtual reality unbearable for some users. That’s a problem as even the federal government has prioritized spending to incorporate immersive technology in educational, medical and commercial settings. In hopes of mitigating the effects of cybersickness, a Mizzou Engineering…

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Building a better bulb: New faculty member brings NSF-funded research to Mizzou

Assistant Professor Peifen Zhu is on a quest to build a better light bulb, and now, she’s looking for Mizzou Engineering students who want to help. Zhu is a new faculty member in electrical engineering and computer science. She brings to Mizzou research around development of safer, more energy efficient lights, work that is supported…

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‘Nothing is impossible’: Gonzalez explores the unknown during NASA internship

At Mizzou Engineering, students connect with top organizations to conduct internships and co-ops. Jazmin Renteria Gonzalez, an electrical engineering major, spent her summer at NASA. We asked her about the experience. Tell us about your internship at NASA. What was your role and primary responsibility? I was an intern as part of the Pathways Program…

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Mizzou becomes part of Center to Stream Healthcare in Place, an NSF consortium

Mizzou has become the fifth university to join the Center to Stream Healthcare in Place (C2SHIP), a National Science Foundation (NSF) consortium focused on helping patients monitor and manage their health at home.

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Blockchain could be key to connecting patients with clinical trials

Before a prescription drug or device can become available to the general public, it has to go through clinical trials to determine its safety and effectiveness. The problem is that most people don’t even know these trials exist, let alone how to…