Gregory Scholar, data science student studies augmented reality in advertising
Augmented reality (AR) can be an effective tool for brands to engage with consumers, so long as the features are useful, enjoyable and easy to activate. Those were some of Krutika Deshpande’s findings from her recent research project around the use of AR and storytelling by brands. Deshpande — a master’s student in data science and part of an interdisciplinary research program — presented the work at Show Me Research Week last month.
Robotics Challenge, summer camps inspire younger students to study STEM
More than 150 elementary students from across Missouri built robots out of LEGOs and gained a better understanding of engineering during the Mizzou Robotics Design Challenge held in April.
Runge receives prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
Brooke Runge, who is completing her master’s degree in electrical engineering in May, has been selected to receive a 2023 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship. The highly selective Fellowship recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students and those entering into a graduate program.
Mizzou Engineering students take honors at Show Me Research Week
Six engineering students took honors at Show Me Research Week on campus last week. Show Me Research Week, a collaboration between the Office of Undergraduate Research and the Bond Life Sciences Center, included poster presentations, guest lectures and special activities. More than 55 engineering students presented.
$1.6 million grant awarded to develop open source software toolkit
Nearly all consumer electronics found in homes and offices — from computers to smartphones — include some type of open-source software (OSS), a fundamental part of a computer program that anyone has access to modify it. OSS has gained in popularity in recent years because of the cost-savings it provides companies across the tech industry, said Sean Goggins, professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.
Students show off projects at Show Me Research Week
Clean water, healthcare and education - all topics that impact nearly every person, and all topics that were researched and presented by Mizzou Engineers at Show Me Research Week.
Scully’s path to research started with robotics; provides blueprint for others
Christopher Scully is helping support an effort to build a pipeline connecting students to research through clubs and organizations, starting with robotics.
Rao honored with Long Service Award
Praveen Rao has been honored with a Long Service Award from PLOS One, a peer-reviewed open access scientific journal.
Young alumnus finds success in cybersecurity through desire to learn
Bug hunting isn’t for the faint of heart; those who do it protect millions from digital threats. As a senior security engineer on the Chrome offensive security team, Brendon Tiszka spends his days making sure users stay safe while browsing the internet by scouring lines of code for flaws.
AI innovator mentors next generation while breaking new ground
AI is at the forefront of everyone’s mind, and Associate Professor Derek Anderson is at the forefront of AI.