Missouri Compacts: Engagement and Outreach, Page 5

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Developing tastier, healthier soy-based products

More nutritious, shelf-stable soy-based products could be coming to a grocery store near you within the next five years, thanks to a Mizzou researcher.

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‘Driving’ innovation to help eliminate plastic waste

Mizzou Engineers have teamed up with the state and industry partners to test mixing plastic waste into asphalt pavement mixtures for possible use on American roadways and bridges.

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Materializing creativity: REU promotes imagination in research

Students participating in an NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates learned to incorporate creativity into research.

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Middle, high school students explore cyber security at Hacker Tracker Camp

During the Hacker Tracker Cyber Security Camp, middle and high school students practiced coding, explored various types of attacks and heard from experts in the field.

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10 students, 10 weeks, 5 real-world research experiences

Students from around the state and country gained valuable experience in the Research Experience for Undergraduates program.

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Training the next generation transportation workforce

Mizzou Engineering will help Missouri Department of Transportation employees receive realistic work zone inspection training using VR.

Erik Loehr receives the Osterberg Award.

Loehr receives the Osterberg Award from Deep Foundations Institute

Erik Loehr accepted the Osterberg Memorial Award at the International Foundations Congress and Equipment Exposition in May.

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3D printing lab to provide new opportunities for students, faculty

Mizzou Engineering is ramping up efforts to train students to use 3D printing and encourage faculty to find new ways to apply the technology.

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Missouri teachers to learn cyber skills at GenCyber camp

Elementary, middle and high school teachers from across the state will spend next week learning new ways to incorporate cybersecurity lessons into their coursework. It’s part of the GenCyber Camp offered by Dan Lin, an associate professor of electrical engineering and computer science at Mizzou Engineering.

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Army Ants robotics team wins top design in global competition

The Army Ants, Columbia’s FIRST® Robotics Competition team, took home the 2021 Global Innovation Design Award in the FIRST Robotics Competition.