Missouri Compacts: Engagement and Outreach, Page 9

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High School Competition Challenges Students to Imagine Future; Reflect on Past, Present

High school students from across the state of Missouri are invited to showcase their storytelling talents and highlight their hometowns as part of the Missouri 2021 High School Competition.

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Creating Her Own Path

Emily Pagel, BS IE '19, is putting her industrial engineering degree to work as a technology consultant for Rockwell Automation in Denver. There, she helps with implementation, troubleshooting product migrations and creating projects for clients.

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Engineering Love

They say if you walk across the Engineering Shamrock between Lafferre and Switzler halls near the Francis Quadrangle, you are destined to marry an engineer. Only a legend? Not for these couples. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, we caught up with two pairs of Mizzou Engineering alumni who shared their tales of love and legacy.

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Keller Serving as President-Elect of IEEE’s Computational Intelligence Society (CIS)

A Mizzou Engineering faculty member is now serving as president-elect of the Computational Intelligence Society (CIS) under the umbrella of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

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Mizzou Cybersecurity Center Forms New Industrial Advisory Board

Mizzou Cybersecurity Center directors have assembled an all-star team of industry professionals to guide the future of research and education around cybersecurity strategies. The new Mizzou Cybersecurity Industrial Advisory Board (IAB) will help plan center activities, provide input into research and educational curricula and consider potential strategic partnerships between the center and their respective organizations.

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IT Students Help Promote Missouri Bicentennial

Missouri is celebrating its 200th birthday this year, and students in the Information Technology Program at Mizzou Engineering are helping get the party started. The students—in Chip Gubera’s Motion Graphics and Visual Effects Design I class—have created video clips to launch Missouri 2021, the state's bicentennial celebration.

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Mizzou Engineer Part of Global Team Investigating Blockchain Technologies

Mizzou Engineers are part of a new global team investigating how blockchain technology could revolutionize the insurance industry. Blockchain is an advanced data-sharing system that allows multiple parties to view and manage information in real time. It’s promising technology for the insurance sector—especially when it comes to the complex claims process—however, it is still in early development.

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EECS summer programs shed light on cyber security, machine learning

The Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department had another busy summer, hosting research-focused college students from around the country at its National Science Foundation-funded Research Experience for Undergraduates: Undergraduate Research in Consumer Networking Technologies and several high school students as part of its Summers@Mizzou Hacker Trackers program.

Hacker Trackers camp, led by Assistant Professor Prasad Calyam, gives high school students training and development in Python coding and cyber security.

Hacker Trackers camp teaches high schoolers cyber security skills

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Assistant Professor Prasad Calyam and his graduate students Roshan Neupane and Ronny Bazan Antequera organized the third-annual Hacker Trackers summer camp, held in July as part of the University of Missouri Extension’s Summers@Mizzou program. Calyam organizes the camp as part of his community outreach and STEM Education activities to attract high school students to get excited about MU Engineering and the computer science field in general.