Engineering News Briefs

MU researchers to present at national trade show

Prasad Calyam, assistant professor of computer science, and Sal Amad, assistant professor of surgery in the MU School of Medicine medical director of the Trauma and Surgical Intensive Care Units at MU Health Care, will present Panacea’s Cloud at the Consumer Electronics Show, which will take place from Jan. 6-9.

Acclaimed engineer, honorary consul of Peru, gives talk to MU Engineering students

Francisco Benavides, executive director for consulting services of PENTA Engineering Corp. and honorary consul of Peru in St. Louis, gave a talk called “Developing Global Leadership for Engineers” on Nov. 18 as part of International Education Week. Benavides has 40 years of experience in management, engineering and construction and has overseen the construction over several […]

Electrical engineering undergrad earns Marble-Boyle Award

Electrical and Computer Engineering Department undergraduate Jeff King recently earned a 2016 Association of American Geographers Marble-Boyle Undergraduate Achievement Award in Geographic Sciences. According to the Association of American Geographers website, the award’s goal is “to recognize excellence in academic performance by undergraduate students from the United States and Canada who are putting forth a […]

MAE senior receives national ASME award

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department senior Jonathan Jennings was recently awarded the Charles T. Main Student Leadership Gold Award. Recognized for his individual achievements with both the MU student chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) as well as the regional chapter, Jennings was presented with the award at a banquet during the […]

Civil engineering professor tabbed for expert comment on biogas

Zhiqiang Hu, a professor in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, recently gave expert comment in an ABC News story titled “Manure from millions of hogs fuels natural gas project.” The story details a project currently ongoing in northern Missouri to turn hog manure into renewable natural gas.

Senior’s biomaterials work featured in Mizzou Magazine

Marcos Barcellona, a senior majoring in bioengineering, was the subject of a piece in the most recent edition of Mizzou Magazine, the publication of the MU Alumni Association. His work in the lab of chemical engineering Assistant Professor Matthew Bernards was highlighted. “His current project is a hydrogel membrane surgeons could implant directly on a […]

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