Hunt selected as 2021 Kemper Fellow

Hunt selected as 2021 Kemper Fellow

Heather K. Hunt, associate professor in Biomedical, Biological & Chemical Engineering (BBCE) and faculty fellow for strategic initiatives for the UM System Office of eLearning, received a 2021 William T. Kemper Fellow award on Wednesday, April 7. She is one of just five Mizzou faculty members to be selected for this award given annually for […]

Robotics Expert: New Type of Computing Needed for AI Revolution

Robotics Expert: New Type of Computing Needed for AI Revolution

Robots today may look human-like, but it will take a new type of computing for true artificial intelligence to be a reality, Gui DeSouza says. Robotics have come a long way since Gui DeSouza was defending his dissertation on automated systems for automotive production lines in the 1990s. But he believes it will take a [...]
NSF CAREER grant to help bridge technology and transportation

NSF CAREER grant to help bridge technology and transportation

  Yaw Adu-Gyamfi, assistant professor in civil and environmental engineering (CEE), recently received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) grant. This award is to further his current work with his DASH platform plus additional proposals with deep learning and adaptive computing to design management solutions for transportation systems. “The DASH project […]

Research Team Training AI to Better Detect Small Objects

Research Team Training AI to Better Detect Small Objects

Professor Yi Shang and team are developing a deep learning system that will better identify small objects such as waterfowl in images.   Artificial Intelligence (AI) is good at recognizing a single bird in an image. Where it falls short is when it tries to identify hundreds of tiny birds in an aerial photo. Professor [...]
A New Way to Visualize Mountains of Biological Data

A New Way to Visualize Mountains of Biological Data

This is a general example of a type of visual that a graph neural network can create with provided biological data.   By Eric Stann | MU News Bureau  Studying genetic material on a cellular level, such as single-cell RNA-sequencing, can provide scientists with a detailed, high-resolution view of biological processes at work. This level [...]
Engineers Explore Algorithms, Materials to Improve AI Vision

Engineers Explore Algorithms, Materials to Improve AI Vision

Mizzou Engineering researchers are investigating how to engineer materials to improve a machine’s ability to see and understand physical objects. The problem is two-sided. On one hand, the team needs to figure out why artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms sometimes wrongly recognize or fail to correctly recognize objects in images. Ultimately, those algorithms control the behavior [...]
Rao Invited to Serve on Environmental Health Sciences Review Committee

Rao Invited to Serve on Environmental Health Sciences Review Committee

Praveen Rao has been invited to serve as a member of the Environmental Health Sciences Review Committee, which serves as an advisory board to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Members are appointed for a 3-year term. Rao is an associate professor with joint appointment in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science and Health Management & [...]
Mizzou Engineering Recognizes Outstanding Faculty, Staff, Students

Mizzou Engineering Recognizes Outstanding Faculty, Staff, Students

Mizzou Engineering has recognized faculty, staff and students for outstanding performance and dedication to the College. Winners were surprised today with virtual announcements and personal messages from interim Dean Noah Manring. “These individuals go above and beyond, serving as role models for their colleagues and peers,” Manring said. “I’m thrilled to recognize their successes and [...]
Meet Shubhra Gangopadhyay

Meet Shubhra Gangopadhyay

Sometimes, before you can think big, you have to think small. After all, you can’t tackle the big problems without interacting with the microscopic molecules, electrons and atoms that make up our world. Meet Shubhra Gangopadhyay, professor, researcher and inventor of teeny-tiny technologies. Gangopadhyay has built a career around detecting and interacting with nanoparticles. Today, [...]
Krishnaswamy Receives VentureWell Faculty Grant

Krishnaswamy Receives VentureWell Faculty Grant

Kiruba Krishnaswamy, an assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical, Biological and Chemical Engineering with a joint appointment in Food Science (CAFNR), received a Fall 2020 VentureWell Faculty Grant, in a statement from the organization. This grant recognizes Krishnaswamy’s commitment to inclusive support of students who are creating innovations for positive social and environmental impact. […]

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