Rogers earns 2021 Mentor on the Map Award

Rogers earns 2021 Mentor on the Map Award

Rogers Associate Professor Reginald Rogers has received a national award for his commitment and passion for helping students succeed. The National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE) will honor Rogers with the 2021 Mentor on the Map Award at its annual conference in September. “This award means a lot [...]
Training the next generation transportation workforce

Training the next generation transportation workforce

Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) employees will receive more realistic work zone inspection training using virtual reality (VR) thanks to a Mizzou Engineering team. Praveen Edara, chair of Civil and Environmental Engineering, is leading the project, which received funding from the Federal Highway Administration’s Accelerated Market Readiness Program earlier this year. This two-year $460,238 grant [...]
Smart appointment system could decrease patient wait time

Smart appointment system could decrease patient wait time

We’ve all been there. You schedule a doctor’s appointment for 10 a.m. and show up on time only to sit in the waiting room for 45 minutes. This not only frustrates patients, it also costs clinics money. That’s why a Mizzou Engineer has developed a scheduling system that uses machine learning to more efficiently book [...]
Loehr receives the Osterberg Award from Deep Foundations Institute

Loehr receives the Osterberg Award from Deep Foundations Institute

Erik Loehr receives the Osterberg Award from Denton A. Kort, M.Eng, P.E., Vice President, Service Line Manager Monitoring – Americas, Fugro. | Corporate Photography by Mark Skalny www.markskalnyphotography.com A Mizzou Engineer has received a prestigious award for his significant contributions to geotechnical engineering. Erik Loehr accepted the 2020-2021 Osterberg Memorial Award and gave a corresponding [...]
Truck, drone collaboration could optimize package delivery

Truck, drone collaboration could optimize package delivery

A top-view of a truck carrying six drones on its roof for last-mile delivery tasks. The figure was included in Sharan Srinivas' paper in Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies. A Mizzou Engineer has developed a way trucks and drones could collaborate to most efficiently deliver packages. What makes Sharan Srinivas’ research unique is that [...]
Faculty cultivate creativity at NSF-funded academy

Faculty cultivate creativity at NSF-funded academy

Associate Professor Heather Hunt, center, and Curators' Distinguished Professor Emerita Suzanne Burgoyne from Mizzou’s theatre department, lead an activity at the Creativity Academy. Engineers have always needed foundational know-how to solve problems facing society. But in today’s world of unprecedented challenges, they also need the imagination required to think up never-before-seen solutions. That’s where creativity [...]
Faculty invited to collaborate in reimagined 3D printing lab

Faculty invited to collaborate in reimagined 3D printing lab

Seth Mueller, a civil engineering major, and Assistant Professor Oliver Giraldo-Londoño examine a 3D printed object in the 3D Printing Research and Experiences Lab. As 3D printing becomes more commonplace in industry, there’s growing interest among governmental agencies to fund research that utilizes this technology. That’s one reason Mizzou Engineering is expanding opportunities for researchers [...]
Mizzou Engineer Offers Tips on Preventing Ransomware Attacks

Mizzou Engineer Offers Tips on Preventing Ransomware Attacks

By Eric Stann, MU News Bureau Prasad Calyam The recent ransomware attack on a major oil refinery in the United States, followed weeks later by another hack that affected a large meat supplier, have again brought the issue of cyberattacks to the forefront of people’s minds, followed closely by a renewed push toward building better [...]
Meet Noah Manring

Meet Noah Manring

Noah Manring What does it take to be an effective leader? Management skills? Of course. The ability to solve problems? Absolutely. A Mizzou Engineering education? Turns out, that’s proven to be key for hundreds of CEOs and managers. Meet Dean Noah Manring, who’s on a mission to ensure the College continues that long-standing tradition of [...]
Mizzou Engineers Take Transfer Learning Step Further in New Paper

Mizzou Engineers Take Transfer Learning Step Further in New Paper

Imagine having a self-driving car that is already trained to recognize road markings, street signs and other vehicles. Could you take what that car knows and tweak it so the vehicle could navigate the ocean, too? The idea is known as transfer learning, and a Mizzou Engineering team has taken it a step further by [...]

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