Research facilitating research

Research facilitating research

The University of Missouri’s unique Data Science and Analytics master’s degree program boasts concentration areas in geospatial analysis, biotechnology, high-performance computing, data journalism/strategic communication and human-centered design for data. These areas are tailor-made for professionals looking to expand their horizons or companies looking to stay on the cutting edge of data science. The curriculum and […]

MU’s Grant selected to join latest group of NAI Fellows

MU’s Grant selected to join latest group of NAI Fellows

Sheila Grant’s extensive work in the areas of sensors and biomaterials has led to the formation of companies, cutting-edge research breakthroughs, patents and more. And all of that success has led to yet another world-class accolade. Grant, professor of Bioengineering and the College of Engineering’s associate dean of research, recently was selected as a National […]

Manufacturing a cocktail

Manufacturing a cocktail

Dan Batliner earned his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Mizzou in 1992, then spent the bulk of his career as a consultant in the water treatment industry. When an opportunity arose to become the co-owner of his own ethanol production plant, he took it. Actually, “ethanol production plant” isn’t 100 percent accurate. Much of […]

Engineering brighter smiles

Engineering brighter smiles

Nanova, Inc. has done cutting-edge work in the area of dentistry. Now, the company has developed a method to whiten teeth rapidly, affordably and with minimal pain. Novashine is the latest dental product of Nanova, a company founded by four researchers, including Hao Li and Qingsong Yu from the MU College of Engineering. The system uses a clear gel. […]

MU & Nanova: closing in on heart health breakthrough

MU & Nanova: closing in on heart health breakthrough

Since its inception, Nanova, Inc. has been renowned for its work in the dental industry. Now, they’re on the verge of a huge breakthrough in another area — cardiovascular health. Nanova — founded by four researchers, including Hao Li and Qingsong Yu from the MU College of Engineering — recently received additional funding from the National Institutes of […]

A young girl’s love of engineering shows during visit

A young girl’s love of engineering shows during visit

It’s not unexpected around Lafferre Hall to hear engineering students discussing mathematical theories, various inventions and great scientific and mathematical minds such as Albert Einstein, Thomas Edison and Leonhard Euler. But it’s not every day you hear those conversations coming from a 9 year old guest.

Coulter Program announces funding for biomedical innovations

Coulter Program announces funding for biomedical innovations

On Wednesday, the University of Missouri’s Coulter Translational Partnership Program awarded five grants totaling $409,000 to help promising medical discoveries make the transition from laboratory research to commercial investment and direct patient care. Engineering faculty Gary Yao, Filiz Bunyakand Yunxin Zhao were among those who had their proposals funded. The MU Coulter Program began in 2012 as a five-year […]

Mizzou researchers closing in on vaccine breakthrough

Mizzou researchers closing in on vaccine breakthrough

MU College of Engineering Professor Dong Xu (Electrical Engineering and Computer Science) and Assistant Professor Bret Ulery (Chemical Engineering) partnered with immunologist Jeffery Adamovicz with the goal of finding a more rapid, cost-effective way of creating vaccines.

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