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 [...]
Army Ants Robotics Team Secures Spot in International Finals

Army Ants Robotics Team Secures Spot in International Finals

Members of the Army Ants (pictured prior to COVID-19 restrictions). Columbia’s FIRST® Robotics Competition team is one of just 20 teams worldwide, and the only team in the entire Midwest, to be selected as a finalist for the FIRST Global Innovation Awards. The team — a group of high school students known as the Army [...]
Mizzou Engineer Receives IEEE IMS Graduate Fellowship

Mizzou Engineer Receives IEEE IMS Graduate Fellowship

A Mizzou Engineering student’s research has received support from the world’s largest technical professional organization. Omiya Hassan was one of three recipients from around the globe to receive a Graduate Fellowship Award from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Instrumentation & Measurement Society (IMS). “It gives me a huge confidence boost in my research,” [...]
Improving health by improving water filtration

Improving health by improving water filtration

A research team led by Mizzou Engineers recently published an article on how to potentially remove arsenic from ground water more efficiently with less expense for household use. Professor Baolin Deng, with lead author Zhengyang “Philip” Wang, an MU doctorial graduate, produced a proof-of-concept over-the-counter water filter that uses a new mass re-equilibrium process to […]

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 [...]
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 & [...]
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, [...]
Professor Helping Develop Better Way to Diagnose COVID-19

Professor Helping Develop Better Way to Diagnose COVID-19

A Mizzou Engineer has teamed up with a company to help develop a better way to diagnose COVID-19. Dong Xu, Shumaker Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, is working with a company applying nanopore sequencers to test DNA samples for the virus. Xu will then help develop a system to analyze the DNA data. [...]
EECS Student Takes First-Place Award for Sleep Apnea Research

EECS Student Takes First-Place Award for Sleep Apnea Research

Omiya Hassan An electrical and computer engineering student took top honors at the 37th Annual Research & Creative Activities Forum for helping develop a smarter way to diagnose sleep apnea. Omiya Hassan won first in the engineering and computer technology category of the competition, sponsored by the Graduate Professional Council. Presentations were held virtually last [...]

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