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Research has Implications for Aging, Arthritis and Osteoporosis

Research has Implications for Aging, Arthritis and Osteoporosis

It is well-known that a lack of physical activity can cause bone loss or fractures in elderly people, bedridden patients or even sedentary youth. That’s because bone mass is regulated, in part, by mechanical stimuli. Similar to muscles, bones add mass when they are mechanically loaded via physical activity but will lose mass if immobilized […]

Global Outreach: MU Professor’s International Collaborations

Global Outreach: MU Professor’s International Collaborations

A Mizzou Engineering professor says workshops he has conducted in India have led to a number of collaborative research projects with other scientists. Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Professor Sanjeev Khanna, Director of the Midwest Industrial Assessment Center, recently presented a one-week long national workshop in Allahabad, India on “Materials Behavior and Characterization under Dynamic Loading […]

Business-savvy Engineering Students Compete to Win $30,000 in Entrepreneur Quest Student Accelerator Program

Business-savvy Engineering Students Compete to Win $30,000 in Entrepreneur Quest Student Accelerator Program

The Entrepreneur Quest (EQ) Student Accelerator competition gives students with unique, innovative business ideas a chance to win $30,000 to make their ideas come to life. EQ is an UM System-wide competition where young entrepreneurs from all four institutions compete within their schools for a top three spot for the initial $30,000. Then, the finalists […]

Women in Engineering Week Empowers Women in STEM

Women in Engineering Week Empowers Women in STEM

The Fantastic Lego Ladies displayed their robots and interacted with COE students to see successful women pursuing engineering. Women in Engineering Week is a celebration of female accomplishments in STEM, empowering students through awareness and education. Each semester the College of Engineering hosts a week in honor of women in engineering with events to have [...]
Lafferre Receives Distinguished Service Award

Lafferre Receives Distinguished Service Award

The Mizzou Alumni Association recently presented Thomas H. Lafferre, BS ME ’56, its 64th Annual Distinguished Service Award. Established in 1956, the Distinguished Service Award honors outstanding service by an individual whose sustained efforts and support have added to the excellence of MU. Lafferre retired in 1993 as Vice President of Operations for Monsanto Chemical. […]

Students Develop Innovative, Artistic Technology in Third Annual TigerHacks Competition

Students Develop Innovative, Artistic Technology in Third Annual TigerHacks Competition

Programmers and techies camped out for 36 hours in Lafferre Hall this weekend racing to complete apps and develop new hardware at the 2019 TigerHacks hackathon. The competition challenges students from across Missouri to create innovative projects using their computer science and information technology skills. With about 230 hackers and over 8,000 collective hours of […]

Mizzou NSBE Named Top Chapter, Again

Mizzou NSBE Named Top Chapter, Again

The Mizzou chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) continued to garner accolades at the Region 5 Fall Conference in St. Louis Oct. 24-27. For the fifth year in a row, the Mizzou NSBE chapter was selected as the ‘Missouri Zone Most Outstanding Chapter,’ encompassing Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, and North and South Dakota. […]

Army Ants Share Passion for Robotics

Army Ants Share Passion for Robotics

The College of Engineering sponsored a full-day robotics camp for underrepresented and economically-disadvantaged youth in central Missouri Oct. 31. Army Ants is made up of local high school students who design robots to complete specific tasks outlined by FIRST Robotics, an organization responsible for putting on regional and national robot competitions in order to build […]

Student Volunteers Make New Connections

Student Volunteers Make New Connections

Sophia Wilson has gained a new appreciation for life in small-town Missouri. The Dallas, Texas native was among more than 100 MU students who left campus Nov. 2 to participate in Mizzou Alternative Breaks service trips across Missouri. Wilson and her peers spent the weekend in Brunswick, Missouri, a rural community in Chariton County known […]

Shyu Named AMIA Fellow

Shyu Named AMIA Fellow

Professor Chi-Ren Shyu, selected as a Fellow of AMIA, says becoming an informatician is one of the most rewarding decisions he has made during his academic career. Chi-Ren Shyu, a professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and director of the University of Missouri's Institute for Data Science & Informatics, has been [...]
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