In the last two years, the IAC has conducted energy assessments at 36 manufacturing plants, and based on the implementation data received from 24 plants, the economic impact of the energy savings on these companies will be about $6.8 million.
After 24 years of service to the MU College of Engineering, Dean Emeritus and Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Jim Thompson retired Tuesday, celebrating his long career in engineering education with family, friends and colleagues.
This past spring, faculty representatives from the College of Engineering developed a Faculty Honors Program to adhere to the campus guidelines for awarding faculty fellowships and honors.
MU Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering senior Josh Kelch maximized his engineering and leadership skills this summer, landing an internship with Boeing’s Test & Evaluation team.
Guoliang Huang utilized his funds to purchase a high-quality 3D laser vibrometer, the first of its kind to be housed at the University of Missouri. 3D laser vibrometers allow for investigation of a wide array of vibrating systems in a way that does not impact the organism or object being studied.
ThermAvant International — founded by Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Bill Ma — recently released another breakthrough product on the portable beverage market. Meet Burnout, the temperature-regulating travel mug guaranteed to quickly cool hot beverages such as coffee or tea to a drinkable zone of 140 degrees Fahrenheit within minutes and keep it there for hours — a quickness and longevity unmatched by competitors.
Being able to explain your work is a critical skill for any engineer, and Andy Winholtz’s efforts to instill it in Mizzou engineers recently earned him the Win Horner Award for Writing Intensive Teaching.