Six Mizzou Engineers Named McNair Scholars

Six Mizzou Engineers Named McNair Scholars

The 2020-2021 class of University of Missouri McNair Scholars includes six engineering students: Stephan Agee, a junior in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Kelly Dade, a senior in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Brianna Davis, a junior in Biomedical, Biological and Chemical Engineering Kyle Downes, a junior in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Chavis Ferguson, a senior […]

Virtual Career Fair Draws Over 750 Participants

Virtual Career Fair Draws Over 750 Participants

Mizzou Engineering hosted its first-ever Virtual Career Fair in September 2020. More than 750 students and alumni interacted with nearly 150 employers from all engineering areas within the College of Engineering. Brooke Runge, a double major in mechanical engineering and mathematics, was at first apprehensive about the change from the traditional in-person format. However, for […]

Zhang Named Curators’ Distinguished Professor

Zhang Named Curators’ Distinguished Professor

Yuwen Zhang, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, was recently named a University of Missouri Curators’ Distinguished Professor. The University of Missouri Board of Curators unanimously approved this designation on Sept. 24, 2020. “This is great news to be recognized for the highest academic rank in the University of Missouri System,” Zhang said. “I believe […]

Improving Efficiency of Gas-Powered Water Heaters

Improving Efficiency of Gas-Powered Water Heaters

A faculty-led research team at Mizzou Engineering is collaborating with a national laboratory and private industry to develop technology that may ultimately lead to less natural gas consumption in consumer-grade gas water heaters. Hongbin (Bill) Ma, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, is the primary investigator of an MU research group that is tasked with […]

Kluever Named Kemper Fellow

Kluever Named Kemper Fellow

Craig Kluever, professor and director of undergraduate studies for the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE), was awarded a 2020 William T. Kemper Fellowship for Teaching Excellence. “I am honored and humbled by this award,” Kluever said. “Throughout my career I’ve tried to keep students engaged in the classroom, and I’ve found that including […]

Aiming for the Moon and Beyond

Aiming for the Moon and Beyond

As a child, Mark Magnante was interested in everything related to space. Growing up in California, movies were also a huge part of his childhood and influenced him greatly. “Seeing movies like ‘Star Wars’ in theaters when it was released made my imagination just run crazy with dreams of the stars,” Magnante said. “Growing up […]

Park Elected to Fellow in ASME

Park Elected to Fellow in ASME

Chanwoo Park, associate professor and director of the Heat Transfer/Sustainable Energy Laboratory in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE), was elected to the grade of “Fellow” in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). ASME is an international non-profit organization comprised of more than 100,000 members in 140+ countries. It promotes collaboration, career […]

Bridge Program Lays Foundation for College Success

Bridge Program Lays Foundation for College Success

An incoming freshman’s transition to college can be a daunting challenge. Having to achieve academically plus meet new people in an all-new environment is stressful. To reduce this stress, Mizzou Engineering conducts its Engineering Success Bridge Program for incoming freshmen students. This free program allows these students to get a small sample of college life […]

Mizzou Engineering Alumna Named President of Zonta International

Mizzou Engineering Alumna Named President of Zonta International

Sharon Langenbeck, President of Zonta International, visited campus in fall 2019 Founded in 1919, the mission of Zonta International is to be a “leading global organization of professionals empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy.” Mizzou Engineering alumna, Sharon Langenbeck, embodies that mission as she takes on her role as the president of Zonta International [...]
An All-American Engineer

An All-American Engineer

  Daniel Hein, a senior in mechanical and aerospace engineering, made Mizzou history this past academic year. He was named to his second consecutive Academic All-America® Men’s Division I At-Large First Team. He became the first Mizzou swimmer and only the fifth Mizzou student-athlete to achieve this distinction. Hein has been successful in the water […]

Enter your keyword