Team uses machine learning to predict the properties of simulated carbon nanotube arrays

Team uses machine learning to predict the properties of simulated carbon nanotube arrays

Image of nanotube forest micropillars. The research team is now growing carbon nanotubes in the Advanced Nanostructures Lab. Image captured by Ramakrishna Surya a PhD student in mechanical and aerospace engineering. Carbon nanotubes have the potential to provide lightweight, flexible materials that could revolutionize the world. In their perfect form, these molecules — which are [...]
Steve Pelch named 2020 Missouri Honor Award recipient

Steve Pelch named 2020 Missouri Honor Award recipient

Steve Pelch Steve Pelch (BS ME ‘87) is a successful leader, advocate for the engineering field and a pillar in his community. He is also a deserving recipient of the 2020 Missouri Honor Award for Distinguished Service in Engineering. Pelch is receiving the award because of his numerous contributions within a technical engineering field, while [...]
Hands-on engineering experience

Hands-on engineering experience

Several Mizzou Engineering students are gaining valuable workforce skills as interns with Burns & McDonnell this summer. They are contributing to the success of the company and getting an advantage in landing full-time employment once they graduate. “My job is taking pipe designs (for oil refinery valve installations in California and Kansas) and making sure […]

Loehr receives the Osterberg Award from Deep Foundations Institute

Loehr receives the Osterberg Award from Deep Foundations Institute

Erik Loehr receives the Osterberg Award from Denton A. Kort, M.Eng, P.E., Vice President, Service Line Manager Monitoring – Americas, Fugro. | Corporate Photography by Mark Skalny www.markskalnyphotography.com A Mizzou Engineer has received a prestigious award for his significant contributions to geotechnical engineering. Erik Loehr accepted the 2020-2021 Osterberg Memorial Award and gave a corresponding [...]
3D printing lab to provide new opportunities for students, faculty

3D printing lab to provide new opportunities for students, faculty

Seth Mueller, a civil engineering major, and Assistant Professor Oliver Giraldo-Londono examine a 3D printed object in the 3D Printing Research and Experiences Lab. Mizzou Engineering is ramping up efforts to train students to use 3D printers and encourage researchers to find new ways to apply the technology. This coming semester the 3D Printing Research [...]
MAE alumnus to be professor at Hong Kong university

MAE alumnus to be professor at Hong Kong university

Yangyang Chen, a research assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, will begin his faculty career at a world-renowned institution. He is going to the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), rated the 56th best university in the world in 2021, according to Times Higher Education. “I’m very glad to […]

Meet Noah Manring

Meet Noah Manring

Noah Manring What does it take to be an effective leader? Management skills? Of course. The ability to solve problems? Absolutely. A Mizzou Engineering education? Turns out, that’s proven to be key for hundreds of CEOs and managers. Meet Dean Noah Manring, who’s on a mission to ensure the College continues that long-standing tradition of [...]
Torq ‘N Tigers win five performance categories at international event

Torq ‘N Tigers win five performance categories at international event

Mizzou’s Torq ’N Tigers team took first place in five categories at the 2021 International 1/4 Scale Tractor Student Design Competition. Members of the team design and build a tractor each year for the competition. This year, they placed first in durability, low hook 1100-pound class, high hook 1100-pound class, low hook 1600-pound class and […]

Nassar awarded NSF CAREER grant to explore mathematics of deployable structures

Nassar awarded NSF CAREER grant to explore mathematics of deployable structures

Assistant Professor Hussein Nassar in the mechanical and aerospace engineering department recently won a prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) grant. He received the award for his work on identifying unifying mathematical models that can explain the behavior of deployable structures. Research into these morphing metamaterials could aid in the […]

Engineering Professor’s Company One of Three Startups Recognized at Mizzou Event

Engineering Professor’s Company One of Three Startups Recognized at Mizzou Event

Mizzou Engineering faculty were recognized last month for taking their research ideas to market. Professor Yi Shang’s company, TigerAware, was among just three from across campus recognized for becoming startups and making first sales of products using MU technologies. The Office of Research and Economic Development hosted “Taking Your ideas to Market” on April 29. [...]

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