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Mizzou mechanical engineering students create new sports safety equipment material for senior capstone project 

One group of mechanical engineering students were motivated by a fatal accident in a high school baseball game to develop a new material with the potential to save lives.

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2024 Award for Academic Distinction recipients announced

The University of Missouri recently announced 12 recipients of the 2024 Award for Academic Distinction. It is one of the highest honors MU offers based on academic distinction alone. Two engineering students were among the honorees.

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#MizzouMade engineers share memories, favorites and what’s up next after graduation

Meet 10 soon-to-be alumni, learn how Mizzou Engineering has helped them achieve their goals and see where they’re headed next. 

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Reaching new heights: Chandrasekhar earns degree in mechanical engineering

Ajay Chandrasekhar is building upon his family’s Mizzou legacy. Both of his parents work in the biological sciences division of the College of Arts and Science. And now, he is graduating with a degree in mechanical engineering and a minor in aerospace engineering from Mizzou.

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Mizzou Engineering alumni honored with 2024 Jefferson Club Golden Quill Alumni Excellence Awards return to campus 

Dale Klein and William “Bill” Baker were on campus to receive the 2024 Jefferson Club Golden Quill Alumni Excellence Award, one of Mizzou's highest honors. Recipients of the award demonstrate outstanding achievement in their chosen field and reflect the university’s core values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

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Mizzou Engineering students take honors at Show Me Research Week 2024

Nine engineering students took honors at Show Me Research Week, a collaboration between MU's Office of Undergraduate Research and the Bond Life Sciences Center, which included poster presentations, guest lectures and special activities. More than 55 engineering students presented.

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Gain technical skills and community by getting involved in undergraduate research

It’s Show Me Research Week, and engineering students are showing up to present work on the world’s most pressing problems. Kate Barnard has been involved in research since her sophomore year. A mechanical engineering student, she’s been working with civil engineering Assistant Professor Maryam Salehi on multiple research projects in order to reduce the number of microplastics in our water.

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Mizzou prepares Feist for career at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center

Kendall Feist grew up on a farm in Cologne, Minnesota, and had 101 students in his graduating high school class. When he arrived at the University of Missouri, he decided to set his sights on the stars — literally. Feist was a mechanical engineering major who spent most of his time outside of class on the Mizzou Space Program.

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Faculty, staff, students, alumni recognized with Engineering Awards

Mizzou Engineering on Friday recognized outstanding faculty, staff and students for their dedication and service as part of the College’s annual awards banquet.

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Engineering a revolutionary method to measure cardiovascular stiffness

In a discovery that could revolutionize precision heart health care, Mizzou Engineering researchers have developed a way to measure cardiovascular stiffness—or the rigidity of arteries in your heart—based on data already being collected by traditional echocardiograms. “I consider this the most important work I’ve done in my career,” Professor Noah Manring said.