Meet Praveen Edara

Meet Praveen Edara

Diverging diamond interchanges have been shown to reduce the number of car crashes by more than half and save states millions of dollars in construction costs. But before the first one debuted in 2009, researchers across the country spent years testing them in simulated environments. Meet Praveen Edara, who was among the first to study [...]
Meet Syed Kamrul Islam

Meet Syed Kamrul Islam

Low-power biomedical devices have the ability to transform human health, from identifying chronic kidney disease to predicting diabetes and detecting respiratory issues. At Mizzou Engineering, you’ll find that work happening in the Analog/Mixed Signal and Devices Laboratory in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS). Meet Syed Kamrul Islam, who’s at the helm [...]
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 [...]
Meet Hongbin ‘Bill’ Ma

Meet Hongbin ‘Bill’ Ma

Imagine having a two-sided lunchbox that could keep your soda cool all day while also heating a can of soup at lunch. Or a temperature-controlled swimming pool that allowed you to swim in November. What about a high-tech beach umbrella that could keep you 15 degrees cooler than the air around it? Sound like a [...]
Meet Ronald McGarvey

Meet Ronald McGarvey

Engineers develop tools to solve big problems such as food production, pollution and pandemics. But it also takes engineering expertise to best use these tools to accomplish goals efficiently. Meet Ron McGarvey, an operations research expert with a mathematical mind and a head for public policy. McGarvey is an associate professor in Industrial and Manufacturing [...]
Meet Prasad Calyam

Meet Prasad Calyam

The U.S. is facing a severe shortage of cybersecurity professionals, leaving government and businesses vulnerable to online attacks. A Mizzou Engineer is on a mission to fill those vacancies. Meet Prasad Calyam, who has made it his purpose to train a new generation of cyber warriors who can defend our digital data. Calyam is an [...]
Meet Jianlin “Jack” Cheng

Meet Jianlin “Jack” Cheng

How do you solve big problems such as fighting disease or decreasing pollution? One protein at a time. Meet Jianlin “Jack” Cheng, a pioneer when it comes to understanding the basic building blocks of life. Cheng is the Thompson Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. He’s spent nearly 20 years solving [...]
Meet Dong Xu

Meet Dong Xu

Computational capabilities, medical breakthroughs and biological advancements are accelerating at lightning speeds. A Mizzou Engineering researcher is keeping up. Meet Dong Xu, a bioinformatics expert whose fingerprints can be seen across Mizzou Engineering and the MU campus. Xu is Shumaker Endowed Professor in Bioinformatics in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department. He’s also an [...]
Meet Kate Trauth

Meet Kate Trauth

Dedicated professor. Water researcher. Problem solver. Meet Kate Trauth, associate professor and Inclusivity, Diversity and Equity (IDE) faculty fellow at Mizzou Engineering. Trauth has taught at Mizzou for 21 years and is currently in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Her research focuses on stormwater, understanding how to manage it better using geographic information [...]
Meet Shubhra Gangopadhyay

Meet Shubhra Gangopadhyay

Sometimes, before you can think big, you have to think small. After all, you can’t tackle the big problems without interacting with the microscopic molecules, electrons and atoms that make up our world. Meet Shubhra Gangopadhyay, professor, researcher and inventor of teeny-tiny technologies. Gangopadhyay has built a career around detecting and interacting with nanoparticles. Today, [...]

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