Krishnaswamy Receives VentureWell Faculty Grant

Krishnaswamy Receives VentureWell Faculty Grant

Kiruba Krishnaswamy, an assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical, Biological and Chemical Engineering with a joint appointment in Food Science (CAFNR), received a Fall 2020 VentureWell Faculty Grant, in a statement from the organization. This grant recognizes Krishnaswamy’s commitment to inclusive support of students who are creating innovations for positive social and environmental impact. […]

Students Now Putting Spot the Robot to Work

Students Now Putting Spot the Robot to Work

Watch as Sophomore Stephen Bowen explains the programming used to code Spot. | Video courtesy of Kristofferson Culmer It’s not quite dancing in viral videos just yet, but Mizzou Engineering’s Spot is getting a little smarter each day, thanks to an inaugural group of student programmers.  Spot is an agile mobile robot from Boston Dynamics [...]
Detecting COVID-19 with a sticker on your skin

Detecting COVID-19 with a sticker on your skin

Contact: Eric Stann, 573-882-3346, StannE@missouri.edu   Zheng Yan One day, a wearable, bioelectronic device could wirelessly transmit a person’s vital signs — potentially providing critical information for early detection of health issues such as COVID-19 or heart disease — to a healthcare provider, eliminating the need for an in-person visit while also saving lives. The […]

Developing a targeted delivery system to treat cancer

Developing a targeted delivery system to treat cancer

Contact: Eric Stann, 573-882-3346, StannE@missouri.edu In the ongoing battle to find ways to treat cancer, a team at the University of Missouri is addressing the problem from multiple angles, but with a precision approach. Cancer patients are often given chemotherapy, cancer-fighting drugs that kill cancerous cells and can also have harsh effects on healthy cells. […]

See Spot Work: Spot the Robot Now Embedded in IT Program

See Spot Work: Spot the Robot Now Embedded in IT Program

Kristofferson Culmer takes Spot the robot on a tour of Lafferre Hall. See Spot walk. See Spot run. Now, students in the Information Technology Program at Mizzou Engineering are seeing how they can make Spot perform more complicated tasks. In this case, Spot isn’t a dog from a classic children’s book, but rather an agile mobile robot from Boston Dynamics. The IT [...]
Film to Explore Grief in the Digital Age

Film to Explore Grief in the Digital Age

Chip Gubera on set of a the film Lost Treasure of Jesse James. Gubera is now helping a filmmaker explore grief in the digital age. Technology is changing the way we process grief as those who pass away leave behind social media accounts, text messages and other digital reminders. “Our loved ones—especially younger loved ones [...]
Lessening Noise Pollution Through Metamaterials

Lessening Noise Pollution Through Metamaterials

Those working in open office spaces may someday have a little more privacy, thanks to a new wall partition in the works at Mizzou Engineering. Guoliang Huang, James C. Dowell Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE), is researching the best acoustic metamaterials and structure component to create a new, thin, sound-proof […]

CAVE to Provide Immersive Virtual Experience

CAVE to Provide Immersive Virtual Experience

A VisCube C4-4K “CAVE” installed at NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland | Courtesy of Visbox Inc. Imagine studying a protein by walking through its three-dimensional structure. Or researching traffic patterns by standing alongside a virtual highway. Or safely exploring the structural integrity of a house while it’s on fire. Mizzou Engineers will soon have [...]
Keller Serving as President-Elect of IEEE’s Computational Intelligence Society (CIS)

Keller Serving as President-Elect of IEEE’s Computational Intelligence Society (CIS)

A Mizzou Engineering faculty member is now serving as president-elect of the Computational Intelligence Society (CIS) under the umbrella of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Jim Keller is a Curators’ Distinguished Professor Emeritus in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department. As president-elect, he will spend 2021 on the CIS executive committee [...]

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