Mizzou Engineers Help Develop Smarter Way to Diagnose Malaria

Mizzou Engineers Help Develop Smarter Way to Diagnose Malaria

This illustration of red blood cells shows cells infected with the malaria parasite. Mizzou Engineers are part of a global team developing a smarter way to combat malaria—a leading cause of death in the world. Now, they’ve outlined a two-step approach that will use deep learning to more accurately and efficiently diagnose the disease. “According [...]
Lee Wins Outstanding Poster Award at American Physical Society Annual Meeting

Lee Wins Outstanding Poster Award at American Physical Society Annual Meeting

Brandon Lee, a senior majoring in both chemical engineering and physics, received an Outstanding Poster Award during the virtual American Physical Society’s (APS) Division of Plasma Physics 62nd Annual Meeting in November 2020. Only five of these awards were given out to the over 100 undergraduate research posters submitted from across the country. Lee’s computational […]

Mizzou Engineers, USGS Create Tool to Test Oil in Water

Mizzou Engineers, USGS Create Tool to Test Oil in Water

Researchers are creating a tool that would allow oil in water to be tested using a portable device, smart phone and sample vial. Those responding to oil spills could soon have an easier way to determine the environmental impacts. A Mizzou Engineer is helping develop a tool to analyze water samples and measure oil levels [...]
Students Create VR Software to Diagnose, Monitor Concussions

Students Create VR Software to Diagnose, Monitor Concussions

Mizzou Engineers are coming up with a way to determine and self monitor concussions from home. A group of Mizzou Engineering seniors are developing an innovative way to determine the severity of concussions. For their computer science capstone project, the students are designing software that would work with virtual reality goggles to allow users to [...]
Mizzou Engineer Part of Global Team Investigating Blockchain Technologies

Mizzou Engineer Part of Global Team Investigating Blockchain Technologies

Blockchain technology could revolutionize the insurance industry through intelligent automation and increase speed as well as security of claims processing. Mizzou Engineers are part of a new global team investigating how blockchain technology could revolutionize the insurance industry. Blockchain is an advanced data-sharing system that allows multiple parties to view and manage information in real [...]
CEE Doctoral Student Wins TEAMStL Research Poster Competition

CEE Doctoral Student Wins TEAMStL Research Poster Competition

Civil and Environmental Engineering doctoral student Maged Shoman won a research poster competition. Maged Shoman, a doctoral student in Civil and Environmental Engineering, won the research poster competition at the 2020 TEAMStL Transportation Virtual Fair. Shoman’s poster topic was “Visualizing Transit System Performance Impacted By COVID-19 Virus: A Case Study of Saint Louis, Missouri.” The [...]
Mizzou Engineer Part of Team Working to Restore Organ Function

Mizzou Engineer Part of Team Working to Restore Organ Function

A Mizzou Engineer is part of an interdisciplinary team from across the country selected to study the lower urinary tract in hopes of restoring bladder function to those who suffer from urinary incontinence. About 50% of women and 25% of men suffer from bladder dysfunction. Giovanna Guidoboni, a professor in electrical engineering and computer science [...]
Keller to Give Distinguished Lecture at Michigan Tech

Keller to Give Distinguished Lecture at Michigan Tech

Jim Keller—a Curators’ Distinguished Professor Emeritus in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science—will give a distinguished lecture at Michigan Technological University later this week. Keller will discuss soft streaming classification as part of Michigan Tech’s Institute of Computing and Cybersystems (ICC) Distinguished Lecture Series. Streaming clustering and classification is a way to group [...]
Mizzou Engineering Hosts Virtual AIPR Conference

Mizzou Engineering Hosts Virtual AIPR Conference

EECS faculty members Prasad Calyam andKannappan Palaniappan co-hosted this year's AIRP Conference, using the new IDE Lab on campus. The event has historically been held at the Cosmos Club in Washington, D.C., pictured on the monitor. Mizzou Engineering hosted the 49th annual Applied Imagery Pattern Recognition (AIPR) conference last week, proving that a virtual event [...]

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