Engineering an Olympic Opportunity

Engineering an Olympic Opportunity

Engineering spans into almost every part of one’s daily life. For senior Sarah Thompson, this includes being a student-athlete on the Mizzou swim team. The biological engineering major enjoys learning the science behind being a better swimmer, including biology, fluid mechanics and materials science. “It’s cool to see the connections of how you can use […]

From Mizzou to Mars: Engineering Alumnus Works on Mars Ascent Vehicle

From Mizzou to Mars: Engineering Alumnus Works on Mars Ascent Vehicle

A Mizzou Engineer’s digital fingerprints will be on the Mars Ascent Vehicle when it makes its historic voyage to the Red Planet in 2026. Christopher Whetsel ’19, works at NASA and has been involved in the program both on the software engineering and project management side. “It’s part of the Mars Sample Return Program and [...]
Fast TRACK Career

Fast TRACK Career

Leah Albietz is on the fast track, whether in or out of her race car. “My dad owns a racing engine shop in St. Louis, and he has always been around the drag racing scene there,” Albietz said. “I’ve grown up going to the racetrack and helped him build engines whenever I could.” Albietz, BS […]

Oruche Receives Stipend from Koerner Family Foundation

Oruche Receives Stipend from Koerner Family Foundation

A Mizzou Engineering student has received a $10,000 supplemental stipend from the Koerner Family Foundation. And for Roland Oruche, the funding could not have come at a better time. Now in his second year of the PhD program in computer science, Oruche was facing financial problems following COVID-19. The virus’s economic fallout impacted his educational [...]
Fall 2020 Graduates Honored; Recall Mizzou Experiences

Fall 2020 Graduates Honored; Recall Mizzou Experiences

Mizzou Engineering came together virtually to celebrate and recognize Fall 2020 graduates on Friday, Dec. 18, as part of Mizzou’s campuswide festivities. There were 253 graduates – 214 receiving their bachelor’s degree, while 39 received advanced degrees – from the College of Engineering. A total of 1,934 students graduated from the university this term. Interim […]

Computer Science Student Credits Class for Internship

Computer Science Student Credits Class for Internship

A computer science student credits an advanced course for helping him snag an internship in software engineering. That’s because the interview process included a technical section covering topics he learned in Computer Science/Information Technology 3330. “The interview process included multiple behavioral interviews, and then a one-hour technical quiz,” said Adam M., who asked that his [...]
Engineering Students Earn S.T.A.R. Certificate

Engineering Students Earn S.T.A.R. Certificate

Six Mizzou Engineers were recognized by the university for being star students. The following students earned S.T.A.R. (Student Training for Advancing Research) designation for the Fall 2020 semester: Dee Archdekin, sophomore, computer science Graham Bond, sophomore, mechanical engineering Grant Coffey, freshman undeclared Rosalie Garzia, freshman, undeclared Caleb Hollenbeck, freshman, mechanical engineering Rachel Solverud, sophomore, biomedical [...]
Two Engineering Students Earn Scholarships from Campus Dining Services

Two Engineering Students Earn Scholarships from Campus Dining Services

Two Mizzou Engineering students were among 13 students awarded scholarships from Campus Dining Services on Dec. 18. Alex Graef, a junior majoring in civil engineering, works at Plaza 900. Zach Weinreich, a junior computer science major, works at Mizzou Markets. The two were recognized for their reliability, quality of work, initiative, teamwork and contribution to [...]

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