Dean’s Advisory Council meeting focuses on student success

Dean’s Advisory Council meeting focuses on student success

Members of the Dean's Advisory Council pictured, from left: Jim Fitterling, Ray Kowalik, Christine Pierson, Jim O'Neill, David Payne, Associate Dean of Research Giovanna Guidoboni, Ron Wood and Dean Noah Manring. DAC members not pictured: Chih-Hsiang (Thompson) Lin, Mike Brown, Steve Edwards, Brian Howard, Kelly King, Sharon Langenbeck, Michael Melton. The group discussed student success [...]
Mizzou Engineer helps NASA streamline processes during internship

Mizzou Engineer helps NASA streamline processes during internship

A Mizzou Engineering student spent the summer working with NASA to help streamline processes across various space flight projects. Abigail Penfield, a junior in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, worked for Science Applications International Corp., which has a contract with NASA to perform work around safety and mission assurance. The virtual internship had her [...]
Mizzou Engineering hosts fall Career Fair

Mizzou Engineering hosts fall Career Fair

Mizzou Engineering brought employers and students together at its fall Career Fair, held Sept. 8 at the Student Recreation Complex (MizzouRec) on the MU campus. More than 150 organizations looking to fill jobs, internships and co-ops met with hundreds of Engineering students during the half-day event. Employers included governmental agencies, international corporations, Internet-based companies and […]

Student team devises way to control robotic arm using hand gestures

Student team devises way to control robotic arm using hand gestures

Figure (a) Flow of EMG signal from participant to robotic arm. Figure (b) Hand motions used and the corresponding motion of the robotic arm. A Mizzou Engineering team has devised a way to control a robot just by moving your hands. What makes the work especially unique is that researchers only used one pair of [...]
Mizzou Engineering student helps visualize data at Mastercard internship

Mizzou Engineering student helps visualize data at Mastercard internship

A Mizzou Engineering senior gained valuable industry experience during an internship with Mastercard this summer. Joseph Sahrmann, an Information Technology (IT) student, utilized data analytics to help the company automate processes. “The first project I did was to automate a process that had to be done manually using shell scripting,” he said. “I partnered with […]

Mizzou Engineering student helps develop mobile game

Mizzou Engineering student helps develop mobile game

A Mizzou Engineering student spent his summer helping develop a new mobile game now available from YallaPlay. Mustafa Al-Mahroos, a junior in Information Technology, served as a Quality Assurance Intern for the company. He primarily worked on the new mobile game, Spades Masters, a card game in its beta phase. “My main job was to […]

Researcher helps AAAS, HBCU group envision a zero hunger world

Researcher helps AAAS, HBCU group envision a zero hunger world

Solving issues around global hunger will require collaboration among diverse groups approaching the problem from multiple angles. That was one take-away from a presentation Mizzou’s Kiruba Krishnaswamy gave on Aug. 26 at a webinar hosted by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). The presentation was part of AAAS’s Making & Innovation Showcase, [...]
Midwest Industrial Assessment Center receives Department of Energy grant to continue helping manufacturers become more efficient

Midwest Industrial Assessment Center receives Department of Energy grant to continue helping manufacturers become more efficient

For 15 years, a Mizzou Engineering center has worked with Missouri manufacturers to identify ways to cut down on energy costs. Since then, the Midwest Industrial Assessment Center (IAC) has helped industries save more than $87 million — nearly $28 million in the past four years alone. Now, Director Sanjeev Khanna is equipped to help [...]
Oruche receives prestigious GEM Associate Fellowship

Oruche receives prestigious GEM Associate Fellowship

Roland Oruche, a PhD student in computer science, has been named a GEM Associate Fellow by the National GEM Consortium. The fellowship recognizes individuals from diverse backgrounds for outstanding graduate work and great potential for success in the future. “Having been accepted for this fellowship gives me the opportunity to not only make a substantial [...]
Materializing creativity: REU promotes imagination in research

Materializing creativity: REU promotes imagination in research

Josh Saboorizadeh, far right, leads a group activity at a creativity seminar. Students participating in a National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program at Mizzou Engineering got more than a material science and engineering education this summer. They also learned how to incorporate creativity into their research. This is the third year for [...]

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