Mizzou Engineering recognizes outstanding alumni

Mizzou Engineering recognizes outstanding alumni

Pictured, from left: Dean Noah Manring and Alumni Award winners Bob Bloss, Phil Bennett, Steve Pelch, Bruce Holt, Sheri Smithey, Lawson Hart, Ron Wood and Jeff Cook. Mizzou Engineering celebrated outstanding alumni during the Alumni Awards Banquet held Friday, Sept. 17. These eight individuals were honored for their leadership, contributions to the profession and commitment [...]
PayneCrest Electric CEO Reflects on Experiences at Mizzou Engineering

PayneCrest Electric CEO Reflects on Experiences at Mizzou Engineering

David Payne, CEO of PayneCrest Electric and Communications in St. Louis. During a recent visit to Mizzou Engineering, David Payne ’83 noticed the robust resources the College offers students. Advising services to help them determine which classes to take. Career services to connect them to internships and jobs. And Payne, CEO of PayneCrest Electric and [...]
Manring named new dean of the College of Engineering

Manring named new dean of the College of Engineering

April 14, 2021Contact: MU News Bureau University of Missouri Provost Latha Ramchand today announced that Noah Manring has been named the new dean of the MU College of Engineering. Manring has served as the interim dean of the college since May 2020 following the departure of Elizabeth Loboa. He will assume his new duties on […]

Engineers Explore Algorithms, Materials to Improve AI Vision

Engineers Explore Algorithms, Materials to Improve AI Vision

Mizzou Engineering researchers are investigating how to engineer materials to improve a machine’s ability to see and understand physical objects. The problem is two-sided. On one hand, the team needs to figure out why artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms sometimes wrongly recognize or fail to correctly recognize objects in images. Ultimately, those algorithms control the behavior [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Mizzou Cybersecurity Center Forms New Industrial Advisory Board

Mizzou Cybersecurity Center Forms New Industrial Advisory Board

Members of the new Mizzou Cybersecurity Industry Advisory Board are: Top, from left: Ryan Frillman, Equifax; Cindi Carter, MedeAnalytics; Kevin Fuller, Burns & McDonnell; Jason Martin, Defense Information and Systems Agency. Bottom, from left: Randy Raw, Veterans United Home Loans; Walid Rjaibi, IBM; Nichole Windholz, health care company in Kansas City; and Jon Rolf of [...]
Symposium Inspires Ideas for Enhancing Digital Classroom Experience

Symposium Inspires Ideas for Enhancing Digital Classroom Experience

The College of Engineering faculty came together recently for the 2nd annual Symposium on Engineering Teaching Excellence. This virtual event allowed faculty to share best practices for teaching online and to learn from others’ experiences. This year’s keynote speaker was award-winning Professor Johannes Strobel in the School of Information Science & Learning Technologies at MU. […]

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