Research

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Engineering team develops last-mile delivery platform with help from I-Corps

When you order something online, shipping fees can be hefty as companies try to recoup the cost of delivering the product to your doorstep. To help offset some of those so-called “last-mile” expenses, a Mizzou Engineering team is developing a tool that will allow delivery companies to best optimize routes using electric vehicles and drones.

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Team develops technique to fabricate electronics onto everyday objects

A Mizzou Engineering team has developed a new technique to fabricate electronics onto everyday objects.

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Researcher studying supercritical carbon dioxide for efficient applications

Chanwoo Park recently received funding from the U.S. Army to apply supercritical CO2 for cooling systems for unmanned airborne vehicles (UAVs) that take advantage of CO2 in an abnormal state somewhere between a vapor and a liquid.

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Team using fluorescent molecules as biomarkers to study secretion

An interdisciplinary research team received NSF funding to develop a method to follow biological activity using fluorescent molecules

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Hassan prepares for career in academia at Rising Stars in EECS workshop

PhD student Omiya Hassan had the opportunity to practice interviewing for jobs in academia during the Rising Stars in EECS career workshop held at the University of Texas at Austin last week.

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First-generation student overcomes fears to help lead largest hackathon on campus

Johnson Luu, a first-generation college student, helped lead TigerHacks this past weekend. What a difference three years make.

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Osaze earns 3MT People’s Choice Award for turning tricky plastic into insulation

A PhD student has discovered a way to turn unrecyclable plastic into building insulation that is 150% more effective than its untampered state on the market. For his research, Osasu Osaze earned the People’s Choice Award at this year’s 3MT competition sponsored by the University of Missouri Graduate School.

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Engineering team earns research award for study of autonomous truck platoons

Civil engineering Professor Carlos Sun and his team have received a prestigious award from the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) for their studies of autonomous truck platoons. Sun will receive the AASHTO High Value Research Award in the Safety, Security and Emergencies Supplemental Category at the Transportation Research Board’s (TRB) annual meeting in January.

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Researchers using machine learning to transcript centuries-old scripts

A University of Missouri research team has proved that a machine can be trained to decipher centuries-old script. Now, they want to see if that model is smart enough to read other handwritten documents from the era without as much human assistance.

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Hassan selected to participate in Rising Stars in EECS workshop

Omiya Hassan, a PhD student in electrical engineering, was selected to attend Rising Stars in EECS, a prestigious academic career workshop being held at the University of Texas at Austin next week.