10 students, 10 weeks, 5 real-world research experiences

10 students, 10 weeks, 5 real-world research experiences

Research Experience for Undergraduates participants pictured top from left: Calvin Davis, Masrik Dahir, Sam Elfrink, Cameron Gran and, Emily Lattanzio. Bottom from left, Kelly Ryoo, Hank Stafford, Hosanna Tesfaye, Nikhil Vyas and Cade Winters. Ten undergraduate students from around the country have spent the past 10 weeks conducting research in emerging technologies such as home [...]
Training the next generation transportation workforce

Training the next generation transportation workforce

Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) employees will receive more realistic work zone inspection training using virtual reality (VR) thanks to a Mizzou Engineering team. Praveen Edara, chair of Civil and Environmental Engineering, is leading the project, which received funding from the Federal Highway Administration’s Accelerated Market Readiness Program earlier this year. This two-year $460,238 grant [...]
Smart appointment system could decrease patient wait time

Smart appointment system could decrease patient wait time

We’ve all been there. You schedule a doctor’s appointment for 10 a.m. and show up on time only to sit in the waiting room for 45 minutes. This not only frustrates patients, it also costs clinics money. That’s why a Mizzou Engineer has developed a scheduling system that uses machine learning to more efficiently book [...]
Loehr receives the Osterberg Award from Deep Foundations Institute

Loehr receives the Osterberg Award from Deep Foundations Institute

Erik Loehr receives the Osterberg Award from Denton A. Kort, M.Eng, P.E., Vice President, Service Line Manager Monitoring – Americas, Fugro. | Corporate Photography by Mark Skalny www.markskalnyphotography.com A Mizzou Engineer has received a prestigious award for his significant contributions to geotechnical engineering. Erik Loehr accepted the 2020-2021 Osterberg Memorial Award and gave a corresponding [...]
Truck, drone collaboration could optimize package delivery

Truck, drone collaboration could optimize package delivery

A top-view of a truck carrying six drones on its roof for last-mile delivery tasks. The figure was included in Sharan Srinivas' paper in Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies. A Mizzou Engineer has developed a way trucks and drones could collaborate to most efficiently deliver packages. What makes Sharan Srinivas’ research unique is that [...]
3D printing lab to provide new opportunities for students, faculty

3D printing lab to provide new opportunities for students, faculty

Seth Mueller, a civil engineering major, and Assistant Professor Oliver Giraldo examine a 3D printed object in the 3D Printing Research and Experiences Lab. Mizzou Engineering is ramping up efforts to train students to use 3D printers and encourage researchers to find new ways to apply the technology. This coming semester the 3D Printing Research [...]
Unlocking the mysteries of the brain

Unlocking the mysteries of the brain

Researchers in the Neural Engineering Lab at Mizzou Engineering are collaborating with neuroscientists to develop computational models aimed to boost our understanding of how the human brain works — a massive feat considering there are roughly 86 billion neurons in each of our heads. The group does this by understanding the firing of single neurons [...]
Designing new ways to understand material

Designing new ways to understand material

Individual electrode components used to measure mass and thickness of a material during electrochemical operation. A Mizzou Engineer has designed two techniques for understanding the behavior of materials. In one report, Matthias Young has developed a new way to measure mass and thickness of a material during electrochemical operation. And in a second report, he [...]
Using blockchain to streamline supply chains

Using blockchain to streamline supply chains

A Mizzou Engineering researcher is part of team proposing a new way to use blockchain technology to streamline supply chains. Blockchain is a decentralized database that allows multiple stakeholders to access and share information in a secure, transparent manner. Users can provide information to the decentralized database; however, they cannot tamper with data once it [...]

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