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Explore Mizzou Engineers’ senior capstone projects

Mizzou Engineering students think about how they can solve real-world problems before they step outside the classroom and into their careers. Click the links below to explore some of the solutions created by the engineers of tomorrow.

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Mizzou mechanical engineering students create new sports safety equipment material for senior capstone project 

One group of mechanical engineering students were motivated by a fatal accident in a high school baseball game to develop a new material with the potential to save lives.

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Mizzou information technology seniors complete capstone projects

Seniors in the Information Technology program at Mizzou conclude their coursework with a capstone project. Through these projects, they apply what they’ve learned in their classes to create a product, such as a mobile app, website or video game, that solves a real-world problem or applies emerging technologies in creative ways.

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Mizzou industrial engineering seniors partner with industry to complete capstone projects 

Students studying industrial engineering work with a client to develop solutions to engineering problems. Learn more about the hands-on projects that students completed this semester.  

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Mizzou electrical and computer engineering students create system to optimize the use of power for senior capstone project

Blake Bohnert, Cain Bridges, Tyler Wuestling and Jack Chubb set out to solve the overuse of power during peak consumption hours for their capstone project.  

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Mizzou computer science students design fitness web application for senior capstone project 

One group of computer science students set out to develop a new fitness goal tracking web application.

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Mizzou civil engineering students redesign road and water systems for senior capstone project

Civil engineering students Chloe Groner, Zach Cockrill, Abby Watts and Amoni Madison took on a two-part capstone project to redesign a roadway in St. Louis, Missouri, and analyze the drainage system of that road.

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Mizzou chemical engineering students complete AIChE design challenge for senior capstone project

Each semester, chemical engineering students complete the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Student Design Competition. The 2024 competition challenged students to design a power-to-gas facility.

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Engineering Undergraduate student awarded Critical Language Scholarship

Biological engineering student Josh Donaldson was recently awarded the highly coveted Critical Language Scholarship (CLS), an overseas language and cultural immersion program available to students enrolled at U.S. colleges and universities.

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Mizzou Steel Bridge Team places third in regional competition, invited to nationals

Mizzou Steel Bridge Team placed third overall, won awards in four categories and qualified for the National Student Steel Bridge Competition.