MAE Fall 2021 Capstone Projects

MAE Fall 2021 Capstone Projects

Seniors in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Mizzou conclude their coursework with a capstone project. Through these capstone projects, they apply what they’ve learned in their classes to design and develop a prototype of a product that solves a real-world problem. Students work together in teams to design, manufacture and test the […]

IT Fall 2021 Capstone Projects: Part 1

IT Fall 2021 Capstone Projects: Part 1

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 website or mobile app, that solves a real-world problem. Students work together in teams to design, develop and test the product. This […]

Research competition winners analyze nurses’ travel distance during COVID

Research competition winners analyze nurses’ travel distance during COVID

Industrial and manufacturing systems engineering (IMSE) juniors Maggie Dimler and Reegan Spicer recently won the department’s inaugural IMSE Undergraduate Research Competition. Titled “COVID-19: How Nurse Workload Changed to Handle a Pandemic,” their research focused on the travel distance of intensive care unit (ICU) nurses at University Hospital. “The distance traveled was measured in feet by […]

Leader of the pack: Haughton describes working with Spot robot

Leader of the pack: Haughton describes working with Spot robot

Trevontae’ Haughton and the Spot robots. By Kenny Gerling / Show Me Mizzou Trevontae’ Haughton remembers first seeing Spot, a four-legged doglike robot created by Boston Dynamics, on YouTube. Now as a junior information technology major at the University of Missouri, Haughton gets to work with the real thing every day. Mizzou is one of [...]
S-STEM Scholarship provides holistic support to new students

S-STEM Scholarship provides holistic support to new students

CEE S-STEM Scholars listen to project leaders during a Meet and Greet event held earlier this semester. A new scholarship program within the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering provides students with more than tuition money. Funded by the National Science Foundation, the five-year, million-dollar Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (S-STEM) project also [...]
Computer science students receive UPE Scholarships

Computer science students receive UPE Scholarships

Two students from the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Mizzou have been awarded scholarships from Upsilon Pi Epsilon, the International Honor Society for the Computing and Information Disciplines. Arun George Zachariah, a PhD student, received a UPE Scholarship Award, and senior Rebecca Shyu received a UPE Executive Council Award. Recipients are selected [...]
Team develops method to automatically detect, identify trees

Team develops method to automatically detect, identify trees

Images showing preliminary results of a Mizzou Engineering team’s methods to automatically identify trees. The green rectangles are predictions of trees generated by a deep neural network predictor, while the red dots are the ground truths of trees provided to the group by Ameren. Mizzou Engineering students are developing innovative methods and software to automatically [...]
CEE alumni mentor students

CEE alumni mentor students

The Civil Engineering Academy of Distinguished Alumni held its first Student Mentoring Session on Monday, Nov. 8 at Mizzou Engineering. “This is the inaugural mentoring event for civil and environmental engineering (CEE) led by our academy of distinguished alumni (CEADA),” Department Chair Praveen Edara said. “We want to make this event a regular occurrence so […]

Mizzou Engineer studies trail bridges as part of E4C Fellowship

Mizzou Engineer studies trail bridges as part of E4C Fellowship

Abdul Rashid Mussah studied trail bridges as part of an Engineering 4 Change Fellowship. Trail bridges that connect remote communities are working, a Mizzou Engineer has found. Abdul Rashid Mussah, a PhD candidate in civil engineering, investigated the effectiveness of the structures as part of a prestigious fellowship with Engineering 4 Change. During his five-month [...]

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