A University of Missouri bioengineering capstone team was one of just 42 selected to participate in the Environmental Protection Agency People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) Design Competition for Sustainability in April in Alexandria, Va.
Muhammad Al-Rawi, a junior electrical engineering major, spent his Spring Break teaching members of the Santa Rosa Program Protection and Fire Brigade in Costa Rica how to pilot quadcopters to aid their conservation efforts.
Heather Hunt, assistant professor in the MU Department of Bioengineering, was awarded a 3M Non-tenured Faculty Award from the global innovation company with operations in more than 70 countries, including a facility in Columbia, Mo.
In commemoration of its 50th anniversary, the MOWRRC held a symposium featuring speakers from all over central Missouri on topics including Missouri water issues, water management and water conservation.
WorldWideLearn.com, an online directory providing potential students with information on hundreds of colleges and universities, named MU’s Bioengineering Department as one of “15 Environmental Programs That Just Might Save the World.”