Undergraduate Research

In addition to an innate love for learning and bettering himself, August Hemmerla enjoys hands-on research at Mizzou.

A Passion for Learning

By Mae Bruce | MU Undergraduate Studies All his life, August Hemmerla has loved learning. A homeschooled self-starter, he took many opportunities to broaden his perspectives. When he was 15, he studied in Ecuador…

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Undergraduate Engineering Research in the Spotlight at Student Forum

Mizzou Engineers and students participating in Engineering REUs (Research Experiences for Undergraduates) were among nearly 130 student researchers across campus who had the opportunity to showcase their work last month. We spoke to some of our presenters to learn more about undergraduate research at Mizzou and what our students can do in 10 weeks. 

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BBCE Spring 2022 Capstone Projects

Seniors in the Department of Biomedical, Biological and Chemical Engineering conclude their coursework with a semester-long capstone project. Through these capstones, students apply their classroom learning to develop prototypes to solve real-world issues.

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CEE Spring 2022 Capstone Projects

Civil engineering education at Mizzou concludes with a capstone project. These capstone projects allow students to apply what they’ve learned in their classes and work together in teams to study real world challenges and offer recommendations to those problems.

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EECS Spring 2022 Capstone Projects

A semester-long capstone project concludes coursework for seniors in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.

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IMSE Spring 2022 Capstone Projects

Seniors in the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering conclude their coursework with a capstone project. These capstone projects apply what they’ve learned in their classes to a manufacturing, health care or logistics problem provided by real-world companies.

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MAE Spring 2022 Capstone Projects

Seniors in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) at Mizzou conclude their coursework with a semester-long capstone project. Through these capstones, students apply their classroom learning to develop prototypes to solve real-world issues.

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Three Mizzou Engineers Earn S.T.A.R. Recognition

Three Mizzou Engineering undergraduate students received S.T.A.R. awards after completing a series of Undergraduate Research Workshops during the spring semester.

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Space to learn: Merkel prepared for aerospace engineering industry

University of Missouri graduate Anna Merkel is headed to the aerospace engineering industry where she hopes to help further space exploration.

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Fulbright recipient heading to Germany to work for top fusion research center

Brandon Lee has received a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship that will send him to Germany after he graduates this month. There, he’ll work at the Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics, one of Europe’s leading fusion research centers.