Graduate Research

Be part of life-changing research at Mizzou Engineering. As a graduate student, you’ll be fully integrated into centers, signature programs and faculty labs. You’ll be part of the investigation and discovery process. Write proposals. Publish papers. Present at conferences. Be involved in start-up companies.

We believe in the power of creativity and innovation, so bring your bold new ideas and help us design and implement solutions that make the world a better place

Departmental Research

For information on the fields of study, specific projects, and faculty currently leading research, visit the departmental research pages below.


In the Department of Biomedical, Biological and Chemical Engineering, our faculty and students work side by side every day on cutting-edge research with vital, real-world applications. The department identifies four focus areas for research: biomedical, bioprocess, bioenvironmental, and chemical engineering.


Civil and Environmental Engineering offers four areas of emphasis: Environmental and Water Resources, Geotechnical, Structural, and Transportation.


The Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science identifies 15 different areas of research focus and leads the College in research proposals, awards and expenditures.


The Department of Industrial & Manufacturing Systems Engineering identifies seven interest areas of research: applied operations, data analytics for decision making, emerging transportation logistics, healthcare systems, human-computer interaction, quality & reliability engineering, and supply chain/logistics/material flow.


The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering identifies four interest areas of study for graduate students: dynamics and controls, thermal/fluids, design and manufacturing, and mechanics and materials. Read on to find out more about these interest areas and the faculty who specialize in them.

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Read more about ongoing research at Mizzou Engineering.

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