Recent University of Missouri research sponsored by the National Science Foundation titled “A Networked Virtual Reality Platform for Immersive Online Social Learning of Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders” (NSF CNS-1647213) has been focused on understanding the benefits in the use of virtual reality to aid the special education of students with autism.
The Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department had another busy summer, hosting its National Science Foundation-funded Research Experience for Undergraduates: Undergraduate Research in Consumer Networking Technologies and Summers@Mizzou Hacker Trackers program.
Jim Keller gave a keynote presentation, presented two research papers, was re-elected vice president of publications and participated in a panel discussion.
Mizzou Engineering recently received NSF approval on a Research Experiences for Teachers site for a three-year period starting in 2019. The program will focus on neural engineering, taking its cues from the efforts of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Professor Satish Nair.
The projected future rainfall in the Goodwater Creek Experimental Watershed in Missouri is trending towards an increase in more frequent and more intense rainfall in the spring.
Students earned experience by completing a variety of rigorous tasks, including a full photo portfolio, a reflective video project and a short film.