Passion for AI brings international student to Mizzou Engineering
For international student Ashwin Dhakal, the opportunities of AI symbolize the transformative experiences and personal growth he’s had at MU.
Mizzou AIChE earns outstanding student chapter award at national conference
Mizzou AIChE, a local chapter of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, was recently selected as an Outstanding Student Chapter for the 2022-2023 academic year. The award was conferred at the national Annual Student Conference earlier this month.
Algae-based manufacturing system uses CO2 to create eco-friendly plastic
Biodegradable plastics made from sustainable sources and CO2 are one step closer to reality thanks, in part, to a Mizzou Engineer’s expertise in bioprocesses and bioproducts.
Photo Album: TigerHacks 2023
Each November, engineering students host TigerHacks, Mizzou’s largest hackathon. This year's theme was Media. More than 255 students attended, creating 59 projects over the course of the weekend.
Once skeptical about college, first-generation freshman carving own path
Lane Duncan Throughout high school, Lane Duncan was on the fence about whether to go to college. It wasn’t for lack of focus, rather Duncan is interested in a lot of areas. Music. Photography. Entrepreneurship. Gaming. “I actually wanted to try to become a musician,” said Duncan, who’s from Springfield, Missouri. “My dad was always…
Three engineering students finalists in Mizzou entrepreneurship competition
This fall, three of the top 10 finalists of the Mizzou EntrepreneurQuest (EQ) Competition are engineering students. Their different areas of study and vastly different ideas showcase the infinite possibilities an engineering degree can open for students looking to change the world.
Mizzou Engineering Student Council earns honors for outreach initiatives
Mizzou Engineering Student Council (MESC) was recognized at the National Association of Engineering Student Council West Conference for exceptional outreach efforts.
Expanding understanding: computer science student shares benefits of undergraduate research
Miles Farmer came to Mizzou Engineering to take advantage of opportunities and tailor his degree to his long-term goals. Now, a sophomore computer science and math major, he’s already conducting undergraduate research and thinking about graduate school.
Researcher outlines process to simplify manufacturing of solid-state lighting
LED lighting is replacing traditional incandescent lighting across the country. These light-emitting diodes are energy efficient, but also problematic. Not only are they costly, they also emit harsh blue lighting that’s polluting our night sky and interrupting our sleep patterns. Mizzou Engineering’s Peifen Zhu is coming up with better solid-state lighting technology.
Five inducted into Chemical Engineering Academy of Distinguished Alumni
Chemical Engineering Academy of Distinguished Alumni inductees. Five new members were inducted into the Chemical Engineering Academy of Distinguished Alumni in October. Now in its 10th year, the Academy recognizes the program’s most prominent alumni and friends. “Members of this esteemed alumni academy exemplify the best in engineering, philanthropy and service,” said Kevin Gillis, chair…