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That Aha Moment: Engineering Study Abroad in Stockholm, Sweden

By Megan Sauls Wilson | MU Undergraduate Studies “I know what I want to do now!” This seems a simple statement, but Mary Todd, a senior in Biomedical Engineering, entered her Spring 2022 study abroad semester in Stockholm Sweden unsure about the direction of her career.…

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Mizzou Engineer using machine learning to solve space debris problem

Companies are launching satellites into orbit at a dizzying pace with no plans to clean them up once they’ve competed their missions. That means dead satellites are floating in space with no one controlling them, leaving them vulnerable to collisions. “Space is becoming more and more crowded,” said Ming Xin, professor of mechanical and aerospace…

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Four inducted into Civil Engineering Academy of Distinguished Alumni (CEADA)

The Civil Engineering Academy of Distinguished Alumni (CEADA) inducted four new members on Sept.…

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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UM Curators name Hongbin ‘Bill’ Ma Curators’ Distinguished Professor

Mizzou Engineering’s Hongbin “Bill” Ma has been named a Curators’ Distinguished Professor, the highest honor bestowed by the University of Missouri System. “I’m so honored,” Ma said. “This is certainly a highlight of my career at Mizzou, and I appreciate my colleagues and students who have supported me…

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UM Curators name Kannappan Palaniappan Curators’ Distinguished Professor

Mizzou Engineering’s Kannappan Palaniappan has been named a Curators’ Distinguished Professor, the highest honor bestowed by the University of Missouri System. “I feel honored and proud,” Palaniappan said. “I see this as recognition for all of the world class faculty, researchers and incredibly talented students I’ve collaborated with over…

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150 Years of Leadership: Steve Pelch

Many successful companies in today’s economy depend not only on outstanding service and best-in-class technology, but also rely upon creativity, unique business models and go-to market strategies, pervasive marketing outreach, authenticity or a global perspective that embraces aspects of both science and art. Steve Pelch, BS ME ’87, understands this. That’s why billion-dollar companies hire…

Mizzou Engineering Student Ryan Deloney marched with the Blue Devils Drum and Bugle Corps

Mizzou Engineering student explores passion for music with professional drum corps and Marching Mizzou

Ryan Deloney spent his summer touring with the World-Champion Blue Devils Drum and Bugle Corps before returning to continue his mechanical engineering degree and play trumpet with Marching Mizzou this fall.

John Bowders retires from Mizzou Engineering after 25 years. He is pictured with Praveen Edara (left) and Dean Noah Manring (right)

Bowders retires from Mizzou Engineering after 25 years

John Bowders, P.E. and professor of civil and environmental engineering, has retired following a 25-year career at Mizzou Engineering. The College celebrated his career during a retirement reception…

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First Year Engineering Program designed to set new students up for success

Considering a career in engineering but not sure where to start? We get it. Starting an engineering degree program can seem intimidating, especially for those who haven’t been around professional engineers and…