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Katherine Goliver

Mizzou Engineering announces new executive director of advancement

Katherine Goliver, a seasoned leader in philanthropy and development, will join Mizzou Engineering as the executive director of advancement on Nov. 1. In this role, she will work with alumni, friends and colleagues to build upon the College’s 150-year legacy of engineering excellence. “I am excited about the opportunity…

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150 Years of Mizzou Engineering: 1980-1989

Our look back at Mizzou Engineering through the decades continues in 1980. After more than a decade of making a case for funding,…

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Mizzou Engineering welcomes 14 new faculty members

Mizzou Engineering welcomed 14 new faculty members, including 11 tenure-track faculty who bring expertise in areas such as pollution remediation, manufacturing and computational material science. “We’re excited to bring in this group of educators and researchers who will make tremendous contributions to the College,” Dean Noah Manring said. “Students will, no doubt, benefit greatly from…

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Civil engineering team at Mizzou completes NSF I-Corps, earning Spirit Award

A team of Mizzou Engineers recently completed the National Science Foundation I-Corps program, earning a Spirit Award and gaining important insights as the researchers launch a new company. Civil engineering faculty members Bill Buttlar and Yaw Adu-Gyamfi, along with post-doctoral fellow Hamed Majidifard, formed Tiger Eye Engineering, LLC, last…

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Career Fair provides opportunities to network, explore careers

Want an exciting summer internship? Looking for employment after graduation? Then make plans to attend Mizzou Engineering’s Fall 2022 Career Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22, at MizzouRec. “Even if you’re not sure what you want to do, this is a great opportunity to explore internship and post-graduation options,” said…

On Aug. 18, Andrew Cherng (center) returned to the Mizzou campus to celebrate the restaurant’s grand opening.

Alumni-owned business comes to the MU Student Center

Panda Express, founded by alumni and Panda Restaurant Group co-CEOs Andrew and Peggy Cherng, joins dining offerings at the heart of campus. To celebrate the grand opening of its first MU location, Panda Express donated $75,731 — 100% of the net proceeds from the location’s first week of sales — to Mizzou.

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Team develops new method to determine lifespan of lithium-ion batteries

A Mizzou Engineering team has devised a new way to determine how many times you can recharge a lithium-ion battery before it needs to be replaced. Lithium-ion batteries are common in electronics such as laptops, and they’re a key component to getting electric vehicles on the roads. They can be recharged hundreds of times, but…

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Mizzou Space Program is reaching for the stars, looking to the future

The Mizzou Space Program’s performance has been out of this world, and the team is aiming even higher this academic year. MSP recently attended two competitions, including the Argonia Cup in April, where they placed 6th. MSP placed 14th in their category of 47 teams and 24th overall at the Spaceport America Cup in June.

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Mizzou Engineering team using explainable machine learning to combat cybersickness

Nausea, headaches, dizziness. Just as motion sickness can ruin an otherwise pleasant road trip, cybersickness can make virtual reality unbearable for some users. That’s a problem as even the federal government has prioritized spending to incorporate immersive technology in educational, medical and commercial settings. In hopes of mitigating the effects of cybersickness, a Mizzou Engineering…

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Building a better bulb: New faculty member brings NSF-funded research to Mizzou

Assistant Professor Peifen Zhu is on a quest to build a better light bulb, and now, she’s looking for Mizzou Engineering students who want to help. Zhu is a new faculty member in electrical engineering and computer science. She brings to Mizzou research around development of safer, more energy efficient lights, work that is supported…