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Improving the Performance of UAVs

Improving the Performance of UAVs

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are a major tool in the current arsenal for the U.S. military. They are used ever increasingly for a variety of missions to help keep personnel out of harm’s way. A UAV must perform well in all environmental conditions, powered by a reliable internal combustion engine and/or electric propulsion. However, the […]

Improving Work Zone Safety

Improving Work Zone Safety

A sure sign that summer has arrived in Missouri is when the heat and humidity return. Another indication of summer is when the “Road Construction Ahead” signs pop up along the state’s highways, roads and streets. These signs usually indicate delays in getting to your destination. Time can be lost due to traffic congestion, work […]

Career Liftoff

Career Liftoff

Mark Magnante’s internship at Northrop Grumman in Ogden, Utah is helping him learn the role of a test engineer. “For my internship, I am creating flight test plan contingencies for the flight testing of next generation rockets,” Magnante said. “I am gaining insights into methods and procedures to prevent slippage in schedules in terms of […]

Alumni help build facility for the future of Mizzou research

Alumni help build facility for the future of Mizzou research

Jennifer Sullivan is a facilities project manager on the University of Missouri’s planning, design and construction team. She played a role in early site development for the NextGen Precision Health Institute, the university’s newest research facility. The institute, a cornerstone of the University of Missouri System’s NextGen Precision Health Initiative, is expected to be completed […]

Pfeiffer Awarded for Improving Teaching and Learning Through Technology

Pfeiffer Awarded for Improving Teaching and Learning Through Technology

Ferris Pfeiffer, a professor in the Biological, Biomedical and Chemical Engineering Department, won an Excellence in Teaching with Technology Award from MU Course Design & Technology in May. Pfeiffer won in the Graduate/Professional Teaching category. The Award recognizes the efforts of those who use technology to “meaningfully improve teaching and learning at Mizzou,” according to […]

Developing #MizzouMade Engineering Leaders

Developing #MizzouMade Engineering Leaders

Celestene Sebag, a senior in the Department of Biomedical, Biological and Chemical Engineering, knows that when entering the workforce, one doesn’t stop learning. “Professional development is important to help build up your transferable skills,” Sebag said. “Participating in company information sessions helped me practice how I interact with professionals, but on a more informal, casual […]

Engineering Students Inducted Into Secret Societies

Engineering Students Inducted Into Secret Societies

Tap Day, when small groups of students are selected, or “tapped,” by fellow students to join one of six secret honorary societies, is a Mizzou tradition dating back to the 1910s. These honorary societies recognize new inductees’ commitment, service and leadership to Mizzou. Faculty and staff who have significantly contributed to MU are also tapped […]

Mizzou NSBE Chapter Wins Chancellor’s Excellence Award

Mizzou NSBE Chapter Wins Chancellor’s Excellence Award

  The Mizzou chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) was honored with the “Most Outstanding Large Organization Award” at MU as part of the 2020 Chancellor’s Excellence Awards announcement on Wednesday, April 29. These awards honor students, faculty and staff who demonstrate Excellence, one of the University’s four core values, with their […]

Mizzou Engineering Senior Wins Hesburgh Award

Mizzou Engineering Senior Wins Hesburgh Award

  Benjamin Steger, a senior in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and minoring in both military science and global digital studies, was awarded the Senior Hesburgh Scholarship by the University of Missouri Committee on Undergraduate Education. The Hesburgh Scholarship is awarded for academic achievement every spring and is presented to only one Mizzou student […]

College of Engineering Launches Virtual Tutoring

College of Engineering Launches Virtual Tutoring

Academic Programs & Student Success at the College of Engineering has completed the process of moving in-person tutoring to an online format. The Success team, consisting of the First Year Office and the Advising Office, worked with the MU Connect Office to complete this move as quickly as possible in order for Engineering students to […]

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