Mizzou Engineering recognizes outstanding alumni

Mizzou Engineering recognizes outstanding alumni

Pictured, from left: Dean Noah Manring and Alumni Award winners Bob Bloss, Phil Bennett, Steve Pelch, Bruce Holt, Sheri Smithey, Lawson Hart, Ron Wood and Jeff Cook. Mizzou Engineering celebrated outstanding alumni during the Alumni Awards Banquet held Friday, Sept. 17. These eight individuals were honored for their leadership, contributions to the profession and commitment [...]
Bob Bloss receives James E. ‘Bud’ Moulder Distinguished Alumni Award

Bob Bloss receives James E. ‘Bud’ Moulder Distinguished Alumni Award

Bob Bloss Bob Bloss ’77 has received the 2020 James E. “Bud” Moulder Distinguished Alumni Award. Those who have worked closely with Bloss say it’s a fitting tribute that recognizes his leadership skills, mentorship and commitment to the College. “It’s obviously a great honor to be recognized by some of your peers from school and [...]
Steve Pelch named 2020 Missouri Honor Award recipient

Steve Pelch named 2020 Missouri Honor Award recipient

Steve Pelch Steve Pelch (BS ME ‘87) is a successful leader, advocate for the engineering field and a pillar in his community. He is also a deserving recipient of the 2020 Missouri Honor Award for Distinguished Service in Engineering. Pelch is receiving the award because of his numerous contributions within a technical engineering field, while [...]
Sheri Smithey named 2020 Missouri Honor Award Recipient

Sheri Smithey named 2020 Missouri Honor Award Recipient

Sheri Smithey As a passionate engineering leader and champion of STEM education, Sheri Smithey (PhD AgE ’93) has earned Mizzou Engineering’s 2020 Missouri Honor Award for Distinguished Service in Engineering. The award honors alumni who have made significant contributions to engineering knowledge and/or to enhance the success of the College and its students. It also [...]
Ron Wood receives 2020 Citation of Merit Award

Ron Wood receives 2020 Citation of Merit Award

Ron Wood In honor of his successful engineering career and his commitment to Mizzou Engineering, Ron Wood (BS EE ’64) has been named the 2020 winner of the Citation of Merit Award. Recipients of the award, which is given by the MU Engineering Alumni Organization, are chosen for their significant impact on the engineering profession [...]
IMSE Hall of Fame Spotlight: IMSE Alumni as Business Leaders

IMSE Hall of Fame Spotlight: IMSE Alumni as Business Leaders

Four Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering alumni have been inducted into the IMSE Hall of Fame for their significant career contributions to the business sector. Dennis Jaeger and Michael Salerno are the most recent inductees, having been honored in 2020. Other alumni recognized for successes in business include Ken Cooper and Christine Pierson. The IMSE […]

MAE alumnus to be professor at Hong Kong university

MAE alumnus to be professor at Hong Kong university

Yangyang Chen, a research assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, will begin his faculty career at a world-renowned institution. He is going to the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), rated the 56th best university in the world in 2021, according to Times Higher Education. “I’m very glad to […]

PayneCrest Electric CEO Reflects on Experiences at Mizzou Engineering

PayneCrest Electric CEO Reflects on Experiences at Mizzou Engineering

David Payne, CEO of PayneCrest Electric and Communications in St. Louis. During a recent visit to Mizzou Engineering, David Payne ’83 noticed the robust resources the College offers students. Advising services to help them determine which classes to take. Career services to connect them to internships and jobs. And Payne, CEO of PayneCrest Electric and [...]
Expanding Beyond the Familiar

Expanding Beyond the Familiar

Industrial engineering alumna Maggie Fields, BS IE ‘19, strives to not be afraid of the unfamiliar, whether at her current job with Collins Aerospace or while she attended Mizzou. That will come in handy this June when Fields takes on a new role at Collins. She will be part of a group who will rotate […]

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