Alumni

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Langenbeck recognized with Mizzou Alumni Association Faculty Alumni Award

In 1979, Sharon Langenbeck became the first woman at Mizzou to graduate with a doctorate in mechanical and aerospace engineering.

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150 Years of Leadership: Wade Foster

Wade Foster, IE '09, MBA '10, is co-founder and CEO of Zapier, a global company that connects thousands of applications.

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150 Years of Leadership: Michael Melton

Michael Melton, Esquire, is often asked whether he ever uses his bachelor’s degree in engineering. After all, he’s had an extraordinary career as a businessman, having started his own company after working for years as a patent attorney. Melton (BS EE ’81, JD ’84) is Founder and President of MEM Enterprises Group which owns, operates…

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150 Years of Leadership: Jim Fitterling

How do you run a $55 billion company, find innovative ways to reduce carbon emissions worldwide, advocate for LGBTQ rights, combat racial injustice and help Ukraine — all while helping ensure the next generation of engineers are prepared for the workforce? We don’t know, but Jim Fitterling is doing it.

Dean's Advisory Council

Dean’s Advisory Council hears plans to boost College research activities

The Dean's Advisory Council learned more about Mizzou Engineering's focus on increasing research activity over the coming decade.

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Pelch encourages engineering students to find leadership opportunities

Want to become a leader? Find opportunities to lead – they are out there, Steve Pelch, BS ME ’87, told students in an engineering leadership course earlier this week.

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VP at Procter & Gamble shares advice with students in leadership course

Knuth, Vice President of Research & Development at Proctor & Gamble, encourages students wanting leadership skills to take Engineering 2001.

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Cook, President/CEO of ARCO, shares leadership lessons at Mizzou Engineering

Jeff Cook '83 shared advice with students in the Engineering Leadership and Strategic Communications class on March 1.

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Smithey shares lessons in leadership at Mizzou Engineering

Be the leader other people want to follow. Have a vision while being approachable. And remember that leadership and management aren’t always the same things. Those were some key take-aways Sheri Smithey, PhD, AgE ’93, shared with Mizzou Engineers earlier this week.

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Mizzou Engineering forms IDE Alumni Advisory Council

Mizzou Engineering has formed a new Inclusivity, Diversity and Equity Alumni Advisory Council to advise faculty and staff within the college on programmatic IDE initiatives.