The banquet celebrates outstanding students, faculty and staff from Mizzou Engineering who are from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds in engineering and those who work to support their efforts.
“Assessing Injury Risk in Pianists: Using Objective Measures to Promote Self-awareness,” co-authored by Marge Skubic, recently earned the 2016 Article of the Year honor from the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA).
Professor emeritus Mark Virkler was awarded the Patrick T. McCoy Education Professional of the Year Award from the Missouri Valley Section of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (MOVITE).
Jian “Javen” Lin, an assistant professor in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, recently was selected by the Oak Ridge Associated Universities as one of 35 recipients of the Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award.
For the third consecutive year, MU civil engineering graduate student Boris Claros captured the top spot at the Intelligent Transportation Society Heartland Student Competition. Fellow MU grad student Roozbeh Rahmani earned second place honors.
Graduate student Roozbeh Rahmani and undergraduate research assistant Paige Martz earned first place with “License Plate Recognition Technology’s Potential Benefits to Intelligent Transportation Systems: An Arterial Travel Time Case Study,” and graduate students Amir Khezerzadeh and Tim Cope took second with “Temporary Traffic Control in Innovative Geometrical Design Work Zones.”
A trio of student organizations with ties to the University of Missouri College of Engineering recently earned prestigious honors for their work in the last year. The MU student chapters of the National Society of Black Engineers, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers and Upsilon Pi Epsilon were lauded for their efforts.