Krishnaswamy Receives VentureWell Faculty Grant

Krishnaswamy Receives VentureWell Faculty Grant

Kiruba Krishnaswamy, an assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical, Biological and Chemical Engineering with a joint appointment in Food Science (CAFNR), received a Fall 2020 VentureWell Faculty Grant, in a statement from the organization. This grant recognizes Krishnaswamy’s commitment to inclusive support of students who are creating innovations for positive social and environmental impact. […]

Detecting COVID-19 with a sticker on your skin

Detecting COVID-19 with a sticker on your skin

Contact: Eric Stann, 573-882-3346, StannE@missouri.edu   Zheng Yan One day, a wearable, bioelectronic device could wirelessly transmit a person’s vital signs — potentially providing critical information for early detection of health issues such as COVID-19 or heart disease — to a healthcare provider, eliminating the need for an in-person visit while also saving lives. The […]

Developing a targeted delivery system to treat cancer

Developing a targeted delivery system to treat cancer

Contact: Eric Stann, 573-882-3346, StannE@missouri.edu In the ongoing battle to find ways to treat cancer, a team at the University of Missouri is addressing the problem from multiple angles, but with a precision approach. Cancer patients are often given chemotherapy, cancer-fighting drugs that kill cancerous cells and can also have harsh effects on healthy cells. […]

CAVE to Provide Immersive Virtual Experience

CAVE to Provide Immersive Virtual Experience

A VisCube C4-4K “CAVE” installed at NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland | Courtesy of Visbox Inc. Imagine studying a protein by walking through its three-dimensional structure. Or researching traffic patterns by standing alongside a virtual highway. Or safely exploring the structural integrity of a house while it’s on fire. Mizzou Engineers will soon have [...]
Engineering an Olympic Opportunity

Engineering an Olympic Opportunity

Engineering spans into almost every part of one’s daily life. For senior Sarah Thompson, this includes being a student-athlete on the Mizzou swim team. The biological engineering major enjoys learning the science behind being a better swimmer, including biology, fluid mechanics and materials science. “It’s cool to see the connections of how you can use […]

Engineering Students Earn S.T.A.R. Certificate

Engineering Students Earn S.T.A.R. Certificate

Six Mizzou Engineers were recognized by the university for being star students. The following students earned S.T.A.R. (Student Training for Advancing Research) designation for the Fall 2020 semester: Dee Archdekin, sophomore, computer science Graham Bond, sophomore, mechanical engineering Grant Coffey, freshman undeclared Rosalie Garzia, freshman, undeclared Caleb Hollenbeck, freshman, mechanical engineering Rachel Solverud, sophomore, biomedical [...]
Young Honored with Top Investigator Award

Young Honored with Top Investigator Award

  Matthias Young, assistant professor in biomedical, biological and chemical engineering, received the prestigious 2020 Paul H. Holloway Young Investigator Award from the American Vacuum Society (AVS) Thin Film Division. “I am truly honored to receive this award,” Young said. “Many people all over the world are doing great work in this field, and I […]

Lee Wins Outstanding Poster Award at American Physical Society Annual Meeting

Lee Wins Outstanding Poster Award at American Physical Society Annual Meeting

Brandon Lee, a senior majoring in both chemical engineering and physics, received an Outstanding Poster Award during the virtual American Physical Society’s (APS) Division of Plasma Physics 62nd Annual Meeting in November 2020. Only five of these awards were given out to the over 100 undergraduate research posters submitted from across the country. Lee’s computational […]

Six Mizzou Engineers Named McNair Scholars

Six Mizzou Engineers Named McNair Scholars

The 2020-2021 class of University of Missouri McNair Scholars includes six engineering students: Stephan Agee, a junior in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Kelly Dade, a senior in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Brianna Davis, a junior in Biomedical, Biological and Chemical Engineering Kyle Downes, a junior in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Chavis Ferguson, a senior […]

Gillis Named Chair of Biomedical, Biological and Chemical Engineering

Gillis Named Chair of Biomedical, Biological and Chemical Engineering

Professor Kevin Gillis was named department chair for Biomedical, Biological and Chemical Engineering (BBCE) at the College of Engineering by Interim Dean Noah Manring. His role as department chair began Oct. 1, 2020. Gillis served as the department’s interim chair for about a year prior to being named chair. Gillis has many previous leadership roles […]

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