The departments of Bioengineering and Chemical Engineering will join together to form the Biomedical, Biological and Chemical Engineering Department starting this academic year.
University of Missouri Chancellor Alexander Cartwright appointed MU Engineering Dean Elizabeth Loboa as the vice chancellor for Strategic Partnerships during his campus address on Wednesday.
Syed Kamrul Islam took over as head of EECS effective July 1. Islam previously served as a professor, James W. McConnell Endowed Chair and associate head for Academic Affairs of the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville.
MU hosted the Precision Medicine Summit on Wednesday, which brought exceptional faculty from MU as well as Missouri-Kansas City, Missouri-St. Louis, and Missouri S&T to highlight the breadth and quality of translational precision medicine research activities.
Imagine being able to do any task 69 times faster and the possibilities that would open for an individual or a company. Now imagine that speed being applied to manufacturing all manner of electronics and how it might lead to greater supply and lower costs for consumers.
The Institute of Biological Engineering’s Annual Meeting in Norfolk, Va., could easily be described as a “Heather Hunt Production.” And for her efforts, the IBE gave her its 2018 Presidential Citation Award, one of its three biggest accolades.
Posters covering a wide array research topics and more filled a large room near the College’s library in the late afternoon, followed by four brief TED-style talks on subjects related to each of Mizzou Engineering’s four Pillars of Pursuit.
Marge Skubic’s extensive and groundbreaking work in the field of eldercare and rehabilitation technology has earned several honors over the years. The latest comes from the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering.
Muhammad Salim, alongside Assistant Professor of Bioengineering Ferris Pfeiffer and recent MU Engineering graduate Lia Howe, published an abstract titled “Computational Modeling of Stress Relation in Articular Cartilage,” and Salim presented the accompanying poster at this year’s ORS Annual Meeting in March.
The College of Engineering will offer a bachelor’s degree program in Biomedical Engineering (BME), which is set to begin accepting students for the degree program in Fall 2018. The program will be housed in the Bioengineering Department under its chair, Jinglu Tan.