Mizzou Engineer Applies Love of Film to Color Research Project

Mizzou Engineer Applies Love of Film to Color Research Project

An undergraduate team is conducting color research on Academy Award winning films such as Mad Max: Fury Road. Junior Josh Ward has always been a movie buff. So when he had the opportunity to use what he’s learned in his computer science courses to help analyze award-winning films, he was thrilled to get involved. Ward [...]
See Spot Work: Spot the Robot Now Embedded in IT Program

See Spot Work: Spot the Robot Now Embedded in IT Program

Kristofferson Culmer takes Spot the robot on a tour of Lafferre Hall. See Spot walk. See Spot run. Now, students in the Information Technology Program at Mizzou Engineering are seeing how they can make Spot perform more complicated tasks. In this case, Spot isn’t a dog from a classic children’s book, but rather an agile mobile robot from Boston Dynamics. The IT [...]
Mizzou’s Online Programs, Including Online Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, Ranked 14th in U.S.

Mizzou’s Online Programs, Including Online Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, Ranked 14th in U.S.

Maurer Mizzou’s online bachelor’s programs—including the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology—were recently ranked 14th in the country by U.S. News & World Report. “We’re thrilled to see the IT Program and other online degrees receive this national ranking,” IT Program Director Brian Maurer said. “It’s validating to have national recognition of the high-quality online [...]
Maurer Named Director of Information Technology Program

Maurer Named Director of Information Technology Program

Brian Maurer has been named Director for the Information Technology (IT) Program at Mizzou Engineering. His duties as director began Jan 1, 2021. “Brian’s experience, enthusiasm and passion for education will benefit the College and IT students greatly,” said Noah Manring, interim dean of Mizzou Engineering. “I’m looking forward to working with him in this [...]
Looking for a Creative Major? Go for IT, Senior Says

Looking for a Creative Major? Go for IT, Senior Says

Ashley Rolf has learned photography, multimedia design and film in the IT Program at Mizzou. IT, she says, is a creative major that combines artistic and technical skills. Rolf is pictured here during a study abroad trip to Ireland. | Photo by Abigail Palmer Ashley Rolf is an artistic person, and she wanted a creative [...]
IT Faculty Welcome New, Returning Students

IT Faculty Welcome New, Returning Students

The Information Technology Program at Mizzou Engineering is a tight-knit community. That was one take-away from a virtual town hall meeting on Thursday, Aug. 20, welcoming new and returning IT students. “It’s an interesting semester with current restrictions, but that doesn’t mean we can’t find ways to interact,” said Director of Undergraduate Studies Brian Maurer. [...]
Interactive Digital Environments Lab Benefits Faculty, Students

Interactive Digital Environments Lab Benefits Faculty, Students

IT students will be on hand in the Interactive Digital Environments Lab to assist users and monitor quality. An innovative new lab now open in Lafferre Hall will benefit both faculty and students at Mizzou Engineering. The Interactive Digital Environments Lab will allow instructors to record high-quality lectures and demonstrations. For Information Technology students, the [...]
Mizzou Engineering Adds Four New IT Certificates

Mizzou Engineering Adds Four New IT Certificates

Those wanting to becoming tech savvier now have more options. Mizzou Engineering’s Information Technology program will offer four new IT certificates this fall. And students can complete the IT certificates entirely online. Students can earn a certificate independent of a degree or along with a bachelor’s program. Anyone can apply. High school seniors wanting to [...]
Lab to Take Online Learning to New Levels

Lab to Take Online Learning to New Levels

Brian Maurer demonstrates advanced online learning options to fellow faculty members during a seminar held last month. Mizzou Engineering students could see advanced online learning experiences this coming year. A new lab will equip faculty from across the College with professional-level studio equipment. Brian Maurer is designing the lab. He is director of undergraduate studies [...]

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