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Explore Mizzou Engineers’ senior capstone projects

Mizzou Engineering students think about how they can solve real-world problems before they step outside the classroom and into their careers. Click the links below to explore some of the solutions created by the engineers of tomorrow.

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Mizzou chemical engineering students complete AIChE design challenge for senior capstone project

Each semester, chemical engineering students complete the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Student Design Competition. The 2024 competition challenged students to design a power-to-gas facility.

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Mizzou Engineering celebrates graduates, confers more than 430 degrees at spring commencement 

More than 430 students graduated from Mizzou Engineering this past weekend. On Friday, May 10, Interim Dean Praveen Edara joined UM System President Mun Y. Choi and other college leadership to confer degrees at Mizzou Arena. 


Mizzou researcher develops next-generation hydrogen sensors

A new University of Missouri researcher is developing next-generation sensors that could be key to using hydrogen as a clean energy source in the future.

Left to right: Jayden Francois, Alyssa Fritz, Asher Ferguson, Tanner Smith, Laine Cibulskis, Jackson Bailey, Aubrey Pipkins, Josh Donaldson, Ansa Sunil, Corey Valleroy and Randi Noel

2024 Award for Academic Distinction recipients announced

The University of Missouri recently announced 12 recipients of the 2024 Award for Academic Distinction. It is one of the highest honors MU offers based on academic distinction alone. Two engineering students were among the honorees.

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#MizzouMade engineers share memories, favorites and what’s up next after graduation

Meet 10 soon-to-be alumni, learn how Mizzou Engineering has helped them achieve their goals and see where they’re headed next. 

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An aptitude for leadership: Kemm earns degree in chemical engineering

A first-generation student from a small town in Southwest Missouri, Ashley Kemm is proud to be a Tiger. She grew up coming to Mizzou and fell in love with campus. And while here, she says she’s never felt unsupported thanks to the Tiger community.


The perfect mix of engineering and medicine: Forck earns biomedical engineering degree

Nate Forck says he’s proud to be a Tiger because of the people he works with and sees every day. His favorite Mizzou Engineering memory is hanging out with his classmates after thermodynamics exams. And his favorite parts about biomedical engineering is the variety of tech electives and the enthusiastic professors who teach them.

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“The best decision I ever made:” Patel earns degree in biological engineering

Zara Patel didn’t think she would find herself at Mizzou, but after four years on campus she says attending school here was the best decision she’d ever made.


An important step forward in the future of self-health monitoring

Zheng Yan and a team of researchers at the University of Missouri have made a significant breakthrough in their ongoing development of an on-skin wearable bioelectronic device. The key feature: wireless charging — without batteries — through a magnetic connection.