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NSF Research Traineeship program to prepare materials and data scientists

A five-year, $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) is establishing a doctoral training program at the University of Missouri to help prepare the next generation of scientists and engineers to work in the emerging fields of materials science and data science and analytics.

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Engineers share expertise around Nautilus with Great Plains Network

Mizzou Engineers are sharing their expertise around the National Research Platform, or Nautilus, with academic peers and leaders across the state this year. Nautilus is a massively scaled hypercluster with thousands of compute nodes located all across the U.S. and powered by Kubernetes, an open source software platform.

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Gregory Scholar, data science student studies augmented reality in advertising

Augmented reality (AR) can be an effective tool for brands to engage with consumers, so long as the features are useful, enjoyable and easy to activate. Those were some of Krutika Deshpande’s findings from her recent research project around the use of AR and storytelling by brands. Deshpande — a master’s student in data science and part of an interdisciplinary research program — presented the work at Show Me Research Week last month.

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Study unexpectedly finds only 7 health symptoms directly related to ‘long COVID’

In a new study, a team of University of Missouri researchers made an unexpected discovery: people experiencing long-lasting effects from COVID-19 — known as “long COVID” or post-COVID conditions — are susceptible to developing only seven health symptoms for up to a year following the infection. They are: fast-beating heart, hair loss, fatigue, chest pain, shortness of breath, joint pain and obesity.

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New web resource provides health, socioeconomic, other geospatial data

A Mizzou Engineering team has developed a web resource that allows users to sort and view health, socioeconomic, accessibility and population data by county.

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Mizzou Engineering Launches Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics Engineering

More companies are relying on big data to provide insights and make decisions, and that means data-related jobs are on the rise. To meet the demand, Mizzou Engineering has launched a Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics Engineering. The certificate, housed in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department (EECS), is a stand-alone program open to…

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Rao Invited to Serve on Environmental Health Sciences Review Committee

Praveen Rao has been invited to serve as a member of the Environmental Health Sciences Review Committee, which serves as an advisory board to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Members are appointed for a 3-year term.