Skubic named Curators’ Distinguished Professor

Skubic named Curators’ Distinguished Professor

Curators' Distinguished Professor Marjorie Skubic Mizzou Engineering’s Marjorie Skubic has been named a Curators’ Distinguished Professor, the highest honor bestowed on faculty at the University of Missouri System. “I’m very honored and humbled and surprised,” said Skubic, a professor and Robert H. Buescher Faculty Fellow in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS). “I see this [...]
Xu named Curators’ Distinguished Professor

Xu named Curators’ Distinguished Professor

Curators Distinguished Professor Dong Xu Mizzou Engineering’s Dong Xu has been named a Curators’ Distinguished Professor, the highest recognition bestowed by the University of Missouri System. “I feel honored and humbled,” said Xu, Shumaker Endowed Professor in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS). “I’ve been working here since 2003. At the time, I did not [...]
Mizzou Engineering paper among IEEE top 10 featured articles

Mizzou Engineering paper among IEEE top 10 featured articles

In the IEEE paper, Professor Dominique Ho outlines a more rigorous process that allows machines to better recognize elliptical shapes in images. A Mizzou Engineer has helped devise a way for machines to better see and detect objects that have elliptical shape — earning him and co-authors a spot in a top academic journal. The [...]
Researchers training machines to recognize vocal fatigue

Researchers training machines to recognize vocal fatigue

Even before COVID-19 had them speaking up in online classrooms or projecting their voices from behind masks, teachers were at high risk of vocal fatigue. This condition can cause persistent hoarseness, throat pain and permanent damage to the vocal cords. Currently, diagnosing vocal fatigue requires an in-person consultation. But someday, a wearable device or smart [...]
Mizzou Engineering alumnus breaks down data for The Associated Press

Mizzou Engineering alumnus breaks down data for The Associated Press

Justin Myers graduated from Mizzou in 2011 with bachelor’s degrees in electrical engineering and journalism. His role as Data Editor for The Associated Press seems to be a perfect marriage of his skills. “People ask these really broad questions about how the world works or what’s going on, and we have to help make sense […]

Meet Syed Kamrul Islam

Meet Syed Kamrul Islam

Low-power biomedical devices have the ability to transform human health, from identifying chronic kidney disease to predicting diabetes and detecting respiratory issues. At Mizzou Engineering, you’ll find that work happening in the Analog/Mixed Signal and Devices Laboratory in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS). Meet Syed Kamrul Islam, who’s at the helm [...]
Proposed tool would give users control of social media images

Proposed tool would give users control of social media images

Imagine unexpectedly seeing yourself in a publicly shared photo on social media. Maybe you don’t want anyone to know you’re on vacation for security reasons but get captured on the beach in a stranger’s family photo. Or in a crowd at a sporting event when you called in sick that day. Or maybe it’s just [...]
Ron Wood receives 2020 Citation of Merit Award

Ron Wood receives 2020 Citation of Merit Award

Ron Wood In honor of his successful engineering career and his commitment to Mizzou Engineering, Ron Wood (BS EE ’64) has been named the 2020 winner of the Citation of Merit Award. Recipients of the award, which is given by the MU Engineering Alumni Organization, are chosen for their significant impact on the engineering profession [...]
Oruche receives prestigious GEM Associate Fellowship

Oruche receives prestigious GEM Associate Fellowship

Roland Oruche, a PhD student in computer science, has been named a GEM Associate Fellow by the National GEM Consortium. The fellowship recognizes individuals from diverse backgrounds for outstanding graduate work and great potential for success in the future. “Having been accepted for this fellowship gives me the opportunity to not only make a substantial [...]

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