Professor Helping Develop Better Way to Diagnose COVID-19

Professor Helping Develop Better Way to Diagnose COVID-19

A Mizzou Engineer has teamed up with a company to help develop a better way to diagnose COVID-19. Dong Xu, Shumaker Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, is working with a company applying nanopore sequencers to test DNA samples for the virus. Xu will then help develop a system to analyze the DNA data. [...]
EECS Student Takes First-Place Award for Sleep Apnea Research

EECS Student Takes First-Place Award for Sleep Apnea Research

Omiya Hassan An electrical and computer engineering student took top honors at the 37th Annual Research & Creative Activities Forum for helping develop a smarter way to diagnose sleep apnea. Omiya Hassan won first in the engineering and computer technology category of the competition, sponsored by the Graduate Professional Council. Presentations were held virtually last [...]
Professor Shares Insights into Neural Engineering

Professor Shares Insights into Neural Engineering

A highly renowned researcher took a few minutes out of his busy schedule this week to address graduate students in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department. Satish S Nair is an EECS professor, director of the Neural Engineering Lab and one of the first researchers to begin using engineering principles to better understand the [...]
Mizzou Engineering Student Takes First Place in IEEE Computational Challenge

Mizzou Engineering Student Takes First Place in IEEE Computational Challenge

Waylon Wu won first place in an IEEE CIS technical challenge. A Mizzou Engineering student took first place in an international competition during which he was up against professional researchers and faculty members. Wenlong “Waylon” Wu won top prize in the Technical Challenge on Energy Prediction with Smart Data sponsored by the Institute of Electrical [...]
Mizzou Engineer Explores Challenges, Opportunities of Quantum Radar

Mizzou Engineer Explores Challenges, Opportunities of Quantum Radar

A Mizzou Engineer was invited to weigh in on the “Opportunities and Challenges of Quantum Radar” for a prestigious magazine published by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Jeffery Uhlmann published the paper with a co-author from the U.S Naval Research Laboratory in the November issue of IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Magazine. [...]
Mizzou Engineers Help Develop Smarter Way to Diagnose Malaria

Mizzou Engineers Help Develop Smarter Way to Diagnose Malaria

This illustration of red blood cells shows cells infected with the malaria parasite. Mizzou Engineers are part of a global team developing a smarter way to combat malaria—a leading cause of death in the world. Now, they’ve outlined a two-step approach that will use deep learning to more accurately and efficiently diagnose the disease. “According [...]
Electrical Engineering Student Earns Prestigious DEPS Scholarship

Electrical Engineering Student Earns Prestigious DEPS Scholarship

Evan Schulte A Mizzou Engineering student has received a prestigious scholarship from the Directed Energy Professional Society (DEPS). Evan Schulte is earning a master’s in electrical engineering. He works on directed energy with his advisor, Professor Randy Curry, in the Center for Physical and Power Electronics. “It’s cool to be in a position to apply [...]
EECS Student Wins People’s Choice Award at 3MT® Competition

EECS Student Wins People’s Choice Award at 3MT® Competition

Anup Mishra, a PhD candidate, won People's Choice at the 3MT® competition. A Mizzou Engineer took home the People’s Choice award at this year’s 3MT® competition sponsored by the University of Missouri Graduate School. Anup Mishra, a PhD candidate in electrical engineering and computer science, presented a three-minute thesis on creating personalized alerts to reduce [...]
Six Mizzou Engineers Named McNair Scholars

Six Mizzou Engineers Named McNair Scholars

The 2020-2021 class of University of Missouri McNair Scholars includes six engineering students: Stephan Agee, a junior in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Kelly Dade, a senior in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Brianna Davis, a junior in Biomedical, Biological and Chemical Engineering Kyle Downes, a junior in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Chavis Ferguson, a senior […]

Mizzou Engineers, USGS Create Tool to Test Oil in Water

Mizzou Engineers, USGS Create Tool to Test Oil in Water

Researchers are creating a tool that would allow oil in water to be tested using a portable device, smart phone and sample vial. Those responding to oil spills could soon have an easier way to determine the environmental impacts. A Mizzou Engineer is helping develop a tool to analyze water samples and measure oil levels [...]

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