Mizzou Engineering student earns scholarship

Mizzou Engineering student earns scholarship

A Mizzou Engineering student was among eight students awarded scholarships from Campus Dining Services this week. Shaoyi Zong, who is earning a master’s in computer science, received a $1,000 scholarship for the fall 2020 semester. The scholarships recognize student employees for length of service, leadership, grade point average, extracurricular activities and honors. Zong works at [...]
Those with chronic illnesses look to web for support during crisis

Those with chronic illnesses look to web for support during crisis

Sean Goggins Roughly 150 million U.S. citizens with chronic illnesses turn to online support communities for assistance — a number likely to grow as COVID-19 forces high-risk individuals to stay home. But not all online health forums are created equal, one expert from Mizzou Engineering warns. “More people are going to be relying on online [...]
Students awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Students awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Five Mizzou Engineering students and alumni were recently selected to receive National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships, which recognize outstanding work in STEM fields. According to the NSF, Fellows are expected to become globally engaged experts and leaders who can contribute to research, education and innovations in science and engineering. “These students have demonstrated [...]
Protect yourself from would-be hackers

Protect yourself from would-be hackers

Organizations across the country this spring are turning to Mizzou Engineering’s Prasad Calyam, director of the college’s Center for Cyber Education, Research and Infrastructure, for his expertise on keeping cloud-based platforms secure but still functional as more users access systems in healthcare, education and government. It’s technical talk among cyber-savvy professionals, but for the rest [...]
MU Student Team Advances to World Finals

MU Student Team Advances to World Finals

A team of graduate students in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science has advanced to the world finals in Microsoft’s 2020 Imagine Cup. Mizzou Engineering students Caleb Heinzman, Kolton Speer and Imad Toubal, along with Ashlyn O’Hara, a senior majoring in data journalism, developed the Deeptector.io website, which uses artificial intelligence to predict […]

Computer science alumnus finalist for Mark Twain Fellowship

Computer science alumnus finalist for Mark Twain Fellowship

Mizzou Engineering alumni Luke Guerdan is a finalist for the 2020 Mark Twain Fellowship. The MU-sponsored fellowship supports Mizzou alumni pursuing graduate study abroad. The recipient is granted significant financial support for his or her studies. Guerdan, who earned degrees in computer science and psychology at MU, plans to pursue a master’s degree at Cambridge […]

Engineering Interns Gain Skills on NextGen Site

Engineering Interns Gain Skills on NextGen Site

Four Mizzou Engineering students are currently working as interns on the construction site of the NextGen Precision Health Institute located near University Hospital on the MU campus. The students say their internships provide an opportunity to put into practice what they have learned in the classroom, or give them a chance to learn new skills […]

St. Pat’s Board: Working Hard to Have Fun

St. Pat’s Board: Working Hard to Have Fun

Mizzou engineering students, staff and faculty are gearing up for all of the fun events and activities slated for Engineers’ Week March 6 – 14, the culmination of more than six months of research and planning by members of the Engineers’ Club-St. Pat’s Board. Seniors Ola Babalola and Justin Yarbrough were named co-presidents of 2020 […]

The 5G Experience

The 5G Experience

This spring semester, 19 University of Missouri students are participating in a new immersive 5G course in partnership with AT&T. The course will explore the impact of wireless technology on college campuses and beyond. The course, “Connectivity and 5G” uses a multidisciplinary approach with students and instructors from a variety of fields of study including […]

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