Researcher helps AAAS, HBCU group envision a zero hunger world

Researcher helps AAAS, HBCU group envision a zero hunger world

Solving issues around global hunger will require collaboration among diverse groups approaching the problem from multiple angles. That was one take-away from a presentation Mizzou’s Kiruba Krishnaswamy gave on Aug. 26 at a webinar hosted by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). The presentation was part of AAAS’s Making & Innovation Showcase, [...]
Midwest Industrial Assessment Center receives Department of Energy grant to continue helping manufacturers become more efficient

Midwest Industrial Assessment Center receives Department of Energy grant to continue helping manufacturers become more efficient

For 15 years, a Mizzou Engineering center has worked with Missouri manufacturers to identify ways to cut down on energy costs. Since then, the Midwest Industrial Assessment Center (IAC) has helped industries save more than $87 million — nearly $28 million in the past four years alone. Now, Director Sanjeev Khanna is equipped to help [...]
Engineers explore student organizations at New Student BBQ

Engineers explore student organizations at New Student BBQ

The Mizzou Engineering Student Council (MESC) welcomed new and returning students to Mizzou Engineering as it hosted the annual New Student BBQ on Thursday, Aug. 26. Although it began to rain shortly after the start of the event at Peace Park, those in attendance adapted quickly to the circumstances and moved the entire event into […]

‘Driving’ innovation to help eliminate plastic waste

‘Driving’ innovation to help eliminate plastic waste

Eric Stann | MU News Bureau Each year in the United States, millions of tons of plastic waste are discarded and not recycled, leading to serious environmental problems. In an effort to help keep this waste from ending up in the environment, engineers at the University of Missouri are partnering with Dow and the Missouri [...]
Materializing creativity: REU promotes imagination in research

Materializing creativity: REU promotes imagination in research

Josh Saboorizadeh, far right, leads a group activity at a creativity seminar. Students participating in a National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program at Mizzou Engineering got more than a material science and engineering education this summer. They also learned how to incorporate creativity into their research. This is the third year for [...]
Middle, high school students explore cyber security at Hacker Tracker Camp

Middle, high school students explore cyber security at Hacker Tracker Camp

Twelve middle and high school students gained a deeper understanding of cybersecurity and associated professions at a three-day virtual camp hosted by Mizzou Engineering. During the Hacker Tracker Cyber Security Camp, participants practiced coding, explored various types of attacks and heard from experts in the field. “It’s remarkable that these students learned and grasped complicated [...]
Loehr receives the Osterberg Award from Deep Foundations Institute

Loehr receives the Osterberg Award from Deep Foundations Institute

Erik Loehr receives the Osterberg Award from Denton A. Kort, M.Eng, P.E., Vice President, Service Line Manager Monitoring – Americas, Fugro. | Corporate Photography by Mark Skalny www.markskalnyphotography.com A Mizzou Engineer has received a prestigious award for his significant contributions to geotechnical engineering. Erik Loehr accepted the 2020-2021 Osterberg Memorial Award and gave a corresponding [...]
Career takeoff

Career takeoff

In his fewer than three years at The Boeing Company, Sean Earl, BS EE ’18, is finding early career success. “During this last year, I’ve supported flight test efforts for fighter jet, senior executive transport, and commercial derivative platforms side of Boeing,” Earl said. “That means that once we tell the customer the aircraft can […]

3D printing lab to provide new opportunities for students, faculty

3D printing lab to provide new opportunities for students, faculty

Seth Mueller, a civil engineering major, and Assistant Professor Oliver Giraldo examine a 3D printed object in the 3D Printing Research and Experiences Lab. Mizzou Engineering is ramping up efforts to train students to use 3D printers and encourage researchers to find new ways to apply the technology. This coming semester the 3D Printing Research [...]
Missouri teachers to learn cyber skills at GenCyber camp

Missouri teachers to learn cyber skills at GenCyber camp

Elementary, middle and high school teachers from across the state will spend next week learning new ways to incorporate cybersecurity lessons into their coursework. It’s part of the GenCyber Camp offered by Dan Lin, an associate professor of electrical engineering and computer science at Mizzou Engineering. “The goal is to reach out to as many [...]

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