Army Ants robotics team wins top design in global competition

Army Ants robotics team wins top design in global competition

A member of Army Ants shows where a computer chip is place inside a compression sock. Photo courtesy of Don Shrubshell/Columbia Daily Tribune The Army Ants, Columbia’s FIRST® Robotics Competition team, took home the 2021 Global Innovation Design Award in the FIRST Robotics Competition. The team of high school students received the award for their [...]
PayneCrest Electric CEO Reflects on Experiences at Mizzou Engineering

PayneCrest Electric CEO Reflects on Experiences at Mizzou Engineering

David Payne, CEO of PayneCrest Electric and Communications in St. Louis. During a recent visit to Mizzou Engineering, David Payne ’83 noticed the robust resources the College offers students. Advising services to help them determine which classes to take. Career services to connect them to internships and jobs. And Payne, CEO of PayneCrest Electric and [...]
Engineering Professor’s Company One of Three Startups Recognized at Mizzou Event

Engineering Professor’s Company One of Three Startups Recognized at Mizzou Event

Mizzou Engineering faculty were recognized last month for taking their research ideas to market. Professor Yi Shang’s company, TigerAware, was among just three from across campus recognized for becoming startups and making first sales of products using MU technologies. The Office of Research and Economic Development hosted “Taking Your ideas to Market” on April 29. [...]
Army Ants Robotics Team Secures Spot in International Finals

Army Ants Robotics Team Secures Spot in International Finals

Members of the Army Ants (pictured prior to COVID-19 restrictions). Columbia’s FIRST® Robotics Competition team is one of just 20 teams worldwide, and the only team in the entire Midwest, to be selected as a finalist for the FIRST Global Innovation Awards. The team — a group of high school students known as the Army [...]
Mizzou Engineer Shares Machine Learning Expertise at IEEE Workshop

Mizzou Engineer Shares Machine Learning Expertise at IEEE Workshop

A Mizzou Engineer shared his expertise in machine learning and data analytics with business professionals last week, encouraging them to begin to think about ways in which computing systems could help them better process big data. Grant Scott is an assistant professor in the Electrical Engineer and Computer Science Department and Center for Geospatial Intelligence. [...]
Gubera to Screen Joplin Documentary on 10th Anniversary of Tornado

Gubera to Screen Joplin Documentary on 10th Anniversary of Tornado

A Mizzou Engineering faculty member will screen his documentary, “Joplin, Missouri: A Tornado Story” this weekend on the 10th anniversary of the storm. Chip Gubera will introduce  the film and answer questions at two showings on Sunday at Bookhouse Cinema in Joplin. Gubera is an assistant professor of professional practice in the Information Technology Program [...]
NSF CAREER grant to help bridge technology and transportation

NSF CAREER grant to help bridge technology and transportation

  Yaw Adu-Gyamfi, assistant professor in civil and environmental engineering (CEE), recently received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) grant. This award is to further his current work with his DASH platform plus additional proposals with deep learning and adaptive computing to design management solutions for transportation systems. “The DASH project […]

Mizzou Cybersecurity Center Forms New Industrial Advisory Board

Mizzou Cybersecurity Center Forms New Industrial Advisory Board

Members of the new Mizzou Cybersecurity Industry Advisory Board are: Top, from left: Ryan Frillman, Equifax; Cindi Carter, MedeAnalytics; Kevin Fuller, Burns & McDonnell; Jason Martin, Defense Information and Systems Agency. Bottom, from left: Randy Raw, Veterans United Home Loans; Walid Rjaibi, IBM; Nichole Windholz, health care company in Kansas City; and Jon Rolf of [...]
IT Students Help Promote Missouri Bicentennial

IT Students Help Promote Missouri Bicentennial

A graphic from Shawn Nguyen's video. The video is part of a promotion for Missouri 2021, a year-long celebration of the state's 200th birthday.   Missouri is celebrating its 200th birthday this year, and students in the Information Technology Program at Mizzou Engineering are helping get the party started. The students—in Chip Gubera’s Motion Graphics [...]

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