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 [...]
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, [...]
Meet Praveen Edara

Meet Praveen Edara

Diverging diamond interchanges have been shown to reduce the number of car crashes by more than half and save states millions of dollars in construction costs. But before the first one debuted in 2009, researchers across the country spent years testing them in simulated environments. Meet Praveen Edara, who was among the first to study [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Meet Noah Manring

Meet Noah Manring

Noah Manring What does it take to be an effective leader? Management skills? Of course. The ability to solve problems? Absolutely. A Mizzou Engineering education? Turns out, that’s proven to be key for hundreds of CEOs and managers. Meet Dean Noah Manring, who’s on a mission to ensure the College continues that long-standing tradition of [...]
Mizzou Engineers Take Transfer Learning Step Further in New Paper

Mizzou Engineers Take Transfer Learning Step Further in New Paper

Imagine having a self-driving car that is already trained to recognize road markings, street signs and other vehicles. Could you take what that car knows and tweak it so the vehicle could navigate the ocean, too? The idea is known as transfer learning, and a Mizzou Engineering team has taken it a step further by [...]
Meet Hongbin ‘Bill’ Ma

Meet Hongbin ‘Bill’ Ma

Imagine having a two-sided lunchbox that could keep your soda cool all day while also heating a can of soup at lunch. Or a temperature-controlled swimming pool that allowed you to swim in November. What about a high-tech beach umbrella that could keep you 15 degrees cooler than the air around it? Sound like a [...]

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