Improving Efficiency of Gas-Powered Water Heaters

Improving Efficiency of Gas-Powered Water Heaters

A faculty-led research team at Mizzou Engineering is collaborating with a national laboratory and private industry to develop technology that may ultimately lead to less natural gas consumption in consumer-grade gas water heaters. Hongbin (Bill) Ma, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, is the primary investigator of an MU research group that is tasked with […]

Kluever Named Kemper Fellow

Kluever Named Kemper Fellow

Craig Kluever, professor and director of undergraduate studies for the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE), was awarded a 2020 William T. Kemper Fellowship for Teaching Excellence. “I am honored and humbled by this award,” Kluever said. “Throughout my career I’ve tried to keep students engaged in the classroom, and I’ve found that including […]

Improving Workflow in an Intensive Care Unit

Improving Workflow in an Intensive Care Unit

A hospital’s intensive care unit (ICU) can be a very busy place. Time is of the essence when treating patients, yet time is a limited commodity for ICU nurses. They treat patients, fill out paperwork, talk with patients’ families and much more every day. But time spent not treating patients hinders patient care. And in […]

IT Program Tackles Drone Technologies

IT Program Tackles Drone Technologies

When you want a cloud-computing service at work, you call IT. But who do you contact to integrate a company drone into daily operations? That may not be an everyday problem now, but unmanned autonomous vehicles (UAVs) are quickly becoming a reality for many businesses. And that’s where the Information Technology Program at Mizzou Engineering [...]
Interactive Digital Environments Lab Benefits Faculty, Students

Interactive Digital Environments Lab Benefits Faculty, Students

IT students will be on hand in the Interactive Digital Environments Lab to assist users and monitor quality. An innovative new lab now open in Lafferre Hall will benefit both faculty and students at Mizzou Engineering. The Interactive Digital Environments Lab will allow instructors to record high-quality lectures and demonstrations. For Information Technology students, the [...]
Lifetime of Service

Lifetime of Service

Ultrasound. Ground penetrating radar. Thermal imaging. You probably don’t think of these Nondestructive Evaluation (NDE) technologies as necessary tools for bridge inspections. But Glenn Washer, professor of civil and environmental engineering, has conducted research that proves these technologies greatly enhance condition assessment of bridges, leading to improved inspections that help prevent accidents and collapses. In […]

Islam Elected Secretary of ECEDHA for Central States

Islam Elected Secretary of ECEDHA for Central States

Syed Kamrul Islam is head of EECS. Syed Kumrul Islam, chair of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at Mizzou, has been elected secretary of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Heads Association (ECEDHA) for the Central States Region. ECEDHA is made up of electrical and computer engineering department chairs from the U.S. and Canada. [...]
Pfeiffer Awarded for Improving Teaching and Learning Through Technology

Pfeiffer Awarded for Improving Teaching and Learning Through Technology

Ferris Pfeiffer, a professor in the Biological, Biomedical and Chemical Engineering Department, won an Excellence in Teaching with Technology Award from MU Course Design & Technology in May. Pfeiffer won in the Graduate/Professional Teaching category. The Award recognizes the efforts of those who use technology to “meaningfully improve teaching and learning at Mizzou,” according to […]

Mizzou Engineering Highlights Research

Mizzou Engineering Highlights Research

Lafferre Hall was bustling with activity March 5 as the College celebrated its third annual Research Day. The College’s research drives innovation and new technology, while exposing Mizzou Engineering students to cutting-edge ideas and discoveries, preparing them to become the engineering leaders of tomorrow. Twenty-four student poster presentations lined the first floor of Lafferre, covering […]

Symposium on Engineering Teaching Excellence Encourages Engineering Faculty to Continue Growing as Professors

Symposium on Engineering Teaching Excellence Encourages Engineering Faculty to Continue Growing as Professors

The Symposium on Engineering Teaching Excellence inspired the College of Engineering’s faculty with new teaching skills aimed at enhancing students’ educational experience. The symposium was hosted by the Dean’s Council for Teaching Excellence (DCTE) Organizing Committee on Friday, Dec. 6, for the College’s professors to learn different approaches to facilitate engineering learning in the classroom. […]

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