Meet Kate Trauth

Meet Kate Trauth

Dedicated professor. Water researcher. Problem solver. Meet Kate Trauth, associate professor and Inclusivity, Diversity and Equity (IDE) faculty fellow at Mizzou Engineering. Trauth has taught at Mizzou for 21 years and is currently in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Her research focuses on stormwater, understanding how to manage it better using geographic information [...]
Krishnaswamy Receives VentureWell Faculty Grant

Krishnaswamy Receives VentureWell Faculty Grant

Kiruba Krishnaswamy, an assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical, Biological and Chemical Engineering with a joint appointment in Food Science (CAFNR), received a Fall 2020 VentureWell Faculty Grant, in a statement from the organization. This grant recognizes Krishnaswamy’s commitment to inclusive support of students who are creating innovations for positive social and environmental impact. […]

Symposium Inspires Ideas for Enhancing Digital Classroom Experience

Symposium Inspires Ideas for Enhancing Digital Classroom Experience

The College of Engineering faculty came together recently for the 2nd annual Symposium on Engineering Teaching Excellence. This virtual event allowed faculty to share best practices for teaching online and to learn from others’ experiences. This year’s keynote speaker was award-winning Professor Johannes Strobel in the School of Information Science & Learning Technologies at MU. […]

A Legacy of Teaching Excellence

A Legacy of Teaching Excellence

Cerry Klein, a beloved professor of industrial and manufacturing systems engineering (IMSE), retired in August 2020 after 36 years of service to Mizzou. Klein served as the IMSE department chair for seven of those years. He also served as director of undergraduate studies and director of graduate studies, with those duties overlapping from 2001-2007. “He […]

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 […]

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