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Kiruba Krishnaswamy Profile

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Improving Workflow in an Intensive Care Unit

Jung Hyup Kim, associate professor in Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, is investigating how to help nurses spend more time with patients who need extra care, especially in a hectic ICU environment.

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IT Program Tackles Drone Technologies

hen 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 is stepping up.

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Interactive Digital Environments Lab Benefits Faculty, Students

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 lab provides the opportunity to gain hands-on experience.

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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.

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Islam Elected Secretary of ECEDHA for Central States

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.