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Portrait of Ferris Pfeiffer

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.

A screencap of Chip Gubera's film, depicting a man and a woman standing together in a kitchen.

IT Faculty Member Takes 1st at Film Fest

A Mizzou Engineering faculty member took first place in a 48-hour virtual film fest earlier this month.

Portrait: Feng Wang

App to help families find restroom accommodations

Families and individuals needing special restroom accommodations could have an easier time finding public bathrooms in the future, thanks to an app in development at Mizzou Engineering.

poster session winners with dean

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.

Members of the team floating in zero gravity and giving thumbs-up

Weightless Wonderland: Mizzou Engineering Team Does Research in Zero Gravity

A research experiment by a Mizzou Engineering team in a zero-gravity environment could lead to the development of an efficient method of harvesting water in space.

Kiruba Krishnaswamy presenting in Ketcham Auditorium.

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.

Portrait of Zhiqiang Hu

Hu among MU faculty members named 2019 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Zhiqiang Hu, a professor and former chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering in the College of Engineering, is one of three MU faculty members named 2019 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Looking over the shoulder of a person driving a car at sunset.

Mizzou research aims to improve driver alerts through science

If researchers can predict how drivers will react, they can better tailor systems either broadly or potentially to individual motorists. Mizzou Engineering Assistant Professor Jung Hyup Kim’s research opens the door to potentially creating a more interactive system.

A moss-covered tree trunk, dramatically lit in front of a dark wood.

MU’s Cheng utilizing deep learning expertise for key federal biofuel project

Mizzou Engineering’s Jianlin Cheng has put his world-class protein prediction skills to stellar use in the field of healthcare, and now, he’s part of a critical effort in bioenergy — one that could dramatically improve the prospects of biofuels as fossil fuel reserves dwindle.


Mizzou Engineering’s Kannan earns major award from UM System

Recently, the UM System announced the winners of its 2019 President’s Awards, which are given by President Mun Choi in recognition of faculty who have done exceptional work to advance the mission of the System. Mizzou Associate Professor of Biomedical, Biological & Chemical Engineering Raghuraman Kannan was one of 12 awardees, earning the President’s Award for Economic Development.