The University of Missouri College of Engineering held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday to commemorate the completion of the renovation of the 1935 and 1944 sections of its main building, Thomas and Nell Lafferre Hall.
The MU College of Engineering’s annual Scholarship Dinner was held Oct. 27 to honor the College’s generous donors and our outstanding students. The College of Engineering awarded more than $1.2 million to more than 540 students this year thanks to the support of its donors.
Mary Carlson, who in addition to making use of the engineering competencies mastered at MU, also has made a difference with her persuasive communication skills, both in her long career with 3M and as a mentor.
ECE alum Thompson Lin is president, CEO and chairman of Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (AOI) based in Sugar Land, Texas, a company he founded in 1997. AOI designs, develops and manufactures optical devices, components and subsystems; laser transmitters; and fiber optic transceivers.
Mechanical engineering alumnus Jim Fitterling likes some of the recent developments at Mizzou, and earlier this year, he made a generous gift to MU in support of the College of Engineering.
MU Engineering students hitting the undergraduate research lab for classes and homework this semester discovered the lab’s aging electronic test equipment had been replaced with new, state-of-the art units from Tektronix
The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department recently selected Buttlar for the newly endowed position of Barton Chair in Flexible Pavement Technology, named for 1961 civil engineering alumnus Glen Barton, who helped fund the position along with the Missouri Asphalt Pavement Association.
When he passed away in 2012, the life-changing impact his education and his time at Mizzou had on his life resulted in Marvin Elston leaving most of his fortune to the MU College of Engineering for scholarships.
Ray Beck, BS AgE ’56, MS CiE ’59 with an emphasis in sanitation, and his wife established the Raymond A. and Delilah A. Beck Scholarship Fund in June 2014, and the couple met the scholarship’s first recipient at the dinner.