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Students Explore Virtual Reality Applications in VR Lab

Students Explore Virtual Reality Applications in VR Lab

About a dozen students from across campus got to experience various applications of virtual reality during a field trip to the VR Lab at Mizzou Engineering yesterday. Fang Wang, an assistant teaching professor in the Information Technology Program, and several of her students demonstrated the technology through projects they’ve worked on over the past couple [...]
Mizzou Engineers Help RJI Develop JSafe App

Mizzou Engineers Help RJI Develop JSafe App

The JSafe app will allow female journalists to better document and store incidents of harassment. Computer Science students have developed an app to help female journalists document harassment. The JSafe app lets reporters store incident reports in a secure, cloud-based system. The app is a partnership between Mizzou Engineering, MU’s Reynolds Journalism Institute and the [...]
The 5G Experience

The 5G Experience

This spring semester, 19 University of Missouri students are participating in a new immersive 5G course in partnership with AT&T. The course will explore the impact of wireless technology on college campuses and beyond. The course, “Connectivity and 5G” uses a multidisciplinary approach with students and instructors from a variety of fields of study including […]

Mizzou researchers closing in on vaccine breakthrough

Mizzou researchers closing in on vaccine breakthrough

MU College of Engineering Professor Dong Xu (Electrical Engineering and Computer Science) and Assistant Professor Bret Ulery (Chemical Engineering) partnered with immunologist Jeffery Adamovicz with the goal of finding a more rapid, cost-effective way of creating vaccines.

Researchers embark on quest to find durable, cost-efficient soy-based material

Efforts to identify greener, more cost-efficient materials to make the polyurethanes used to create foams and plastics has resulted in an expanded use of soybeans and soybean oils. The United Soybean Board (USB) has jumped on the bandwagon, funding research projects across the country that develop the industrial use of soybeans. In particular, they have […]

Research synergy produces unique, exciting results

Within his successful National Science Foundation CAREER award proposal, Dmitry Korkin, a University of Missouri assistant professor of computer science, included his intent to apply his work in structural bioinformatics to the study of nematodes. His collaboration with molecular nematologist Melissa Mitchum, an MU associate professor of plant sciences, has been fruitful. The pair had […]

Capstone instructor’s class focuses on rounded design process

Each semester, University of Missouri electrical and computer engineering instructor Jim Fischer is responsible for both ECE 3110 and ECE 4970 courses, the department’s Projects and Senior Capstone Design classes. Both require students to utilize classroom concepts to conceptualize and build hands-on projects of their own devising — under Fischer’s watchful eye. “Basically, I serve […]

Online game combines efforts of recent CS alumnus, RJI fellow

An online game that allows players to show their Tiger pride and earn a chance at a cash prize is the result of collaboration between a computer science alumnus and a Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) post-doctoral fellow. Joe Griffin designed the website for the MU Tiger Challenge, an online game where users can upload fan […]

Working out the logistics of biomass as a viable energy resource

Biomass is one obvious answer to the question of how this country will address its needs for renewable, sustainable energy resources. But logistical questions and related financial considerations surrounding the initiation and operation of biomass supply and energy output facilities — location, production, harvest, storage and transport, to name a few — are less obvious. […]

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