Six Mizzou Engineers Named McNair Scholars

Six Mizzou Engineers Named McNair Scholars

The 2020-2021 class of University of Missouri McNair Scholars includes six engineering students: Stephan Agee, a junior in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Kelly Dade, a senior in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Brianna Davis, a junior in Biomedical, Biological and Chemical Engineering Kyle Downes, a junior in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Chavis Ferguson, a senior […]

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 […]

Aiming for the Moon and Beyond

Aiming for the Moon and Beyond

As a child, Mark Magnante was interested in everything related to space. Growing up in California, movies were also a huge part of his childhood and influenced him greatly. “Seeing movies like ‘Star Wars’ in theaters when it was released made my imagination just run crazy with dreams of the stars,” Magnante said. “Growing up […]

Park Elected to Fellow in ASME

Park Elected to Fellow in ASME

Chanwoo Park, associate professor and director of the Heat Transfer/Sustainable Energy Laboratory in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE), was elected to the grade of “Fellow” in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). ASME is an international non-profit organization comprised of more than 100,000 members in 140+ countries. It promotes collaboration, career […]

The New Tattoo: Drawing Electronics on Skin

The New Tattoo: Drawing Electronics on Skin

One day, people could monitor their own health conditions by simply picking up a pencil and drawing a bioelectronic device on their skin. In a new study, University of Missouri engineers demonstrated that the simple combination of pencils and paper could be used to create devices that might be used to monitor personal health. Their […]

Career Liftoff

Career Liftoff

Mark Magnante’s internship at Northrop Grumman in Ogden, Utah is helping him learn the role of a test engineer. “For my internship, I am creating flight test plan contingencies for the flight testing of next generation rockets,” Magnante said. “I am gaining insights into methods and procedures to prevent slippage in schedules in terms of […]

Powering the Army of the Future

Powering the Army of the Future

Professor Bill Ma in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering is proposing new electric power technology to support Army operations in 2035. Solar energy is expected to meet the energy demand for a variety of equipment associated with Army multi-domain operations in the future. Ma, who co-authored with Pengtao Wang, presented his white paper […]

New Cloaking Material Could Protect Buildings, Soldiers

New Cloaking Material Could Protect Buildings, Soldiers

Stealth technology, the idea of reducing the ability of the enemy to detect an object, has driven advances in military research for decades. Today, aircraft, naval ships and submarines, missiles and satellites are often covered with radar-absorbent material, such as paint, to hide or cloak them from radar, sonar, infrared and other detection methods. A […]

Fales Elected Fellow of ASME

Fales Elected Fellow of ASME

Roger Fales, an associate professor in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department and the Director of Student Success in the College of Engineering, has been elected a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). ASME is a not-for-profit membership organization that enables collaboration, knowledge sharing, career enrichment and skills development across all engineering […]

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