Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

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Robotic dogs, battle bots, AI: MU Robotics Club offers something for everyone

Interested in learning how to operate Spot the robot or how autonomous vacuums navigate their environments? Curious about artificial intelligence? Just want to see some robots fight? No matter your major or skill level, there’s a place for you within MU Robotics.…

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In pursuit of better lithium-ion batteries

By Eric Stann  |  MU News Bureau From personal electronics to electric vehicles, lithium-ion batteries are used in many technologies today.…

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Mizzou Engineer using machine learning to solve space debris problem

Companies are launching satellites into orbit at a dizzying pace with no plans to clean them up once they’ve competed their missions. That means dead satellites are floating in space with no one controlling them, leaving them vulnerable to collisions. “Space is becoming more and more crowded,” said Ming Xin, professor of mechanical and aerospace…

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UM Curators name Hongbin ‘Bill’ Ma Curators’ Distinguished Professor

Mizzou Engineering’s Hongbin “Bill” Ma has been named a Curators’ Distinguished Professor, the highest honor bestowed by the University of Missouri System. “I’m so honored,” Ma said. “This is certainly a highlight of my career at Mizzou, and I appreciate my colleagues and students who have supported me…

Mizzou Engineering Student Ryan Deloney marched with the Blue Devils Drum and Bugle Corps

Mizzou Engineering student explores passion for music with professional drum corps and Marching Mizzou

Ryan Deloney spent his summer touring with the World-Champion Blue Devils Drum and Bugle Corps before returning to continue his mechanical engineering degree and play trumpet with Marching Mizzou this fall.

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Mizzou Engineering welcomes 14 new faculty members

Mizzou Engineering welcomed 14 new faculty members, including 11 tenure-track faculty who bring expertise in areas such as pollution remediation, manufacturing and computational material science. “We’re excited to bring in this group of educators and researchers who will make tremendous contributions to the College,” Dean Noah Manring said. “Students will, no doubt, benefit greatly from…

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Mizzou Space Program is reaching for the stars, looking to the future

The Mizzou Space Program’s performance has been out of this world, and the team is aiming even higher this academic year. MSP recently attended two competitions, including the Argonia Cup in April, where they placed 6th. MSP placed 14th in their category of 47 teams and 24th overall at the Spaceport America Cup in June.

Luke Sanders is conducting an internship at Black & Veatch

Sanders Internship at Black & Veatch Provides Invaluable Experience

Internships open students' eyes to employment possibilities post-graduation. Luke Sanders, a junior in mechanical and aerospace engineering, conducted a summer internship with Black & Veatch.

Joe Jenner is conducting an internship at Spirit Aero Systems

Propelling into an Industry: Jenner Spends Summer at Spirit Aero Systems

Summer internships let students get involved in industry before they finish a degree program. Joe Jenner, a senior in mechanical and aerospace engineering, conducted an internship with Spirit Aero Systems this summer. We asked him a few questions about the experience.

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Midwest IAC earns Department of Energy 2022 Center of the Year Award

The Midwest Industrial Assessment Center (IAC) at Mizzou Engineering was honored with the 2022 Center of the Year Award by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)