Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

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How to build an ‘explainable AI’ framework to speed up the innovation process

A nearly $4.9 million grant from the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) is supporting the project by University of Missouri engineers.

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Mizzou celebrates opening of MU Materials Science & Engineering Institute

A new institute at Mizzou will advance collaboration around materials research and education across campus. University and College leaders celebrated the grand opening of the MU Materials Science & Engineering Institute (MUMSEI) at a symposium and ribbon cutting event on Friday.

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Space to learn: Merkel prepared for aerospace engineering industry

University of Missouri graduate Anna Merkel is headed to the aerospace engineering industry where she hopes to help further space exploration.

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Engineering faculty recognized for patents that take research to market

When Mizzou Engineering’s top faculty aren’t teaching the next generation of engineers, they’re busy collaborating with medical, plant science and other researchers across campus to make life better for the rest of us.

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Mechanical Engineering Chair reflects on the students behind his research

As a lover of learning, himself, Hongbin "Bill" Ma continues to foster the next generation of researchers and creators.

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New camp introduces high school students to engineering

It’s never too early to start exploring new interests, especially in STEM fields. That’s why faculty in mechanical and aerospace engineering have begun a one-day camp for high school students.

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World-renowned biomedical engineer to deliver keynote at Mizzou Engineering

World-renowned biomedical engineer John A. Rogers — a member of the National Academy of Engineering, the National Academy of Science and the National Academy of Medicine — will deliver a keynote at Mizzou Engineering next month.

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150 Years of Leadership: Jim Fitterling

How do you run a $55 billion company, find innovative ways to reduce carbon emissions worldwide, advocate for LGBTQ rights, combat racial injustice and help Ukraine — all while helping ensure the next generation of engineers are prepared for the workforce? We don’t know, but Jim Fitterling is doing it.

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Music to his ears: Full-tuition scholarship guarantees sophomore engineering employment after graduation

Graham Bond — a sophomore mechanical engineering major  — has just been awarded a full-tuition scholarship that guarantees him two years of civilian employment with the Department of Defense immediately after he graduates.

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More than 60 engineering students to present at Undergraduate Research Week

More than 60 Mizzou Engineering students are presenting their research as part of MU Undergraduate Research Week.