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Wang receives funding to develop technology to study natural seeps

A thousand feet under the ocean, plumes of gases are rising out of plant and animal fossils. These natural seeps provide necessary food and energy for marine life. In rare situations, they could also pose challenges to oceanic exploration if they are massive in volume and could be releasing methane into the environment in shallow waters.


Chi-Ren Shyu named Fellow of American College of Medical Informatics

Mizzou Engineering’s Chi-Ren Shyu has been named a Fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI). He will be inducted at a ceremony during the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) Annual Symposium in November.


Jianlin ‘Jack’ Cheng named Curators’ Distinguished Professor

Jianlin “Jack” Cheng has been named a Curator’s Distinguished Professor, the highest honor bestowed by the University of Missouri System, for his groundbreaking work around artificial intelligence (AI)-based protein structure prediction.


Zhiqiang Hu named Curators’ Distinguished Professor

Zhiqiang Hu has been named a Curators’ Distinguished Professor at the University of Missouri, the highest honor bestowed on faculty, for his outstanding research around environmental engineering.


Xiu-Feng ‘Henry’ Wan named Curators’ Distinguished Professor

Xiu-Feng “Henry” Wan has been named a Curators’ Distinguished Professor, the highest honor bestowed by the University of Missouri, for his ground-breaking studies of Influenza A and other pathogenic viruses used to develop vaccines and understand how viruses emerge and spread.


Marjorie Skubic named Curators’ Distinguished Professor Emerita

Marjorie Skubic has been named a Curators’ Distinguished Professor Emerita following the University of Missouri System’s Board of Curators meeting on Sept. 7.


Praveen Edara named interim dean of College of Engineering

University of Missouri Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Latha Ramchand has announced Praveen Edara, chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, as interim dean for the College of Engineering, effective Sept. 18.  


Post-doctoral fellowship program provides transition to academia

Roberto Nunez is using the power of mathematics to ignite advancements in mechanical engineering this year as part of a prestigious post-doctoral fellowship at Mizzou. Roberto Nunez Preparing Future Faculty for Inclusive Excellence (PFFIE) is a selective program designed to help recent Ph.D. graduates transition to full-time faculty positions.


Drivers, start your monitors: Inside the virtual world of the ZouSim Lab

Carlos Sun and his team have developed innovative vehicle technology becoming leaders in transportation.


Mizzou Engineering teams up with CAFNR to secure state’s first autonomous tractor

After more than a year of waiting, researchers at the University of Missouri welcome the arrival of one of the nation’s first-of-its-kind electric, autonomous tractors.