Missouri Compacts - Student Success, Page 27


Fast TRACK Career

Leah Albietz is on the fast track, whether in or out of her race car. Albietz, BS ME ’20, from Wentzville, MO, went beyond just engine building. At age 13, she started drag racing and joined the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA).


Fall 2020 Graduates Honored; Recall Mizzou Experiences

Mizzou Engineering came together virtually to celebrate and recognize Fall 2020 graduates on Friday, Dec. 18, as part of Mizzou’s campuswide festivities.

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Computer Science Student Credits Class for Internship

A computer science student credits an advanced course for helping him snag an internship in software engineering. That’s because the interview process included a technical section covering topics he learned in Computer Science/Information Technology 3330.


Engineering Students Earn S.T.A.R. Certificate

Six Mizzou Engineers were recognized by the university for being star students.

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Two Engineering Students Earn Scholarships from Campus Dining Services

Two Mizzou Engineering students were among 13 students awarded scholarships from Campus Dining Services on Dec. 18.

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Kirkland Graduates with Bachelor’s in Information Technology, Thanks to Online Option

There were times James Kirkland wasn’t sure he’d graduate. A move out of state and subsequent transfer to Mizzou, work obligations and medical emergencies in his family caused a few bumps in the road along the way. But today, Kirkland receives a bachelor’s in information technology, thanks to the program’s 100% online option.

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Autonomous Systems Will be the Future; IT Professor Making Sure Mizzou Engineers are Ready

Driverless taxis. Delivery drones. Robots that can complete complex tasks. These technologies are emerging quickly, and Dale Musser is determined to make sure Mizzou Engineers are ready.

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EECS Student Takes First-Place Award for Sleep Apnea Research

Omiya Hassan took top honors at the 37th Annual Research & Creative Activities Forum for helping develop a smarter way to diagnose sleep apnea.

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Protein Prediction Challenge Makes History – and Mizzou Engineers Rank in Top 10

Mizzou Engineering students took on tech giants at a worldwide competition last month and came home in the top 10 for devising a way to accurately predict protein structures. And in subcategories, Mizzou teams ranked in the top 3.

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Mizzou Engineering Student Takes First Place in IEEE Computational Challenge

Wenlong “Waylon” Wu won top prize in the Technical Challenge on Energy Prediction with Smart Data sponsored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Computational Intelligence Society. He was the only student to be in the finals of the competition, held during the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society’s 2020 Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence earlier this week.