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Mizzou Engineer to Present at Posters on the Hill

A Mizzou Engineer will be among 60 students presenting this week at Posters on the Hill, a prestigious Washington D.C.-based event that showcases top undergraduate researchers in the country. Rebecca Shyu, who is majoring in computer science, presents virtually on Wednesday, April 28.

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Accelerated Master’s Degree Now Available for EECS Students

Students can now complete both a bachelor’s and master’s in computer science, computer engineering or electrical engineering in just five years. Undergraduate students who have completed at least 90 credit hours and have a 3.0 GPA or higher are eligible to apply for the accelerated master's program.

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Student-veteran soars into career

A soon-to-be Mizzou Engineering graduate's career path will come full circle when he starts a job as an aircraft systems designer at Garmin in May. Caleb Edmonds, a senior from Parkville, Missouri, will focus on the installation of Garmin’s auto pilot systems into many types of aircraft.

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Cementing Skills and Fun

Mizzou Engineering students just completed the building of an item that sounds impossible to construct – a concrete canoe. Yet the Concrete Canoe Team spends many hours every year doing just that.

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IT Students Create Virtual Gallery for Museum Collection

Mizzou Engineering students are putting the final touches on an interactive art exhibit that will allow visitors to view paintings without ever stepping inside a museum. The exhibit is being created digitally for a virtual reality (VR) experience.

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Two Mizzou Engineers Named Goldwater Scholars

Two Mizzou Engineering students have been named Goldwater Scholars, making the University of Missouri the only school in the state with more than one recipient.

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Expanding Beyond the Familiar

Industrial engineering alumna Maggie Fields, BS IE ‘19, strives to not be afraid of the unfamiliar, whether at her current job with Collins Aerospace or while she attended Mizzou. That will come in handy this June when Fields takes on a new role at Collins.

Biological engineering senior Sarah Thompson

Engineering an Olympic Opportunity

Engineering spans into almost every part of one’s daily life. For senior Sarah Thompson, this includes being a student-athlete on the Mizzou swim team. The biological engineering major enjoys learning the science behind being a better swimmer, including biology, fluid mechanics and materials science.

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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).