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New MU engineering grant hopes to boost retention and graduation rate

New MU engineering grant hopes to boost retention and graduation rate

The Civil and Environmental Engineering program at MU has received almost $1 million in funding to help boost retention and graduation rates of low-income and underrepresented students in the department. The National Science Foundation’s grant was awarded in December to Vellore Gopalaratnam, a professor in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department. It aims to increase […]

Mizzou Engineer leads regional research computing effort

Mizzou Engineer leads regional research computing effort

A team of seven experts from universities across the region — led by Mizzou Engineering’s Timothy Middelkoop — recently received $1.4 million from the National Science Foundation to both meet regional research computing needs and provide workforce development to fill an emerging need in high-performance research computing.

Creativity-based curriculum to build on initial success

Creativity-based curriculum to build on initial success

Mizzou Engineering’s Heather K. Hunt and Ferris Pfeiffer, Theater’s Suzanne Burgoyne, and Education’s Johannes Strobel are the investigators on NSF-funded project “Creativity throughout the Curriculum: Educational Practices to Build the STEM Workforce of Tomorrow.”

Fighting fire with cutting-edge technology

Fighting fire with cutting-edge technology

The goal of the project is to develop a system that uses multiple UAVs to make accurate predictions on the fire spread path and deliver real-time results.

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