The Mizzou chapter of Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE) held its annual Interactive Coding Experience for young students on Nov. 18 on the campus of the University of Missouri. UPE is the International Honor Society for the Computing and Information Discipline and is part of the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department. Their annual Interactive Coding […]
It’s not unexpected around Lafferre Hall to hear engineering students discussing mathematical theories, various inventions and great scientific and mathematical minds such as Albert Einstein, Thomas Edison and Leonhard Euler. But it’s not every day you hear those conversations coming from a 9 year old guest.
The Engineering Staff Advisory Council and the MU College of Engineering are supporting the United Way with two weeks of terrific events. Play bingo, enter to win fabulous raffle prizes, eat delicious food, pie some of your favorite professors in the face, emerge victorious in penny wars and more! The campaign kicks off Monday, Oct. 9 and runs through Friday, Oct. 20.
The students — many from Missouri but some from as far away as Washington — heard presentations from each of the College’s departments and worked on hands-on projects designed to give students a taste of what each discipline specializes in.
The third and final installment of a series of events to commemorate 100 years of engineering in agriculture at the University of Missouri will be celebrated at the South Farm Research Center on April 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Dozens of students descended upon Lafferre Hall on March 11 for High School Day, hosted by Mizzou Engineering Student Council (MESC). The event gives high school students from around the state an up-close-and-personal look at life inside Mizzou Engineering in a way few tours can match.
Kevin Gillis, a University of Missouri professor of bioengineering, is Columbia’s FIRST robotics team’s coach and chief mentor, and the Agricultural Engineering Building on the MU campus is the team’s base of operation.
Mother/Daughter Day is aimed at young women and includes mothers who actively will be involved in helping their daughters make decisions about their futures. Activities may serve also to introduce mothers to “what engineers do.”
Muhammad Al-Rawi, a junior electrical engineering major, spent his Spring Break teaching members of the Santa Rosa Program Protection and Fire Brigade in Costa Rica how to pilot quadcopters to aid their conservation efforts.