Team uses machine learning to train multiple drones to collaborate within a network; to present findings at IEEE INFOCOM 2022

Team uses machine learning to train multiple drones to collaborate within a network; to present findings at IEEE INFOCOM 2022

This figure shows how multiple drones would work together within a network to survey an area, track objects and transmit the best possible information back to a ground station. Graphic by Alicia Esquivel Morel. Several years ago, a group of Mizzou Engineering graduate students had an idea. What if you could use machine learning to [...]
Guidoboni shares intersections of engineering, precision health

Guidoboni shares intersections of engineering, precision health

Associate Dean for Research Giovanna Guidoboni presents at the NextGen Precision Health Discovery Series. From the development of home sensors that monitor vital signs to computational modeling of the human brain, there are numerous intersections between engineering and health care. That’s why Associate Dean for Research Giovanna Guidoboni urged faculty across campus to partner with [...]
Mizzou Engineering hosts 14th CANSec Workshop

Mizzou Engineering hosts 14th CANSec Workshop

Khaza Anuarul Hoque Cybersecurity experts from across the region convened at the 14th Central Area Networking and Security Workshop (CANSec) hosted by Mizzou Engineering this past weekend. The virtual event gave faculty members, students and industry professionals the opportunity to present their research, share ideas and explore possible collaborations. “This is really an opportunity for [...]
Mizzou Engineers to present at IEEE Blockchain Conference

Mizzou Engineers to present at IEEE Blockchain Conference

A Mizzou Engineering team has developed a secure Blockchain platform that insurance companies could use to streamline claims processing. Researchers — under the direction of Associate Professor and Greg L. Gilliom Professor of Cyber Security Prasad Calyam — will present that work at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) International Conference on Blockchain [...]
Designing ‘smart’ security for smart devices

Designing ‘smart’ security for smart devices

By Eric Stann | MU News Bureau Modern society is inundated with different types of smart devices designed to make people’s lives easier, from virtual assistants to household appliances and health-monitoring devices — not to mention smartphones. While each device has some amount of built-in security to help combat the threat of cyberattacks, the increased [...]
Team uses machine learning to predict the properties of simulated carbon nanotube arrays

Team uses machine learning to predict the properties of simulated carbon nanotube arrays

Image of nanotube forest micropillars. The research team is now growing carbon nanotubes in the Advanced Nanostructures Lab. Image captured by Ramakrishna Surya a PhD student in mechanical and aerospace engineering. Carbon nanotubes have the potential to provide lightweight, flexible materials that could revolutionize the world. In their perfect form, these molecules — which are [...]
Oruche receives prestigious GEM Associate Fellowship

Oruche receives prestigious GEM Associate Fellowship

Roland Oruche, a PhD student in computer science, has been named a GEM Associate Fellow by the National GEM Consortium. The fellowship recognizes individuals from diverse backgrounds for outstanding graduate work and great potential for success in the future. “Having been accepted for this fellowship gives me the opportunity to not only make a substantial [...]
Researchers aim to protect cyber space in virtual reality environments

Researchers aim to protect cyber space in virtual reality environments

Virtual reality (VR) is becoming a popular replacement for in-person gatherings. Today, VR is used to provide remote classroom experiences, create realistic workplace settings and simulate training scenarios in realistic environments. But as the technology becomes more mainstream, the potential for malicious attacks on VR systems is growing. Now, a Mizzou Engineering team is beginning [...]
Middle, high school students explore cyber security at Hacker Tracker Camp

Middle, high school students explore cyber security at Hacker Tracker Camp

Twelve middle and high school students gained a deeper understanding of cybersecurity and associated professions at a three-day virtual camp hosted by Mizzou Engineering. During the Hacker Tracker Cyber Security Camp, participants practiced coding, explored various types of attacks and heard from experts in the field. “It’s remarkable that these students learned and grasped complicated [...]

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