Oruche Receives Stipend from Koerner Family Foundation

Oruche Receives Stipend from Koerner Family Foundation

A Mizzou Engineering student has received a $10,000 supplemental stipend from the Koerner Family Foundation. And for Roland Oruche, the funding could not have come at a better time. Now in his second year of the PhD program in computer science, Oruche was facing financial problems following COVID-19. The virus’s economic fallout impacted his educational [...]
Symposium Inspires Ideas for Enhancing Digital Classroom Experience

Symposium Inspires Ideas for Enhancing Digital Classroom Experience

The College of Engineering faculty came together recently for the 2nd annual Symposium on Engineering Teaching Excellence. This virtual event allowed faculty to share best practices for teaching online and to learn from others’ experiences. This year’s keynote speaker was award-winning Professor Johannes Strobel in the School of Information Science & Learning Technologies at MU. […]

Mizzou Cybersecurity Center Forms Industrial Advisory Board

Mizzou Cybersecurity Center Forms Industrial Advisory Board

Members of the new Mizzou Cybersecurity Industry Advisory Board are: Top, from left: Ryan Frillman, Equifax; Kevin Fuller, Burns & McDonnell; Jason Martin, Defense Information and Systems Agency. Bottom, from left: Randy Raw, Veterans United Home Loans; Walid Rjaibi, IBM; and Jon Rolf of the National Security Agency who will serve as a liaison. Mizzou [...]
Mizzou Engineer Part of Global Team Investigating Blockchain Technologies

Mizzou Engineer Part of Global Team Investigating Blockchain Technologies

Blockchain technology could revolutionize the insurance industry through intelligent automation and increase speed as well as security of claims processing. Mizzou Engineers are part of a new global team investigating how blockchain technology could revolutionize the insurance industry. Blockchain is an advanced data-sharing system that allows multiple parties to view and manage information in real [...]
Mizzou Engineering Hosts Virtual AIPR Conference

Mizzou Engineering Hosts Virtual AIPR Conference

EECS faculty members Prasad Calyam andKannappan Palaniappan co-hosted this year's AIRP Conference, using the new IDE Lab on campus. The event has historically been held at the Cosmos Club in Washington, D.C., pictured on the monitor. Mizzou Engineering hosted the 49th annual Applied Imagery Pattern Recognition (AIPR) conference last week, proving that a virtual event [...]
Mizzou Cyber Range to Focus on Cyber Pretense Strategies

Mizzou Cyber Range to Focus on Cyber Pretense Strategies

Hackers are getting smarter about ways to steal sensitive information from the cloud. Now, a new “Mizzou Cyber Range” will train the next generation of cybersecurity professionals to fight back using cyber pretense strategies. Armed with new grant funding from the National Security Agency, Prasad Calyam and his team are building the Mizzou Cyber Range [...]
Undergraduates Conduct Research Through Mizzou REU

Undergraduates Conduct Research Through Mizzou REU

Mizzou REU participants presented research findings virtually on Wednesday, July 29. They analyzed data from medical records. Studied the impact of virtual learning environments. And came up with ways to better detect fake videos. In the end, participants of this year’s Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program at Mizzou Engineering gained a deeper appreciation of [...]
NSF Project to Advance Edge Computing

NSF Project to Advance Edge Computing

Edge computing has the potential to make our computers and devices run smarter and faster. Right now, though, the technology is in its infancy and not ready for prime time. Prasad Calyam That’s where an inter-institutional research group comes in. Prasad Calyam, an associate professor of electrical engineering and computer science at Mizzou Engineering, is [...]
Mizzou to Offer Cyber Security Camp Virtually this Summer

Mizzou to Offer Cyber Security Camp Virtually this Summer

Mizzou Engineering will offer a cyber security camp for high school students virtually this year. The Hacker Tracker camp is typically part of Mizzou Summer Camps. However, the university has canceled other 2020 camps because of COVID-19 concerns. The Hacker Tracker Cyber Security Virtual Camp gives participants the opportunity to learn coding and cyber defense [...]
Mizzou Team to Use AI to Grow Carbon Nanotubes in Mass Quantities

Mizzou Team to Use AI to Grow Carbon Nanotubes in Mass Quantities

A team of Mizzou Engineers is turning to artificial intelligence (AI) to help grow and control large quantities of carbon nanotubes—tiny, cylinder-shaped molecules made of rolled sheets of carbon. Using AI is a novel approach to mass producing them, a problem that has plagued scientists for decades. Now, the National Science Foundation is backing the [...]

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