Prasad Calyam won the Graduate & Professional Teaching Award, and Heather Hunt took home top honors in the Undergraduate Teaching category in this year’s Excellence in Teaching with Technology Awards.
The University of Missouri is already doing groundbreaking work in pairing Big Data experts with clinical and life science practitioners in order to produce cutting-edge results out of the wealth of data the latter groups create with their research. And a group of College of Engineering researchers is looking to expand collaborative efforts even further.
The MU College of Engineering’s Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) recently wrapped up its 10-week summer session, with brilliant students from around the country completing work on cutting-edge computer science projects.
Doctoral candidate Dmitrii Chemodanov and Prasad Calyam, an assistant professor in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department, recently earned first place in the GENI Experimenter Contest.
Two outstanding alumni, three brilliant faculty members and a pair of dedicated staff members were honored with top awards at the MU College of Engineering Awards Banquet on March 17 in Columbia.
MU Engineering hosts the Midwest Industrial Assessment Center, one of 28 such centers located on college campuses nationwide. The DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy allotted $35 million in funding to the centers, with MU earning a nearly $1.5 million share.
Assistant Professor Prasad Calyam, Associate Professor Kannappan Palaniappan, Associate Professor Ye Duan and their respective labs collaborated on the study, which demonstrated a novel cloud resource management architecture for processing the wealth of needed data in disaster situations.
The Computer Science Department named its outstanding student award recipients, Assistant Professor Prasad Calyam received the Junior Faculty Excellence in Research Award, and Assistant Research Professor Trupti Joshi earned the Special Academic Appointment Award at the annual College of Engineering Awards Dinner
Panacea’s Cloud is a collaboration between MU researchers Prasad Calyam, assistant professor of computer science, and Sal Ahmad, assistant professor of surgery and medical director of the Trauma and Surgical Intensive Care Unit. Its purpose is to utilize Google Glass and Recon Jet smart eyewear to allow first responders to relay real-time information to medical directors to allow for informed, systematic care in disaster situations where communication systems may otherwise be compromised.