Mizzou Cybersecurity Center Forms New Industrial Advisory Board

Mizzou Cybersecurity Center Forms New Industrial Advisory Board

Members of the new Mizzou Cybersecurity Industry Advisory Board are: Top, from left: Ryan Frillman, Equifax; Cindi Carter, MedeAnalytics; Kevin Fuller, Burns & McDonnell; Jason Martin, Defense Information and Systems Agency. Bottom, from left: Randy Raw, Veterans United Home Loans; Walid Rjaibi, IBM; Nichole Windholz, health care company in Kansas City; and Jon Rolf of [...]
Mizzou Engineers Using Twitter to Track COVID-19

Mizzou Engineers Using Twitter to Track COVID-19

Mizzou Engineers are taking to Twitter to track COVID-19 and analyze the virus's impact on individual health. Yijie Ren, Jiacheng Xie and Lei Jiang are using Twitter’s built-in programming interface to search tweets for key phrases such as “I tested positive.” From there, they’re delving deeper into the Twitter user’s account to log symptoms and [...]
Professor Helping Develop Better Way to Diagnose COVID-19

Professor Helping Develop Better Way to Diagnose COVID-19

A Mizzou Engineer has teamed up with a company to help develop a better way to diagnose COVID-19. Dong Xu, Shumaker Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, is working with a company applying nanopore sequencers to test DNA samples for the virus. Xu will then help develop a system to analyze the DNA data. [...]
EECS Student Takes First-Place Award for Sleep Apnea Research

EECS Student Takes First-Place Award for Sleep Apnea Research

Omiya Hassan An electrical and computer engineering student took top honors at the 37th Annual Research & Creative Activities Forum for helping develop a smarter way to diagnose sleep apnea. Omiya Hassan won first in the engineering and computer technology category of the competition, sponsored by the Graduate Professional Council. Presentations were held virtually last [...]
Mizzou Engineers Experiment in Zero Gravity

Mizzou Engineers Experiment in Zero Gravity

A Mizzou Engineering team consisting of researchers and students recently performed and completed their work in a unique setting – a zero-gravity environment. Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Assistant Research Professor Sheng Wang and Research Assistant Elle Yan, PhD, led the team aboard the G-FORCE ONE last month at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Florida. […]

Young Honored with Top Investigator Award

Young Honored with Top Investigator Award

  Matthias Young, assistant professor in biomedical, biological and chemical engineering, received the prestigious 2020 Paul H. Holloway Young Investigator Award from the American Vacuum Society (AVS) Thin Film Division. “I am truly honored to receive this award,” Young said. “Many people all over the world are doing great work in this field, and I […]

Ma Elected National Academy of Inventors Fellow

Ma Elected National Academy of Inventors Fellow

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Professor Hongbin “Bill” Ma was elected to the level of Fellow by the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). This is the top professional designation for academic inventors worldwide. “I am very excited about being named a Fellow,” Ma said. “I’m thankful for the support I received from Shubhra (Gangopadhyay). Without her […]

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