Machines Can Explain Decisions Through Images, Researchers Find

Machines Can Explain Decisions Through Images, Researchers Find

Three sub-images of a traffic sign as viewed by computer vision. The first sub-image is the original observed by the machine through a typical camera. The second and third sub-images are qualitative results from two different algorithms illustrating what is important to the machine about the traffic sign. Machines have the ability to tell humans [...]
Meet Jianlin “Jack” Cheng

Meet Jianlin “Jack” Cheng

How do you solve big problems such as fighting disease or decreasing pollution? One protein at a time. Meet Jianlin “Jack” Cheng, a pioneer when it comes to understanding the basic building blocks of life. Cheng is the Thompson Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. He’s spent nearly 20 years solving [...]
Meet Dong Xu

Meet Dong Xu

Computational capabilities, medical breakthroughs and biological advancements are accelerating at lightning speeds. A Mizzou Engineering researcher is keeping up. Meet Dong Xu, a bioinformatics expert whose fingerprints can be seen across Mizzou Engineering and the MU campus. Xu is Shumaker Endowed Professor in Bioinformatics in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department. He’s also an [...]
Robotics Expert: New Type of Computing Needed for AI Revolution

Robotics Expert: New Type of Computing Needed for AI Revolution

Robots today may look human-like, but it will take a new type of computing for true artificial intelligence to be a reality, Gui DeSouza says. Robotics have come a long way since Gui DeSouza was defending his dissertation on automated systems for automotive production lines in the 1990s. But he believes it will take a [...]
Two Mizzou Engineers Named Goldwater Scholars

Two Mizzou Engineers Named Goldwater Scholars

Rebecca Shyu and Brandon Lee both received the prestigious Goldwater Scholarship. Two Mizzou Engineering students have been named Goldwater Scholars, making the University of Missouri the only school in the state with more than one recipient. Rebecca Shyu is majoring in computer science with an interest in bioinformatics. Brandon Lee is a double major in [...]
Grant from the Army Research Office Enables New Generation of Multispectral Infrared Imagers

Grant from the Army Research Office Enables New Generation of Multispectral Infrared Imagers

This graphic shows four different metasurface integrated microbolometers with different response. A Mizzou Engineer and collaborator at the University of Notre Dame have received a grant from the Army Research Office to enable a new generation of multispectral infrared (IR) imagers. Mahmoud Almasri, an associate professor of electrical engineering and computer science (EECS), is working [...]
A New Way to Visualize Mountains of Biological Data

A New Way to Visualize Mountains of Biological Data

This is a general example of a type of visual that a graph neural network can create with provided biological data.   By Eric Stann | MU News Bureau  Studying genetic material on a cellular level, such as single-cell RNA-sequencing, can provide scientists with a detailed, high-resolution view of biological processes at work. This level [...]
MU Licenses Patented Screening Technology for Autism

MU Licenses Patented Screening Technology for Autism

From the Office of Research and Economic Development Autism spectrum disorders (ASD), which can cause social, behavioral and communication challenges, often are diagnosed after a lengthy and often subjective assessment process. However, MU’s patented screening technology licensed recently by Kansas City company PANDA Healthcare Technologies, could soon be a game changer for families. Studies show […]

Meet Shubhra Gangopadhyay

Meet Shubhra Gangopadhyay

Sometimes, before you can think big, you have to think small. After all, you can’t tackle the big problems without interacting with the microscopic molecules, electrons and atoms that make up our world. Meet Shubhra Gangopadhyay, professor, researcher and inventor of teeny-tiny technologies. Gangopadhyay has built a career around detecting and interacting with nanoparticles. Today, [...]
CAVE to Provide Immersive Virtual Experience

CAVE to Provide Immersive Virtual Experience

A VisCube C4-4K “CAVE” installed at NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland | Courtesy of Visbox Inc. Imagine studying a protein by walking through its three-dimensional structure. Or researching traffic patterns by standing alongside a virtual highway. Or safely exploring the structural integrity of a house while it’s on fire. Mizzou Engineers will soon have [...]

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