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Finger

Custom finger clip offers a new way to measure blood pressure, other vitals

Researchers are customizing a commercial finger clip device to provide a rapid, noninvasive way for measuring and continually monitoring blood pressure.

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Mizzou Engineers to help NextGen Precision Health professionals process, analyze, protect big data

Mizzou Engineers will help NextGen Precision Health professionals analyze the large volumes of information coming from sophisticated MRI and other imaging equipment, as well as determining how best to store that information securely.

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Research competition winners analyze nurses’ travel distance during COVID

Industrial and manufacturing systems engineering (IMSE) juniors Maggie Dimler and Reegan Spicer recently won the department’s inaugural IMSE Undergraduate Research Competition. Titled “COVID-19: How Nurse Workload Changed to Handle a Pandemic,” their research focused on the travel distance of intensive care unit (ICU) nurses at University Hospital.

Maria Fidalgo

Researcher developing sensors to measure hormone levels in water

Fidalgo has teamed up with USGS to use sensors to measure levels of testosterone in water.

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Robots, plastics and cows: Top 10 research stories of 2021

The top 10 stories of 2021 included robots, plastics and cows.

Bill Butlar in asphalt lab

Buttlar furthers work to add plastic wastes to asphalt mixtures

Mizzou Engineering’s Bill Buttlar and partners from Dow are looking at ways to incorporate plastic waste streams into asphalt mixtures.

Guidoboni

Guidoboni shares intersections of engineering, precision health

Associate Dean for Research Giovanna Guidoboni urged faculty across campus to partner with Mizzou Engineering as they seek to revolutionize health care.

DNA

A faster ‘code breaker’ to analyze human DNA

Mizzou researchers are developing a free, online resource that could help scientists accelerate their discoveries for various human diseases.

Zero gravity

Breathtaking: Students describe working in zero gravity conditions

Mizzou Engineers describe zero-gravity conditions on board G-FORCE ONE.

Gasoline

Researcher to study ways to prevent gum formation in fuel

A Mizzou Engineer will study how nitrogen-rich molecules in fuel interact with the vessel fuel is stored in to see if surface chemistry causes gum formation.