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Mizzou Engineering Team Develops New Model to Predict Algae Growth

Mizzou Engineering Team Develops New Model to Predict Algae Growth

Researchers hope to predict and promote algae growth at wastewater treatment plants such as this one to purify water sources. Two Mizzou Engineering departments have teamed up to develop a new computer model that will predict algae growth. The research has the potential to increase algae production—and that could lead to cleaner water supplies. Students [...]
Mizzou Engineering Offers Certificates in Neural Engineering

Mizzou Engineering Offers Certificates in Neural Engineering

Neural engineering—the study of the brain’s complex circuits—is a growing field leading to major medical breakthroughs. Now, students can tap into the field with certificates in neural engineering at Mizzou Engineering. Satish S Nair “There’s a huge interest in this,” said Satish S Nair, professor of electrical engineering and computer science (EECS). “When Galileo first [...]
Mizzou Engineers Develop New AI Advisor

Mizzou Engineers Develop New AI Advisor

Vidura, an AI advisor, will connect human inquiries to mass amounts of data. Want your smartphone to find a restaurant? No problem. Want artificial intelligence to help you plan a healthy diet on a grocery budget of $400 a month? You’re on your own. But research around artificial intelligence happening at Mizzou Engineering may change [...]
Feeling anxiety? Reverse-engineering the brain could help

Feeling anxiety? Reverse-engineering the brain could help

A model shows the complexity of circuits inside the human brain. Reverse-engineering the brain could lead to major medical breakthroughs. The anxiety you may be feeling right now in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic stems back to our prehistoric need to survive. Biologists have explored this principle for decades. Those breathing techniques that your [...]
Mizzou Engineering’s Nair named ASME fellow

Mizzou Engineering’s Nair named ASME fellow

Satish Nair, a professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, joined the ranks of top ASME members honored for their tremendous achievements in the engineering field. 

Training STEM teachers

Training STEM teachers

Mizzou Engineering recently received NSF approval on a Research Experiences for Teachers site for a three-year period starting in 2019. The program will focus on neural engineering, taking its cues from the efforts of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Professor Satish Nair.

MU Engineering hosts NIH-backed computational neuroscience course

MU Engineering hosts NIH-backed computational neuroscience course

In June, the College of Engineering played host to the third edition of its National Institutes of Health Brain Initiative Summer Course on Models and Neurobiology, attracting 24 attendees from across the country for a two-week, intensive course on utilizing computer modeling in neurobiology research.

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