A total of 19 students, five members of the faculty and staff and two alumnae were honored at the 1907 Celebration of Women in Engineering, hosted by the University of Missouri Women in Engineering Center.
Of the 10 University of Missouri students selected this spring by the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP) to receive funding to attend graduate school, seven were engineers.
Elizabeth Loboa, the dean of the College of Engineering, recently announced the appointment of three faculty members to new leadership positions — Sheila Grant, Hani Salim and Cerry Klein. Associate Dean Steve Devlin also will continue in his role.
Bioengineering, mechanical engineering students take top honors at spring undergraduate research forum
Two bioengineering students and a mechanical engineering student were recognized for Chancellor’s Awards for excellence at the 2015 Spring Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievements Forum.
It was a clean sweep for the University of Missouri in the 2015 Institute of Biological Engineering Bioethics Essay Competition, as well as a Students’ Choice Award in the poster competition. The awards were handed out at the IBE Awards Banquet in St. Louis recently.
Heather Hunt, assistant professor in the MU Department of Bioengineering, was awarded a 3M Non-tenured Faculty Award from the global innovation company with operations in more than 70 countries, including a facility in Columbia, Mo.
Eight engineering undergraduates will travel to Jefferson City on March 10 to discuss and explain their research projects to state lawmakers.
MU Engineering opened its new Women in Engineering Center in 2015. Professor Kate Trauth serves as center director, and Jayme Gardener has been hired as its programs coordinator.
Aaron Wood, a doctoral student in MU’s Bioengineering Department, won the Student Paper Competition Award — Track 3 at Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Sensors 2014 in Valencia.