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Aiming for the Moon and Beyond

Aiming for the Moon and Beyond

As a child, Mark Magnante was interested in everything related to space. Growing up in California, movies were also a huge part of his childhood and influenced him greatly. “Seeing movies like ‘Star Wars’ in theaters when it was released made my imagination just run crazy with dreams of the stars,” Magnante said. “Growing up […]

Student Wins Best Paper Finalist Award at IEEE Conference

Student Wins Best Paper Finalist Award at IEEE Conference

Wenlong Wu won a Best Paper Finalist Award at an IEEE conference. A Mizzou Engineering student’s paper was selected as a finalist for best paper at a top engineering conference last week. What makes it more impressive is that Wenlong Waylon Wu forgot to specify that the paper should have been entered in the student [...]
Lagermann Puts Electrical Engineering Courses to Work at Garmin

Lagermann Puts Electrical Engineering Courses to Work at Garmin

Isaac Lagermann is putting his electrical engineering courses to work at Garmin this summer. When Isaac Lagermann ’21 began an internship at Garmin earlier this month, he immediately put his electrical engineering courses to work. “As soon as I walked in the door, I was able to contribute and diagnose issues,” Lagermann said. “It’s Mizzou’s [...]
Engineering Students Inducted Into Secret Societies

Engineering Students Inducted Into Secret Societies

Tap Day, when small groups of students are selected, or “tapped,” by fellow students to join one of six secret honorary societies, is a Mizzou tradition dating back to the 1910s. These honorary societies recognize new inductees’ commitment, service and leadership to Mizzou. Faculty and staff who have significantly contributed to MU are also tapped […]

Student Devises Way for Robots to Anticipate Human Behavior

Student Devises Way for Robots to Anticipate Human Behavior

Hao Sun A Mizzou Engineering graduate student has been invited to share his work at a prestigious conference after devising a way for robots to learn human intention and anticipate their behaviors. Hao Sun will participate in the Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) Conference hosted by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) [...]
Engineering student wins first place at EQ competition

Engineering student wins first place at EQ competition

Drew Patel A Mizzou Engineering student won first place at the University of Missouri System’s annual Entrepreneur Quest (EQ) Student Accelerator pitch competition last week. Drew Patel, a sophomore computer science major from Springfield, Missouri, hopes to use the award to help launch his startup business, Pollinate, in the coming months. Pollinate aims to improve [...]
Two receive Department of Energy scholarships

Two receive Department of Energy scholarships

Lafferre Hall Two Mizzou Engineering students made history this week when they were awarded prestigious national scholarships from the U.S. Department of Energy. Mark Korol and Dylan Parham each received $7,500 from the department’s Office of Nuclear Energy’s Integrated University Program. This is the first time Mizzou has had two undergraduate NEUP scholarship recipients in [...]
Engineering students among 2020 Award for Academic Distinction Winners

Engineering students among 2020 Award for Academic Distinction Winners

Sharanya Kumar and Abigail Beckerdite Abigail Beckerdite and Sharanya Kumar, both seniors in biological engineering, were presented with the University of Missouri’s Award for Academic Distinction on Wednesday, April 15. The annual Award for Academic Distinction goes to the most promising undergraduates at Mizzou and recognizes their efforts to improve the intellectual and academic culture [...]
Mizzou Engineering student earns scholarship

Mizzou Engineering student earns scholarship

A Mizzou Engineering student was among eight students awarded scholarships from Campus Dining Services this week. Shaoyi Zong, who is earning a master’s in computer science, received a $1,000 scholarship for the fall 2020 semester. The scholarships recognize student employees for length of service, leadership, grade point average, extracurricular activities and honors. Zong works at [...]
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