Mizzou Engineers earn S.T.A.R. awards

Mizzou Engineers earn S.T.A.R. awards

Four Mizzou Engineering students received S.T.A.R. awards recognizing their successful completion of the Student Training for Advancing Research program. Offered by the Office of Undergraduate Research, the program provides workshops to engage students in research activities. Topics included getting started in research, responsible conduct of research, discussions with alumni and conversations with faculty researchers from [...]
Computer science students receive UPE Scholarships

Computer science students receive UPE Scholarships

Two students from the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Mizzou have been awarded scholarships from Upsilon Pi Epsilon, the International Honor Society for the Computing and Information Disciplines. Arun George Zachariah, a PhD student, received a UPE Scholarship Award, and senior Rebecca Shyu received a UPE Executive Council Award. Recipients are selected [...]
Engineering Students Earn S.T.A.R. Certificate

Engineering Students Earn S.T.A.R. Certificate

Six Mizzou Engineers were recognized by the university for being star students. The following students earned S.T.A.R. (Student Training for Advancing Research) designation for the Fall 2020 semester: Dee Archdekin, sophomore, computer science Graham Bond, sophomore, mechanical engineering Grant Coffey, freshman undeclared Rosalie Garzia, freshman, undeclared Caleb Hollenbeck, freshman, mechanical engineering Rachel Solverud, sophomore, biomedical [...]
Two Engineering Students Earn Scholarships from Campus Dining Services

Two Engineering Students Earn Scholarships from Campus Dining Services

Two Mizzou Engineering students were among 13 students awarded scholarships from Campus Dining Services on Dec. 18. Alex Graef, a junior majoring in civil engineering, works at Plaza 900. Zach Weinreich, a junior computer science major, works at Mizzou Markets. The two were recognized for their reliability, quality of work, initiative, teamwork and contribution to [...]
Looking for a Creative Major? Go for IT, Senior Says

Looking for a Creative Major? Go for IT, Senior Says

Ashley Rolf has learned photography, multimedia design and film in the IT Program at Mizzou. IT, she says, is a creative major that combines artistic and technical skills. Rolf is pictured here during a study abroad trip to Ireland. | Photo by Abigail Palmer Ashley Rolf is an artistic person, and she wanted a creative [...]
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) [...]

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