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Portrait of Waylon Wu

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 category. Instead, it received high honors among professional-level faculty members and researchers from around the world.

Isaac Lagermann stands in front of a mountain range.

Lagermann Puts Electrical Engineering Courses to Work at Garmin

When Isaac Lagermann ’21 began an internship at Garmin earlier this month, he immediately put his electrical engineering courses to work. Lagermann is working at an aircraft hanger just outside the company's headquarters in Kansas City. There, he is creating diagrams and instructions to help buyers install Garmin products in airplanes.

University of Missouri historic columns

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.

Portrait: Hao Sun

Student Devises Way for Robots to Anticipate Human Behavior

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.

Drew Patel

Engineering student wins first place at EQ competition

A Mizzou Engineering student won first place at the University of Missouri System’s annual Entrepreneur Quest (EQ) Student Accelerator pitch competition last week.

Lafferre Hall behind the MU columns

Two receive Department of Energy scholarships

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.

Abigail Beckerdite and Sharanya Kumar

Engineering students among 2020 Award for Academic Distinction Winners

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.

Tiger statue

Mizzou Engineering student earns scholarship

A Mizzou Engineering student was among eight students awarded scholarships from Campus Dining Services this week.

Mizzou students show off their gold race car to attendees at a science event.

Students showcase work at Science Center Day, held in early March

Les Burke, a student in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Carbondale, IL, took his love of racecars to St. Louis on March 7 as part of a group of 26 Mizzou Engineering students who showcased their work and research at the University of Missouri Science Center Day, held at the Saint Louis Science Center.

A female student takes notes from a laptop.

IT faculty share tips for effective remote learning

Information Technology faculty at Mizzou Engineering spent two years designing and developing coursework in order to start offering a bachelor’s degree entirely online this past fall.