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Omiya Hassan and Samira Shamsir with their research poster. In front of them is a prototype of their smart infant monitoring system.

Award-winning Mizzou research seeks to detect apnea effects

A novel sensor prototype designed to noninvasively detect sleep apnea in infants recently earned a pair of Mizzou Electrical Engineering & Computer Science graduate students a couple of major accolades from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

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Mizzou Engineering Student Council lands key first-time achievement

Mizzou Engineering’s top Pillar of Pursuit — Educating Engineering Leaders — manifests itself in a multitude of ways. One way our students get world-class leadership skills is through the Mizzou Engineering Student Council (MESC), and two of its members recently built upon that foundation at the National Association of Engineering Student Councils’ (NAESC) Engineering Leadership Summit at Colorado State University.

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Trio of engineers earn top MU academic honor

A trio of Mizzou Engineering students earned a University of Missouri Award for Academic Distinction recently in honor of their tremendous success in the classroom. The awardees, with their majors and faculty mentors, were Sarah Gebken, Luke Guerdan and Julie Nguyen.


A blueprint for Solar Decathlon success

For Megan Wahlquist, the moment of triumph wasn’t the award presentation. It wasn’t when she and her cohorts deftly answered every question from the panel of judges. It wasn’t even the round of congratulatory handshakes from industry professionals.

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College honors next generation of engineering leaders

The University of Missouri College of Engineering recognized more than 500 graduate and undergraduate students for their academic success at the Spring 2019 Commencement Ceremony on Saturday at Mizzou Arena.


Engineering’s Nguyen turns success into Gold(water)

Julie Nguyen is one of just 496 students nationwide to earn a prestigious scholarship from the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation.

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Mizzou senior’s NSF Graduate Fellowship a dream achieved

As a freshman, Mizzou Engineering undergraduate Sarah Gebken set a lofty goal — earn a spot National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program her senior year. The NSF GRFP is the oldest fellowship in the nation supporting graduate research, and it provides funding for outstanding students pursuing research-based graduate degrees at accredited universities nationwide.

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Don’t sleep on RJI Student Competition winner NewSnooze

In the age of smart phones and the Internet of Things, the way people get their news is continually evolving, and the journalism industry is constantly working to improve the experience and convenience of news consumption.

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Six Engineers tapped into secret societies on Tap Day

Five Mizzou Engineering students and one alumnus were chosen for induction into secret societies this year and were revealed at Friday’s Tap Day ceremony at Jesse Hall.

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Mizzou MCAA takes third in national competition

Mizzou’s chapter of the Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) took home third place in the MCAA Student Competition at the MCAA National Convention last week in Phoenix.