Engineering’s Alex Johar, Journalism’s Zechang Fu, Rachel Thomas and Meiying Wu, and TSU’s William Fries created VeriPixel, which uses blockchain technology — similar to that used by cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin — to allow news organizations and news consumers to verify the authenticity of photographs sent over open networks.
This year, students may address any issue facing the news media, including audience engagement, news productivity and accuracy.
The Mizzou student chapter of the Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) recently captured both the Student Chapter of the Year Award and first place out of 52 entries in the National MCAA student competition.
The University of Missouri team of computer science undergraduates Mohammed Ferris Dweik and Christian Cmehil-Warn, alongside Elijah Sharpe of Lincoln University, beat out teams from Washington University in St. Louis, Saint Louis University and the University of Missouri-St. Louis to take first place in the Booz Allen Hamilton “Rate Your Wait” hackathon.
The Mizzou chapter of Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS) took home first place among 12 schools in the University Student Rocket Challenge at SEDS’ annual conference, SpaceVision2016. This year’s event was held at Purdue University the first weekend in November.
Ben Davis and Ryan Hines, graduate students in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, recently won the National Nanotechnology Coordination Office’s EnvisioNano student nanotechnology image contest.