Engineers explore student organizations at New Student BBQ

Engineers explore student organizations at New Student BBQ

The Mizzou Engineering Student Council (MESC) welcomed new and returning students to Mizzou Engineering as it hosted the annual New Student BBQ on Thursday, Aug. 26. Although it began to rain shortly after the start of the event at Peace Park, those in attendance adapted quickly to the circumstances and moved the entire event into […]

Torq ‘N Tigers win five performance categories at international event

Torq ‘N Tigers win five performance categories at international event

Mizzou’s Torq ’N Tigers team took first place in five categories at the 2021 International 1/4 Scale Tractor Student Design Competition. Members of the team design and build a tractor each year for the competition. This year, they placed first in durability, low hook 1100-pound class, high hook 1100-pound class, low hook 1600-pound class and […]

Competition teams place in contests; Steel Bridge Team advances to nationals

Competition teams place in contests; Steel Bridge Team advances to nationals

Mizzou Engineering’s Steel Bridge Team and Concrete Canoe Team both competed and won select categories in their recent regional competitions, with both teams finishing third overall, respectively. “We’re proud of our student teams competing at such a high level, despite all the challenges they faced this past year,” Praveen Edara, chair of civil and environmental […]

VIRTUALHACKS VR-Focused Hackathon Starts Friday

VIRTUALHACKS VR-Focused Hackathon Starts Friday

Looking for something to do this weekend? Want a chance to win Corsair Gaming mechanical keyboard and an Oculus Quest 2 headset? Then you’ll want to check out the first-ever XR hackathon sponsored by Mizzou Engineering’s Virtual Reality Organization this weekend. VIRTUALHACKS 2021 is an extended reality-focused hackathon that will challenge teams to create projects [...]
CyberTigers Test Their Cybersecurity Skills at Regional Competition

CyberTigers Test Their Cybersecurity Skills at Regional Competition

Members of the Mizzou Engineering CyberTigers cybersecurity club had the opportunity to put their skills to the test earlier this month. Students participated in the Mid-West Regional qualifier of the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC). CCDC, in partnership with Raytheon Intelligence & Space, is the only nationwide competition that focuses solely on cyber defense. [...]
Mizzou NSBE Wins Most Outstanding Chapter for Sixth Straight Year

Mizzou NSBE Wins Most Outstanding Chapter for Sixth Straight Year

The Mizzou National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) student organization was awarded the “Most Outstanding Chapter” of Region Five – Missouri Zone during the virtual 2020 NSBE Regional Fall Conference. Mizzou NSBE has won this award for six consecutive years. To win the award in 2020, the organization got creative with virtual experiences above and […]

Professor Shares Insights into Neural Engineering

Professor Shares Insights into Neural Engineering

A highly renowned researcher took a few minutes out of his busy schedule this week to address graduate students in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department. Satish S Nair is an EECS professor, director of the Neural Engineering Lab and one of the first researchers to begin using engineering principles to better understand the [...]
Mizzou Engineers Come Together for Involvement Night

Mizzou Engineers Come Together for Involvement Night

In place of the traditional New Student BBQ, Mizzou Engineering Student Council hosted a virtual Involvement Night to showcase student organizations and services for incoming Mizzou Engineers. More than 160 people joined and nearly 40 organizations and services presented. Amidst a different looking semester, these student leaders are finding ways to bring engineering students together [...]
Cybersecurity Club Will Provide New Opportunities

Cybersecurity Club Will Provide New Opportunities

A new Cybersecurity Club will give Mizzou Engineering students the opportunity to hone their technical skills, compete in regional and national events and meet industry professionals. “The club is not only focused on the academic aspect but also on the social aspect,” said Ronny Bazan Antequera, an assistant teaching professor in the Information Technology Program. [...]
Mizzou NSBE Chapter Wins Chancellor’s Excellence Award

Mizzou NSBE Chapter Wins Chancellor’s Excellence Award

  The Mizzou chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) was honored with the “Most Outstanding Large Organization Award” at MU as part of the 2020 Chancellor’s Excellence Awards announcement on Wednesday, April 29. These awards honor students, faculty and staff who demonstrate Excellence, one of the University’s four core values, with their […]

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