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 [...]
Orton focuses on STEM outreach efforts to inspire next generation

Orton focuses on STEM outreach efforts to inspire next generation

Orton A Mizzou Engineer took time away from her busy academic and research schedule earlier this week to share her expertise on bridges with local middle school students. Sarah Orton, an associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, addressed about 100 seventh graders at Jefferson Middle School, a STEAM Academy in Columbia. “They were really [...]
Team develops method to automatically detect, identify trees

Team develops method to automatically detect, identify trees

Images showing preliminary results of a Mizzou Engineering team’s methods to automatically identify trees. The green rectangles are predictions of trees generated by a deep neural network predictor, while the red dots are the ground truths of trees provided to the group by Ameren. Mizzou Engineering students are developing innovative methods and software to automatically [...]
ZOUPEAC looks to build construction management professionals

ZOUPEAC looks to build construction management professionals

A new organization will bring together students interested in pursuing careers in construction management and in becoming a licensed professional engineer. The Mizzou Professional Engineers And Construction (ZOUPEAC) held its chartering ceremony on Monday, Nov. 15. ZOUPEAC, pronounced “zoo peek,” will be affiliated with two national organizations: the Associated General Contractors (AGC) and the National […]

Directors appointed to lead new IT program labs

Directors appointed to lead new IT program labs

Mizzou Engineering has created two new labs within the Information Technology Program designed to give students additional hands-on research opportunities. Kristofferson Culmer, assistant professional practice professor, is now director of the Autonomous Systems Lab, and Fang Wang, associate teaching professor, has been named director of the new Collaborative Research Environments for Extended Reality, or CREXR, [...]
Inspired at Mizzou, alumna now on faculty at Tongji University

Inspired at Mizzou, alumna now on faculty at Tongji University

Zhang After earning a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, Siyang “Sandy” Zhang received a lucrative job offer in industry. “It was so stable, that I could see my whole life until retirement,” she said. Fate had other plans. At the last minute, Zhang decided she’d rather continue her education and see what else she could [...]
Civil Engineering alumnus joins faculty of Indian Institute of Technology

Civil Engineering alumnus joins faculty of Indian Institute of Technology

Bharadwai Equipped with a PhD in transportation engineering and inspired by teaching and research in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Nipjyoti Bharadwaj has joined the faculty at a prestigious university in India. As an assistant professor at Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, he will focus his research on developing a safer transportation network [...]
Team develops new method to detect cardiovascular dysfunctions

Team develops new method to detect cardiovascular dysfunctions

A Mizzou research team has developed a way to better identify cardiovascular dysfunctions through non-invasive sensors that translate signals from the body into information physicians can use to inform treatment decisions. It’s a novel breakthrough that could improve patient care and also allow individuals to monitor heart conditions from home. The work essentially proves that [...]
CEE alumni mentor students

CEE alumni mentor students

The Civil Engineering Academy of Distinguished Alumni held its first Student Mentoring Session on Monday, Nov. 8 at Mizzou Engineering. “This is the inaugural mentoring event for civil and environmental engineering (CEE) led by our academy of distinguished alumni (CEADA),” Department Chair Praveen Edara said. “We want to make this event a regular occurrence so […]

Mizzou Engineer studies trail bridges as part of E4C Fellowship

Mizzou Engineer studies trail bridges as part of E4C Fellowship

Abdul Rashid Mussah studied trail bridges as part of an Engineering 4 Change Fellowship. Trail bridges that connect remote communities are working, a Mizzou Engineer has found. Abdul Rashid Mussah, a PhD candidate in civil engineering, investigated the effectiveness of the structures as part of a prestigious fellowship with Engineering 4 Change. During his five-month [...]

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