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Photos of the Mizzou 18 and Mizzou 39 recipients in 2021

Five Mizzou Engineers Among Mizzou 18, Mizzou ’39 Recipients

Five engineers were among the MU students honored last week with Mizzou 18 and Mizzou ’39 Awards.

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Prepping for the Virtual Career Fair

A virtual career fair is coming up, and employers say Mizzou Engineers are in high demand. The fair on Wednesday, Feb. 24 will connect recruiters from leading companies and public entities with students and alumni seeking jobs, internships and co-op opportunities.

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Fales, Guidoboni Named Associate Deans

Mizzou Engineering has two new associate deans committed to student success and research excellence. Interim Dean Noah Manring named Roger Fales associate dean of student services & academic programs and Giovanna Guidoboni associate dean for research.

Portrait: Evan Schulte

Electrical Engineering Student Earns Prestigious DEPS Scholarship

Evan Schulte A Mizzou Engineering student has received a prestigious scholarship from the Directed Energy Professional Society (DEPS). Evan Schulte is earning a master’s in electrical engineering. He works on directed energy with his advisor, Professor Randy Curry, in the Center for Physical and Power Electronics.

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Lee Wins Outstanding Poster Award at American Physical Society Annual Meeting

A Mizzou Engineering senior majoring in both chemical engineering and physics received an Outstanding Poster Award during the virtual American Physical Society’s (APS) Division of Plasma Physics 62nd Annual Meeting in November 2020. “The ‘perfect energy source’ is not within our grasp yet, but we are getting closer by the day.”

Portrait of Anup Mishra

EECS Student Wins People’s Choice Award at 3MT® Competition

A Mizzou Engineer took home the People’s Choice award at this year’s 3MT® competition sponsored by the University of Missouri Graduate School. Anup Mishra, a PhD candidate in electrical engineering and computer science, presented a three-minute thesis on creating personalized alerts to reduce alarm fatigue using machine learning techniques in health care settings.

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Kauffman Scholar Success at Mizzou

Justina Wilkins believed attending college was essential, even in 6th grade when selected as a Kauffman Scholar. She knew her hard work would pay off once she went to college. Wilkins, an industrial and manufacturing systems engineering (IMSE) student, credits the Kauffman Scholars Foundation for her academic success prior to and during her college career at Mizzou.

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Virtual Career Fair Draws Over 750 Participants

Mizzou Engineering hosted its first-ever Virtual Career Fair in September 2020. More than 750 students and alumni interacted with nearly 150 employers from all engineering areas within the College of Engineering.

IT Program student Andy Schuster stands in front of the Mizzou columns.

Undecided Major Finds Fit in IT Program

Andy Schuster wasn’t sure what he wanted to major in when he transferred to Mizzou from a community college. But he was sure about a few things. Schuster has always been fascinated by the way things work. He likes to tinker with stuff. And he learns best by doing. So when he discovered the Information Technology (IT) Program at Mizzou Engineering, it was a perfect fit.

A graphic image showing circuits within the brain. Mizzou now offers certificates in neural engineering.

Mizzou Engineering Offers Certificates in Neural Engineering

Neural engineering—the study of the brain’s complex circuits—is a growing field leading to major medical breakthroughs. Now, students can tap into the field with certificates in neural engineering at Mizzou Engineering.