Engineering an Olympic Opportunity

Engineering an Olympic Opportunity

Engineering spans into almost every part of one’s daily life. For senior Sarah Thompson, this includes being a student-athlete on the Mizzou swim team. The biological engineering major enjoys learning the science behind being a better swimmer, including biology, fluid mechanics and materials science. “It’s cool to see the connections of how you can use […]

Developer Night Series Gives Students Opportunity to Boost Skills

Developer Night Series Gives Students Opportunity to Boost Skills

Wergeles The Information Technology Program will continue its popular Developer Night series this semester after the events transitioned to a virtual format last year. “In some ways, the virtual setting has been better because it’s more convenient for students,” said Nickolas Wergeles, an assistant professor of professional practice who leads the events. “And our students [...]
IT Students Help Promote Missouri Bicentennial

IT Students Help Promote Missouri Bicentennial

A graphic from Shawn Nguyen's video. The video is part of a promotion for Missouri 2021, a year-long celebration of the state's 200th birthday.   Missouri is celebrating its 200th birthday this year, and students in the Information Technology Program at Mizzou Engineering are helping get the party started. The students—in Chip Gubera’s Motion Graphics [...]
Cyber Tigers Club has Successful First Semester

Cyber Tigers Club has Successful First Semester

Timothy Kerr Mizzou students this semester had more opportunities to explore networking, programming and cybersecurity-related infrastructure thanks to a new club at Mizzou Engineering. Club President Timothy Kerr strived to make the Cyber Tigers a laid-back group where students learn from one another. “One of the cool things about the club is that there are [...]
Lee Wins Outstanding Poster Award at American Physical Society Annual Meeting

Lee Wins Outstanding Poster Award at American Physical Society Annual Meeting

Brandon Lee, a 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. Only five of these awards were given out to the over 100 undergraduate research posters submitted from across the country. Lee’s computational […]

Students Create VR Software to Diagnose, Monitor Concussions

Students Create VR Software to Diagnose, Monitor Concussions

Mizzou Engineers are coming up with a way to determine and self monitor concussions from home. A group of Mizzou Engineering seniors are developing an innovative way to determine the severity of concussions. For their computer science capstone project, the students are designing software that would work with virtual reality goggles to allow users to [...]
Engineering Scholarship Celebration Highlights Students, Donors

Engineering Scholarship Celebration Highlights Students, Donors

The College of Engineering awarded 638 scholarships totaling $1.6 million for the 2020-2021 academic year, Interim Dean Noah Manring said during his remarks at the virtual Scholarship Celebration event held Thursday, Oct. 22. “Our donors recognize the incredible benefits that scholarships provide for our engineering students,” Manring said. “Most notably, these scholarships and endowments allow […]

Civil Engineering PhD Student Places for Research Poster

Civil Engineering PhD Student Places for Research Poster

Daeyeol Chang, a civil and environmental engineering doctoral student, received second place in the research poster competition at this year’s virtual Missouri Highway Safety and Traffic Conference. Chang’s research topic was “Taking the Freeway: Inferring Evacuee Route Selection from Survey Data.” This topic strongly related to the conference’s goal of moving Missouri toward safer roads. […]

Virtual Career Fair Draws Over 750 Participants

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. Brooke Runge, a double major in mechanical engineering and mathematics, was at first apprehensive about the change from the traditional in-person format. However, for […]

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