#IChooseMizzou: Alcabasa to Bring Love of Trains to Mizzou Engineering

#IChooseMizzou: Alcabasa to Bring Love of Trains to Mizzou Engineering

Anthony Alcabasa won’t have to travel far to go to college, but he hopes to use his civil engineering degree to help others travel the world. Alcabasa, a senior at Tolton Catholic High School, plans to major in civil engineering this fall to learn more about transportation systems. “I’m not sure where I want to [...]
Student-veteran soars into career

Student-veteran soars into career

A soon-to-be Mizzou Engineering graduate’s career path will come full circle when he starts a job as an aircraft systems designer at Garmin in May. Caleb Edmonds, a senior from Parkville, Missouri, will focus on the installation of Garmin’s auto pilot systems into many types of aircraft. “I will be determining how to install and […]

IT Students Create Virtual Gallery for Museum Collection

IT Students Create Virtual Gallery for Museum Collection

Right: A user in Fang Wang's Virtual Reality Lab views a virtual exhibit through VR goggles. Left: An example of what users would see when viewing the VR gallery. Mizzou Engineering students are putting the final touches on an interactive art exhibit that will allow visitors to view paintings without ever stepping inside a museum. [...]
Two Mizzou Engineers Named Goldwater Scholars

Two Mizzou Engineers Named Goldwater Scholars

Rebecca Shyu and Brandon Lee both received the prestigious Goldwater Scholarship. Two Mizzou Engineering students have been named Goldwater Scholars, making the University of Missouri the only school in the state with more than one recipient. Rebecca Shyu is majoring in computer science with an interest in bioinformatics. Brandon Lee is a double major in [...]
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 [...]

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