The third and final installment of a series of events to commemorate 100 years of engineering in agriculture at the University of Missouri will be celebrated at the South Farm Research Center on April 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
After completing his bachelor’s degree, Avi Vatsa took a job in the private sector but eventually returned to university to pursue his master’s degree and become an assistant professor. He then returned to student life in the Computer Science Department.
Electrical engineers worked with a computer scientist and a computational biologist to create and utilize a robot that would automatically collect the latter pair’s data for research into maize phenotype mutants.
Within the MU College of Engineering, 12 areas of collaborative research have been designated as research centers. Faculty members in the Computer Science Department direct three of the college’s centers.
“The University of Missouri is one of the few places in the country that does interdisciplinary research well,” said Toni Kazic, the C.W. LaPierre professor in computer science. “It adds richness to the research, makes it easier to find solutions, and fosters a dialogue that will be ever richer’” added Kazic, who serves on the […]