The 1907 Celebration of Women in Engineering was established in 2016 as a means to recognize individual students and mentors, and faculty, staff and alumni women who have made significant contributions to the College of Engineering.
Elizabeth Loboa, dean and bioengineering professor of the University of Missouri College of Engineering, was named a fellow of the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) at the society’s annual meeting held Oct. 5-8 in Minneapolis.
The team used what’s called electrical cell-substrate impedance spectroscopy (ECIS) to monitor the process stimulated human fat, or human adipose stem cells (hASC), goes through to convert to bone cells.
The University of Missouri College of Engineering and School of Medicine once again received approximately $500,000 to cover five grants for cutting edge biomedical innovations from the Wallace H. Coulter Foundation.
A sensor system developed and used by researchers at the University of Missouri produces images and sends automatic e-mail alerts that can be used to predict a fall within a three-week period.
The NSF recently hired Shubhra Gangopadhyay, C.W. LaPierre Endowed Chair Professor of electrical and computer engineering, for one of its program director positions through its Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA).
Mary Carlson, who in addition to making use of the engineering competencies mastered at MU, also has made a difference with her persuasive communication skills, both in her long career with 3M and as a mentor.
Marjorie Skubic, MU professor of electrical and computer engineering, said the study found that the speed of a person’s walk translated to how likely they are to fall.
Researchers from the University of Missouri College of Education and partner institutions are exploring how ethnic and gender variables affect retention rates, goal setting, and satisfaction among engineering students. The team has tapped engineering’s Heather Hunt to aid their efforts.
MU electrical and computer engineering Professor Shubhra Gangopadhyay and her research group have been investigating applications of platinum nanoparticles, recently publishing a pair of papers on new ways to utilize the materials.