MU Engineering faculty member gives high school students STEM experience

The MU College of Engineering’s drive to educate future generations of engineering leaders isn’t contained solely to college students. Maria Fidalgo’s lab has been giving students from Rock Bridge High School in Columbia the chance to work on meaningful environmental engineering projects for the last three years. Fidalgo, an associate professor of civil and environmental … Continued

Bioengineering grad student lands prestigious optics scholarship

MU Bioengineering graduate student Mason Schellenberg has done extensive work developing a handheld device to better determine the severity of burn wounds using ultrasound in his time in the lab of Heather Hunt, assistant professor of bioengineering. His efforts caught the attention of the Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE), the world’s leading society for … Continued

Mizzou Baja Racing cracks competition ceiling

Tremendous dedication, an influx of new members and a bit of good fortune helped the Mizzou Baja Racing team compete in its first-ever competition in late May in Pittsburg, Kan. A total of 100 teams took part in the event, and the cars were judged based on acceleration, ability to pull a weighted sled, maneuverability … Continued

Mizzou Timber Bridge Team reaches top

Last year, the Mizzou Timber Bridge Team didn’t have enough members to make constructing a bridge for competition worthwhile. What a difference a year makes. Not only did this group of MU engineering students have enough manpower to build a competition bridge, but the bridge earned the Mizzou squad a national championship in the National … Continued

MU Engineering, Honeywell team up on national security, experiential learning

On June 6, representatives from the University of Missouri and Honeywell Federal Manufacturing & Technologies signed an industry agreement that will utilize the strengths of both entities for their mutual benefit, an agreement which will also serve to greatly benefit the College of Engineering. This master collaboration agreement will provide College of Engineering students with … Continued

Mac Lab drawing rave reviews

Walk down the main hallway in the center of Lafferre Hall, and the sheer newness of the recently renovated area stands out. Modern equipment, big display screens, large and inviting windows and more contribute to that sleek look. One of the key improvements in the main MU College of Engineering building is a brand new, … Continued

Computational neuroscience program takes Gahl back to City of Bridges

Martha Gahl hasn’t been to Pittsburgh since visiting family as a child. Her love of neuroscience will take her back to the City of Bridges this summer. Gahl, an electrical engineering major, recently was accepted to participate in a summer program with the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition, a joint institute operated by … Continued

Path of fellowships leads recent alum to Germany

Bioengineering alumna Carly Garrow will be working in the lab of Felix Nickel of Universität Heidelberg, whose research specializes in laparoscopic surgery, a type of surgery that uses fiberoptic instruments to examine organs and other internal parts of a patient. She previously worked in Nickel’s lab during a study abroad trip before her junior year as … Continued

Variable speed limits can limit work zone congestion

Associate Professor Praveen Edara was the lead author on a paper titled “Evaluation of variable advisory speed limits in congested work zones” recently published in the Journal of Transportation Safety and Security. With assistance from Professor Carlos Sun, former doctoral student Yi Hou and equipment from the Missouri Department of Transportation, Edara tested the impact … Continued

Team MindFlow claims RJI Student Competition crown

Chris Mitchell and Evan Teters partnered with journalism major Humera Lodhi to form Team MindFlow, and their app, Informator, beat out three other finalists in the 10th annual RJI Student Competition in late April. As victors, Team MindFlow will get the opportunity to share their work and tour various technology and media companies in San … Continued