College and industrial partner make investments to advance smart manufacturing

Luke Manier, a 2001 graduate from the MU Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, facilitated the donation of equipment for 15 modern industrial automation workstations including components to aid in the construction of two advanced motion control systems from his company, Rockwell Automation. Read more…

GENI grants EECS research duo a first-place wish

Prasad Calyam’s work on using cloud computing resources to aid first responders has been well-recognized, and he and doctoral student Dmitrii Chemodanov recently earned another accolade for their work. Chemodanov and Calyam, an assistant professor in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department, recently earned first place in the GENI Experimenter Contest, which earned them … Continued

Symposium award seeds $150,000 each into up-and-coming Mizzou research

For the first time, Applied Optoelectronics Inc., and the University of Missouri College of Engineering teamed up in an attempt to uncover novel methods of chemical sensing. AOI and Mizzou paired to provide two winning proposals from MU College of Engineering research teams with $150,000 each in seed money as part of the first-ever AOI … Continued

Intel opens platform for EECS researcher’s groundbreaking work

Intel Corporation recently made approximately 30 cutting-edge heterogenous hardware platforms available for use to researchers selected for the second round of its Hardware Accelerator Research Program. And an MU College of Engineering computer scientist was one of the select few chosen from a worldwide pool to work on these next-generation platforms. Bill Harrison, an associate … Continued

IT Program alumnus develops upcoming smart tech

The Internet of Things is quickly integrating itself into American culture with the growing proliferation of smart devices. An MU College of Engineering alumnus is part of a team looking to give the everyday consumer many of the benefits of smart home technology at a fraction of the cost. Jeff Nowak, a 2014 graduate of … Continued

Paper illustrates how researchers can boost flexural wave sensing

Piezoelectric sensors are used widely in a vast array of devices important to our everyday lives. A University of Missouri College of Engineering research team just developed a way to enhance their sensing capabilities multifold. Guoliang Huang, an associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, led an MU research team that published “Enhanced flexural wave … Continued

MU researcher probes deep learning’s possibilities

Talk to Tony Han, associate professor of computer science at the MU College of Engineering, about deep learning, and it doesn’t take long to figure out how deeply he believes in the method’s possibilities. Big Data, smart cities, biomedical innovations, security — all are areas he said he believes will be heavily impacted by deep … Continued

Collaborative effort leads to unique informatics program

MU’s College of Engineering, College of Veterinary Medicine and School of Medicine see the need for a new breed of well-rounded researchers, and a five-year, $1.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will help the University of Missouri pave the way in health informatics. A total of 23 MU faculty members from various … Continued