Winning application announced in 2017 RJI Student Competition

Computer science majors Chris Mitchell and Evan Teters teamed up with journalism student Humera Lodhi to form Team MindFlow, and their mobile search tool, Informator, took top honors at the 10th annual Reynolds Journalism Institute Student Competition on Tuesday. The 2017 edition of the contest required student participants to create mobile applications that utilize artificial … Continued

CAREER award funds research on carbon nanotube interactions

Matt Maschmann, an assistant professor in MU’s Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, recently earned a five-year, $500,000 NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award for his proposal, “CAREER: In-Situ Process-Structure-Property Evaluation of CNT Forests.” Carbon nanotubes have been a big focus of Maschmann’s research since the Mizzou Engineering alumnus joined the faculty of his alma … Continued

MU Engineering bestows annual alumni, faculty, staff awards

Two outstanding alumni, three brilliant faculty members and a pair of dedicated staff members were honored with top awards at the MU College of Engineering Awards Banquet on March 17 in Columbia. Alumnus Steve Pierson was the night’s marquee honoree, receiving the Missouri Honor Award for Distinguished Service in Engineering. The award pays tribute to … Continued

Three engineers chosen for this year’s Mizzou ’39 honors

Being selected to Mizzou ’39 is a tremendous honor for any University of Missouri senior. The award highlights the top 39 seniors in terms of academics, leadership and service to Mizzou and the community. This year, three College of Engineering seniors earned that lofty accolade. Bioengineering majors Creighton DeYoung and Briana Wilson and industrial engineering … Continued

Dow Chemical president, MAE alumnus delivers commencement address

James R. “Jim” Fitterling (BS ME ’83) delivered the keynote address at the MU College of Engineering Commencement Ceremony on Dec. 16 at the Hearnes Center. Fitterling currently is president and chief operating officer of Dow Chemical Company. His warm, heartfelt remarks touched on the global importance and impact of engineers, the need to be open … Continued

College celebrates building expansion with ribbon cutting

The University of Missouri College of Engineering held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday to commemorate the completion of the renovation of the 1935 and 1944 sections of its main building, Thomas and Nell Lafferre Hall. College of Engineering Dean Elizabeth Loboa spoke first, followed by MU Interim Chancellor Hank Foley, UM System Interim President … Continued

NSBE chapter receives accolades at regional conference

The University of Missouri chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) recently attended the NSBE Region V Fall Conference in Houston and came away with not just a quality experience, but also some impressive accolades. Read more of this article

Partnership with theater department cues creativity in engineering students

The play was the thing that sparked the big idea. In this case, it was a performance by local kids put on by the Missoula Children’s Theater. Ferris Pfeiffer, an assistant professor of bioengineering in the University of Missouri College of Engineering, was in the crowd watching his two kids perform during the dress rehearsal. … Continued

Mizzou SEDS rockets to first place in competition

The Mizzou chapter of Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS) took home first place among 12 schools in the University Student Rocket Challenge at SEDS’ annual conference, SpaceVision2016. This year’s event was held at Purdue University the first weekend in November. Read more of the article

MU’s TECH-SERIES program helps students help entrepreneurs

In two years, MU Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department student Cameron Webber has had the chance to provide consulting work for 10 entrepreneurs, helping to design designing and prototype market tests. It’s an opportunity that’s granted to Webber and a small group of students who work with MU’s Tech Entrepreneurship event series, or TECH-SERIES, a … Continued