Mizzou Engineering summer program gives KAU students real-world experience

An international program offering hands-on, interdisciplinary projects that prepare students for real-world issues facing engineers in their home country is sure to attract high-quality attendees. And when it offers exposure to new cultures and novel educational methods, it attracts the best and brightest. In its fourth year, the University of Missouri’s King Abdulaziz University Internship … 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

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

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