Undergraduate research leads bioengineer to prestigious summer program

Sophomore bioengineering major Sarah Gebken recently was accepted to a 10-week Research Experience for Undergraduates program at prestigious Johns Hopkins University, and she’ll be spending her summer in Baltimore working in the classroom and the lab on a cutting-edge bioengineering project. “I’m hoping to do something with possibly gene therapy or maybe biomaterials,” Gebken said when … 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

Bioengineering, Medicine team up on laser dermatology breakthrough

Have a particularly problematic tattoo you want to get rid of? Looking to get rid of troublesome body hair? Removing both requires getting laser light deep into the skin, past the protective layer of melanin. Currently, the process requires high powered lasers to get through the top, protective layer of skin deeper into the tissue, … Continued

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

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

Civil engineering professor featured by NBC News

Civil engineering Professor Carlos Sun was interviewed by NBC News for a story on the future of automobile transportation, particularly autonomous vehicles. The story also cited Sun and his colleague’s renowned research into the increased safety provided by diverging diamond interchanges, which reduce fatal crashes by more than 60 percent.  Read the story here.

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

Robotic technology creates cost-effective method to study Missouri crops

A two-pronged robotic system pioneered by University of Missouri researchers is changing the way scientists study crops and plant phenotyping. Gui DeSouza, associate professor of electrical engineering and computer science, and his Vision-Guided and Intelligent Robotics (ViGIR) Laboratory have partnered with researchers from the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources to study the effects … Continued

College christens concrete materials lab in memory of alumnus

Josh Seidel was an impeccable engineer and entrepreneur — a sterling example of the type of engineering leader that has called the University of Missouri College of Engineering home over the decades. The foundation set up in his memory wanted to continue that tradition in his honor, helping christen the Joshua M. Seidel Advanced Concrete … Continued