MU Big Data researchers build neuro collaborations through symposium

The University of Missouri is already doing groundbreaking work in pairing Big Data experts with clinical and life science practitioners in order to produce cutting-edge results out of the wealth of data the latter groups create with their research. And a group of College of Engineering researchers is looking to expand collaborative efforts even further. … Continued

Building a FIRST-class organization

Taylor Latham’s interest in engineering led to her participation in FIRST Robotics while in high school in Olathe, Kan. That interest grew, leading her to come to Mizzou and major in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. And her affinity for the FIRST program drove her to give back to current and future participants, which is why … Continued

Something for everyone at MU Fall 2017 Career Fair

Mizzou Engineering students all came to the Fall 2017 Career Fair looking to leverage the experience to their benefit. But not everyone was looking for the same exact result. Some came looking for a home to start their career. Others for just the right internship to boost both their education and future job prospects. And … Continued

MU doctoral student earns top nuclear poster award

MU Nuclear Engineering graduate student Andrea Saltos earned first-place honors in the student poster competition at the recent Institute of Nuclear Materials Management Annual Meeting in Indian Wells, Calif. Saltos’ paper, poster and presentation focused on her work calculating the phonon dispersion relations of uranium-molybdenum alloys, which has been her focus during the past year … Continued

Interdisciplinary team uncovers potentially groundbreaking laser application

Vitaly Gruzdev, assistant research professor in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department at MU, and his co-investigators — former MU Engineering faculty member Dmitry Korkin, MU Biochemistry faculty members Brian Mooney and Jay Thelen, and colleaguesJesper Havelund and Ian Max Moller from Aarhus University in Denmark  — began studying how ultrashort laser pulses aimed at targeted … Continued

MU researchers suggest ways stadiums can sustainably manage waste

It’s once again college football season. For MU football fans, that means crisp fall weather, tailgating and the roar of the crowd as the Mizzou Tigers battle Southeastern Conference foes. All of those fans packing Memorial Stadium each Saturday inevitably leave a bit of trash behind, and MU Engineering researchers recently completed a study into … Continued

Changing the cryopreservation game

Cryocrate, a company founded by an MU College of Engineering researcher and housed within the Missouri Innovation Center, is completely reshaping the manner in which cells and tissue are preserved. Read more…

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…

Abraham’s journey leads her to NSBE leadership

Civil engineering senior Walta Abraham’s engineering path led her to the presidency of the Mizzou chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers. Abraham has built quite the resume of accomplishments. She’s the current president of the Mizzou NSBE chapter, has served as an Engineering Ambassador, has been selected to secret society Mystical 7, earned her … Continued

MU mother-daughter duo receives NSF I-Corps support

The Trauths —mother/ Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Kate and daughter/recent MU Civil and Environmental Engineering Department alumna Ginny — recently received a National Science Foundation (NSF) I-Corps grant to support development of an improved method of storm-water redistribution. Read more.