Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Missouri S&T receives federal support for early-stage research into tapping “citizen scientists” to collect water quality data

Posted by on September 21, 2017

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Picture teams of smartphone-toting citizen scientists, poised to collect water samples and test for contaminants thanks to a user-friendly app that can crowdsource rapid responders to mobilize the next time a public water system is at risk.
Researchers from Missouri University of Science and Technology and the University of South Florida are tapping National Science Foundation seed money set aside for “potentially transformative research” to advance the technology and hone the social mobilization efforts needed to summon trained, trusted teams of everyday water watchers.

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Radio club tunes in to eclipse for science

Posted by on August 4, 2017

The Aug. 21 solar eclipse across the United States promises to provide not only a rare visual experience for Americans, but also a rare listening experience for amateur radio operators interested in how the eclipse might affect radio waves in the atmosphere. And members of the Amateur Radio Club at Missouri S&T plan to tune in […]

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Missouri S&T student team competes in finals of IEEE space antenna design contest

Posted by on July 5, 2017

A three-person team of Missouri S&T engineering students is headed to California to vie for top honors in an international competition to construct more reliable antennas used in space travel by small satellites. The student design contest, which begins Sunday in San Diego, is sponsored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the world’s largest technical professional association. The Missouri University of Science and Technology team is one of six finalists, including university teams from Canada and Sweden.

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Missouri S&T professor named Canadian Academy of Engineering fellow

Posted by on June 30, 2017

A Missouri University of Science and Technology professor of electrical and computer engineering who specializes in wireless communications and signal processing has been inducted as a fellow into the Canadian Academy of Engineering. Dr. Chengshan Xiao is one of 52 new fellows to formally join the Canadian academy at an induction ceremony this week in […]

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Ian Ferguson named Royal Society of Arts fellow

Posted by on June 30, 2017

Dr. Ian Ferguson, professor of electrical and computer engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, was named a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) in June.

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Missouri S&T students receive Grainger Power Engineering Awards

Posted by on May 9, 2017

Thirteen electrical engineering seniors and recent graduates will each receive a $6,000 Grainger Power Engineering Award from the electrical and computer engineering department at Missouri University of Science and Technology. The awards are presented as a reward for academic excellence.

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Going places

Posted by on May 9, 2017

From the deserts of Utah to the moons of Jupiter, Katelyn Brinker advances the future of space exploration When the European Space Agency launches its mission to explore Jupiter’s moons in 2022, the ambitious effort will stay connected to Earth thanks in part to the work of Missouri S&T student Katelyn Brinker.

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S&T senior honored with IEEE award

Posted by on April 26, 2017

Katelyn Brinker has her head in the clouds — or, actually, way beyond them. Like Mars and Jupiter and beyond.

A member of Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Mars Rover Design Team, Brinker was named an IEEE-USA New Faces of Engineering, College Edition, honoree.

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Seven inducted into S&T Academy of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Posted by on April 21, 2017

Three electrical and computer engineers with ties to Missouri University of Science and Technology were inducted into the Missouri S&T Academy of Electrical and Computer Engineers during the academy’s induction ceremony, which was held at the Comfort Suites Conference Center in Rolla, Missouri, on April 20.

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Missouri S&T students host 24-hour artificial intelligence coding competition

Posted by on April 3, 2017

Sleep will be at a premium this weekend at Missouri University of Science and Technology as a computer science student group hosts a 24-hour artificial intelligence coding competition. The twice-annual MegaMiner event requires participants to write AI code for a computer game created by the Association of Computing Machinery students. Missouri S&T has hosted the competition, which is considered one of the largest in the Midwest, since 2007.

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