Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

S&T senior honored with IEEE award

Posted by on April 26, 2017

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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

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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

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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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At Missouri S&T, GAANN program prepares nation’s future researchers

Posted by on February 27, 2017

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Many of the nation’s future engineering and science researchers are preparing for their careers in the laboratories of Missouri University of Science and Technology, thanks to more than $2.2 million in federal funding through a program designed to encourage more students to pursue Ph.D.s in those fields.

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S&T researcher studies next generation phones, cars

Posted by on February 22, 2017

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In 10 years, your cellphone won’t look anything like it does today — at least on the inside. The phones, with 5G technology, will be 10 times faster than they are today. And self-driving cars won’t be a novelty, they will be part of your daily commute.

A Missouri University of Science and Technology researcher is working to make those goals a reality — a safe reality — by deciphering and solving the problems of electromagnetic interference inherent in the systems. Dr. Jun Fan, professor of electrical and computer engineering at Missouri S&T, is using a Google grant to provide real-world solutions.

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Missouri S&T research team helps Boeing set up nondestructive evaluation laboratory

Posted by on February 3, 2017

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Researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology recently worked with The Boeing Company to establish a new nondestructive evaluation laboratory that uses millimeter wave technology to improve the detection of potential flaws in coatings, surfaces and materials.

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Watkins elected to leadership position in IEEE-HKN

Posted by on December 7, 2016

Dr. Steve E. Watkins, professor of electrical engineering and computer engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, is the 2017 president-elect of IEEE-Eta Kappa Nu (IEEE-HKN), the honor society of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. In 2018, he will lead the organization as IEEE-HKN president and will chair the board of governors.

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Mariesa Crow receives IEEE award

Posted by on August 26, 2016

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Dr. Mariesa Crow, vice provost for research at Missouri University of Science and Technology and the Fred W. Finley Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, recently received the 2016 IEEE Power and Energy Society Outstanding Engineering Educator Award for “leadership and innovation in electric power engineering education.”

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Three Missouri S&T projects earn UM System grants

Posted by on June 17, 2016

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A better way to reliably and comprehensively diagnose lesions caused by cancers, 3-D print flexible metal structures, and propel micro-satellites into space could all be a reality in the near future thanks to research funding from the University of Missouri System.

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Missouri S&T alumnus named to Board of Curators

Posted by on June 14, 2016

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Thomas R. Voss, a 1969 electrical engineering graduate of Missouri S&T and the former chief executive officer of Ameren Corp., was recently appointed to the University of Missouri System Board of Curators by Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon.

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