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Missouri S&T fetal heart rate research uses big data to reduce childbirth risks

Posted by on March 5, 2018

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Giving birth to a child can be described as a sacred, spiritual and life-changing experience. It can also be fraught with pain, fear, complications and injury to both child and mother. For Dr. Steve Corns, associate professor of engineering management and systems engineering, the key to removing some of the uncertainty associated with giving birth may lie not with woman or man, but with machine — machine learning, to be precise.

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Learning for life

Posted by on February 27, 2017

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Missouri S&T doctoral student Ken Boyko isn’t exactly slowing down during his”retirement.”

At 65, Boyko is preparing to complete a Ph.D. in geological engineering, perhaps as soon as this fall. His research focuses on how LIDAR (light detection and ranging) scanners can be used to “see through” vegetation that might otherwise prevent detection of potential falling rock. The research could enhance safety along highways and bridges and also involved a project for the U.S. Navy, which wants to use the technology as a navigational aid for self-driving off-road vehicles.

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Corporate Development Council hosts awards banquet at UMR

Posted by on April 27, 2006

Several campus leadership awards were presented April 20 during the annual Outstanding Student Leaders’ Banquet and Awards Ceremony at the Havener Center on the University of Missouri-Rolla campus.

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