Tag: computer engineering

UMR researcher receives Young Investigator Award from naval research office

Posted by on April 2, 2007

Dr. Ganesh Kumar Venayagamoorthy, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering and the director of the Real-Time Power and Intelligent Systems (RTPIS) Laboratory at the University of Missouri-Rolla, received a three-year, $405,000 grant from the Office of Naval Research (ONR), as one of the 33 recipients of the ONR’s Young Investigator Award in 2007. The […]

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UMR research takes root with NSF CAREER grant

Posted by on March 28, 2007

As U.S. farmers watch how spring markets develop, an electrical engineer at the University of Missouri-Rolla is getting a jumpstart on understanding the relationship between plant roots and their surrounding environment. His new devices may help unearth solutions to low crop yields and land pollution.

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Ph.D. student’s virtual bookshelf helps organize personal libraries

Posted by on January 16, 2007

Internet users wanting to keep track of their book and CD collections, create a wish list for next Christmas, or find the best deals for purchasing games, music and movies online may want to check out GuruLib.com, an online organizational tool developed by UMR Ph.D. student Rana Basheer.

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A MySpace for the mobile generation

Posted by on January 2, 2007

UMR student-entrepreneur Benjamin Roodman is going mobile with the launch of a social networking service that integrates the Internet with cellular telephone technology.

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UMR student helps to engineer wheelchair capable of going up and down stairs

Posted by on September 8, 2006

Lindsay Waters of Springfield, Mo., was one of 13 college students from the United States and Puerto Rico to work on advanced science and engineering projects this summer at the University of Missouri-Rolla. Working with two other students, Waters helped to design and build a wheelchair capable of autonomously traversing stairs.

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UMR researcher selected as IEEE fellow

Posted by on November 23, 2004

Dr. Donald Wunsch, the Mary K. Finley Missouri Distinguished Professor of Computer Engineering at the University of Missouri-Rolla, was selected as a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) on Nov. 21 for his contributions to hardware implementations, reinforcement and unsupervised learning.

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AI makes smart chips smarter, faster

Posted by on August 13, 2003

Analyzing the accuracy of a computer chip’s layout will be faster and more efficient, thanks to the work of a UMR Ph. D. student who has developed a way to use fuzzy logic and neural networks to analyze printed circuit layouts.

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Dr. Randy Moss receives Claypool Award for medical research

Posted by on May 9, 2003

Dr. Randy H. Moss, professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Missouri-Rolla, has received the 2003 John W. Claypool Award for Medical Research for his work on developing technology to help physicians diagnose skin cancer.

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Researchers work to solve energy problems

Posted by on September 30, 2002

Amid summer’s energy crunch, UMR researchers are to address electrical distribution problems that could lead to power failures.

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