Tag: computer engineering

13 important research stories of 2013

Posted by on December 23, 2013

Robotic brains. Glass that can heal bones. A urine test to detect breast cancer. New insights into how Internet use could indicate depression. These were among the most notable advances in research made by Missouri S&T professors and their students in 2013. Here are 13 that were publicized during the year, but are well worth talking […]

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UMR named Missouri’s first NSA-designated university for cyber-security education

Posted by on May 4, 2007

UMR students will soon be eligible for new scholarships and grants related to securing the nation’s information systems, thanks to the university’s designation as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education (CAEIAE).

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Two students honored by International Engineering Consortium

Posted by on May 1, 2007

Two UMR electrical engineering students recently received the 2007 William L. Everitt Student Award of Excellence from the International Engineering Consortium, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the electronics and communication industries.

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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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