Tag: school of engineering

General Motors week begins Oct. 4 at UMR

Posted by on September 27, 2005

Using the theme, “Love What You Do,” representatives from General Motors will come to the University of Missouri-Rolla Oct. 4 to kick-off the company’s week-long recruiting effort to find highly talented students.

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Composite panels could provide durable alternative, say UMR researchers

Posted by on September 13, 2005

Note to the Big, Bad Wolf: Save your breath. A few huffs and puffs won’t budge the new building panels being manufactured at the University of Missouri-Rolla.

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New UMR study details threats in New Madrid seismic zone

Posted by on September 2, 2005

A major earthquake in the New Madrid seismic zone could affect the movement of emergency vehicles and other first response teams into and out of stricken areas if steps aren’t taken immediately to prepare bridges and other transportation infrastructures, says a team of University of Missouri-Rolla researchers.

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Electrical engineering society to honor UMR professor

Posted by on September 2, 2005

Dr. Ganesh K. Venayagamoorthy, assistant 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, has been picked to receive the Young Outstanding Member award from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Industry Applications Society (IEEE-IAS).

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Taxed power grid may get help from UMR researcher

Posted by on August 18, 2005

As high heat and humidity push the demand for electricity to record levels this summer, a University of Missouri-Rolla professor is developing techniques to improve power grid reliability and prevent cascading outages during disturbances. 

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UMR researcher developing next-generation glucose sensor

Posted by on August 15, 2005

Wake up. Prick your finger. Repeat daily for the rest of your life. That’s a way of life for thousands of diabetics, and it’s something Dr. Chang-Soo Kim, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Missouri-Rolla, is trying to change.

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Virtual facilitator could help teams solve problems faster, say UMR researchers

Posted by on August 15, 2005

Inefficient, unproductive meetings — like those satirized in Scott Adams’ “Dilbert” cartoon — are the bane of the modern workplace, but two University of Missouri-Rolla professors are looking to reverse that with new software to help people share ideas and stick to an agenda.

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UMR researcher helps develop tool to diagnosis osteoarthritis

Posted by on August 12, 2005

A technique used to detect land mines could soon help rheumatologists and radiologists diagnosis osteoporosis and cervical cancer, thanks in part to the efforts of a University of Missouri-Rolla researcher.

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Paseo Bridge hid its problems, say UMR researchers

Posted by on August 9, 2005

As the $21 million Paseo Bridge rehabilitation project nears completion in Kansas City, two University of Missouri-Rolla researchers are sharing their findings on why the bridge cracked in the first place.

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UMR engineering students set their sights on Bolivia

Posted by on August 5, 2005

While most college students are packing up to return to campus, three University of Missouri-Rolla students are preparing for a different journey — one that will take them deep into the Andes mountains

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