Announcements

Read below about the accomplishments of our students, faculty, and alumni. To submit an accomplishment, simply email vogtse@umkc.edu.

2017

Dr. Reza Derakhshani received $80,000 from EyeVerify to support his CIBIT Laboratory (Computational Intelligence and Bio-Identification Technologies Lab).
January

Dr. Zhu Li received $50,000 from Qualcomm Technologies to support his research in point cloud compression.
January

Dr. John Kevern received a $175,000 research grant from Iowa State University and the National Academies of Sciences to support his research in “Entrained Air Void System for Durable Highway Concrete”.
January

Nine senior design course student projects in Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering secured external funding. Sponsors include: Honeywell FMT, Orbital ATK, and Ansera Analytics. Course instructors are Dr. Katherine Bloemker (ME) and Dr. Reza Derakhshani (EE).
January

2016

Dr. ZhiQiang Chen was awarded $72,710 in seed funding from EPSCoR for his project entitled, “Development of Aerial-Ground Sensing and Data-enabled Vulnerability-Resilience Modeling for Crop Systems subject to Drought”.
December 1st

Dr. Faisal Khan has received an $80,000 award from the Department of Energy for the project “Creation of an Adaptive Remaining Lifetime Prediction Model of Power Electronics.” This project is in collaboration with National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).
November 1st

Samaa Gazzaz, computer science major at UMKC, won 3rd prize in the ACM Student Research Competition at the 2016 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing. Samaa’s poster was based on work she completed as a UMKC SUROP mentee with her faculty mentor Dr. Praveen Rao. Her poster was entitled, “Harnessing Kansas City Open Data to Improve the Lives of Citizens”.
October 19th

Katie Gonzagowski, senior Civil Engineering major at UMKC, received the Outstanding Collegiate Member (OCM) award from the Society of Women Engineers for enthusiastically supporting K-12 STEM programs, for more closely connecting collegiate and professional sections, and for leveraging social media skills to heighten participation across the region.
October 19th

Dr. ZhiQiang Chen received $49,571 from the NSF’s funded Transect program for his proposal entitled, “Development of Aerial-Ground Sensing and Data-enabled Vulnerability-Resilience Modeling for Crop Systems subject to Drought”.
October 5th

Dr. ZhiQiang Chen, his team at SCE (Dr. Yugi Lee, Dr. Zhu Li, Dr. Travis Fields, and Dr. Ceki Halmen), and Dr. Alexis Petri at Human Resources received $200,000 from Provost Strategic Funding for their proposal entitled, “UMKC Center for Big Imaging and Smart City Technologies”.
October 5th 

Dr. Chen received a grant for his proposal to develop an aerial-ground sensing and data enabled vulnerability resilience model for crop systems subject to drought.
October 3rd

Dr. Zhu Li received $30,000 from Samsung Research America for his research project entitled, “All IP Media Standardization.”
October 3rd 

Dr. Masud Chowdhury, Dr. Mostafizur Rahman, and Dr. Ahmed Hassan received a NSF grant for “II-NEW: Experimental Characterization and CAD Development Testbed for Nanoscale Integrated Circuits”.
September 26th

Dr. Praveen Rao, Dr. Baek-Young Choi, Dr. Ahmed Hassan, Dr. Vijay Kumar, Dr. Yugyung Lee, Dr. Zhu Li, Dr. Deep Medhi, and Dr. Sejun Song received $185,000 from Provost Strategic Funding for the proposal, “Recruiting High-Quality Domestic Ph.D. Students to Advance Big Data Research & Teaching at UMKC”.
September 26th

Dr. Masud Chowdhury received two NSF grants.
September 26th

Dr. Praveen Rao received the NRC Research Associateship Senior Research Award for his proposal entitled, “Probabilistic Inference on Social Media Data to Prevent Potential Cyberattacks”.
September 26th

Dr. Sejun Song received $86,000 (ETRI: $50,000, Cisco: $20,000, Provost: $16,000) in funding over the summer.
September 26th

Dr. Deb Chatterjee was elected to the Union Radio-Scientifique Internationale (URSI) as a new full-member by the members of the United States National Committee (USNC).
September 26th

Dr. Masud Chowdhury was promoted to tenured associate professor.
September 26th

Dr. Yugi Lee was promoted to full professor.
September 26th

Katie Gonzagowski was named a SWE outstanding collegiate member and received a STEMMY award.
August 18th

Dr. Masud Chowdhury awarded the single-PI regular NSF grant of $461,111.
August 15th

Dr. Praveen Rao and his team were awarded $148,000 for “Recruiting High-Quality Domestic Ph.D. Students to Advance Big Data Research & Teaching at UMKC”.
August 3rd

“Post-Doctoral Pipeline Program for STEM Faculty of Color” has been approved for funding in the amount of $250,000 under UMKC Provost Strategic Plan Funding Program 2016.
August 3rd

Samaa Gazzaz received the 2016 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Scholarship Grant and will present a poster co-authored with her advisor Dr. Praveen Rao.
June

Dr. Sejun Song received $20,000 from the Cisco Research Center for research in open reality measurement and monitoring agent framework for a software-defined network.
June 

Dr. Masud Chowdhury, Dr. Mostafizur Rahman, and Dr. Ahmed Hassan received $772,061 from the National Science Foundation for “Experimental Characterization and CAD Development Testbed for Nanoscale Integrated Circuits Research”.
June 

Dr. Travis Fields received $41,500 from the Naval Postgraduate School Gliding-based Aerial Resupply for Humanitarian Relief.
June 

Dr. Masud Chowdhury received $103,553 from MIHRAB Nanotechnology Inc. for “Printable and Flexible Micro-Supercapacitor using Graphene and Carbone Nanostructure”.
June

Dr. Travis Fields received $54,195 from Draper Laboratory for the “Development and Testing of an Autonomously Controlled Rotating Cross Parachute”.
June 

Dr. Mostafizur Rahman, Dr. Ahmed Hassasn, and Dr. Masud Chowdhury received $772,061 in funding from NSF for new research in the areas of micro and nano-electronics and nanotechnology.
June 20

Dr. Travis Fields received $49,981 from the University of Missouri FastTrack Initiative for his project entitled, “Transforming Structural Health Monitoring Technology with 3D Printed Sensors”.
May 

Dr. Faisal Khan and Dr. Preetham Goli received $39,750 from the University of Missouri Research Board for their project entitled, “Detection of Aging Related IGBT Bond-Wire Lift-off Using Spread Spectrum Time Domain Reflectometry”.
May 

Dr. Travis Fields received $36,063 from the University of Missouri Research Board for his project entitled, “In-Flight Learning with Indirect Adaptive Control: A New Paradigm in Flight Testing and Control”.
May 

Dr. Zhu Li received $50,000 from Qualcomm Technologies Inc. for “Capturing and Coding/Compression of 3D Point Cloud”.
May 

Dr. Baek-Young Choi received $50,000 from the National Science Foundation for “Child Tracking and Detection – A Public Safety Application through Mobile Crowd Sensing”.
May 

UMKC Robotics Team earned silver and bronze awards at Honda’s National Robotics Challenge.
May 5th

The KC STEM Alliance received $1,500 from the Kansas City, MO fund for Civic and Community Engagement to hire a Kansas City student as an intern.
April 

Dr. Cory Beard received the 2016 Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Graduate Mentoring.
April 26th 

Dr. Reza Derakhshani and Dr. John Kevern received LEAP Awards.
April 21st

Dr. Praveen Rao selected for UMKC Award for Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduate Researchers, Scholars, and Artists.
April 2st

Fareed Adib was honored with the 2016 UMKC SCE Alumni Achievement Award due to his distinguished career and the impact he has made in the field of mobile technology.
April 21st 

SCE geomaterials lab received a donation from the Midwest Concrete Industry Board and the Concrete Promotional Group for a specialized, concrete freezing and thawing chamber.
April 13th

Dr. Katherine Bloemker and Professor Kevin Kirkpatrick were presented SCE Good Teaching Awards.
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April 4th 

SCE received a FIRST recognition award for UMKC’s substantial support and commitment to the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) for the past ten years.
March 30th 

Dheeraj Kumar Kanukuntla was accepted into the Golden Key Honour Society.
March 3rd 

ACI student chapter won 1st and 2nd in the regional concrete bowling ball competition.
March 3rd 

Ricky Abnos, junior in mechanical engineering, received ESIP award.
March 3rd 

UMKC SCE joined LaunchCodeKC in a Partnership
March 2nd 

Mahrukh Khan and Mayanka Chandra Shekar have been awarded UMKC Women’s Center Graduate Assistantship Fund (GAF) Fellowships.
February 15th 

Dr. Praveen Rao received $50,000 from the National Science Foundation for the project titled “Scalable Knowledge Management for Risk Analysis in Finance.”
January

Ryan Holmes earned the American Coal Ash Association Scholarship.
January 1st 

2015

Chetan Jaiswal Wins Best Paper Award at IEEE International Workshop at the 40th IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks.
November 16th 

Malathy Krishna, Haymanot Helen Gebre-Amlak, and Becca May awarded Poster Winners at ACM’s MINK WIC
November 11th 

SCE’s ACM Programming Teams Take 5th and 11th Place at Programming Competition at UCM
November 9th 

SCE Team The Daemons finished 14th in the US in IEEExtreme Coding Competition
October 27th

Victoria Wu Receives Grace Hopper Travel Grant
October 10th

Jianfei Chen Receives SGS Grant for Dissertation Research and a Travel Grant to NSF-funded GENI Workshop
September 30th 

NSPE President Tim Austin Visits SCE’s NSPE Student Chapter
September 23rd 

ECE Alum Tim Sylvester receives LaunchKC Grant
September 23rd

Emily Collins and Jonathan Parman Receive TBP Scholarships
September 17th 

SCE Places in Top 10 Nationally in Big Beam Contest
September 17th 

Faculty Receive NSF/TCPP CDER Center Early Adopter Award
September 17th 

UMRB Awards Jump Start SCE Faculty Research
August 26th 

Vinutha Nuchimaniyanda and  Sravani Punyamurthula awarded GHC Scholarship Grants
August 8th 

Deborah O’Bannon selected for 2015 Stemmy Award
August 3rd 

SCE Hosts Successful 2015 National Student Steel Bridge Competition
June 6th 

Spandana Vemulapalli Awarded Travel Fellowship Grant Award
May 22nd 

Nine SCE Undergraduate Students Receive SUROP Research Awards
May 22nd 

Chetan Jaiswal and Mayanka Chandra Shekar Receive Awards at the Community of Scholar Symposium
May 15th

Muhammad Sana Ullah Awarded Prestigious Preparing Future Faculty Scholar Award
May 14th 

ASCE Student Chapter Receives Distinguished Chapter Award
May 5th 

Dr. Cory Beard Garners “Outstanding Doctoral Faculty Member” Award
April 23rd

UMKC and SCE Awards Steve Edwards the Alumni Achievement Award
April 22nd 

UMKC Robotics Team Takes Second Place at Regional Competition
April 18th

Dr. Praveen Rao Accepts Air Force Summer Faculty Fellowship Program
April 17th 

Kaustubh Dhondge and Hyungbae Park receive Best Poster Award at CANSec
April 13th 

Spandana Vemulapalli’s Research Receives First at SWE Region I Conference
March 31st 

Dean Truman Selected as an Ingram’s 2015 Icon of Education
March 30th 

John Bazin Selected to Present Paper at AIAA Conference and Seminar
March 30th 

Travis Fields Receives NASA-EPSCoR Missouri Funds for Parafoil Research
March 22nd

KC STEM Alliance Awarded UMKC Trustees Community Engagement Award
March 15th 

Yugyung Lee Selected As Recipient of the Prestigious N.T. Veatch Award
February 3rd

2014

70 SCE Student Developers Participate in UMKC IBM BlueMix Hackathon
December 3rd 

Robert Holland and Varun Narisetty Place 6th Nationally in IEEEXtreme Programming Competition
November 25th 

John Kevern and Gregory King Achieve Promotion & Tenure
September 13th

Katherine Bloemker Promoted to Associate Teaching Professor
September 12th 

Wells Fargo Invites EyeVerify to New Accelerator
August 25th 

Big Beam Team Places in Top 5 in  National Big Beam Contest
August 19th 

UM FastTrack Grant Awarded to Professors Hart & Kevern
August 19th 

Vijay Kumar Receives Curators’ Professorship
August 19th

SCE Student/Faculty Researchers Win Prestigious Award for Mobile App, WiFi-Honk
July 8th

SCE Baja Racing Team Places Top 10 in SAE Competition
July 1st 

New SCE Student Collaborative Space Dedicated as a Gift From Burns & McDonnell
June 11th 

2014 SCE Alumni Golf Tournament Raises $8000 for Student Scholarships
June 6th

Audrey Barnard named Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management Honor Recipient
May 30th 

John Kevern and Mike Kelly are SCE Good Teaching Award Recipients
May 12th 

Sierra Shipley received the UMKC SGA Best Leader of a Student Organization at SGA Awards
May 10th 

Elliott Goff wins Whitaker Fellowship in Zurich
May 5th 

SCE Hosts MOU Discussions with Delegates of Canik Basari University in Samsun, Turkey
May 5th 

Feichen Shen, Sashi Saripalle, Kaustubh Dhondge Receive SGS Research Grants
May 5th 

ASCE Student Chapter Receives Letter of Honorable Mention
May 1st 

Rebecca May Wins Best Paper Award at The International Conference on Design of Reliable Communications Networks
May 1st 

Nahid Hossain Receives UMKC School of Graduate Studies Research Grant
April 28th

Human Powered Vehicle Team Places 11th out of 34 team at The ASME Human Powered Vehicle Challenge
April 23rd

ACM Teams Places Second at CCSC Programming Contest
April 15th 

Associate Professor Reza Derakhshani Recieves  N.T. Veatch Award For Distinguished Research and Creative Activity.
April 8th

Professors Chen and Kevern speak at MSPE WC meeting
April 8th

Mike Kelly Honored with Leadership Excellence Achievement Program Award by MSPE
March 26th

SCE Alumnus Vu Nguyen Receives Honeywell’s Outstanding Engineer Award
March 12th 

SCE Hosts First Annual RooBuilders Competition
March 12th 

SCE Student Jason Regina Recognized as Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management Honor Recipient
January 21st 

2013

Dr. Praveen Rao Awarded Contract with Headquarters Counseling Center
December 23rd 

Kaustubh Dhondge Selected for Graduate Student Professional Development Program
December 10th 

EyeVerify Winner of Global Get in the Ring Competition
November 25th 

DBIA Student Chapter Wins Regional Competition for Second Consecutive Year
November 14th 

SCE Alumni Divya Ketharnath Receives Scholarship to Pursue Ph.D.
November 12th 

Xinjie Guan and Vicky Wu Win in Poster Contest at MINK WIC Conference
November 12th 

Dr. Jerry Richardson Receives National Highway Institute Award for Fourth Consecutive Year
November 6th 

SCE Student Alberto Kang Announced as Recipient of REMSA Scholarship
October 30th 

SCE Professors John Kevern and Jerry Richardson Funded for New Research Project
October 22nd

Dr. Sejun Song Announced as Recipient of Teaching Award
October 8th

Levon Saiyan Selected as Recipient of ICRI Great Plains Chapter Scholarship
October 3rd

EyeVerify Winner of 2013 Silicon Prairie Awards
September 26th 

Professor Praveen Rao Earns IBM Big Data and Analytics Faculty Award
August 30th 

UMKC NSBE Student Chapter Hosts Regional Conference
August 28th

Dr. John Kevern Discovers New Material for Internally Curing Concrete
July 29th 

SCE Hosts Women in Technology Panel
July 25th 

63rd Street Bridge Physical Model Being Built by Dr. Jerry Richardson
July 25th

Dr. Masud Chowdhury’s New Research Examining How To Keeping Cool While Increasing Performance
July 23rd

Quality of Limestone from Mine Located Under Worlds of Fun Being Assessed by Dr. John Kevern
July 23rd

Unique Summer Program Draws Students from Saudi Arabia
July 23rd

Drs. Lee and Dinakarpandian’s Research Promoting Active Lifestyles for Kids Funded
July 23rd

Baja Buggy Featured in Mid-America Packards “The Data Plate”
July 10th 

Seven SCE Student Athletes Named to the Summit League’s 2012-13 Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence
July 2nd

UMKC EWB Students Commit to Building Bridge in Vallecito, Panama
June 4th

SCE faculty Bob Cotter and Judy Mullins Retirements Announced
June 3rd

ASCE President Elect Visits SCE
June 3rd

SCE Professors Praveen Rao and Ganesh Thiagarajan Promoted
May 31st

UMKC students including SCE’s Jason Regina Receive Truman Awards – Bill Clinton Keynote Speaker
May 28th

SCE 2013 Graduate & Kauffman Scholar Cristina Ortiz featured in KC Star
May 28th

Chairman & CEO Greg Graves, P.E. Awarded UMKC Honorary Engineering Doctorate
May 22nd

ZhiQiang Chen’s Remote Sensing Research Has Helped First Responders
May 22nd

Jesse Sherwood & Ganesh Thiagarajan Receive SCE Good Teaching Award Recipients
May 21st

Ceki Halmen Receives IIRP funding
May 15th

Alumni Achievement Award Recipient Rajiv Chilakalapudi Travels from India to Visit Alma Mater
May 15th

UMKC’s Kevin Truman and Linna Place Join Governor’s Trade Mission to Taipei and Seoul
May 14th 

Professors Marco Brotto and Reza Derakhshani Receive UM Fast Track II Initiative Funds
May 14th

Timothy Hines and Sean Rivers 2012-2013 Student LEAP Award Recipients
May 6th 

Jim Mahoney & Pat O’Bannon honored by SCE students
May 2nd

SCE well represented at IEEE Region 5 Conference in Denver, CO
April 30th

Ceki Halmen 2012-2013 Faculty LEAP Award Recipient
April 30th 

CS Students Win 1st Place in UMB Video Contest
April 30th

2nd Place  Won in IEEE Student Robotics Technical Report Competition!
April 30th

Civil Engineering Students Take First Place at ACI Mortar Workability Competition
April 22nd

John Kevern Receives ACI Young Member Award
April 22nd

Amber Stern Receives Prestigious ASBMR Mentored Career Development Award
April 8th

Jason Regina Awarded Summer Research Fellowship at NIST
April 8th

SCE Marks Its 5th Year As GKC SAME Industry Day Partner
April 8th 

Brian Hare Presents Poster at ACM SIGCSE Conference
April 8th

John Kevern Recognized for Outstanding Activities as Faculty Advisor to UMKC ASCE Student Chapter
March 10th 

ASCE Selects Ganesh Thiagarajan as a 2012 Outstanding Reviewer
March 10th 

UMKC recognized as an ACI Excellent University
March 10th 

Judy Mullins co-Chairs 1st annual NCWIT MO-KS Affiliate Aspirations in Computing Awards Ceremony
February 21st 

CE Masters Student Yanan Ma Will Present Research Poster At ASCE Conference
February 21st

ECE Graduate Tim Sylvester Listed in ENR Top 20 under 40
February 6th

Kevin Truman Digital Sandbox KC University Representative
February 6th 

Biometric Research & Technology Transfer Aids Kansas City’s Silicon Prairie Reputation
February 21st

Professor Praveen Rao featured in IBM’s developerWorks
January 28th

Darren Mullin selected for 2012 Distinguished Master’s Thesis award
January 28th 

Brazilian Government Selects Deep Medhi for Faculty International Collaboration Funding
January 23rd

Trent Guess Co-Recipient of the Franklin D. Dickson/Missouri Professorship in Orthopaedic Research.
January 23rd

2012

Dr. Vijay Kumar Discusses Cellphone Security on 41 News
December 19th 

CE422 Reinforced Concrete Design lab featured on YouTube
November 25th 

Jerry Richardson awarded 2011 NHI Instructor of Excellence Award
November 19th

UMKC SIFE Becomes UMKC ENACTUS
November 19th

Dr. Masud Chowdhury Named Chief Coordinator & UMKC PI for Phase II SBIR Grant
November 19th

Professor Brian Hare Discusses Voting Online With 41 Action NEWS
November 7th

SCE to host the inaugural FIRST Tech Challenge
October 23rd

DBIA Student Team Takes First Place at Regional Competition
October 23rd

MO-Delta Receives Membership Award At Tau Beta Pi  National Convention
October 8th

ECE Student Kelsey Knoche Awarded Competitive SWE Scholarship
September 9th

Ph.D. Student Xinjie Guan selected for GHC Research Scholarship
September 1st

Alum Saravan Rajendran Promoted to VP at Cisco
August 31st

UMKC Ranked in top 50 Sierra Club Cool Schools 2012
August 26th

CS Alum Jane Zupan at home in both France & US
August 15th 

Baek-Young Choi Spends Summer at Air Force Research Laboratory
August 15th

Certificate in Engineering and Construction Project Management Announced
August 15th

SCE ECE Student Tim Sylvester featured in Wall Street Journal
August 15th 

Alum Taya Upkes featured in KC Star
August 1st

Amber Rath Stern receives ASBMR Young Investigator Award
August 1st

Start-up EyeVerify using technology developed by SCE professor Reza Derakhshani
August 1st

Kyle Dunning selected as a Tau Beta Pi Scholar
August 1st

Dr. Chen presents at two NSF sponsored conferences
July 23rd

Amber Rath Stern and Ganesh Thiagarajan on NIH funded research team
July 23rd

ASCE Student Chapter Receives National Award
July 16th

SCE students mentored award winning First Lego League teams
Jule 9th

Expanded Shale, Clay and Slate Institute funds John Kevern’s Research
June 27th

Kaustubh Dhondge & Hyungbae Park win poster award at GPN conference
June 17th

Xinjie Guan & Xili Wan Awarded GENI Summer Camp Scholarships
June 17th

Sarah Withee’s team wins Best Mobile App at Hack the Midwest Contest
June 17th

Sourav Jana & Feichen Shen Present Research at SHARPn Summit 2012
June 17th

IBM Sponsoring Dr. Praveen Rao at Innovate 2012 Conference
May 28th

CE student Ryan Holmes to present ASME research poster in Puerto Rico
May 28th

SAME Student Chapter Receives Plaque Commemorating Its Formation
May 14th

Brian Hare & Jerry Richardson are 2012 SCE Good Teaching Award Recipients!
May 4th

Yanan Ma is the Wu Scholarship Recipient
May 3rd

UMKC SIFE Team is TOP TEAM at Regional Competitions in Chicago
April 27th

SCE & Rockhurst University Partner to increase STEM professionals in KC
April 25th

UMKC Steel Bridge Team Wins First Place Overall at Regionals
April 23rd

Greg King 2011-2012 Faculty LEAP Award Recipient
April 23rd

Sean Rivers and Taya Upkes 2011-2012 Student LEAP Award Recipient
April 23rd

Reza Derakhshani, Whitney Molloy & Tim Williams Recieve Awards at SGA Gala Award Banquet
April 20th

UMKC Baja Buggy Team hosts Mid-America Packards Car Show
April 13th

Tau Beta Pi Fellowship Awarded to Civil Engineering Student Kyle Dunning
April 12th

Student/Faculty team, Todd Gardner & Cory Beard, win IEEE ComSoc Best Paper Award
March 21st 

GPN appoints Deep Medhi to Cyberinfrastructure Committee
March 21st

SCE Professor Reza Derakhshani’s Research Licensed
March 9th

SCE Honored with SAME GKC Post Donation at E-Week Luncheon
March 9th

Prestigious scholarship awarded to engineering student Elliott Goff
March 1st

IBM Spotlights Praveen Rao
February 10th

John Kevern named one of Concrete Construction’s Most Influential People in 2012
February 5th

Professors Chen & Lee Awarded 2012 IBM Smarter Planet Faculty Innovation Award
January 30th

Dr. Amber Stern receives John Haddad Young Investigator Award
January 3rd

2011

ECE student Clement Lumanyika awarded IEEE PES Scholarship
November 26th

Jerry Richardson awarded 2010 NHI Instructor of Excellence Award
October 29th

ECE Student-Athlete Kelsey Knoche earns the Jack Gant Award
October 11th

Alex McCaskill wins National Dam Safety Scholarship
August 18th

Baek-Young Choi Joins Air Force Research Lab This Summer
July 13th 

Praveen Rao Awarded NSF Funding
July 13th

Kauffman Foundation Grants $3.2 Million to Form KC STEM Alliance
July 6th

Matthew Parish, Computer Science Major, Receives Gilman Study Abroad Scholarship
June 7th

ECE student Jorge Colman Creates  Iphone/Ipad Invention
May 27th

Four SCE Professors Receive 2011 UM Research Board Awards
May 23rd

Mohammad Kia is One of Four Finalists in the “Grand Challenge Competition To Predict In Vivo Knee Loads”
May 18th 

2011 SCE Alumni Achievement Award presented to Len Rodman
April 30th

UMKC SCE & MWSU team up on dual engineering degree program
April 29th

SCE Welcomes Dr. Amber Rath-Stern,  Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
April 29th

UMKC SIFE Team Wins at USA Regional Competition
April 11th

Taya Upkes & Zane Potts 2011 Student LEAP Award recipients!
March 21st

Daniel Leon-Salas 2011 Faculty LEAP Award Recipient
March 21st

Deb Chatterjee Receives ONR Summer Fellowship
March 21st

New American Concrete Institute (ACI)student chapter approved!
March 15th

Deb Chatterjee Keynote Speaker at IDGA’s 7th Military Antennas Summit
March 15th

Praveen Rao Awarded 2010 IBM Smarter Planet Innovation Faculty Award
February 22nd

Ganesh Thiagarajan’s Bridge Approach Slab Research Report Published by MoDOT
February 7th 

UMKC SCE Investigates Academic Degree Collaboration Opportunities with Indian Academic Institutions
February 7th 

UMKC SCE professor, Daniel Leon-Salas, receives NSF CAREER Award
January 31st 

2010

3 SCE Teams Place Regional ACM Programming Contest
November 17

Professor Rao wins IBM Faculty Innovation Award
November 8th

UMKC SCE Competes For The First Time In The IEEExtreme Competition
October 26th

SCE Alum, Mo Qureshi Recieves Most Valuable Service Award from The Crescent Peace Society of Greater Kansas City
September 26th

SCE Professor Ghulam Chaudhry Recieves Contributions and Achievements in Education fom The Crescent Peace Society of Greater Kansas City
September 26th

Oleg Gusak Receives Distinguished Technical Paper Award from OPNETWORK
September 3rd

UMKC’s Student Union Opening Day
August 20th

Professor Jerry Richardson Earns NHI’s 2009 Instructor of Excellence Award
July 23rd 

Society of Military Engineers GKC Post Donates $4000 to SCE
June 30th 

UMKC Baja Team Ranks 39th Overall At Baja SAE Competitions
June 4th 

UMKC HPV Team ranks 7th overall in Human Powered Vehicle Challenge East Coast Competition
May 19th 

UMKC SCE Dean Kevin Truman Receives The Prestigious Bliss Medal from SAME
May 14th 

Reid Vilbig Awarded ACI Luke and Billie Snell Undergraduate Scholarship
May 11th 

Anirudha Kadambi Vasudevan Awarded ACI Graduate Scholarship
May 11th 

Two UMKC SCE teams compete in Student Programming Contest at CCSC-Central Plains Conference
April 26th 

Chris Farney and Nick Heiser Receive ASCE KC Section Senior Awards
April 21st

CSEE student Abbey Trotta awarded first place in poster competition at CCSC-Central Plains Conference
April 4th 

SIFE team wins league in SIFE Chicago Regional Competition
April 14th 

CSEE student Shaun D. Walker awarded the Superior GTA Award and the Chancellor’s Doctoral Fellowship Award
April 9th 

SCE alumnus Harold Sprague receives UMKC Alumni Award
April 9th 

Visiting Professor, Nail Akar, Receives Fulbright Award
March 4th 

New SCE Scholarship Honors past Burns & McDonnell president Newt A. Campbell
February 4th 

Dr. Baek-Young Choi featured in International Innovation
February 4th 

2009

Robin Carroll-Dolci Awarded Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management Award
November 24th

SCE and A&S Host Reception for Andress Kernick
November 10th 

Dr. Dinakar & Dr. Lee Become NIH Subcontractors on NIH SBIR Project
October 2nd

Dr. Wang received second NIH grant award
September 29th

Dr. Greg King & Dr. John Kevern Funded by NSF for Exploratory Research
September 21st 

Dean Kevin Truman Co-PI on $1.2 million NSF Grant Serving Students with Disabilities
September 16th 

Multi-scale Genomic Imaging Informatics Grant Funded
August 28th 

Dr. William Rychlewski III Receives Entrepreneur of the Year Award
August 14th 

Dr. Deep Medhi Receives Outstanding Interdisciplinary Doctoral Faculty Award
August 14th 

Steel Bridge Team Wins Regional and Places in Top Third Nationally
August 6th 

Senior Civil Engineering Project Ranks Nationally
August 5th

Deb Chatterjee Begins a Summer Fellowship at Naval Research Labratory
July 31st 

UMKC Senior Civil Engineering Senior Design Course Wins National Award
June 10th

Mohammad Kia Receives Chancellor’s Doctoral Fellows Award.
June 7th

Sourish Dasgupta Receives Preparing Future Faculty Fellow Award
June 7th

Jesse Sherwood Receives Chancellor’s Doctoral Fellow Award
June 7th

Tuanjie Tong Receives Dissertation Research Fellow Award
June 7th

Zhefu Shi Receives Dissertation Research Fellow Award
June 7th

Jerad Foster of Studiobuild Receives Design Excellence Award
May 31st 

Jim Surber Wins IEEE Student Paper Contest
April 28th

Dr. Reza Derakhshani Receives Western Chapter of Missouri Society of Professional Engineers LEAP Award
March 31st 

Graduate Student Rini Mitra Earn Prestigous 1st Place Award
January 14th 

2008

Arthur Pemberton Awarded ACM top prize, Best Overall Web Site
September 2nd