Every year, the research investigators go on a retreat to discuss current findings, goals, and ambitions for the next year.



Each year, the ISC holds a Graduate Research Symposium for ISC-funded graduate students to present their research and findings.

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Annually, ISC hosts a poster presentation event for ISC-supported student to display posters highlighting their current research in the following research areas:

  • Intelligent Manufacturing Processes, Equipment, and Systems
  • Cyber Physical and Smart Living Systems
  • Advanced Simulation, Sensing, Control, and Communications
  • Computational Intelligence and Embedded Systemes
  • Cybersecurity and Trustworthiness

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News Archive

April 15, 2022 - ISC hosted a seminar featuring Dr. Jonathan Kimball. Read more.

March 11, 2022 - Dr. Richard Billo presented his seminar entitled "KI CAM Vision". Read more.

February 24, 2022 - Drs. Sajal Das, Ming Leu, and Jagannathan Sarangapani were selected along with four others to serve as panelists for the inaugural Research Proposal Review and Mentoring (RPRM) panel. Read more.

February 22, 2022 - "Shining a light on data transfer" featuring Dr. Nan Cen's research on using visible light for high-speed Wi-Fi data transfer. Read more.

February 7, 2022 - Dr. Sajal Das and his post-doctoral researcher, Dr. Federico Coró, won Best Paper at the 23rd International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking (ICDCN). The other co-authors of "Greedy Algorithms for Scheduling Package Delivery with Multiple Drones" are Sajal’s former post-doc, Dr. Francesco Betti Sorbelli, and Dr. Cristina Pinotti and Lorenzo Palazzetti, all at the University of Perugia, Italy.

February 1, 2022 - Dr. Yan leads disaster research board after being elected as the chair of the North American Alliance for Hazards and Disaster Research (NAAHDRI). Read more.

January 31, 2022 - Dr. Bruce McMillin to present his talk entitled "How to ERC" on Friday, February 11, 2022 at noon. Read more.

January 12, 2022 - Drs. Gayla Olbricht and Guirong (Grace) Yan received inaugural Kummer Ignition Grants to support their efforts to attract grants from funding organizations.  Read more.


December 15, 2021 - Seven ISC members were granted faculty awards Faculty Research Award: Dr. Chulsoon Hwang and Dr. Xinhua Liang. Faculty Excellence Awards: Dr. Daryl Beetner, Dr. Steven Corns, and Dr. Grace Yan. 2020-2021 Oustanding Teaching Awards: Dr. Bruce McMillin and Dr. Gayla Olbricht. Read more.

December 15, 2021 Dr. Chulsoon Hwang, Dr. Xinhua Liang, Dr. Daryl Beetner, Dr. Steven Corns, Dr. Grace Yan, Dr. Bruce McMillin, and Dr. Gayla Olbricht were granted faculty awards of excellence. Read more.

December 15, 2021 - Dr. Han receives Young Investigator Award for electrospray propulsion research.  Read more.

December 3, 2021 - Drs. Yang and Gao are two of the Missouri S&T researchers to introduce new potential for semiconductors from a naturally occurring mineral.  Read more.

November 18, 2021 - Winners of the 16th Annual ISC Poster Presentation were announced on November 18, 2021. The poster presentation, funded by the Intelligent Systems Center, is held each year to offer graduate students the opportunity to present their research results.

November 5, 2021 - Dr. Mehdi Ferdowsi shared his experiences with GAANN in his ISC talk via Zoom on “Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need”.

November 2, 2021 - Dr. Frank Liou named to the College of Fellows of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME).  Read more.

November 2, 2021 - Dr. Jie Huang promoted to associate professor of electrical and computer engineering and granted tenure.  Read more.

October 10, 2021 - Dr. Venkata Sriram Siddhardh (Sid) Nadendla focuses his research on building human-systems partnerships so that humans and computers work as a team.  Read more.

October 1, 2021 - Dr. Jagannathan Sarangapani shared his experiences with ONR and Army and his projects on deep learning: "Machine Learning Project Experience with ONR and Army" via Zoom.

August 4, 2021 - Dr. Frank Liou named the new interim ISC director.  Read more.

August 3, 3021 - Dr. Bruce McMillin elected to the 2022-2023 ABET Committee.  Read more.

August 3, 2021 - Dr. Sajal Das collaborates on Cyberinfrastructure for Accelerating Innovation in Network Dynamics (CANDY) project funded by the NSF.  Read more.

July 6, 2021 - Six ISC faculty receive Faculty External Rewards and Recognitions Committee (FERRC) awards.  Read more.

July 6, 2021 - Dr. Casey Canfield contributes to NASA report on cancer risks for astronauts.  Read more.

June 1, 2021 - Machine learning meets COVID-19 tweets in Dr. Sanjay Madria's talk.  Read more.

June 1, 2021 - Machine learning security: Dr. Das and Dr. Luo are leading research to create new federated learning algorithms.  Read more.

May 12, 2021 - S&T announces Undergraduate Research Conference winners.  Read more.  

May 4, 2021 - Missouri S&T researcher studying human-robot interaction wins NSF CAREER award. Read more.

May 4, 2021 - ISC Graduate Research Symposium winners announced. Read more.

April 15, 2021 - Dr. Jagannathan Sarangapani and Dr. VA Samaranayake receive University of Missouri System President's AwardRead more.

March 15, 2021 - Dr. David Enke named the Curators' Distinguished Teaching Professor at Missouri S&T. Read More.

March 6, 2021 - ISC Webmaster Peter Holtmann wins first place at IEEE St. Louis Section Student Presentations Conference for his work on applied machine learning for military applications.

February 18, 2021 - Dr. Sarangapani named the new interim ISC director. Read More.

February 5, 2021 - Drs. Bo, Shamsi, Ferdowsi, and Zawodniok are noted for their work in the ECE department. Read More.

February 5, 2021 - Drs. Wunsch and Huang are highlighted for their advancements in COVID-19 testing methods. Read More.

January 11, 2021 - National Institute of Health Grants Funds to Dr. Jie Huang and Dr. Rex Gerald for COVID-19 Research. Read More.

January 5, 2021 - Dr. Jonghyun Park and a former student receive a patent for their work with the battery electrode manufacturing process. Read more.

December 9, 2020 - Several ISC Investigators are mentioned in story about top 20 research findings at Missouri S&T during 2020. Read More.

December 9, 2020 - Dr. Benjamin Kwasa and his team's research is celebrated for applying virtual reality to emergency responder training. Read More.

December 9, 2020 - Dr. Casey Canfield and her team make advances in applying artificial intelligence to the nation's kidney transplant waitlist. Read More.

December 9, 2020 - Drs. Suzanna Long and Steven Corns have been elected as fellows of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) and the American Society of Engineering Management respectively. Read More. 

November 24, 2020 - Several ISC Investigators are being honored for their outstanding research. Dr. Rui Bo will be receiving the 2020 Faculty Excellence Award. He is joined by Drs. Marco Cavaglia, Jonghyun Park, and Grace Yan, who are all receiving the 2020 Faculty Research Award. Read More.

November 24, 2020 - Several ISC Investigators have been honored for their outstanding teaching. Drs. Amy Belfi, Xianbio Hu, Fiona Nah, and Pourya Shamsi will be receiving the Outstanding Teaching Award for 2019-2020. They are joined by Drs. Daryl Beetner, Mehdi Ferdowsi, Gayla Olbricht, and Yun Seong Song, all of whom are receiving the Outstanding Teaching Commendation for 2019-2020. Read More.

November 3, 2020 - Drs. Jonghyun Park and Guirong (Grace) Yan named as Dean's Scholars at the CEC Awards. Read More.

October 24, 2020 - Missouri S&T Ph.D. student Ben Bell and his team develop winning DARPA AlphaDogfight reinforcement learning program. Ben Bell received his M.S. in computer engineering at Missouri S&T and is now pursuing a Ph.D. as a member of the Applied Computational Intelligence Laboratory. His system has consistently won the DARPA AlphaDogfight competition. Read More.

October 20, 2020 - Dr. Benjamin Kwasa explores new opportunities for competitions due to COVID-19. Read More.

October 13, 2020 - Drs. Sajal Das and Tony Luo work to design new data security measures. Read More.

September 23, 2020 - Dr. Doug Bristow and his students showcased the CAMT facility and its capabilities to the governor and senator. 

September 23, 2020 - Drs. Gosavi and Marley had a study regarding the spread of COVID-19 published by the IEEE Engineering Management Review. Read more.

September 23, 2020 - Drs. Tony Okafor and Monday Okoronkwo were featured in a story aired on St. Louis Public Radio about their research to improve cutting fluid for metal cutting. Read more.

August 31, 2020 - Dr. Donald Wunsch to present about current ISC operations and opportunities on the next "Let's Talk Research" with Dr. Costas Tsatsoulis. Read more.

August 24, 2020 - Researchers use artificial intelligence to improve efficiency in kidney transplant network. Read more.

August 24, 2020 - Several ISC Investigators receive tenure and other promotions. Read more.

August 10, 2020 - ISC Investigator Dr. Abhijit Gosavi publishes study to limit the spread of COVID-19. Read more.

January 10, 2019 - Dr. Medhi Ferdowsi conducts research on advanced lead battery technology. Read more.

January 8, 2019 - Drs. Jonathan Kimball, Bruce McMillin, and Rui Bo receive NSF grant. Read more.

February 4, 2019 -  Dr. Ruwen Qin conducts research on how to help engineers better understand and use their data. Read more.

March 12, 2019 - Dr. Heng Pan receives NSF CAREER award to advance nanomanufacturing research. Read more.

April 2, 2019 - Drs. Suzanna Long and Steve Corns conduct research on using AI to help design flood evacuation plans. Read more. 

May 16, 2019 - Dr. Maciej Zawodniok receives best paper award at the Vertical Flight Society's 75th Annual Forum & Technology Display. Read more.

May 23, 2019 - Dr. Jie Huang conducts research on "smart" helmets to detect traumatic brain injuries. Read more.

August 7, 2019 - Dr. Daniel Shank conducts research on why people reject smart devices. Read more.

August 19, 2019 - Dr. Xiaodong Yang conducts research on a new concept to reconstruct holographic images. Read more. 

September 26, 2019 - Dr. Casey Canfield conducts research on individuals' ability to detect phishing emails. Read more.

November 13, 2019 - Dr. Jie Huang receives the faculty excellence award. Read more.

November 13, 2019 - Dr. Yun Seong Song receives the faculty teaching award. Read more.

November 13, 2019 - Drs. Chulsoon Hwang, Xinhua Liang, and Daniel Shank receive the faculty research award. Read more.

Decmber 18, 2019 - Drs. Mehdi Ferdowsi, Jonathan Kimball, Robert Landers, and Ruwen Qin conduct research on electric car technology. Read more.


December 11, 2018 - Dr. Jag Sarangapani has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. Click here to read more.

December 2, 2018 - Dr. Ming Leu Receives Honors for His Contributions in Manufacturing Research. Click here to read more.

December 4, 2018 - Drs. Kimball, Sarangapani, and Tauritz were honored for outstanding teaching. Click here to read more.

November 14, 2018 - Drs. Bristow, Yin, Kimball, Park, and Sedighsarvestani were presented faculty awards. Click here to read more.

September 10, 2018 - Drs. Jie Gao, Jonathan Kimball, and Edward Kinzel have received faculty promotions. Click here to read more.

August 15, 2018 - Dr. Bruce McMillin named interim chair of computer science. Click here to read more.

July 26, 2018 - Drs. Jie Huang and Rui Bo secure new partnership pursuing improved energy technology with Ameren and Hyperion. Click here to read more.

June 29, 2018 - Dr. Sajal Das awarded the UM System President’s Award for Sustained Career Excellence. Click here to read more.

May 30, 2018 - Lisa Winstead receives Staff Excellence Award. Click here to read more.

May 8, 2018 - Dr. Ming Leu receives American Society of Mechanical Engineers research medal. Click here to read more.

April 5, 2018 - Dr. Robert Landers named Curators' Distinguished Professor. Click here to read more.

February 14, 2018 - Dr. Sanjay Madria recognized as Curators' Distinguished Professor. Click here to read more.

February 14, 2018 - The 2017 Faculty Research Award presented. Click here to read more.

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November 30, 2017 - Dr. Y. Rosa Zheng photo displayed in Paris premier science Museum for female faculty in STEM. Click here to read more. 

November 17, 2017 - Dr. Dincer Konur and Dr. Daniel Tauritz recognized in the 41 S&T faculty members honored for outstanding teaching. Click here to read more

November 1, 2017 - Winners of the 13th Annual ISC Poster Presentation were announced on November 1, 2017. The poster presentation, funded by the Intelligent Systems Center, is held each year to offer graduate students the opportunity to present their research results. Click here to read more. 

October 4, 2017 - Dr. Yahong Rosa Zheng named Wilkens Professor. Click here to read more.

September 8, 2017 - Dr. Suzanna Long named on the national list of 20 Systems Engineering Professors To Know.  Click here to read more.

September 8, 2017 - Dr. Xiaodong Yang promoted to associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering. Click here to read more. 

September 8, 2017 - Dr. Zhaozheng Yin promoted to associate professor of computer science. Click here to read more. 

September 8, 2017 - Drs. K. Chandrashekhara and Douglas Bristow named as exceptional professors who teach engineering or computer science at Missouri schools offering online engineering degrees. 

June 6, 2017 - Dr. Ed Kinzel received the NSF Career Award for his work on metasurfaces, composite structures. 

June 6, 2017 - Dr. Jie Gao received the NSF Career Award for her research on flat singular optics.

May 3, 2017 - Dr. Ming Leu, the Keith and Pat Bailey Missouri Professor of Integrated Product Manufacturing, received the President’s Award for Leadership.

May 3, 2017 - Dr. Dincer Konur has been named president-elect of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers’ (IISE) Logistics and Supply Chain Division. 

April 21, 2017 - Winners for the 11th Annual ISC Graduate Research Symposium were announced. 

April 7, 2017 - Dr. Xiaoping Du receives Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching. 

March 8, 2017 - Dr. Medhi Ferdowsi is honored for outstanding teaching in distance education. 

December 13, 2016 - Dr. Xiaoping Du has been named Curators' Distinguished Teaching Professor. Click here to read more.

December 5, 2016 - ACM has named Dr. Sanjay Madria a "Distinguished Scientist" for his contributions. Click here to read more.

September 1, 2016 - Dr. Bruce McMillin spoke on the role of education in cybersecurity at the Missouri Governor's Cybersecurity Summit. Click here to read more.

June 16, 2016 - Dr. Don Wunsch and team organized Applied Computational Intelligence Lab. Click here to read more.

November 16, 2016 - 12th Annual ISC Poster Presentation Winners Announced. Click here to read more.

November 15, 2016 - Learn about intelligent systems research at poster fair.
The Intelligent Systems Center will sponsor its 12th annual poster presentation 3-5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, in the upper atrium of the Havener Center. Students will display posters that highlight research on the following thrust areas:
·         advanced simulation, sensing, control and communications
·         computational intelligence and embedded systems
·         cyber security and trustworthiness
·         intelligent cyber-physical systems
·         intelligent manufacturing processes, equipment, and systems
·         smart grid and information management
Students will compete for first-, second- and third-place awards. The campus community is invited to stop by and learn more about the ISC-supported research.

September 13, 2016 - Dr. Simone Silvestri gave a presentation on wireless autonomous data collection. Click here to read more.

March 23, 2016 - Dr. Ken P. Chong gave an ISC seminar on "Converging Technologies in Manufacturing, Mechanics, and Materials: From Nano to Continuum." Click here to read more.

March 8, 2016 - Dr. Mariesa Crow to serve as vice provost for research. Click here to read more.

February 25, 2016 - The 2015 Faculty Research Award presented. Click here to read more.

January 12, 2016 - Dr. Jagannathan Sarangapani named IEEE Fellow. Click here to read more.

January 7, 2016 - Dr. Xiaodong Yang receives NSF CAREER Award for metamaterials research. Click here to read more.

May 20, 2015 - 9th Annual ISC Graduate Research Symposium Winners Announced. Click here to read more.

  • October 30, 2014 - Remaking America through advanced manufacturing. Click here to read more
  • August 1, 2014 - Advanced manufacturing, one of the signature areas of Missouri S&T is all set to become a world-class enterprise. Click here‌‌ to read more
  • June 18, 2014 - Dr. Ming Leu and Dr. Robert G. Landers  honored for "cool" manufacturing process. Click here to read more.
  • May 7, 2014 - 8th Annual ISC Graduate Research Symposium Winners Announced. Click here to read more.
  • February 25, 2014 - Missouri S&T part of new digital lab for manufacturing. Click here to read more
  • January 17, 2014 - Advanced manufacturing named as one of the first two Missouri S&T "signature" areas. Click here to read more
  • October 23, 2013 - Dr. Mariesa Crow to receive $4.3 million from DOE Sunshot Initiative. Click here to read more.
  • September 26, 2013 - Dr. Jagannathan Sarangapani develops "brain" for robots. Click here to read more.
  • August 2, 2013 - Dr. Xiaodong Yang got NASA Funding to study how to propel and control Tiny Spacecraft. Click here to read more.