Month: May 2014

Missouri S&T student improving rural drinking water

Posted by on May 30, 2014

A Ph.D. student from Missouri S&T is screening Missouri drinking water for common and emerging water contaminants and seeking new technologies to improve drinking water quality.

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Missouri S&T’s Baja team ready to race

Posted by on May 30, 2014

Students from Missouri S&T will demonstrate the engineering principles of off-road vehicles by racing a student-built and -designed Baja vehicle as part of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)-International Baja SAE Illinois Conference.

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Power plant goes quiet as campus moves to geothermal energy

Posted by on May 28, 2014

A World War II-era power plant that has provided energy to much of the Missouri University of Science and Technology campus for nearly seven decades is powering down as the university makes the transition to a geothermal energy system.

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Missouri S&T student earns IGERT grant

Posted by on May 28, 2014

A Ph.D. student from Missouri S&T will further his research in lithium-ion batteries through an Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) grant from the National Science Foundation.

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Missouri S&T receives $200K gift from ExxonMobil Foundation

Posted by on May 28, 2014

Missouri University of Science and Technology has received $200,775 from the ExxonMobil Foundation as part of the company’s 2013 Educational Matching Program.

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Ten honored at S&T Staff Excellence Awards ceremony

Posted by on May 28, 2014

Ten full-time employees at Missouri University of Science and Technology were honored Wednesday, May 28, for their contributions to the campus during Missouri S&T Staff Recognition Day ceremonies on campus.

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Missouri S&T design team ready to explore Mars

Posted by on May 27, 2014

A team of students from Missouri S&T will demonstrate the fundamentals of remote robotic travel and task completion as part of a competition that challenges students to design and build the next generation of Mars rovers.

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At #STEMSTL forum, Chancellor Schrader stresses importance of education

Posted by on May 23, 2014

The key to meeting Missouri’s increasing demand for a work force skilled in the STEM disciplines of science, technology, engineering and mathematics is education, Missouri S&T Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader emphasized in a forum on STEM and innovation.

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Philharmonia Quartett Berlin to open performing arts series at S&T

Posted by on May 23, 2014

Philharmonia Quartett Berlin, a string quartet founded in 1984 by the principal concert master and the string section leaders of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, will kick off the 2014-2015 Campus Performing Arts Series at Missouri S&T this fall.

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Yin receives NSF CAREER Award

Posted by on May 22, 2014

Dr. Zhaozheng Yin, an assistant professor of computer science at Missouri University of Science and Technology, recently received the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious award for young faculty members for his research into developing algorithms and systems for processing microscopy images of biological specimens.

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