Archives for June 2014

Missouri S&T, Washington U., Lincoln receive NASA grant for turbulence modeling

Turbulence in the tip vortex from an airplane wing. (Photo by NASA Langley Research Center.)

Turbulence in the tip vortex from an airplane wing. (Photo by NASA Langley Research Center.)

Missouri University of Science and Technology has received a $750,000 grant from NASA to administer and help develop new approaches and computational models for predicting turbulence in aircraft flow fields. Missouri S&T is partnering on the project with Washington University in St. Louis and Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri. [Read more…]

Missouri S&T student earns INCOSE doctoral award

Systems engineering student Siddhartha Agarwal. photo by Sam O'Keefe, Missouri S&T.

Systems engineering student Siddhartha Agarwal. Photo by Sam O’Keefe, Missouri S&T.

Siddhartha Agarwal, a doctoral candidate in systems engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has received the 2014 Stevens Doctoral Award for Promising Research in Systems Engineering and Integration from the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) Foundation. The award, which will be presented at the group’s annual INCOSE International Symposium on Tuesday, July 1, in Henderson, Nevada, includes a $5,000 grant.

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Electrical engineering undergrad wins national award

Matt Horst

Matt Horst

Matt Horst, a senior in electrical engineering from Jackson, Missouri, has earned national recognition for his undergraduate work in nondestructive testing. [Read more…]

S&T undergrad earns IEEE scholarship

Thomas Roth

Thomas Roth

Thomas Roth, a senior in electrical engineering and computer engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has received a scholarship award from the Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-S) of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [Read more…]

Stephen P. Roberts named vice provost and dean of arts, sciences and business

Dr. Stephen P. Roberts

Dr. Stephen P. Roberts

Dr. Stephen P. Roberts, professor and chair of biology at Central Michigan University, has been named vice provost and dean of the newly formed College of Arts, Sciences and Business at Missouri University of Science and Technology. [Read more…]

Dr. Jie Gao wins ORAU’s Powe research award

Dr. Jie Gao, assistant professor of mechanical engineering

Dr. Jie Gao, assistant professor of mechanical engineering

Dr. Jie Gao, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, is one of 35 faculty members in the nation to win a competitive research grant through the Oak Ridge Associated Universities Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Program. [Read more…]

Leach Theatre adds two new shows to special events calendar

Home Free. Photo from homefreevocalband.com.

Home Free. Photo from homefreevocalband.com.

Country music a cappella group Home Free and a performance of the comedy play “Peter and The Star Catcher” have joined the 2014-15 season of Leach Special Events at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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Planned S&T residence hall will add 450 student beds

A planned residential housing project to replace aging dormitories with apartment-style residence halls at Missouri University of Science and Technology will add housing for 450 additional students and save over $35 million in deferred maintenance. [Read more…]

Researchers honored for ‘cool’ manufacturing process

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers recently recognized four Missouri University of Science and Technology researchers for their paper describing an additive manufacturing method for fabricating 3-D parts by extrusion of water-based ceramic pastes.

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Teacher prep program ranked among nation’s best

Missouri University of Science and Technology’s teacher certification program is ranked among the best in the nation and in the state of Missouri, according to a national report released Tuesday, June 17. [Read more…]