Archives for May 2015

Missouri S&T physics professor invited to NSF workshop in Japan

Dr. Julia Medvedeva.

Dr. Julia Medvedeva.

Dr. Julia Medvedeva, an associate professor of physics at Missouri University of Science and Technology, will join a panel of experts at the first “U.S.-Japan Materials Genome Workshop” to discuss the best ways to produce low-cost, efficient manufactured products.

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Innovation grant challenges students’ imagination

Thanks to strategic funding from a grant program at Missouri University of Science and Technology, student teams will compete this fall to show how they can improve an existing product or service. [Read more…]

Missouri S&T research center develops single-cell analyzer

090204 Ma-Yinfa copy edit file 010 Researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology have developed a probe capable of detecting signs of disease or environmental change inside a single human cell. [Read more…]

Missouri S&T’s Pan wins ORAU’s Powe research award

Heng PanDr. Heng Pan, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace 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…]

The Hit Men to open performing arts series at Missouri S&T

Castleman Hall, which houses Leach Theatre.

Castleman Hall, which houses Leach Theatre.

The Hit Men, the former stars of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons who perform rock and roll favorites by Cat Stevens, Elton John, Jim Croce and more, will kick off the 2015-2016 Campus Performing Arts Series at Missouri University of Science and Technology in September.

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New Orleans’ levee system failure after Katrina has mistaken culprit

katrinaA Missouri University of Science and Technology professor has defined the elements that led to the flooding of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina and has established a clear sense of responsibility in the levee system’s failure.

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Missouri S&T awards professional degrees

Missouri University of Science and Technology presented five professional degree awards during spring commencement ceremonies held Friday, May 15, and Saturday, May 16. The awards recognize the outstanding Missouri S&T graduates for professional achievement. [Read more…]

‘Very exciting time’ ahead for power industry, energy expert says

The growth in renewable energy, like wind and solar, will lead to new opportunities for power engineering.

The growth in renewable energy, like wind and solar, will lead to new opportunities for power engineering.

New developments in the field of power electronics could lead to greater flexibility for the nation’s electrical power grid, says an expert in power engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology. [Read more…]

Students record international experiences on ‘Miners Abroad’ blog

A Missouri S&T student displays a microbialite discovered in the murky waters of Storr's Lake on San Salvador Island, Bahamas (photo from minersabroad.mst.edu)

A Missouri S&T student displays a microbialite discovered in the murky waters of Storr’s Lake on San Salvador Island, Bahamas (photo from minersabroad.mst.edu)

Students from Missouri University of Science and Technology who are studying abroad this spring will be sharing their experiences through posts on the Missouri S&T Miners Abroad blog. [Read more…]

Missouri S&T Mars Rover Design Team to compete in Utah

"Horizon," Missouri S&T's entry in the 2015 University Rover Challenge.

“Horizon,” Missouri S&T’s entry in the 2015 University Rover Challenge.

A team of students from Missouri University of Science and Technology 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. [Read more…]