Archives for June 2015

MEM’s the word for Missouri S&T, Chevron partnership

Chevron-LogoMechanical earth modeling (MEM) is the latest wave in petroleum engineering, and Missouri University of Science and Technology is at the forefront of offering this multidisciplinary approach to its students. [Read more…]

Productive maintenance needs highlighted in new book by S&T researcher

9781482255386A new book authored by a Missouri University of Science and Technology researcher discusses best practices on how to be an effective, results-oriented engineer by looking at real-world case studies of productive maintenance.

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Missouri S&T racecar teams earn high finishes

The Formula SAE car in action. Photo by Bob Phelan.

The Formula SAE car in action. Photo by Bob Phelan.

Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Formula SAE-Electric team earned fifth place at Formula SAE-Lincoln, an international student design competition for Formula One-style racecars sponsored by the SAE International. This was the first time the team competed at an event. Missouri S&T’s Formula SAE team earned 25th in a separate competition for combustion-based cars at the same event.

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Rolla Town Band to perform three times in July

2011 07 20 Town Band edit file  153The local musicians of the Rolla Town Band are ready to perform the first of three concerts this summer. The group will perform a variety of pieces from different genres, including a selection of military-themed marches.

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Missouri S&T lecturer wins book of the year award

Missouri S&T lecturer Kellie Grasman, center, won the 2015 Joint Publishers Book of the Year Award for a textbook she co-authored with, from left, David Pratt, Kim LaScola Needy, Kenneth Case and John A. White.

Missouri S&T lecturer Kellie Grasman, center, won the 2015 Joint Publishers Book of the Year Award for a textbook she co-authored with, from left, David Pratt, Kim LaScola Needy, Kenneth Case and John A. White.

Kellie Grasman, lecturer in engineering management and systems engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, won the Joint Publishers Book of the Year Award at the 2015 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference for a textbook she co-authored titled “Fundamentals of Engineering Economic Analysis.” [Read more…]

Record 173 S&T athletes named to 2014-15 Academic All-GLVC squad

passthru_imagecredit_GLVC_All_AcademicMissouri S&T recorded its highest number of selections ever to the Great Lakes Valley Conference’s All-Academic team for the 2014-15 season, which was released by the league today. [Read more…]

New high-strength steel could help automakers improve fuel efficiency

Molten steel is poured in Missouri S&T's foundry in McNutt Hall.

Molten steel is poured in the Missouri S&T foundry in McNutt Hall.

A high-strength steel being developed at Missouri University of Science and Technology could help auto manufacturers in their quest to meet future fuel efficiency requirements. [Read more…]

Missouri S&T students to participate in rocket competition

Rocket_blueprint_editedA team of students from Missouri University of Science and Technology will launch its hand-built rocket 23,000 feet into the air as part of the Experimental Sounding Rocket Association’s 10th Intercollegiate Rocket Engineering Challenge (IREC). [Read more…]

Missouri S&T to renovate Schrenk Hall

Schrenk HallMissouri University of Science and Technology plans to renovate a portion of Schrenk Hall, the building that houses Missouri S&T’s biological sciences and chemistry departments, in part through state capital improvement funding. [Read more…]

Huang named interim chair of biological sciences

Dr. Yue-Wern Huang

Dr. Yue-Wern Huang

Dr. Yue-Wern Huang, professor of biological sciences at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named interim chair of biological sciences. The appointment takes effect July 1. [Read more…]