Author: Peter Ehrhard

Missouri S&T hosts hundreds of area teachers for training

Posted by on June 16, 2017

Approximately 600 elementary, middle and high school teachers from around the U.S. are visiting Missouri University of Science and Technology to learn how to better teach engineering, computer science and biomedical science.

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S&T student earns fellowship to study in Korea

Posted by on June 16, 2017

Bader Almutairi, a Ph.D. student in nuclear engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology from the state of Kuwait, will work with a team of international peer students to research nuclear nonproliferation and nuclear risk management while traveling abroad this summer.

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Missouri S&T team to launch rocket at collegiate competition

Posted by on June 16, 2017

A group of students from Missouri University of Science and Technology will launch a rocket 10,000 feet into the air over Las Cruces, New Mexico, later this month as a part of the inaugural Spaceport America Cup.

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Building better homes, one origami fold at a time

Posted by on June 14, 2017

One day, origami curtains may be a feature of many homes. The nature of the paper craft’s complex folding and cutting presents an almost limitless amount of shapes, textures and mechanical properties. Researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology are exploring the potential of origami to control the amount of incoming light in a room and studying how the resulting light patterns could affect homeowners.

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Functional as a philosophy

Posted by on June 13, 2017

After working for several years at Chevron Corp. on government contracts in his native Pakistan, Malik Adnan Saeed decided to pursue a Ph.D. in chemistry. He says Dr. Nicholas Leventis, Curators’ Distinguished Professor of chemistry, and his work in the field of aerogels inspired his choice to attend Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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Missouri S&T student earns ECS Fellowship

Posted by on June 5, 2017

Siddesh Umapathi, a Ph.D. student in chemistry at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has earned an Electrochemical Society (ECS) Fellowship for the 2017 summer. This fellowship gives students the opportunity to pursue research work in a field of interest to ECS and includes a $5,000 cash award.

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Register a student for engineering camp this summer

Posted by on May 25, 2017

Students can still register for the five-day Jackling Introduction to Engineering Camp at Missouri University of Science and Technology. The camp will be offered at three different times this summer: June 11-15, June 25-29, and July 9-13. Students should be incoming high school juniors or seniors.

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Missouri S&T team travels to the ‘Mars’ of the USA

Posted by on May 25, 2017

Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Mars Rover Design Team is one of 36 international teams selected to compete at the University Rover Challenge, where teams showcase potential next-generation planet surveyors.

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Missouri S&T’s Formula Car team to race in Canada

Posted by on May 24, 2017

Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Formula Car Design Team will travel approximately 900 miles to race at the Formula SAE-North competition in Barrie, Ontario.

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Perform in the Rolla Town Band this summer

Posted by on May 24, 2017

Area musicians are invited to join the Rolla Town Band this summer. Rehearsals begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 20. The band is open to musicians age 14 and older. Players of all abilities are welcome, including those who have not played in recent years.

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