College of Engineering and Computing

Broadway extravaganza to be performed on Leach Theatre stage

Posted by on April 6, 2018

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The Miner League Theatre Players at Missouri University of Science and Technology will perform a production of Forbidden Broadway April 19-22 on the Leach Theatre stage.

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Expert on risk management in engineering to give Stueck Lecture at Missouri S&T

Posted by on April 6, 2018

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A National Academy of Engineering member known for her work to highlight statistical rigor and mathematical probability in infrastructure design and risk management will present the 2018 Stueck Lecture at Missouri S&T later this month. Dr. Suzanne Lacasse, technical director of the Norwegian Geotechnical Institute and a member of the national engineering academies in the U.S., Canada, Norway and France, will discuss “Reality-based design for robust geotechnical practice” at 2:30 p.m., Friday, April 20, in Room 125 of Butler-Carlton Civil Engineering Hall, 1401 N. Pine St. Lacasse plans to illustrate probabilistic and reliability-based design methods with case studies involving dam design, landslide runout, foundations of a historical ship museum and offshore installations.

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S&T research centers co-present first biomedical humanities symposium

Posted by on April 2, 2018

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Seeking to stimulate collaboration between faculty and students in STEM fields with those in the social and behavioral sciences and humanities, two research centers at Missouri University of Science and Technology have joined forces to offer the university’s first biomedical humanities symposium.

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A conversation on women in STEM

Posted by on March 30, 2018

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In 1962, James Watson and Francis Crick won a Nobel Prize for determining the structure of DNA. But they couldn’t have done it without Rosalind Franklin, a physical chemist who used X-ray crystallography to make images of DNA.

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Missouri S&T undergraduates to exhibit research to state legislators

Posted by on March 29, 2018

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Undergraduate students from Missouri University of Science and Technology will travel to Jefferson City, Missouri, to exhibit their latest research projects to the state’s top legislators on Thursday, April 5.

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Missouri S&T professor receives President’s Award for Innovative Teaching

Posted by on March 22, 2018

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University of Missouri System President Mun Choi surprised a Missouri S&T faculty member with a President’s Award at a faculty meeting today (Thursday, March 22). Dr. Nicolas Libre, assistant teaching professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering, was recognized as the first recipient of 10 awards that the president will give in 2018.

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Missouri S&T Mucking Team travels to England

Posted by on March 21, 2018

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A group of Missouri S&T students is preparing to travel across the Atlantic to compete in events based on mining techniques generally known as “mucking.” The students will compete in the 40th Intercollegiate Mining Competition held Thursday, March 29, through Sunday, April 1, King Edward Mine in Camborne, Cornwall, England.

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Missouri S&T civil engineering professor named Fulbright distinguished chair in Australia

Posted by on March 20, 2018

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A Missouri S&T civil engineering professor will lecture and conduct research in Australia as a Fulbright scholar in advanced science and technology.
Dr. William Schonberg, professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering, has been named a Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Advanced Science and Technology. His appointment begins in January 2019 at the Defence Science and Technology Group, a government agency in Melbourne.

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Lab expansion receives $300,000 gift from ARCO Construction Co.

Posted by on March 12, 2018

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A major lab expansion at Missouri University of Science and Technology has received $300,000 in funding from ARCO Construction Co. Inc., a St. Louis-based general contracting firm. The contribution will support one of the university’s top priorities, the Advanced Construction and Materials Laboratory (ACML).

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Missouri S&T fetal heart rate research uses big data to reduce childbirth risks

Posted by on March 5, 2018

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Giving birth to a child can be described as a sacred, spiritual and life-changing experience. It can also be fraught with pain, fear, complications and injury to both child and mother. For Dr. Steve Corns, associate professor of engineering management and systems engineering, the key to removing some of the uncertainty associated with giving birth may lie not with woman or man, but with machine — machine learning, to be precise.

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