Department of Geological Sciences and Engineering

Student receives Outstanding Senior in French Award

Posted by on April 16, 2014

Julie K. Langenfeld, a senior in geological engineering with a minor in French from Cape Girardeau, Mo., received a 2014 Outstanding Senior in French Award from the American Association of Teachers of French.

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S&T faculty members receive UM System President’s Awards

Posted by on March 21, 2014

Three members of the Missouri University of Science and Technology faculty have been chosen to receive President’s Awards, the highest honor bestowed by the University of Missouri System, for excellence among the university’s four mission areas of teaching, research, service and economic development. In all, 11 awards will be presented this year.

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Corporate partnership teaches industry standard to S&T students

Posted by on November 19, 2013

In a unique industry partnership, 36 undergraduate petroleum engineering students are learning about their discipline from representatives of an oilfield service and technology company.

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S&T students travel to Peru for spring break

Posted by on March 20, 2012

Twenty-four students from Missouri University of Science and Technology will spend their spring break exploring Peru.

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Grad student is pumping, cleaning contaminated water at Rolla site

Posted by on May 24, 2011

For decades, it was routine for dry-cleaning operations to pour chemicals down the drain. Unfortunately, some of those chemicals ended up contaminating groundwater.

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S&T researchers get grant to study formation of ocean basins

Posted by on May 16, 2011

Researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology have been awarded $873,880 by the National Science Foundation to study how continental rifts create ocean basins.

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New research aims to improve natural gas production

Posted by on April 26, 2011

Natural gas is an abundant energy resource for the United States, but much of it remains trapped in shale or tight-sand formations. Researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology hope to develop a way to extract that gas by studying the energy source at the molecular level.

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Idaho energy expert named Laufer Chair at S&T

Posted by on April 12, 2011

Dr. Joseph D. Smith, manager of advanced process and decision systems for Idaho National Laboratory, has been named the first Laufer Chair of Energy at Missouri University of Science and Technology. He will join the S&T faculty on July 1.

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Students explore Peru, Machu Picchu over spring break

Posted by on April 5, 2011

MachuPicchu-sm.jpgTwenty-one students from Missouri University of Science and Technology spent spring break exploring the ancient civil and geological engineering marvels of Peru.

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S&T water study: Is colloidal silver necessary for bacteria removal?

Posted by on September 1, 2010

Nicole Heinley, a graduate student at Missouri University of Science and Technology, traveled to Guatemala twice in the past year to conduct research on ceramic pot filters that are used locally to remove bacteria from water. Now, Heinley’s findings are about to be published in the Journal of Water Science and Technology.

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