Department of Nuclear Engineering

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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S&T Academy of Mines and Metallurgy inducts new members

Posted by on April 25, 2017

Eleven graduates of Missouri University of Science and Technology were inducted into the Missouri S&T Academy of Mines and Metallurgy on April 20. The academy is an advisory group that was founded in 1954. The group includes graduates and others who have made outstanding contributions to their professions.

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From wide receiver to mining leader

Posted by on October 18, 2016

Braden Lusk first came to Rolla in 1996 as a walk-on wide receiver from central Kansas who excelled at math and science in high school but admittedly “had no idea what an engineer was.” https://news.mst.edu/files/2016/10/LuskFeatureFinal_Mix_exported.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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S&T Academy of Mines and Metallurgy inducts new members

Posted by on April 27, 2015

Seven graduates of Missouri University of Science and Technology were inducted into the university’s Academy of Mines and Metallurgy on April 16.

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Missouri S&T physics students achieve nuclear fusion

Posted by on May 8, 2014

A team of three undergraduate physics students from Missouri S&T have achieved nuclear fusion of deuterium into helium. The reaction was achieved as part of the students’ final project for their senior research laboratory class.

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New signature areas focus on materials for extreme environments, smart living

Posted by on May 6, 2014

Two new best-in-class or signature areas at Missouri University of Science and Technology were announced Tuesday (May 6) by Missouri S&T Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader.

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S&T modular reactor consortium funds two initiatives

Posted by on January 14, 2014

Missouri’s multi-university Small Modular Reactor (SMR) Research and Education Consortium, led by Missouri S&T, has selected its first two research initiatives for funding.

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Hyoung Koo Lee named associate chair of mining and nuclear engineering

Posted by on August 23, 2013

Dr. Hyoung Koo Lee, associate professor of mining and nuclear engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named associate chair of the mining and nuclear engineering department and director of the Missouri S&T Nuclear Reactor. The appointment takes effect Sept. 1.

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S&T to lead partnership with industry in modular reactor consortium

Posted by on July 29, 2013

  Ameren and Westinghouse Electric Co. are tapping into the expertise of Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) and the University of Missouri-Columbia (MU) to conduct research that will benefit the nuclear energy industry.

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Researcher studies fuel flow patterns for next-generation reactors

Posted by on April 15, 2013

At Missouri University of Science and Technology, where the state’s first nuclear reactor was constructed more than 50 years ago, researchers are tracking and measuring the movement of radioisotopes to develop sophisticated new standards for the next generation of reactors.

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