Department of Physics

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

Posted by on May 6, 2014

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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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New book by S&T professor examines small-town life

Posted by on April 24, 2014

People who return to a small town after 20 years away may not find the local shops they expect to see, but they can easily identify the landmark buildings. A new book by a Missouri S&T professor contemplates the changes that occur to small town buildings and the way those buildings’ roles change over time.

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General physics lecture to be hosted by S&T professor

Posted by on April 8, 2014

Dr. Greg Story, associate professor of physics at Missouri S&T, will present a general lecture on how the universe is impacted by natural forces at The Centre this April. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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Renowned physicist to guest lecture at S&T

Posted by on March 7, 2014

Michael Turner, the theoretical cosmologist who coined the term “dark energy,” will visit Missouri S&T and host two guest lectures this spring.

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Jentschura elected APS Fellow

Posted by on December 23, 2013

Dr. Ulrich D. Jentschura, associate professor of physics at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named a fellow of the American Physical Society, one of the world’s largest organizations of physicists.

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S&T tapped to lead FAA Center of Excellence

Posted by on September 25, 2013

Missouri University of Science and Technology is one of 16 universities chosen by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to form a new Air Transportation Center of Excellence (COE) for alternate jet fuels and the environment.

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McBee receives outstanding teaching award

Posted by on June 11, 2013

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Amanda McBee, a 2012 physics graduate of Missouri University of Science and Technology, recently received an Outstanding Beginning Teacher award from the Missouri Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (MACTE). McBee just completed her first year of teaching geometry and chemistry at Waynesville High School. McBee was one of 64 teachers who were recognized for […]

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Yew San Hor receives NSF CAREER award for physics research, education

Posted by on May 9, 2013

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Dr. Yew San Hor, assistant professor of physics at Missouri University of Science and Technology, recently received the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious award for young faculty members for his condensed matter research and physics education and outreach.

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Barbara Hale is S&T’s Woman of the Year

Posted by on April 17, 2013

Dr. Barbara Hale, professor of physics at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named 2013 Woman of the Year by Missouri S&T. She was honored during a campus ceremony on Wednesday, April 17.

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S&T faculty to receive excellence awards

Posted by on November 1, 2012

Five faculty members at Missouri University of Science and Technology will receive Faculty Excellence Awards at a ceremony scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013.

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