Department of Physics

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

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

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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Alternative jet fuels cut particulate matter emissions

Posted by on November 11, 2011

Conventional jet fuel mixed with alternative fuels has been shown to cut particulate matter emissions from a plane’s engine by nearly 40 percent, according to a recent study by researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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Engineers Without Borders to leave S&T on May 17

Posted by on May 13, 2009

A dozen students representing nine majors from Missouri University of Science and Technology will leave Rolla on May 17 and spend the next two weeks constructing a sustainable water supply in Erquis Sud, Bolivia, near the city of Tarija.

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S&T grad to blog from space

Posted by on November 10, 2008

NASA astronaut Sandra Magnus, a Missouri University of Science and Technology graduate, is scheduled to launch into orbit aboard Space Shuttle Endeavour on Nov. 14. The space shuttle will drop Magnus off at the International Space Station for a four-month stay, during which time she will be contributing to a Missouri S&T blog aimed at getting more kids interested in science.

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