Two Missouri S&T professors ranked among the best in information systems field

Dr. Keng Siau, professor and chair of business and information technology

Dr. Keng Siau, professor and chair of business and information technology

Two business and information technology professors at Missouri University of Science and Technology are among the most prolific management information system researchers in the world, according to a study by the University of Arizona. [Read more…]

Innovation grant challenges students’ imagination

Thanks to strategic funding from a grant program at Missouri University of Science and Technology, student teams will compete this fall to show how they can improve an existing product or service. [Read more…]

Missouri S&T pilots online laboratory course this semester

20141209 Lavetta Lewis 022This spring, Missouri University of Science and Technology is offering its first fully online section of a biology laboratory class using an at-home lab kit. Students can perform “wet” laboratory experiments, hands-on chemical-based work, in open-air areas and follow provided instructions for biological course work.

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Greg Smith to keynote Bring-Your-Own-Device summit

Greg Smith, chief information officer at Missouri S&T.

Greg Smith, chief information officer at Missouri S&T.

Greg Smith, chief information officer at Missouri University of Science and Technology, is one of two keynote speakers for “Bring-Your-Own-Device: A Summit for Decisions-Makers,” to be held Dec. 3 in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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Missouri S&T to host Research and Technology Development Conference

Missouri University of Science and Technology is gearing up to host its fourth annual Research and Technology Development (RTD2014) Conference next month.

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Buy or sell? Response may depend on how investment news is delivered

Dr. Hong Sheng (left) and Dr. Nick Lockwood, of Missouri S&T’s business and information technology department.

Dr. Hong Sheng (left) and Dr. Nick Lockwood, of Missouri S&T’s business and information technology department.

Some investment firms are looking at using online videos to bring financial news to their investors. But researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology caution firms to first consider the nature of the news before deciding how to distribute it. [Read more…]

IT helps researchers see their data like never before

This screen capture from Missouri S&T's 3-D visualization program shows where earthquakes occurred -- and how deep into the earth -- during a certain time frame. Using a system called V4DiR ("Vader"), S&T researchers can now visualize earthquake data from 1920 through 2012.

This screenshot from Missouri S&T’s 3-D visualization program V4DiR shows where earthquakes occurred — and how deep into the earth — during a certain time frame. Using V4DiR, S&T researchers can now visualize global earthquake data from 1920 through 2012.

Making sense of the ever-increasing mounds of data is one of the great challenges facing researchers today. At Missouri University of Science and Technology, staff and students in the information technology department have come up with an approach to help researchers gain a new perspective on their data. [Read more…]