Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Missouri S&T chapter of Engineers Without Borders receives $750,000 in funding

Posted by on March 7, 2017

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From clean drinking water to flood control, Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Engineers Without Borders projects are changing lives in Central and South America. Now two major donors have stepped forward to provide $750,000 in funding for EWB – a $500,000 challenge grant from the Houston-based Montana Cahill Foundation and a $250,000 gift from Missouri S&T graduate David Heikkinen and his wife, Ann.

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MAE continues centennial celebration

Posted by on March 3, 2017

Missouri University of Science and Technology’s mechanical and aerospace engineering department continues its 100th anniversary celebration this semester with events planned in March and April.

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At Missouri S&T, GAANN program prepares nation’s future researchers

Posted by on February 27, 2017

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Many of the nation’s future engineering and science researchers are preparing for their careers in the laboratories of Missouri University of Science and Technology, thanks to more than $2.2 million in federal funding through a program designed to encourage more students to pursue Ph.D.s in those fields.

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Researchers develop ways to improve machining, milling processes

Posted by on January 18, 2017

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Fixing flaws introduced during the machining of large components used in the aircraft and heavy equipment industries can be time-consuming for manufacturers – and costly if they must scrap the flawed parts after they’ve been fabricated. A new approach developed by researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology is helping manufacturers eliminate those flaws […]

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Additive manufacturing: A new twist for stretchable electronics?

Posted by on January 3, 2017

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Electronic components that can be elongated or twisted – known as “stretchable” electronics – could soon be used to power electronic gadgets, the onboard systems of vehicles, medical devices and other products. And a 3-D printing-like approach to manufacturing may help make stretchable electronics more prevalent, say researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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A recipe for success

Posted by on December 27, 2016

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Baking industry niche leads graduate to Clif Bar boardroom Growing up in suburban St. Louis, Rich Berger’s career aspirations were far from singular.

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Missouri S&T honors alumni for professional distinction

Posted by on December 21, 2016

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Missouri University of Science and Technology presented two Awards of Professional Distinction during winter commencement ceremonies held Saturday, Dec. 17. The awards recognize the outstanding Missouri S&T graduates for professional achievement.

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Du named Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor at Missouri S&T

Posted by on December 13, 2016

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Dr. Xiaoping Du, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at Missouri S&T. Du will be officially recognized during Missouri S&T’s commencement ceremonies on Saturday, Dec. 17.

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Academy of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineers inducts new members

Posted by on October 27, 2016

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Six professionals with ties to Missouri University of Science and Technology were inducted into the Missouri S&T Academy of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineers at a dinner and induction ceremony held at the Havener Center on the Missouri S&T campus on Oct. 13. The academy recognizes outstanding alumni for their professional achievement and success, and provides […]

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Three Missouri S&T projects earn UM System grants

Posted by on June 17, 2016

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A better way to reliably and comprehensively diagnose lesions caused by cancers, 3-D print flexible metal structures, and propel micro-satellites into space could all be a reality in the near future thanks to research funding from the University of Missouri System.

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