Academics & Faculty

Military expert addresses 100th anniversary of U.S. entrance into World War I

Posted by on April 6, 2017

It was the “War to End All Wars,” and America’s entrance into the conflict on April 6, 1917, dramatically shifted World War I in favor of the Allies. “The U.S. had a major impact on the outcome of World War I,” says military historian Dr. John C. McManus, the author of 12 books on war […]

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Wound care technology invented at S&T hits marketplace

Posted by on April 4, 2017

A glass-based wound care product that emerged from research by a doctoral student at Missouri University of Science and Technology has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for human use and is now available on the commercial market. Steve Jung laid the groundwork for the Mirragen Advanced Wound Matrix while earning a master’s degree in ceramic engineering and a Ph.D. in materials science and engineering at Missouri S&T. Jung is now chief technology officer at Mo-Sci Corp., a Rolla specialty glass manufacturer that continued the product’s development in collaboration with ETS Wound Care, also of Rolla.

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Learn locally, act globally

Posted by on February 7, 2017

As a doctoral student in mining engineering, Kenneth Bansah works, learns and lives nearly 10,000 miles from his boyhood home of Tarkwa, Ghana, a gold mining hub in western Africa. But even as he fine-tunes his dissertation on mitigating sinkhole hazards and other karst formations − and takes care of three children ages four and under while his wife completes her own graduate studies in Michigan – the subsistence gold miners of Ghana are never far from Bansah’s mind.

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41 S&T faculty members honored for outstanding teaching

Posted by on December 8, 2016

Forty-one Missouri University of Science and Technology faculty members have received the Outstanding Teaching Award for 2015-16. The winners were recognized at a ceremony held Monday, Dec. 5, on the Missouri S&T campus.

The Outstanding Teaching Award is given each year to faculty members by the Outstanding Teaching Award Committee, which bases its selections on student evaluations.

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From shop class to the boardroom

Posted by on October 4, 2016

Training engineers to manage complex organizations is now accepted practice on many college campuses as well as in the modern workplace.
Combining the worlds of technical-oriented problem solvers and bottom-line number crunchers into its own academic discipline? A half-century ago, that notion took root not in a corporate boardroom, but on the campus of what is now Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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Missouri S&T promotes entrepreneurship to the state through NSF program

Posted by on September 1, 2016

Missouri-based entrepreneurs can earn funding while working with Missouri University of Science and Technology business experts to transform their ideas into new technologies that benefit society as a part of the National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps (I-Corps) program.

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Three Missouri S&T projects earn UM System grants

Posted by on June 17, 2016

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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Missouri S&T historian to travel to France as Fulbright scholar

Posted by on April 6, 2016

A researcher from Missouri University of Science and Technology will spend the fall 2016 semester in France as a Fulbright scholar to study the detractors of John Calvin during the Protestant Reformation.

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Missouri S&T to host statewide deans’ annual meeting

Posted by on March 28, 2016

Missouri S&T will host the 2016 Missouri Arts and Sciences Deans’ Annual Meeting this April. The statewide convention is an opportunity for arts and sciences deans to discuss current issues related to higher education and to share inventive strategies that serve students, faculty and administrators.

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Missouri S&T professor a clue on ‘Jeopardy!’

Posted by on January 7, 2016

This professor of foreign languages at Missouri University of Science and Technology was a clue this week on the popular TV game show Jeopardy!

Who is Dr. Gerald Cohen?

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