Academics & Faculty

Louisiana scholar named chair of geosciences, geological and petroleum engineering at Missouri S&T

Posted by on June 6, 2017

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Dr. David Borrok, a professor of geosciences and director of the School of Geosciences at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, has been named chair of geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology. The appointment takes effect August 1.

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Maine cybersecurity expert named computer science chair at Missouri S&T

Posted by on June 5, 2017

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Dr. George Markowsky, a computer science professor at the University of Maine with a background in entrepreneurship, international education and cybersecurity research, has been named chair of the Missouri University of Science and Technology computer science department. The appointment takes effect July 1.

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College of Engineering and Computing names 10 doctoral students as Dean’s Ph.D. Scholars

Posted by on May 30, 2017

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Ten doctoral students in the College of Engineering and Computing at Missouri University of Science and Technology have been named Dean’s Ph.D. Scholars in recognition of their scholarly excellence and research productivity.

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Suzanna Long named chair of engineering management and systems engineering

Posted by on May 17, 2017

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Dr. Suzanna Long, professor of engineering management and systems engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named chair of the department. The appointment takes effect July 1.

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Laser printing with nanoparticles holds promise for medical research

Posted by on May 15, 2017

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  Electronic devices that can not only be implanted in the human body but also completely dissolve on their own – known as “bioresorbable” electronics – are envisioned by many as one of medical technology’s next frontiers. A new study by Missouri University of Science and Technology researchers suggests that a laser printing technique using […]

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

Posted by on May 15, 2017

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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.

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History professor publishes sourcebook on Reformation

Posted by on April 25, 2017

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A Missouri University of Science and Technology history professor recently published a book intended for college-level classes on the Reformation period. Dr. Michael Bruening, associate professor of history and political science at Missouri S&T, edited A Reformation Sourcebook: Documents from an Age of Debate. The University of Toronto Press published the 273-page reader in April […]

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Associate S&T engineering dean earns outstanding educator award

Posted by on April 19, 2017

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A Missouri University of Science and Technology structural engineering professor who also oversees academic affairs in the university’s College of Engineering and Computing has been selected as a top educator by the Architectural Engineering Institute. Dr. John Myers helped lead the development and implementation of the architectural engineering curriculum at S&T in 2000, soon after […]

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Fueling space flight

Posted by on April 18, 2017

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It started with a boyhood dream of becoming an astronaut fueled from watching the 1995 Hollywood portrayal of the ill-fated Apollo 13 lunar mission. It ended – or rather, took a detour – after a teenage growth spurt propelled Steven Berg beyond NASA’s 6-foot-4 height limit for space travelers (the Wentzville, Missouri, native now stands 6-foot-7). The federal agency’s loss is Missouri S&T’s gain, as Berg’s fascination with space led to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in aerospace engineering from a campus where he’s now a postdoctoral fellow in the Aerospace Plasma Laboratory under the supervision of associate professor Josh Rovey, his thesis adviser.

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Chemistry professor to conduct collaborative research in Japan

Posted by on April 18, 2017

A Missouri S&T chemistry professor will spend May in Japan, where he will conduct collaborative research and present a series of lectures as a Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS).

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