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Suzanna Long named chair of engineering management and systems engineering

Posted by on May 17, 2017

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

  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

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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Missouri S&T Concrete Conference canceled, reset for June 6-7

Posted by on May 1, 2017

Due to major road closures leading into and out of Rolla as well as statewide flooding, Missouri University of Science and Technology has canceled the 2017 Concrete Conference, originally scheduled for May 2-3 on the Missouri S&T campus. The conference has been rescheduled for Tuesday, June 6, and Wednesday, June 7. Current participants will remain registered and expected for the June dates. An updated schedule of events will be available at concrete.mst.edu.

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Christopher Maples named interim chancellor-designate

Posted by on April 28, 2017

Dr. Christopher Maples, former president of the Oregon Institute of Technology,  has been named interim chancellor of Missouri University of Science and Technology. University of Missouri System President Mun Choi announced the appointment Friday, April 28.

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Associate S&T engineering dean earns outstanding educator award

Posted by on April 19, 2017

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

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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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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Missouri S&T students host 24-hour artificial intelligence coding competition

Posted by on April 3, 2017

Sleep will be at a premium this weekend at Missouri University of Science and Technology as a computer science student group hosts a 24-hour artificial intelligence coding competition. The twice-annual MegaMiner event requires participants to write AI code for a computer game created by the Association of Computing Machinery students. Missouri S&T has hosted the competition, which is considered one of the largest in the Midwest, since 2007.

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KMST to hold spring membership drive April 15-23

Posted by on March 30, 2017

Public radio station KMST’s spring membership drive starts Saturday, April 15, and concludes on Sunday, April 23. To make a pledge to KMST, visit kmst.org or call during the on-air membership drive toll-free at 888-776-5678.

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