Missouri S&T Chem-E-Car Team heads to regional competition

The 2015 Chem-E-Car. Photo by Yae Lin Lee, former Chem-E-Car team member.

A group of students from Missouri University of Science and Technology have built an autonomous vehicle powered by a chemical reaction to compete in the 2017 regional Chem-E-Car competition.

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Al-Dahhan named Curators’ Distinguished Professor at Missouri S&T

Dr. Muthanna Al-Dahhan

Dr. Muthanna Al-Dahhan

Dr. Muthanna Al-Dahhan, chair and professor of chemical and biochemical engineering and a professor of nuclear engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named Curators’ Distinguished Professor of chemical and biochemical engineering and of nuclear engineering at Missouri S&T. Al-Dahhan will be officially recognized during Missouri S&T’s commencement ceremonies on Saturday, Dec. 17.

The University of Missouri System Board of Curators bestows the Curators’ Distinguished Professor title upon outstanding scholars with established reputations in their field of study. Al-Dahhan is internationally recognized as a leader in the areas of multiphase reactors engineering, advanced measurement techniques, and clean and alternative energy. [Read more…]

Missouri S&T Chem-E-Car Team is fifth in the nation

Photo by Nick McGraw.

Photo by Nick McGraw.

A team of students from Missouri University of Science and Technology earned fifth place out of 34 competitors at the 2015 national Chem-E-Car competition with its chemical reaction-powered autonomous vehicle.

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Missouri S&T’s Chem-E-Car team heads to nationals

Photo by Nick McGraw.

Photo by Nick McGraw.

A group of students from Missouri University of Science and Technology will compete at the 2015 national Chem-E-Car competition with its chemical reaction-powered autonomous vehicle.

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Academy of Chemical Engineers inducts eight new members

Eight professionals were inducted into the Academy of Chemical Engineers at Missouri University of Science and Technology during its annual induction ceremony on Thursday, April 16. The academy honors chemical engineers for contributions to their profession, leadership and involvement with Missouri S&T. It serves as an advisory group to the Missouri S&T chemical and biochemical engineering department.

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Missouri S&T professor works to separate mixed gases

Dr. Xinhua Liang.

Dr. Xinhua Liang.

Current methods of separating mixed gases are energy-intensive, costly and inefficient. A chemical engineering professor at Missouri University of Science and Technology is developing a new, energy-efficient adsorbent that will improve common gas separation processes.

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Missouri S&T Chem-E-Car wins regional competition

The 2014 ChemE Car design.

The 2014 ChemE Car design.

Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Chem-E-Car Design Team earned first place at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers’ 2014 Mid-America Regional Conference, held April 11-12 at the University of Iowa.

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Missouri S&T student named SCI Scholar

A chemical engineering student from Missouri University of Science and Technology has been named a Society of Chemical Industry (SCI) Scholar. He will spend 10 weeks this summer in an internship with DuPont in Wilmington, Del.

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S&T students to compete in Chem-E-Car competition

The 2014 ChemE Car design.

The 2013-14 Chem-E-Car design.

A group of students from Missouri University of Science and Technology has designed and built a chemical reaction-powered, autonomous vehicle to compete at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers’ 2014 Mid-America Regional Conference.

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S&T student earns AIChE award

Marsha Wisely, of St. Louis, a senior in chemical engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology is one of 15 students in the nation to receive the 2013 Donald R. and Mildred Topp Othmer National Scholarship Award from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). The scholarship is awarded based on academic achievement and involvement in AIChE Student Chapter activities. Only one student can be nominated from a chapter each year.

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