David Duvernell named chair of biological sciences at Missouri S&T

Dr. David Duvernell

Dr. David Duvernell

Dr. David Duvernell, chair and professor of biological sciences at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, has been named chair of biological sciences at Missouri University of Science and Technology. His appointment begins Aug. 1.

Duvernell takes over from Dr. David J. Westenberg, associate professor of biological sciences, who has served as interim chair since Sept. 1, 2016. Prior to Westenberg’s appointment, Dr. Yue-wern Huang, professor of biological sciences, served as interim chair following the July 2015 retirement of former chair Dr. Robert Aronstam. [Read more…]

Francisca E. Oboh-Ikuenobe named interim department chair

Dr. Francisca Oboh-Ikuenobe

Dr. Francisca Oboh-Ikuenobe

Dr. Francisca E. Oboh-Ikuenobe, professor and head of geology and geophysics at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named interim chair of the geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering department at Missouri S&T. The appointment takes effect Jan. 1, 2015. [Read more…]

Stephen L. Clark named chair of mathematics and statistics at S&T

Dr. Stephen L. ClarkDr. Stephen L. Clark, professor of mathematics and statistics at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named chair of the mathematics and statistics department at Missouri S&T. The appointment takes effect Sept. 1. [Read more…]

Frimpong named chair of mining and nuclear engineering at UMR

Dr. Samuel Frimpong will become chair of UMR’s mining and nuclear department as of July 1. Frimpong replaces his colleague Dr. Larry Grayson, who has served as chair of the department since November of 2000. Grayson, an expert in mine safety, remains a professor of mining engineering at UMR.                           

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