Suzanna Long named chair of engineering management and systems engineering

Suzanna Long

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. [Read more…]

Missouri S&T joins initiative to increase engineering diversity

2014 graduate Jermy Jamison was team leader for the Missouri S&T Steel Bridge Design Team. Photo by Bob Phelan.

2014 graduate Jermy Jamison was team leader for the Missouri S&T Steel Bridge Design Team. Photo by Bob Phelan.

As one of the most diverse student bodies in the history of Missouri University of Science and Technology begins a new semester, the university has joined a national effort to help bring even more diversity to engineering nationwide. [Read more…]

How engineering could help you survive a zombie apocalypse

Dr. Ivan G. Guardiola's 2012 course dealt with surviving an attack from creatures like these from the TV series "The Walking Dead." (Photo via AMC.)

Dr. Ivan G. Guardiola’s 2012 course dealt with surviving an attack from creatures like these from the TV series “The Walking Dead.” (Photo credit: Frank Ockenfels 3/AMC.)

Not every university prepares budding engineers and managers to survive a zombie apocalypse while teaching them how to manage global supply chains or large-scale industrial operations. [Read more…]

Autistic writer and humorist David Finch to speak

Author David Finch, a former engineer diagnosed with autism as an adult, will speak at Missouri S&T on Nov. 5, 2014.

Author David Finch, a former engineer diagnosed with autism as an adult, will speak at Missouri S&T on Nov. 5, 2014.

David Finch, humorist and author of The New York Times best-selling book The Journal of Best Practices, which chronicles his life as an adult with autism, will speak about his experiences in a public presentation Wednesday, Nov. 5, at Leach Theatre on the Missouri University of Science and Technology campus. [Read more…]

Missouri S&T begins STEM-focused elementary ed program this fall

Students interested in teaching 1st through 6th grades can register for a new program beginning this fall at Missouri University of Science and Technology. The new elementary education program will prepare students for teaching careers that emphasize science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).   [Read more…]

Ian Ferguson named vice provost and dean of engineering and computing

Dr. Ian Ferguson

Dr. Ian Ferguson

Dr. Ian Ferguson, professor and chair of electrical and computer engineering at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, will become vice provost and dean of the College of Engineering and Computing at Missouri University of Science and Technology on Aug. 13. [Read more…]

At #STEMSTL forum, Chancellor Schrader stresses importance of education

Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader chats with fellow panelist Kevin Token of BSA LifeStructures prior to the  "STEM: Growing Innovation" forum. With Schrader and Token are, from left, Mike Downing, director of the Missouri Department of Economic Development; Dr. Sharon Frazee of Express Scripts; and Dr. Terry Brewer, founder of Brewer Science.

Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader chats with fellow panelist Kevin Token of BSA LifeStructures prior to the “STEM: Growing Innovation” forum. With Schrader and Token are, from left, Mike Downing, director of the Missouri Department of Economic Development; Dr. Sharon Frazee of Express Scripts; and Dr. Terry Brewer, founder of Brewer Science.

The key to meeting Missouri’s increasing demand for a work force skilled in the STEM disciplines of science, technology, engineering and mathematics is education, Missouri S&T Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader emphasized in a forum on STEM and innovation. [Read more…]

New forum to share control systems research, best practices

Fostering discussion of research related to control systems, like those used to operate Mars rover vehicles, is the reason behind Missouri S&T's new Control Systems Forum.

Fostering discussion of research related to control systems, like those used to operate Mars rover vehicles, is the reason behind Missouri S&T’s new Control Systems Forum.

Starting in April, a new online forum designed to connect researchers and students interested in control systems – the automated, computerized control of machines and other systems — will launch online through an effort by Missouri University of Science and Technology. [Read more…]

Missouri S&T students win ‘The Real Steel’ video contest

Image from "The Art of Steel," the award-winning video by Missouri S&T students Scott T. Pisarik and Jessica Randall.

Image from “The Art of Steelmaking,” the award-winning video by Missouri S&T students Scott T. Pisarik and Jessica Randall.

Two students from Missouri University of Science and Technology have won the $3,000 grand prize in a video contest about how the steel industry benefits society. [Read more…]

Hispanic students organize ‘Si Se Puede!’ recruitment event

Si Se Puede will be held Nov. 15-18, 2013, on the Missouri S&T campus.

Si Se Puede will be held Nov. 15-18, 2013, on the Missouri S&T campus.

Members of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers chapter at Missouri University of Science and Technology are hosting a three-day event to introduce Hispanic, Latino and other high school students to college life at Missouri S&T. [Read more…]