Braden Lusk first came to Rolla in 1996 as a walk-on wide receiver from central Kansas who excelled at math and science in high school but admittedly “had no idea what an engineer was.” [Read more…]
Mining engineering students at Missouri University of Science and Technology are “haunting” the school’s Experimental Mine Facility for Halloween this year.
Missouri University of Science and Technology will receive $1.2 million in state capital appropriations for a new research and teaching building at its Experimental Mine – regularly listed as one of Popular Science magazine’s most “awesome labs” and home to the university’s popular summer Explosives Camp for high school juniors and seniors. [Read more…]
Missouri University of Science and Technology recently hosted a competition designed to simulate a mine emergency. University teams competed alongside teams from industry, including Doe Run, Vulcan Materials Co. and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP).
Men’s and women’s teams from Missouri University of Science and Technology won world championships in mucking last weekend. The last time both teams won first place was in 2005.
Missouri University of Science and Technology has been approved by the Coordinating Board for Higher Education to offer the nation’s first Ph.D. in explosives engineering. Missouri S&T was also the first in the nation to offer undergraduate and post-graduate minors in explosives engineering in 2005, a postgraduate certificate in 2006, and a master’s degree in 2010.
The Haunted Mine at Missouri University of Science and Technology will operate an additional day this Halloween season. Mining engineering student volunteers will be on hand to frighten folks on Friday, Nov. 1, in addition to Halloween, Thursday, Oct. 31.
The Experimental Mine Facility at Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) has a new Cat 316E hydraulic excavator, thanks to Fabick CAT of Fenton, Mo., and Caterpillar Global Mining. The companies presented the excavator, valued at $250,000, to the university at a ceremony on Sept. 26, at Missouri S&T’s Experimental Mine.
Two mine rescue teams from Missouri University of Science and Technology will compete against seven professional and three student mine rescue teams during the 31st annual Missouri Mine Rescue Contest Sept. 24-26 at Missouri S&T’s Experimental Mine. [Read more…]