George Holmes: A future in control

George Holmes, a Ph.D. student in mechanical engineering from Florissant, Missouri, is studying control system engineering at Missouri S&T through a GAANN fellowship. Sam O’Keefe/Missouri S&T

As a high school senior, George Leno Holmes Jr. saw two clear paths for life after graduation. “I was either going to join the Air Force or become a mechanic,” he says.

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Graduate students recognized for outstanding research posters

From researching how to make ceramics tough enough for aerospace travel to automated learning strategies and developing fibers for windows and eyewear, research by dozens of Missouri University of Science and Technology graduate students was on display last month. On Monday, March 13, Missouri S&T’s office of graduate studies recognized the top presentations during an awards banquet. [Read more…]

At Missouri S&T, GAANN program prepares nation’s future researchers

George Holmes, a Ph.D. candidate in mechanical engineering from Florissant, Missouri, is one of 19 GAANN recipients at Missouri S&T. Sam O’Keefe/Missouri S&T

Many of the nation’s future engineering and science researchers are preparing for their careers in the laboratories of Missouri University of Science and Technology, thanks to more than $2.2 million in federal funding through a program designed to encourage more students to pursue Ph.D.s in those fields. [Read more…]

Venkat Allada selected for Leadership Missouri

Dr. Venkat Allada

Dr. Venkat Allada

Dr. Venkat Allada, vice provost for graduate studies at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been selected to participate in Leadership Missouri, a seven-month leadership program sponsored by the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry. [Read more…]

Graduate students recognized for outstanding research

Ph.D. students at Missouri S&T recognized for their research are, from left, Michael Wisely, Cory Reed, George Shannon, Kenneth Campbell and Jordan Wilson. Not pictured is Erica Ronchetto.

Ph.D. students at Missouri S&T recognized for their research are, from left, Michael Wisely, Cory Reed, George Shannon, Kenneth Campbell and Jordan Wilson. Not pictured is Erica Ronchetto.

From investigations into massive geological changes in Africa to studies of wastewater treatment processes and a proposal to use mobile devices to predict traffic patterns, research by dozens of graduate students at Missouri University of Science and Technology was on display last month. On Monday, March 7, Missouri S&T’s office of graduate studies recognized the top presentations during an awards banquet. [Read more…]

Missouri S&T to host Three-Minute Thesis competition

3MT-logoIt is estimated that an 80,000-word thesis would take nine hours to fully present, but graduate students at Missouri University of Science and Technology will have only three minutes Nov. 16-17 when they take part in a Three-Minute Thesis competition.

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Missouri S&T announces Chancellor’s Challenge Award

The Council of Graduate Students at Missouri University of Science and Technology was honored Tuesday, May 12, with the Chancellor’s Challenge Award for leadership, strategic vision and notable efforts to implement the university’s strategic plan, “Rising to the Challenge: Missouri S&T’s Strategy for Success.”

Accepting on behalf of the Council of Graduate Students (pictured left to right): Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader, Basu Lamichhane, Xin Kang, Erica Ronchetto, Yao Cheng, Parker Freudenberger and Dr. Venkat Allada, vice provost for graduate studies.

Pictured left to right: Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader, Basu Lamichhane, Xin Kang, Erica Ronchetto, Yao Cheng, Parker Freudenberger and Dr. Venkat Allada, vice provost for graduate studies at Missouri S&T.

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Doctoral students take part in professional development program

Five doctoral students from Missouri University of Science and Technology will participate in a development program designed to prepare them for their professional careers. [Read more…]