Miner Tank fuels student innovation

Five of the seven proposals to receive innovation funding this academic year were from students.

From a proposal to create synthetic amino acids to help meth babies recover from addiction to the design of a new type of robotic joint to simplify complex movements, some inventive ideas of several Missouri University of Science and Technology students are a step closer to reality thanks to the university’s Miner Tank project. [Read more…]

Three Missouri S&T students named University Innovation Fellows

Jonathan Bopp. Photo by Sam O'Keefe/Missouri S&T.

Jonathan Bopp. Photo by Sam O’Keefe/Missouri S&T.

By assessing the current environment for entrepreneurs and innovators at Missouri University of Science and Technology, three of its students hope to measure and then improve the climate through creativity and design-focused thinking.

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University Innovation Fellows ignite connections at Missouri S&T

Missouri S&T's University Innovation Fellows visited Google earlier this year. From left: John Schoeberle, Connor Wolk, Tim Buesking, Spencer Vogel, Mark Raymond, Tyler Jenkins, Eric Fallon, Cori Hatley, Katherine Ramsay

Missouri S&T’s University Innovation Fellows visited Google earlier this year. From left: John Schoeberle, Connor Wolk, Tim Buesking, Spencer Vogel, Mark Raymond, Tyler Jenkins, Eric Fallon, Cori Hatley, Katherine Ramsay (submitted photo)

Cori Hatley and Eric Fallon have learned a lot about the many entrepreneurship and innovation opportunities available through Missouri S&T. But they weren’t always so knowledgeable. [Read more…]

15 important innovations of 2015

Inkless printing. Hydrogen-producing bacteria. Hollow concrete columns that are stronger than solid ones. New insights into what American GIs discovered in Nazi concentration camps at the end of World War II.

These are among the many notable innovations and discoveries made by Missouri University of Science and Technology professors and students in 2015. Here are 15 that were publicized during the year – but are well worth talking about again. (You can read about many more innovations in the research section of our news site.) [Read more…]

Missouri S&T funds grants for mapping autism genes, mental health screenings

MissouriSTsignature-green-webAs part of its Innovation Grant program, Missouri University of Science and Technology has funded two projects to better understand mental illness and early detection of neurological disorders.

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