Writing in the March 17 issue of the journal Science, the S&T researchers say they have developed a way to “grow” thin layers of gold on single crystal wafers of silicon, remove the gold foils, and use them as substrates on which to grow other electronic materials. [Read more…]
Fifteen Missouri University of Science and Technology teams, comprised of 57 students, recently competed in a cybersecurity case study competition for the chance to earn a $1,000 prize and a mentoring session with executives from AT&T Inc., the event’s sponsor.
Nine speakers will present on topics such as the power of school breakfasts, the importance of a universal technological education, rethinking plants for engineering and community engagement through the arts at Missouri University of Science and Technology’s first TEDx event.
The night Brian Hunt died, volunteer firefighter Cody McKellips vowed to find a better way for fire and rescue teams to speed up water rescues, particularly as flood waters rise.
McKellips, a junior in aerospace engineering at Missouri S&T, was working with the Walnut Grove Volunteer Fire Department when storms caused massive flooding in the Springfield, Missouri, area. Hunt became the 14th victim of the flood when his truck was swept off of a Route H bridge into the Pomme de Terre River the day after Christmas in 2016. [Read more…]
Portland cement has been around for more than 250 years as the binding material for concrete, mortar and stucco, but a Missouri University of Science and Technology researcher is studying ways to make concrete without the traditional material.
Dr. Mohamed ElGawady, associate professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering at Missouri S&T, is testing mixtures of concrete made with fly ash that can be more durable, strong and resilient than concrete using ordinary Portland cement (OPC). [Read more…]
Maxwell Rose, a junior in petroleum engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, will portray St. Patrick during the 109th celebration of St. Pat’s in Rolla. Rose is from Winfield, Missouri.
Missouri University of Science and Technology presented outstanding teaching awards to Missouri S&T faculty engaged in distance education during an awards dinner on March 8, 2017. Faculty were recognized for their outstanding teaching, which is reflected in the quality of instruction, interaction with students and availability. [Read more…]
Missouri University of Science and Technology, in partnership with the University of Louisville and Indiana University, will be helping women and minority faculty, staff and student innovators improve their success in securing money to commercialize their inventions.
The National Science Foundation has awarded a $225,000 grant for a pilot program, called AWARE: ACCESS: Building Innovation Capacity through Diversity. The University of Louisville is the lead institution for the grant. [Read more…]
The St. Pat’s Celebration Committee at Missouri University of Science and Technology has announced Bob Edwards as Honorary St. Pat and parade marshal for the 109th St. Pat’s celebration. The committee also announced the 2017 list of Honorary Knights of St. Patrick. The eight Honorary Knights are Dr. Susan Bowles, Walt Branson, Alisa Green, Dr. Barbara Hale, Oscar Kemp, Dr. Ashok Midha, Dr. Melanie Mormile and Dr. David Russell.