Louisiana scholar named chair of geosciences, geological and petroleum engineering at Missouri S&T

Dr. David Borrok, a professor of geosciences and director of the School of Geosciences at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, has been named chair of geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology. The appointment takes effect August 1. [Read more…]

Missouri S&T software design team wins competition

logo_slb_headerA software design team from Missouri University of Science and Technology earned first place in Schlumberger’s North American Ocean Academic Competition. The winning students earned a $15,000 prize, and their software will be made available to Schlumberger customers through the company’s website.

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Missouri S&T reaches finals of software design competition

logo_slb_headerA team of students from Missouri University of Science and Technology is one of six finalists in the Schlumberger Information Solutions’ Ocean Academic Competition.

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Flori listed among ‘Icons of Education’

Dr. Ralph E. Flori Jr.

Dr. Ralph E. Flori Jr.

Dr. Ralph E. Flori Jr., program head of petroleum engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named one of Ingram’s magazine’s 2015 “Icons of Education” for his contributions to Missouri S&T and to higher education. [Read more…]

Mohammad Alkazimi named to national board for graduate students

Mohammad Alkazimi

Mohammad Alkazimi

Mohammad Alkazimi, the former chair of the Council of Graduate Students at Missouri University of Science and Technology, recently was elected to the board of the National Association of Graduate-Professional Students. [Read more…]

Corporate partnership teaches industry standard to S&T students

In a unique industry partnership, 36 undergraduate petroleum engineering students are learning about their discipline from representatives of an oilfield service and technology company. [Read more…]

Missouri S&T student receives grant from the Schlumberger Foundation

Rabia Hunky, a graduate student in petroleum
engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, recently became
the first Missouri S&T student to receive a “Faculty for the Future” grant
from the Schlumberger Foundation. The award provides up to three years of
financial support for selected students pursuing Ph.D.
degrees.          

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Attention high school students:

Thanks to a gift from Missouri University of Science and Technology graduate
Stephen Rector and his wife Susan, multiple scholarships are available to
incoming freshmen interested in pursuing degrees in petroleum engineering at
Missouri S&T.

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Rectors pledge $1 million for scholarships at UMR

Stephen W. Rector, president, CEO and co-founder of RIM Operating Inc. located in Englewood, Colo., and his wife, Susan, have pledged $1 million to the University of Missouri-Rolla.

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Chevron has 1.5 million reasons to visit UMR

As part of a growing alliance between Chevron Corp. and the University of Missouri-Rolla, senior executives from Chevron will visit UMR Oct. 31.

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