Tag: research

Fueling space flight

Posted by on April 18, 2017

It started with a boyhood dream of becoming an astronaut fueled from watching the 1995 Hollywood portrayal of the ill-fated Apollo 13 lunar mission. It ended – or rather, took a detour – after a teenage growth spurt propelled Steven Berg beyond NASA’s 6-foot-4 height limit for space travelers (the Wentzville, Missouri, native now stands 6-foot-7). The federal agency’s loss is Missouri S&T’s gain, as Berg’s fascination with space led to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in aerospace engineering from a campus where he’s now a postdoctoral fellow in the Aerospace Plasma Laboratory under the supervision of associate professor Josh Rovey, his thesis adviser.

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Missouri S&T undergraduates to exhibit research to state legislators

Posted by on March 29, 2017

Undergraduate students from Missouri University of Science and Technology will travel to Jefferson City, Missouri, to exhibit their latest research projects to the state’s top legislators on Tuesday, April 4.

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Graduate students recognized for outstanding research posters

Posted by on March 21, 2017

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.

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With Scholars’ Mine, over 1 million served globally

Posted by on February 21, 2017

Somewhere on the lower west side of Chicago, an internet user seeking information about photografting – a technique for attaching polymers to surfaces – recently struck gold with a visit to Scholars’ Mine, Missouri University of Science and Technology’s online repository of research papers, creative works and other documents.

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16 important research stories of 2016

Posted by on December 19, 2016

A wearable wristband to monitor patients with dementia. Award-winning research on a method to clean up lead mine tailings sites. A reliable and more accessible way to diagnose breast cancer. These are among the many notable innovations and discoveries made by Missouri University of Science and Technology professors and students in 2016. Here are 16 that […]

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From wide receiver to mining leader

Posted by on October 18, 2016

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.” https://news.mst.edu/files/2016/10/LuskFeatureFinal_Mix_exported.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Summer solutions

Posted by on July 12, 2016

High school students experience intensity of lab life in six-week research academy Jessica Slavick and Daniel Yoon could be spending their summer idly soaking in the sun at the neighborhood pool, or earning extra cash as a coffee barista or movie theater usher.

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S&T announces Undergraduate Research Conference winners

Posted by on April 25, 2016

The winners of the 12th annual Undergraduate Research Conference at Missouri University of Science and Technology have been announced. The conference, which was held on April 11 on the S&T campus, featured oral and poster exhibitions that represented work from students in nearly every major at Missouri S&T. Winners were awarded a cash prize of $750. Second- and third-place finishers received $500 and $250, respectively.

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Graduate students recognized for outstanding research

Posted by on March 9, 2016

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 […]

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Mariesa Crow to serve as vice provost for research

Posted by on March 8, 2016

Dr. Mariesa Crow, the Fred W. Finley Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been appointed to serve as Missouri S&T’s vice provost for research.

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