Tag: smart living

Energy efficiency takes a ‘village’

Posted by on August 7, 2017

The city of the future could start with a village – Missouri S&T’s Solar Village, to be exact. S&T researchers will study the Solar Village and its residents as their living laboratory over the next three years thanks to an $800,000 grant from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, funded as part of the […]

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Missouri S&T researchers model ‘smart’ decision making

Posted by on June 23, 2017

How people make decisions when interacting with technology in “smart” environments is the subject of new research at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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Building better homes, one origami fold at a time

Posted by on June 14, 2017

One day, origami curtains may be a feature of many homes. The nature of the paper craft’s complex folding and cutting presents an almost limitless amount of shapes, textures and mechanical properties. Researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology are exploring the potential of origami to control the amount of incoming light in a room and studying how the resulting light patterns could affect homeowners.

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Missouri S&T’s second solar housing complex named EcoVillage

Posted by on April 13, 2016

Missouri University of Science and Technology has named its second solar house complex the EcoVillage. The EcoVillage is located between Missouri S&T’s Allgood-Bailey Stadium and Innovation Park along 10th Street in Rolla.

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Op-ed: Moving beyond ‘medieval’ cybersecurity

Posted by on October 30, 2015

The following op-ed was published in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Friday, Oct. 30, 2015. The author is Dr. Bruce McMillin, professor of computer science, associate dean for research and external relations in the College of Engineering and Computing, and co-director of Missouri S&T’s Smart Living signature area. The U.S. Office of Personnel Management’s recent […]

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Time to move beyond ‘medieval’ cyber security approach, expert says

Posted by on May 21, 2015

The nation’s approach to cyber security has much in common with medieval defense tactics, and that needs to change, says a cyber security expert at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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New signature areas focus on materials for extreme environments, smart living

Posted by on May 6, 2014

Two new best-in-class or signature areas at Missouri University of Science and Technology were announced Tuesday (May 6) by Missouri S&T Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader.

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