Missouri S&T gets $1.9 million grant for geophysics software

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On March 11, 2008

Missouri University of Science and Technology
has received a $1.9 million educational grant donation from Seismic
Micro-Technology (SMT) Inc. Missouri S&T will receive 16 licenses of
KINGDOM software through the company’s University Gift

KINGDOM, a Windows-based geoscience
interpretation software package, is widely used in the oil and gas industries.
The software is capable of conducting 2D and 3D seismic interpretations of oil
and gas

The software will be used in existing
geophysics courses at Missouri S&T taught by Dr. Kelly Liu and Dr. Stephen
Gao in the geology and geophysics program. It will also be used for student and

“We expect a significant increase in the
marketability of the students in the classes taught with the software package,”
says Liu, an associate professor of

Gao, also an associate professor of geophysics
at Missouri S&T, adds that the donation is timely, given the excellent job
market in petroleum, geological and geophysical exploration.

For more information about KINGDOM software or
SMT Inc., visitwww.seismicmicro.com.

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