Month: December 2018

18 notable moments of 2018

Posted by on December 23, 2018

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A record-breaking career fair, a decisive bowl game victory, a top ranking on a list of underrated colleges and a visit by rock icon Ozzy Osbourne were among the notable events and achievements of 2018. Here are 18 notable and newsworthy Missouri S&T moments from the year.

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Your brain on art: neuroscientists define the aesthetic experience

Posted by on December 20, 2018

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Imagine you are looking at Van Gogh’s “Starry Night” painting for the first time. What do you experience? Perhaps the first thing you notice is the large amount of blue. Then you might zoom in on details to notice the stars and the rings of paint around them, and then details of the village below, while still examining the blue sky. As you explore the painting, your understanding changes, and so do the pleasurable feelings you receive from the experience.

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Expert in electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) named Tang Professor of Computer Engineering at Missouri S&T

Posted by on December 18, 2018

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Due to an incorrect link in the CEC newsletter, you may have arrived on this article when attempting to access Missouri students find a helping hand in Avery Welker. We apologize for any confusion. Dr. Jun Fan, professor of electrical and computer engineering at Missouri S&T and director of the Center for Electromagnetic Compatibility, a National […]

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Missouri S&T honors alumni for professional distinction

Posted by on December 17, 2018

Missouri S&T presented three Awards of Professional Distinction during winter commencement ceremonies held Saturday, Dec. 15. The awards recognize the outstanding Missouri S&T graduates for professional achievement.

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Missouri S&T students chosen to speak at commencement

Posted by on December 17, 2018

Six graduating students at Missouri S&T were chosen to speak during commencement ceremonies at Missouri S&T on Saturday, Dec. 15. Two undergraduate students – one representing the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business (CASB) and one representing the College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) – and one graduate student spoke during each ceremony.

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The year in research: 18 stories worth revisiting

Posted by on December 17, 2018

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From studies on how DNA could be used to deliver targeted cancer treatments to research on how to develop trust with artificial intelligence to studies on gender bias, traumatic brain injury, electric vehicle charging and more, Missouri S&T faculty and students explored a variety of research topics in 2018. Here are 18 major research stories from S&T for the 2018 calendar year.

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Missouri S&T commencement speaker encourages lifelong learning, collaboration

Posted by on December 15, 2018

At commencement ceremonies today (Saturday, Dec. 15), Stephen G. Suellentrop of Dallas, chairman of Hunt Oil Co. and Hunt Refining Co., encouraged Missouri S&T graduates to never stop learning and to immerse themselves in their career passions.

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The sharing economy’s next frontier: energy sharing

Posted by on December 13, 2018

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The so-called sharing economy has given rise to new forms of business, such as AirBnB and Uber. Could the same sharing approach work in the utility business? A Missouri S&T researcher thinks it can, and she has developed a model for a peer-to-peer network through which consumers could buy, sell and share energy.

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Missouri S&T professor elected fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

Posted by on December 11, 2018

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Dr. Jagannathan Sarangapani, Rutledge-Emerson Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Missouri S&T, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, the NAI announced today (Tuesday, Dec. 11).

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Kelvin T. Erickson named Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor at Missouri S&T

Posted by on December 10, 2018

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Dr. Kelvin T. Erickson, professor of electrical and computer engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor of electrical and computer engineering. Erickson will be officially recognized during Missouri S&T’s commencement ceremonies on Saturday, Dec. 15.

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