Month: April 2020

U.S. Air Force commander to present leadership strategies for uncertain times in Missouri S&T webinar

Posted by on April 30, 2020

U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Samuel “Bo” Mahaney, chief of staff of Air Mobility Command (AMC), will present a live webinar titled “Leadership in Turbulent Times” at 2:30 p.m. Friday, May 8. The virtual event, hosted by Missouri S&T, is open to the campus community and the general public.

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Missouri S&T extends fall acceptance deadline to June 1

Posted by on April 29, 2020

Missouri S&T will continue to accept students for the fall 2020 semester through June 1 in response to concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Missouri S&T previously announced a May 1 acceptance deadline for the fall semester. The one-month extension is designed to help new or transfer students who may be uncertain about their college […]

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Hope and a helping hand: the Miner Resilience Fund

Posted by on April 28, 2020

Abigail Carr, a Missouri S&T junior in mechanical engineering, was studying at the Cork Institute of Technology in Ireland when the U.S. State Department’s Level 4 Travel Advisory sent her scrambling to get home after two months of her semester abroad.

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Missouri S&T’s Human Powered Vehicle Challenge team become national champions

Posted by on April 28, 2020

Missouri S&T’s Human Powered Vehicle Challenge team recently earned first place at the American Society of Mechanical Engineers two 2020 Human Powered Vehicle Challenge Digital Competitions. The ASME E-Fest North and E-Fest South competitions, traditionally held in-person at different universities, were moved online due to safety precautions related to the current spread of COVID-19.

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Missouri S&T researcher wins Google Faculty Research Award

Posted by on April 28, 2020

As electronic devices become more complex, the printed circuit boards (PCBs) they use need more components, including capacitors that prevent voltage fluctuations. Researchers say there is a gap between the theoretical understanding of the physics of designing and placing the capacitors and how to leverage that understanding to create the real product. That gap is the focus of research by Dr. Chulsoon Hwang of Missouri University of Science and Technology, and Google has recognized his work with a highly competitive Faculty Research Award.

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Missouri S&T student teams to compete in regional entrepreneur competition finals

Posted by on April 27, 2020

Two teams of students from Missouri S&T will compete in the final rounds of the Regnier Venture Creation Challenge 2020, a University of Missouri-Kansas City business plan and pitch competition open to university students in Missouri, Iowa, Kansas and Nebraska.

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Missouri S&T students hold remote band practices

Posted by on April 22, 2020

In March, Missouri S&T moved all courses online as the majority of students departed campus to continue their studies remotely to help address the COVID-19 pandemic. But that hasn’t stopped the university’s Video Game Music Ensemble from practicing and performing music regularly via video chat programs.

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Missouri S&T professor wins prestigious Taylor Research Medal in manufacturing

Posted by on April 22, 2020

Dr. Frank Liou, the Michael and Joyce Bytnar Professor and director of manufacturing engineering at Missouri S&T, has won the 2020 Frederick W. Taylor Research Medal from SME (formerly the Society of Manufacturing Engineers). The award honors significant published research leading to a better understanding of materials, facilities, principles and operations and their application to improve manufacturing processes. Liou’s research in hybrid additive manufacturing and advanced materials and the industrial impact of the research were the basis for the award, according to SME.

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Missouri S&T cancels some summer camps, plans to reschedule others

Posted by on April 17, 2020

Missouri S&T has announced plans to modify its academic summer camp schedule due to COVID-19 concerns. No camps will be held in May and June. Some summer camps from those months may be rescheduled to take place in July and August.

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Missouri S&T student earns second in entrepreneurship competition

Posted by on April 17, 2020

Vanessa Mahan, a senior in biological sciences at Missouri S&T from Kansas City, Missouri, has earned second place in a virtual “shark tank” style competition through the University of Missouri System’s Entrepreneur Quest (EQ) program.

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