Month: December 2021

81 researchers affiliated with Missouri S&T among top 2% in their fields for career and single-year impact

Posted by on December 30, 2021

CORRECTION: Two Missouri S&T faculty were omitted from the original news release due to misidentification in the database: Dr. Fatih Dogan, professor of ceramic engineering, and Dr. Ulrich D. Jentschura, professor of physics. Their information is now included in the news release below. Sixty-six current and former faculty of Missouri S&T are among the top […]

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Selma veteran Bettie Mae Fikes to speak at Missouri S&T’s Martin Luther King Jr. celebration

Posted by on December 21, 2021

Bettie Mae Fikes, whose penchant for setting civil rights marches to song earned her the moniker “the voice of Selma,” will speak as part of Missouri S&T’s Martin Luther King Jr. celebration. Her talk will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, at the Leach Theatre in Castleman Hall, located on the S&T campus at […]

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Commencement speakers honor graduates at S&T sesquicentennial ceremonies

Posted by on December 20, 2021

Celebrating the 150th anniversary of the university was the theme of speeches delivered during three commencement ceremonies at Missouri University of Science and Technology. Ceremonies were held Friday, Dec. 17, and Saturday, Dec. 18, at the Gale Bullman Building in Rolla.

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Missouri S&T hires new chief human resources officer

Posted by on December 20, 2021

Cindi M. Nelson, director of human resources for the Kirkwood School District in Kirkwood, Missouri, has been named chief human resources officer at Missouri University of Science and Technology. Nelson’s appointment will begin Jan. 3.

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Han receives Young Investigator Award for electrospray propulsion research

Posted by on December 15, 2021

Dr. Daoru (Frank) Han, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has received a Young Investigator Award from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) to support his research on electrospray propulsion systems.

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Missouri S&T faculty honored for outstanding teaching, experiential learning

Posted by on December 15, 2021

Missouri University of Science and Technology celebrated faculty excellence at an awards banquet Dec. 9 on campus. Honorees include:

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S&T toxicologist aims to save butterflies

Posted by on December 14, 2021

Dr. Niranjana Krishnan, an assistant research professor in biological sciences at Missouri University of Science and Technology, says that certain insecticides are better than others for minimally impacting animal habitats. Krishnan recently published her research on milkweed plant habitats near corn and soybean fields in the journal Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry.

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Mix and match style and discarded items at Missouri S&T’s ‘trashion’ show March 1

Posted by on December 9, 2021

The Center for Arts and Innovation will award $1,000 in prizes to teams of students that participate in Missouri University of Science and Technology’s upcoming “trashion” show at noon Tuesday, March 1, in the atrium of the Havener Center. An interdisciplinary jury will award prizes for garments made of at least 90% reused and recycled materials. Prizes will be awarded based on the design’s innovation, sustainability and construction and the garment’s overall visual impact.

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Missouri S&T Commencement speakers to celebrate sesquicentennial class

Posted by on December 9, 2021

In recognition of Missouri University of Science and Technology’s 150th anniversary, two individuals with strong connections with Missouri S&T and its history will deliver commencement addresses at Missouri S&T’s graduation ceremonies Friday, Dec. 17, and Saturday, Dec. 18. Dr. Keith Wedge, a retired brigadier general and three-time graduate of Missouri S&T, will speak at the […]

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Missouri S&T developing countermeasures to hypersonic missile threats

Posted by on December 9, 2021

An aerospace engineering professor at Missouri University of Science and Technology and his students are part of a U.S. Department of Defense project to study how lasers could be used to destroy hypersonic threats to the United States. Dr. Serhat Hosder, a professor in mechanical and aerospace engineering and director of the Aerospace Simulations Laboratory […]

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