Month: April 2022

Steel Bridge Team wins fourth consecutive regional competition, will compete at nationals

Posted by on April 28, 2022

The Steel Bridge Design Team from Missouri S&T recently won first place at a regional American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) Mid-Continent Student Conference and will now put their bridge engineering and construction skills to the test nationally May 27-28 at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg.

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Agnes Vojta receives 2022 Women’s Advocate award

Posted by on April 27, 2022

Dr. Agnes Vojta, teaching professor of physics at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named the 2022 recipient of the Dr. Elizabeth Cummins Women’s Advocate Award at Missouri S&T.

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Gayla Olbricht is Missouri S&T’s 2022 Woman of the Year

Posted by on April 27, 2022

Missouri University of Science and Technology honored Dr. Gayla Olbricht, associate professor of mathematics and statistics, as the 2022 Woman of the Year today (Wednesday, April 27) during a reception at Hasselmann Alumni House. 

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Missouri S&T student design teams gear up for competition

Posted by on April 25, 2022

Innovation doesn’t take a break. Missouri S&T student design teams are working on everything from rockets to underwater robotics, and are preparing to take their projects to regional, national and international competitions in the coming months.

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Missouri S&T commencement speakers announced

Posted by on April 22, 2022

More than 1,000 Missouri S&T graduates will be awarded degrees during four commencement ceremonies to be held at Missouri S&T in May. Commencement speakers will include: Dr. Casey Burton, U.S. Senator Roy Blunt and Ellis Short.

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Top 10 ways S&T is solving for sustainability

Posted by on April 21, 2022

Friday, April 22, is Earth Day, the annual, global event designed to draw attention to the environmental issues facing our planet. Missouri S&T has hosted local Earth Day activities for the community since the 1980s and will again this year, thanks to the efforts of S&T’s student organization ECO Miners. While S&T may be known […]

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Missouri S&T joins Taylor Geospatial Institute

Posted by on April 21, 2022

Missouri S&T is joining with other leading research institutions from Missouri and Illinois to form a geospatial research collaborative, the Taylor Geospatial Institute (TGI). The institute is designed to affect foundational research, food systems, health care, national security and economic development.

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S&T researcher sheds light on solar power use

Posted by on April 20, 2022

The existence of solar technology is only one part of the renewable energy problem. Getting people to use it is another. Dr. Casey Canfield, an assistant professor of engineering management and systems engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, is one of a group of researchers looking for ways to make the process of switching to solar power easier for everyone.

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Melody Lo named Steinmeyer Memorial Endowed Chair of Economics for the Kummer College at S&T

Posted by on April 18, 2022

Dr. Melody Lo, a professor of economics at Arkansas State University, has been named the inaugural John and Ruth Steinmeyer Memorial Endowed Chair of Economics for the Kummer College at Missouri University of Science and Technology. She will assume the role of chair in the fall 2022 semester. Lo succeeds Dr. Michael Davis, who has […]

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Particle gel could solve low heat production efficiency for geothermal energy

Posted by on April 18, 2022

Geothermal energy comes from heated water or steam within the earth and provides a renewable source of energy to heat buildings and generate electricity. But many geothermal reservoirs also have an inherent problem – geological fractures that allow water to divert into other areas, cooling the water and the surrounding rock and limiting the efficiency of heat extraction from underground reservoirs. Researchers at Missouri S&T are working on a solution.

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