Month: May 2022

Princeton Review rates S&T high for career placement

Posted by on May 13, 2022

Missouri S&T is one of the nation’s best public universities when it comes to career placement for its graduates, according to the Princeton Review’s latest “Best Value Colleges” ranking, released April 26. Missouri S&T is ranked third among the nation’s top public universities for best career placement. The ranking is based on student ratings of […]

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College of Engineering and Computing honors graduate students

Posted by on May 12, 2022

Nine Ph.D. students at Missouri S&T received dean’s honors from the College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) during a campus ceremony today (Thursday, May 12). Three students received the Dean’s Graduate Educator Award, which recognizes excellence in teaching by graduate students. Six other students received the Dean’s Ph.D. Scholar Award, which recognizes scholarly contributions among […]

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Michael Carlson embarks on a great journey

Posted by on May 11, 2022

“Getting more involved in satellites will take computer science into a whole new spectrum,” says Michael Carlson. He graduates Saturday with a bachelor’s degree in computer science and will also be commissioned as a lieutenant in the U.S. Space Force, where he plans to specialize in cybersecurity.

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From brain and heart surgeries to graduation

Posted by on May 11, 2022

Creighton Miles has wanted to earn a master’s degree in explosives engineering from Missouri S&T since age 12. He was just a few credit hours from achieving his goal last December when he stayed home from work in Kansas City one day with a migraine. He later tried to get out of bed but couldn’t walk. Creighton’s bride of four months, Emily, notified Creighton’s parents and then called 911. The emergency room physician diagnosed Creighton with a brain bleed and ordered immediate surgery.

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S&T faculty earn statewide awards from MACTE

Posted by on May 10, 2022

Two teachers from Missouri S&T have recently earned Educator of Excellence awards from the Missouri Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (MACTE).

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Riding the wave of nuclear fusion

Posted by on May 10, 2022

Jack Fletcher, a senior in nuclear engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, plans to graduate in May and has already made his mark in the field. Fletcher, from St. Louis, spent the summer of 2021 working at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee as part of the U. S. Department of Energy’s Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) program.

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Missouri S&T announces Undergraduate Research Conference winners

Posted by on May 9, 2022

Twenty-six students received recognition and cash awards as winners of the 17th annual Undergraduate Research Conference at Missouri S&T this April.

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Burton gives Missouri S&T Ph.D. grads a cheat sheet for the journey ahead

Posted by on May 9, 2022

Never stop asking questions, build your network and seek out new opportunities. These are the three “tokens of wisdom” Dr. Casey Burton shared with doctoral graduates during Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Ph.D. commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 7. Burton, director of medical research at Phelps Health and an adjunct professor of chemistry at […]

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Awuah-Offei named chair of Missouri S&T mining and explosives engineering

Posted by on May 6, 2022

Dr. Kwame Awuah-Offei has accepted the role as chair of mining and explosives engineering effective Aug. 1, 2022. He was named interim chair of the program in July 2018.

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S&T’s Renaissance Student Award goes to Pamela Petterchak

Posted by on May 4, 2022

Pamela Petterchak, a senior in computer science and computer engineering from St. Louis, has been named Missouri S&T’s Renaissance Student for 2022. She received the award, which includes a $1,000 prize, on May 3, at a ceremony hosted by the arts, languages and philosophy department.

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