Author: Andrew Careaga

S&T expands Project Lead The Way to rural south-central Missouri school districts

Posted by on October 4, 2019

Project Lead The Way (PLTW), a national nonprofit organization that aims to generate interest in science and engineering among pre-college students, is expanding into new school districts in 10 south-central Missouri counties. The state’s PLTW effort is coordinated through Missouri S&T, which is providing state-funded grants to the districts. David Hosick, senior program director of […]

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College Factual rates S&T high for engineering, adult learners, veterans

Posted by on September 17, 2019

For traditional students, non-traditional adult learners and military veterans, Missouri S&T is one of the nation’s best universities, according to the latest rankings by the college ratings site College Factual. The ratings site put Missouri S&T among the top 1 percent of all U.S. colleges and universities in three categories: Best engineering program. For the […]

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Researchers realize world’s thinnest optical hologram with 2-D material monolayer

Posted by on August 19, 2019

Missouri S&T researchers are demonstrating a new concept to reconstruct holographic images by using a single two-dimensional material monolayer with the thickness of less than one nanometer. Their work could lead to the creation of smart watches with holographic displays, printed security cryptograms on bank notes and credit cards, and new possibilities for data storage. […]

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A GEM of a scholar

Posted by on August 12, 2019

It seems appropriate that a GEM University Fellow would choose to study mining engineering. After all, gems must be mined. Jose L. Corchado-Albelo joins Missouri S&T this fall as the first GEM University Fellow in over a decade. As a member of the National GEM Consortium, Missouri S&T is working to encourage students like Corchado-Albelo […]

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Missouri S&T wins funding for four new research programs

Posted by on August 8, 2019

As part of a multi-campus research initiative of the University of Missouri System, Missouri S&T will establish four new research centers and laboratories that build on the university’s strengths in materials science and engineering, civil infrastructure, and electrical power systems. The Missouri S&T projects are among 19 from the UM System’s four universities selected to […]

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Dr. Mohammad Dehghani joins Missouri S&T as chancellor

Posted by on August 1, 2019

Today (Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019) is the first day on the job for Dr. Mohammad (Mo) Dehghani, the new chancellor of Missouri S&T and the 22nd leader in the institution’s 149-year history. “I am excited, honored and humbled to lead this great university,” Dehghani says, “and I’m ready and eager to be a member of […]

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New program offers summer research for students from historically black universities

Posted by on July 29, 2019

Six undergraduate students from Tennessee State University in Nashville and Tuskegee University in Tuskegee, Alabama, spent two months this summer conducting engineering research at Missouri University of Science and Technology as part of a new program designed to encourage underrepresented engineering students to consider pursuing graduate studies. The six students took part in Missouri S&T’s […]

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In new book, military historian takes ‘boldly revisionist’ look at World War II in the Pacific

Posted by on July 10, 2019

Dr. John C. McManus, a military historian whose most recent books have dealt with the U.S. Army’s experience during World War II in Europe, now sets his sights on the Army’s role in the Pacific theater of World War II in a new book, the first of a two-volume history of the struggle. Fire and […]

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Remembering ‘Mr. Miner,’ Jerry Bayless

Posted by on July 2, 2019

A memorial service for Jerry Bayless is planned for 4 p.m. Saturday, July 13, 2019, at First Presbyterian Church of Rolla and under the direction of Null & Son Funeral Home. Visitation will be 1-4 p.m. at the church. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Professor Jerry R. Bayless Scholarship at […]

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Dr. Stephen Roberts named interim provost, Dr. Richard Brow interim deputy provost

Posted by on June 27, 2019

Dr. Stephen Roberts, who joined Missouri S&T in August 2014 as founding vice provost and dean of the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business (CASB), will become interim provost and executive vice chancellor of academic affairs of Missouri S&T effective July 1. Roberts succeeds Dr. Robert Marley, who served as provost and executive vice chancellor […]

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