Author: Andrew Careaga

S&T projects included in federal budget

Posted by on January 4, 2023

The recently approved federal budget for fiscal year 2023 includes funding to support Missouri S&T’s advanced manufacturing initiatives. The federal budget includes $20 million to support construction on the Manufacturing Technology and Innovation Campus under development north of Interstate 44.

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Missouri S&T kicks off community outreach events in Salem

Posted by on November 30, 2022

Representatives from Missouri S&T kicked off a new community outreach program Monday, Nov. 28, at the Dent County Extension Council meeting at the Salem Community Center in Salem, Missouri. Representatives of the Extension Council and other community leaders attended the event. The Missouri S&T program is designed to raise awareness among community leaders of the […]

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S&T researchers’ study of human-robot interactions an early step in creating future robot “guides”

Posted by on November 10, 2022

A new study by Missouri S&T researchers shows how human subjects, walking hand-in-hand with a robot guide, stiffen or relax their arms at different times during the walk. The researchers’ analysis of these movements could aid in the design of smarter, more humanlike robot guides and assistants. “This work presents the first measurement and analysis […]

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$2 million FAA grant supports study of sustainable aviation fuels at Missouri S&T

Posted by on October 25, 2022

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently awarded a $2.05 million grant to a Missouri S&T researcher to study how different types of sustainable aviation fuels could reduce greenhouse gas emissions from airplanes. Dr. Philip Whitefield, Curators’ Distinguished Professor emeritus of chemistry at Missouri S&T, received the funding through the FAA’s Aviation Sustainability Center (ASCENT), […]

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Longtime Missouri S&T professor honored for pioneering work in electromagnetic compatibility

Posted by on August 16, 2022

Dr. Thomas P. Van Doren, professor emeritus of electrical and computer engineering at Missouri S&T, has received the Hall of Fame Award from the IEEE Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Society for his pioneering work in the EMC field. Van Doren was honored during the IEEE International Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility held earlier this month in Spokane, […]

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Missouri S&T makes list of “degrees of the future” for energy engineering

Posted by on August 14, 2022

Missouri S&T is one of 15 U.S. universities chosen by the science and technology website Gizmodo as schools that offer the best energy engineering programs in a recent “degrees of the future” report. “One of the most critical problems humans currently have is how to generate power efficiently,” Gizmodo’s editors wrote in the report, which […]

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Missouri S&T receives $1 million grant to attract, retain and advance women faculty in STEM programs

Posted by on July 27, 2022

The National Science Foundation has awarded $1 million to Missouri S&T to support the university’s efforts to attract, retain and advance more women faculty into the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Dr. Jessica Cundiff, associate professor of psychological science, will lead the three-year project, which is intended to increase the representation of […]

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In new book, S&T historian explores archaeologists’ and Egyptologists’ social networks

Posted by on July 20, 2022

When most of us think of social networks, we think of connecting digitally with others through sites like Facebook, TikTok or Twitter. A new book by Dr. Kathleen Sheppard, an associate professor of history at Missouri University of Science and Technology, discusses a different type of social network – a physical network of archaeologists, Egyptologists, […]

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Board of Curators Student Representative Remington Williams remembered as strong advocate, accessible leader

Posted by on June 13, 2022

Remington Williams, student representative to the University of Missouri Board of Curators who died in a car accident last week, is remembered by Missouri S&T Chancellor Mo Dehghani and former student representative Avery Welker as a strong leader, engaging personality, and advocate for students at Missouri S&T and throughout the University of Missouri System. Williams, […]

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Missouri S&T ranked a top five university for engineering

Posted by on June 8, 2022

Missouri S&T is ranked fifth in the nation for students interested in engineering and is ranked first in Missouri, according to Money’s “Best Colleges for Engineering Majors.” The ranking, released June 7, was developed from Money’s Best Colleges list, which identifies Missouri S&T as one of the nation’s best values overall. The new ranking, which […]

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