Author: Peter Ehrhard

Celebration of Nations 2020 to host online events

Posted by on August 18, 2020

Missouri S&T’s eleventh annual Celebration of Nations will present a series of virtual events this fall in place of an in-person event. This year, the planning committee is organizing Celebration of Nations 2020 – Reinvented. The virtual festival will feature participants spanning the globe and activities for all ages. Events will begin the last week […]

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Missouri S&T researchers recommend combination of filters for homemade masks, other PPE

Posted by on August 17, 2020

A team of researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology found that several layers of household air filters can achieve filtration performance similar to masks rated N95 – masks that capture 95% of particles. The researchers studied the filtration performance of non-medical materials and recommend making homemade face masks with a combination of fibrous and fabric materials. They say the materials will sufficiently remove aerosols and avoid the inhalation of fiber fragments generated during the cutting and folding of the filters.

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Missouri S&T freshman earns $150,000 in science competition

Posted by on August 10, 2020

Brendan Crotty of Muskogee, Oklahoma, an incoming freshman student at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has earned third place in the 79th Regeneron Science Talent Search – a science and mathematics competition for high school seniors.

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Missouri S&T receives additional NSF grant to train cybersecurity experts

Posted by on July 28, 2020

Researchers at Missouri S&T will continue to combat cybersecurity threats by training the next generation of experts in the field with a $225,000 grant from the National Science Foundation. The grant will fund Missouri S&T’s computer science department’s “Scholarship for Service” master of science degree and Ph.D. students, who will specialize in cybersecurity.

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Missouri S&T’s first virtual camp to finish with satellite launches

Posted by on July 24, 2020

Missouri S&T’s first virtual summer camp will conclude with a launch event to watch more than a dozen camper-built small satellites travel 100,000 feet into the air on-board a high-altitude balloon. Campers will track the flight in August and receive images and data captured by the satellites from the edge of space.

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Missouri S&T alumnus earns DOE fellowship

Posted by on July 10, 2020

David Brian Rogers, a 2019 geological engineering graduate from Missouri S&T, has recently earned a Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE CSGF).

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Missouri S&T faculty members win UM System President’s Awards

Posted by on July 9, 2020

The University of Missouri System announced that seven members of the Missouri S&T faculty earned President’s Awards, the highest honor bestowed by the system, for excellence in the areas of teaching, research, service and economic development. In all, 20 awards will be presented this year.

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Missouri S&T to offer online training on mining regulatory standards

Posted by on June 25, 2020

This fall, Missouri S&T will offer online professional development to assist geoscientists and mining, geological, metallurgical, and other engineers to comply with recent updated ethics and regulatory standards set by the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission.

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Missouri S&T awards Chancellor’s Scholarships

Posted by on June 19, 2020

Missouri S&T has awarded Chancellor’s Scholarships to 19 high school seniors for the 2020-21 academic year.

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