Author: Greg Edwards

Engineers Week: ‘Computer engineers pave the way for the future’

Posted by on February 22, 2024

Joshua Perkins, a junior at Missouri S&T, has long been interested in having a career as a computer engineer.  

The reason why?  

“Computer engineers pave the way for the future,” he says.

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Engineers Week: S&T professor says flying cars à la ‘The Jetsons’ will soon be a reality

Posted by on February 22, 2024

Remember the flying cars made famous in Hanna-Barbera’s futuristic cartoon, The Jetsons, that first aired in the early 1960s? 

According to Dr. Xiaosong Du, an assistant professor of aerospace engineering at Missouri S&T, a similar mode of transportation will be an option for people needing a ride across larger cities in the next 5-10 years.  

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Missouri S&T’s student-designed satellite ready for launch

Posted by on February 22, 2024

A satellite developed by Missouri S&T’s student-run Satellite Research Team will soon be launched into space on SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket during the upcoming Transporter-10 mission. 

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Engineers Week: Inspiring minority women to join the construction industry

Posted by on February 21, 2024

The future of construction engineering would benefit from more women – especially minority women – being inspired to join the field and share their perspectives, according to Remy Haire, a student at Missouri S&T.

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Engineers Week: S&T alumni found aircraft startup company

Posted by on February 20, 2024

The theme for National Engineers Week 2024 is “Welcome to the Future,” and two Missouri S&T alumni say this aligns perfectly with the focus of the large aircraft startup company they founded last year. 

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Engineers Week: S&T student says mining is vital to propel society forward

Posted by on February 19, 2024

The key to advancing future technologies lies with one of the world’s oldest industries. 
 
That message may sound counterintuitive at first glance, but Kate Johnson, a mining engineering student at Missouri S&T, says it makes perfect sense. 

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Missouri S&T student wins international materials science scholarship

Posted by on February 15, 2024

Matthew Sherman, a student at Missouri S&T, has been announced as a 2024 recipient of the Acta Materialia Undergraduate Scholarship from The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS) Foundation.  

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Could blue-green algae lead to humans’ sustained presence on the moon?

Posted by on January 29, 2024

Will blue-green algae growing on a window screen that cycles water eventually play a major role in humans having a sustained presence on the moon?  

A group of student researchers from Missouri S&T thinks so, and their Lunar Biotech team’s project was recognized for having one of the top innovations at the Lunar Life Odyssey 2 challenge.

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Missouri S&T awarded NIST grant for engineering standards and safety certificate program

Posted by on January 22, 2024

Missouri S&T will soon offer a graduate certificate program in standards and safety in electrical and computer engineering — likely the only program of its kind in the United States. 

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Drexel University engineering dean to participate in S&T’s Chancellor’s Speaker Series

Posted by on January 16, 2024

Missouri S&T will welcome Dr. Sharon L. Walker, dean of Drexel University’s College of Engineering, to campus Wednesday, Jan. 31, as part of the Chancellor’s Speaker Series.

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