Author: Nancy Bowles

Online Automation Engineering Laboratories

Posted by on February 5, 2021

The ongoing Covid-19 situation has changed the way Missouri S&T professors deliver courses, including laboratory courses. The move to online coursework in spring 2020 required tremendous dedication and resolve for most faculty, staff and students, but one lab had been prepared for this moment for years.

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New frontiers in research

Posted by on February 5, 2021

Prompted by the rapid spread of COVID-19, researchers around the world began work to quickly develop tests for the virus. A group of researchers in Missouri S&T’s Lightwave Technology Laboratory joined the search and are developing a non-invasive test that produces results in less than 60 seconds.

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Researchers investigate improved bridge repair after collisions

Posted by on January 25, 2021

Vehicle collisions with bridge supports or girders are the second leading cause of bridge collapse in the United States, with an average of three such collisions per day, according to researchers at Missouri S&T who are studying ways to improve bridge repair and cut costs for cities and states.

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Dr. Francisca Oboh-Ikuenobe named associate dean at Missouri S&T

Posted by on January 12, 2021

Dr. Francisca Oboh-Ikuenobe, professor of geology and geophysics, has been named as associate dean for academic affairs in the College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) at Missouri S&T. Oboh-Ikuenobe has served in the position as interim for the past year.

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Reidmeyer named fellow of American Ceramic Society

Posted by on January 4, 2021

Dr. Mary Reidmeyer, teaching professor emeritus of materials science and engineering at Missouri S&T, has been selected as a fellow of the American Ceramic Society (ACerS) in recognition of her contributions to the ceramic sciences.

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New faculty in computer science

Posted by on December 15, 2020

With expertise ranging from computational geometry to cyber-physical systems, four new faculty members recently joined computer science. A fifth new faculty member is expected to join us early in 2021. Avah Banerjee Avah Banerjee, assistant professor, studies combinatorics and graphs, computational geometry, online algorithms, and quantum computation. Banerjee earned Ph.D. and master’s degree in computer […]

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Student organizations provide plenty of opportunities to compete

Posted by on December 15, 2020

Computer science offers several highly active and enthusiastic student organizations, all housed under a local chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). We have outlined a few of ACM’s on-campus and international competitions to show some of the ways students can show off their skills.

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Need a career boost? S&T’s medallion and certificate programs can help

Posted by on December 14, 2020

Perhaps you have an eye on a job promotion, but you need updated credentials. Or maybe you’re looking for a new position because of economic changes brought by the pandemic. Whether you have less than five years on the job or more than 20, S&T’s medallion and certificate courses in computer science can help professionals advance their careers.

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Bringing emergency responder training into the virtual world

Posted by on December 9, 2020

Virtual reality has many applications, from video gaming to treating post-traumatic stress disorder to tours of buildings at Missouri S&T and other institutions. Benjamin Kwasa, assistant professor of engineering management and system engineering, is working with the city fire department in Rolla to use virtual reality in another application – firefighter training.

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Long and Corns elected as fellows

Posted by on December 9, 2020

Engineering management and systems engineering faculty at Missouri S&T continue to lead in their professional organizations. In the past year, two department members have been selected as fellows in professional organizations, one of the highest honors bestowed.

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