Author: Patrick Collins

Missouri S&T researcher wins NSF grant to help reduce pollution

Posted by on September 19, 2022

Dr. Abhijit Gosavi, associate professor of engineering management and systems engineering at Missouri S&T, has been awarded a grant by the National Science Foundation. The grant – titled “Collaborative Research: Continuous-State Reinforcement Learning for Remanufacturing” – provides nearly three years of funding.

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Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Rita Dove to speak at Missouri S&T

Posted by on September 16, 2022

Rita Dove, whose many accomplishments include the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry and a stint as United States Poet Laureate, will appear at Missouri University of Science and Technology on Monday, Oct. 10. The event is free and open to the public.

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Poet Marilyn Kallet reads at Missouri S&T Sept. 20

Posted by on September 12, 2022

Dr. Marilyn Kallet, a celebrated poet, the author of 19 books and professor emerita at the University of Tennessee, will read from her work at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, on the first floor of the Curtis Laws Wilson Library on the Missouri S&T campus. The event is free and open to the public.

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Ecology expert Louis J. Gross addresses the human side of climate change Sept. 20

Posted by on September 12, 2022

Dr. Louis J. Gross, whose research focuses on computational and mathematical ecology, will visit Missouri S&T to share his cross-disciplinary perspective on climate change. His lecture draws on his recent work and is intended for a general audience.

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David Bojanic named Kummer Professor of Business and Information Technology at S&T

Posted by on August 16, 2022

Dr. David Bojanic, a marketing professor who focuses on sports and destination marketing, has been named the inaugural Kummer Professor of Business and Information Technology at Missouri University of Science and Technology. Bojanic will assume the role at the beginning of the fall 2022 semester.

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Kummer Foundation Board of Directors and university donors raise $1 million for bridge scholarships

Posted by on July 27, 2022

A new program to support undergraduate students between their first and second year at Missouri University of Science and Technology recently reached its goal of $1 million, thanks to a $500,000 investment from the Kummer Institute Foundation.

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In its first 12 hours, S&T’s Kummer College hosts first Ph.D. dissertation defense

Posted by on July 6, 2022

Less than 12 hours after being officially established on July 1, the Kummer College of Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Development at Missouri S&T hosted its first doctoral dissertation defense. Javier Valentín-Sívico’s dissertation investigates the lack of adequate broadband in many rural communities. His advisor was Dr. Casey Canfield, assistant professor of engineering management and systems engineering.

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Cassandra Elrod named interim chair of Missouri S&T’s business and information technology department

Posted by on July 1, 2022

Dr. Cassandra C. Elrod has been named interim chair of Missouri University of Science and Technology’s business and information technology (BIT) department. BIT is one of three founding departments in the Kummer College of Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Development, which was established July 1.

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David Enke named interim chair of Missouri S&T’s engineering management and systems engineering department

Posted by on July 1, 2022

Dr. David Enke, Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor of engineering management and systems engineering (EMSE) has been appointed interim chair of the department. EMSE is one of three founding departments of the Kummer College of Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Development, which was established July 1.

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Susan Murray named acting vice provost and dean of Missouri S&T’s Kummer College

Posted by on June 13, 2022

Susan Murray, chair and professor of psychological science at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named acting vice provost and dean of the university’s Kummer College of Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Development.

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