Author: Patrick Collins

Missouri S&T students compete to define innovation

Posted by on December 8, 2022

The popularity of the word innovation seems nowhere near its peak, but what does the term actually mean? A recent competition challenged Missouri S&T students to address that question with a physical or digital creation. The competition was part of the university’s two-year anniversary celebration in October of the $300 million gift from the late […]

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Kummer Foundation Board of Directors at Missouri University of Science and Technology welcomes new members

Posted by on November 23, 2022

The Kummer Foundation Board of Directors at Missouri S&T recently welcomed two new members, Bipin N. Doshi, a retired chemical engineering executive, and Kathy Walker, managing director of a venture capital firm that specializes in early-stage technology.

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Missouri S&T researchers win funding to improve kidney transplant process

Posted by on November 9, 2022

With close to 100,000 people in the U.S. waiting for a kidney transplant and up to 20 percent of donated kidneys discarded for various reasons, fine-tuning the matchmaking between donated kidneys and transplant centers is a significant challenge. Researchers at Missouri S&T are investigating the ways artificial intelligence (AI) can support the process.

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Donald Wunsch to receive pioneer award from Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Posted by on November 4, 2022

Dr. Donald Wunsch II, will receive the 2023 Computational Intelligence Society Neural Networks Pioneer Award from the IEEE for his fundamental contributions to the neural networks field. Wunsch is also founding director of the Kummer Institute for Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems.

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Missouri S&T researcher wins NIH career development award to investigate connection between race and hypertension

Posted by on November 3, 2022

Dr. Jinling Liu, assistant professor of engineering management and systems engineering, is the first S&T researcher to receive a K01 award. The highly competitive award from the National Institutes of Health provides support to early career researchers.

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Missouri S&T students, faculty bring home engineering management awards

Posted by on October 27, 2022

Missouri S&T’s engineering management students and faculty brought home several awards from the recent American Society for Engineering Management (ASEM) conference, including first place in the student case-study competition.

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Missouri S&T to celebrate National STEM Day Nov. 8

Posted by on October 26, 2022

Over 900 students in grades kindergarten-12 are signed up for Missouri S&T’s celebration of National STEM Day, which takes place 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8. The day’s activities, led by Missouri S&T faculty and staff and community partners, reflect the breadth of STEM.

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$300 million gift from June and Fred Kummer continues to transform Missouri S&T, the Rolla region and Missouri

Posted by on October 3, 2022

Missouri S&T will commemorate the two-year anniversary of the transformational $300 million gift from Fred and June Kummer during Kummer Day, which begins at 8:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 10, in the Carver-Turner Room of the Havener Center on the Missouri S&T campus. The welcome will be followed by presentations by undergraduate scholars, doctoral fellows and affiliated faculty and staff.

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Missouri S&T positions graduates for success with focus on enterprise software

Posted by on October 3, 2022

Thanks in part to a $100,000 Kummer Missouri S&T Ignition Grant for Sustainable Educational Transformation Initiative, Missouri S&T’s business and information technology (BIT) department is building an integrated and live business simulation called EnterpriseLIVE! Students will use the simulation platform to further hone skills and abilities that are in high demand in today’s job market.

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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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