Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

S&T alumnus John Warmack to speak at Missouri S&T commencement July 31

Posted by on July 22, 2021

John Warmack of Texarkana, Arkansas, principal at Warmack and Co. LLC, will deliver the commencement address at a special July ceremony at Missouri University of Science and Technology. The commencement ceremony will honor former Missouri S&T students who graduated during 2020 or in spring 2021 but were unable to participate in a ceremony because of […]

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Missouri S&T researcher wins NSF CAREER Award for 2D metals research

Posted by on July 21, 2021

As electronic devices get smaller and faster, computer chips must get thinner to save space and improve performance. Dr. Chenglin Wu, an assistant professor of structural engineering at Missouri S&T, has won a $500,000 CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation for his work in two-dimensional metals – metals that are three atoms thick – for use in computer chips, sensors and coatings.

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Missouri S&T hosts first in series of national critical minerals workshops

Posted by on July 19, 2021

What are critical minerals, where do we find them, and why are they considered critical? Leading critical-minerals experts from across the country will answer these questions and more during a virtual workshop hosted by Missouri S&T Aug. 2-3. The workshop will provide insight and answers to issues surrounding materials such as cobalt for lithium-ion batteries in electric vehicles, germanium for transistors, tellurium for solar cells and rare earth elements for magnets and electronics.

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Missouri S&T plans new degree in environmental science

Posted by on June 24, 2021

To meet the growing demand and interest in environmental sustainability, Missouri S&T plans to add a new bachelor’s degree in environmental science.

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Missouri S&T Ph.D. candidate wins $70,000 Laegeler Fellowship for renewable energy research

Posted by on June 17, 2021

Research involving drones mounted with thermal and hyperspectral cameras to inspect solar panels for damage has won a $70,000 fellowship for Xinzhe Yuan, who will complete his Ph.D. at Missouri University of Science and Technology later this year. The Laegeler Sustainable Energy Fellowship – from Concept to Reality, created by two Missouri S&T graduates, will provide a stipend and benefits for Yuan to conduct postdoctoral research at S&T.

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College of Engineering and Computing honors graduate students

Posted by on May 25, 2021

Thirteen Ph.D. students at Missouri University of Science and Technology received dean’s honors from the College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) during a hybrid on-campus/online ceremony today (Tuesday, May 25).

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The ethics of investing in new infrastructure in the United States

Posted by on May 14, 2021

President Joe Biden’s proposed $2 trillion investment in the nation’s infrastructure over the next decade comes as encouraging news to groups such as the American Society of Civil Engineers. But with every infrastructure plan comes a host of potential ethical issues that national, state and local leaders need to consider: gentrification, the potential effects of change in climate, impacts on local culture and the availability of affordable housing, to name a few.

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S&T announces Undergraduate Research Conference winners

Posted by on May 12, 2021

Nineteen students in eight categories received recognition and cash awards as winners of the 16th annual Undergraduate Research Conference at Missouri S&T. The conference featured oral and poster exhibitions that represented work from students in nearly every major at Missouri S&T. First-place winners were awarded a cash prize of $500. Second- and third-place finishers received $250 and $100, respectively.

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Missouri S&T students chosen to speak at commencement

Posted by on May 12, 2021

Four graduating students at Missouri S&T were chosen to speak during four commencement ceremonies May 14-15 at the Gale Bullman Building on the Rolla, Mo., campus. During the ceremonies, over 1,100 degrees will be awarded to graduate and undergraduate candidates.

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St. Louis entrepreneur, Missouri S&T benefactor Fred S. Kummer dead at 92

Posted by on May 1, 2021

Fred S. Kummer, a Missouri S&T graduate who built his general-contracting business into the world’s largest design-build firm for health care and financial facilities, died Friday, April 30, 2021, in St. Louis. He was 92. Kummer and his wife June donated $300 million to Missouri S&T last fall to establish the Kummer Institute for Student […]

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