College of Engineering and Computing

Missouri S&T partners in hydrogen-energy collaborative

Posted by on August 9, 2022

Missouri S&T is partnering with industry, business groups and academic institutions to form the Greater St. Louis and Illinois Regional Clean Hydrogen Hub Industrial Cluster to promote clean energy in the industrial sector.

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Hidden danger in electric vehicle fires

Posted by on August 9, 2022

Like a fire in a wall, fires in electric vehicle (EV) batteries burn unseen. Researchers at Missouri S&T are working with mine operators and firefighting agencies to plan for and mitigate EV fire risks.

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Ferdowsi named interim associate dean for research in S&T’s College of Engineering and Computing

Posted by on August 2, 2022

Dr. Mehdi Ferdowsi has accepted the position as interim associate dean for research in CEC effective Sept. 1. He is a professor of electrical and computer engineering and has been working with the National Science Foundation (NSF) as a program director since September 2020.

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Missouri S&T offers summer research for students from HBCUs

Posted by on August 1, 2022

Twenty students from historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) participated in Missouri S&T’s Summer Engineering Research Academy, a program designed to encourage engineering students from underrepresented groups to pursue graduate studies.

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Missouri S&T Ph.D. graduate wins $70,000 Laegeler Fellowship for solar farm protection research

Posted by on July 21, 2022

Research into new designs to help solar panels withstand severe weather threats landed a $70,000 fellowship for Yi Zhao, who earned a Ph.D. from Missouri S&T this spring. The Laegeler Sustainable Energy Fellowship – from Concept to Reality was created by two Missouri S&T graduates and will provide a stipend and benefits for Zhao to conduct postdoctoral research at S&T.

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Borrok named interim dean of S&T’s College of Engineering and Computing

Posted by on July 13, 2022

Dr. David Borrok, associate dean for research in Missouri S&T’s College of Engineering and Computing (CEC), has accepted the role of interim vice provost and CEC dean effective Aug. 1.

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Moats named chair of materials science and engineering

Posted by on July 12, 2022

Dr. Michael Moats, professor of materials science and engineering (MSE), has accepted the role of MSE chair effective August 1. Moats has served as interim MSE chair since July 12, 2021.

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S&T graduate student earns Pat Tillman Scholarship

Posted by on July 11, 2022

Elizabeth Tarbox, a graduate student in environmental engineering at Missouri S&T from Springfield, Missouri, has been named a Pat Tillman Foundation Scholar in recognition of her military service and work on humanitarian missions to provide disaster relief.

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Kimball named chair of electrical and computer engineering

Posted by on June 30, 2022

Dr. Jonathan Kimball, professor of electrical and computer engineering (ECE), has accepted the role of ECE chair. The appointment is effective August 1.

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Missouri S&T investigates ceramics processing through $1.4 million project

Posted by on June 22, 2022

When you order fries at McDonald’s, you expect them to taste the same in Missouri as they do in Montana. That type of consistency is what researchers at Missouri S&T are trying to achieve in ultra-high-temperature ceramics processing for hypersonic vehicles.

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