Department of Chemistry

Reddy named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Posted by on January 31, 2023

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) announced today (Tuesday, Jan. 31) that Dr. V. Prakash Reddy, professor of chemistry at Missouri S&T, has been elected Fellow of its organization.

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Mochalin named Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry

Posted by on January 24, 2023

Dr. Vadym Mochalin, associate professor of chemistry at Missouri S&T, has been named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry. According to the society, this title is awarded to those who have made an outstanding contribution to the chemical sciences.

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77 researchers affiliated with Missouri S&T among top 2% in their fields for career and single-year impact

Posted by on December 2, 2022

Sixty-five current and former faculty of Missouri University of Science and Technology are among the top researchers in their field as measured by their career research records, and 12 other current or former Missouri S&T researchers were among the best in their fields in 2021, according to a recent analysis by Stanford University.

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Everyone needs a mentor

Posted by on November 28, 2022

Raheemat Rafiu finds coaching and mentoring others very fulfilling. So fulfilling in fact, that she started a mentorship program to help international students navigate their career paths by using various teachable moments from her personal journey.

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$2 million FAA grant supports study of sustainable aviation fuels at Missouri S&T

Posted by on October 25, 2022

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently awarded a $2.05 million grant to a Missouri S&T researcher to study how different types of sustainable aviation fuels could reduce greenhouse gas emissions from airplanes. Dr. Philip Whitefield, Curators’ Distinguished Professor emeritus of chemistry at Missouri S&T, received the funding through the FAA’s Aviation Sustainability Center (ASCENT), […]

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The future of automobile travel may be low-temperature combustion

Posted by on August 24, 2022

Ph.D. student Adrian Batista is motivated to learn from different fields of science and combine them to solve problems, because he believes that connecting them is the path to solving for new technological applications. That is why he chose to attend graduate school in chemistry after earning an undergraduate degree in physics.

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Missouri S&T makes list of “degrees of the future” for energy engineering

Posted by on August 14, 2022

Missouri S&T is one of 15 U.S. universities chosen by the science and technology website Gizmodo as schools that offer the best energy engineering programs in a recent “degrees of the future” report. “One of the most critical problems humans currently have is how to generate power efficiently,” Gizmodo’s editors wrote in the report, which […]

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Sotiriou-Leventis named chemistry chair at S&T

Posted by on July 11, 2022

Dr. Chariklia Sotiriou-Leventis has been named chair of the chemistry department at Missouri S&T. Her appointment began July 1.

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Burton gives Missouri S&T Ph.D. grads a cheat sheet for the journey ahead

Posted by on May 9, 2022

Never stop asking questions, build your network and seek out new opportunities. These are the three “tokens of wisdom” Dr. Casey Burton shared with doctoral graduates during Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Ph.D. commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 7. Burton, director of medical research at Phelps Health and an adjunct professor of chemistry at […]

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Missouri S&T commencement speakers announced

Posted by on April 22, 2022

More than 1,000 Missouri S&T graduates will be awarded degrees during four commencement ceremonies to be held at Missouri S&T in May. Commencement speakers will include: Dr. Casey Burton, U.S. Senator Roy Blunt and Ellis Short.

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