Department of Chemistry

The future of automobile travel may be cold 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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S&T chemists work to lower jet emissions

Posted by on March 30, 2022

Researchers from Missouri S&T are helping to establish international standards for jet engine particulate matter emissions that will reduce atmospheric emissions from air travel.

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

Posted by on December 30, 2021

CORRECTION: Two Missouri S&T faculty were omitted from the original news release due to misidentification in the database: Dr. Fatih Dogan, professor of ceramic engineering, and Dr. Ulrich D. Jentschura, professor of physics. Their information is now included in the news release below. Sixty-six current and former faculty of Missouri S&T are among the top […]

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Missouri S&T faculty honored for outstanding teaching, experiential learning

Posted by on December 15, 2021

Missouri University of Science and Technology celebrated faculty excellence at an awards banquet Dec. 9 on campus. Honorees include:

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Missouri S&T chemist to present sixth Stoffer Lecture

Posted by on September 27, 2021

Dr. Jay Switzer, Chancellor’s Professor and Curators’ Distinguished Professor emeritus of chemistry at Missouri S&T, will deliver the sixth annual Stoffer Lecture at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8, in the Monsanto Lecture Hall, Room G3 in Schrenk Hall on the S&T campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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S&T chemist earns patent for flexible electronics work

Posted by on August 10, 2021

A Missouri S&T chemistry researcher has patented a new method of creating metal foils with ordered crystal structure. Using silicon as a template to shape and form thin, high-performance metal films allows them to remain flexible and maintain the order of the silicon substrate.

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