Electrical and Computer Engineering

Researchers seek to improve hydropower, lower electricity costs

Posted by on January 21, 2020

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded nearly $1 million to a research team led by Missouri University of Science and Technology to study ways to better harness the power of water as an energy source. About 10% of electricity in the U.S. is created by moving water, or hydropower, according to the DOE’s […]

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High-voltage research sparks new Missouri S&T lab

Posted by on December 18, 2019

Research at Missouri S&T could lead to electric cars that can charge in minutes or cost reductions for light-rail transportation in cities where mass transit is vital.

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Missouri S&T professor elected Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

Posted by on December 3, 2019

Dr. Yihong Qi, adjunct professor of electrical and computer engineering at Missouri S&T, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, the NAI announced today (Tuesday, Dec. 3).

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Missouri S&T welcomes 19 new faculty members

Posted by on August 14, 2019

With expertise ranging from environmental ethics to internet security and privacy, 19 new and promoted faculty will be welcomed to Missouri S&T this fall.

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New program offers summer research for students from historically black universities

Posted by on July 29, 2019

Six undergraduate students from Tennessee State University in Nashville and Tuskegee University in Tuskegee, Alabama, spent two months this summer conducting engineering research at Missouri University of Science and Technology as part of a new program designed to encourage underrepresented engineering students to consider pursuing graduate studies. The six students took part in Missouri S&T’s […]

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Sensor-embedded ‘smart’ helmets could detect TBIs

Posted by on May 23, 2019

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are unfortunate occurrences during military training and deployment. Because mild TBIs can be experienced without presenting obvious signs of head trauma or facial lacerations, they are the most difficult type to diagnose at the time of the injury and patients themselves may perceive the impact as mild or harmless. TBIs are cumulative, so treating a patient within the “golden hour” – the first 60 minutes after being injured – is crucial for improved long-term recovery.

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Missouri S&T GAANN program helps fund Ph.D. students

Posted by on May 14, 2019

Many of the nation’s future engineering and science researchers are preparing for their careers in the laboratories of Missouri S&T, thanks to more than $3 million in federal funding through a program designed to encourage more students to pursue Ph.D.s in those fields.

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S&T, Phelps Health receive $5.1 million to help military address traumatic brain injury

Posted by on April 8, 2019

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Armed with more than $5.1 million in federal funds, researchers at Missouri S&T and Phelps Health are helping the U.S. Army tackle the persistent problem of traumatic brain injury (TBI) among soldiers and recruits.

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Missouri S&T graduate and trustee establishes $1 million faculty endowment

Posted by on April 1, 2019

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Dr. Joan Woodard, a graduate and trustee of Missouri S&T and a retired senior executive with Sandia National Laboratories, has contributed $1 million to Missouri S&T’s Miner Alumni Association to establish an endowed professorship.

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From snap-circuits to solar cars

Posted by on February 12, 2019

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From the time Jesse Cureton was a little kid tinkering with his first snap-together circuits kit in Bonne Terre, Mo., he knew he wanted to work with electronics. But even though his parents always told him about a university in Rolla known for its engineering programs, when it came time to apply for college, he wasn’t […]

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