Electrical and Computer Engineering

S&T’s Renaissance Student Award goes to Pamela Petterchak

Posted by on May 4, 2022

Pamela Petterchak, a senior in computer science and computer engineering from St. Louis, has been named Missouri S&T’s Renaissance Student for 2022. She received the award, which includes a $1,000 prize, on May 3, at a ceremony hosted by the arts, languages and philosophy department.

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Saluting S&T engineering alumnae

Posted by on March 8, 2022

March 8 is International Women’s Day, a time to appreciate the contributions of women and girls around the world. We salute Missouri S&T alumnae for the difference they continue to make in Rolla and for their influence in their professions and communities. Here are a few of the thousands of women we’re proud to call S&T graduates. 

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Former NASA astronaut to speak at Missouri S&T

Posted by on February 14, 2022

Dr. Sandra Magnus, a former NASA astronaut who was recently elected to the National Academy of Engineering, will talk about her career in engineering and space when she presents “Beyond the Horizon” at 7 p.m. Monday, March 7. The talk will be held in-person and on Zoom from Leach Theatre in Castleman Hall, 10th and Main streets, on the Missouri S&T campus. The event is open to the public. Admission is free, but reservations are required for in-person attendance.

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Dr. Sandra Magnus, S&T grad and former NASA astronaut, elected to National Academy of Engineering

Posted by on February 10, 2022

Dr. Sandra Magnus, a two-time graduate of Missouri University of Science and Technology and former NASA astronaut who spent over four months on the International Space Station and flew on the final space shuttle mission, has been elected into the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), the NAE announced Wednesday. Election to the NAE is one […]

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Donnell named Woodard Associate Professor for Excellence

Posted by on February 8, 2022

Missouri S&T has named Dr. Kristen Donnell, an expert in microwave non-destructive testing of materials and high-frequency sensing, as the Woodard Associate Professor for Excellence. Donnell is an associate professor of electrical and computer engineering (ECE) at Missouri S&T.

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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 research gives ‘brain’ to military robots

Posted by on November 10, 2021

Robots are widely used in commercial applications and military and police operations around the world, but they lack visual perception and threat-recognition because they often operate solely on location sensors. Researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology are using deep learning – a type of machine learning – to develop “leader-follower” robot swarms equipped with cameras that will allow them to visually perceive and learn, recognize threats and analyze options to keep humans safe from harm.

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Nidec donation makes big difference for students

Posted by on October 26, 2021

Missouri S&T undergraduates in the power lab have more elbow room and use industry-standard equipment thanks to a $100,000 donation from St. Louis-based Nidec Motor Corp. Jonathan Kimball, director of the Center for Research in Energy and the Environment and a professor of electrical and computer engineering, says the new lab makes a big difference.

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Four inducted into S&T Academy of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Posted by on October 14, 2021

Four electrical and computer engineers with ties to Missouri University of Science and Technology were inducted into the Missouri S&T Academy of Electrical and Computer Engineering during the academy’s induction ceremony, which was held Thursday, Oct. 7, at the Comfort Suites Conference Center. Founded in 1980, The academy is a departmental advisory group composed of […]

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