Materials Science and Engineering

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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Newkirk named chair of nuclear engineering and radiation science at Missouri S&T

Posted by on September 23, 2022

Dr. Joseph Newkirk, professor of materials science and engineering, has accepted the role of chair in nuclear engineering and radiation science at Missouri S&T. He begins his new role Oct. 1.

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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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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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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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Missouri S&T hosts second annual critical minerals workshop

Posted by on June 21, 2022

The future of cell phones, solar panels and electric vehicles depends on materials like cobalt, germanium and rare earth elements. Those and other critical minerals are the focus of the second annual virtual workshop hosted by Missouri S&T Aug. 4-5.

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Missouri S&T honors alumni for professional distinction

Posted by on May 16, 2022

Missouri University of Science and Technology presented the Award of Professional Distinction to two alumni during a spring commencement ceremony held Saturday, May 14. The award recognizes outstanding Missouri S&T alumni for professional achievement.

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Missouri S&T students forge a win at international bladesmithing competition

Posted by on April 6, 2022

Overcoming hurdle after hurdle, a group of Missouri S&T students won the grand prize at the 2022 Wadsworth-Sherby TMS Bladesmithing Contest, an international competition sponsored by The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS). The students designed and handcrafted a sword, filmed a video, designed a poster and wrote a report about their process.

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NASA selects S&T for lunar-living project

Posted by on February 23, 2022

Researchers at Missouri S&T will develop mineral extraction techniques for lunar construction as part of a NASA project to make it possible for people to live and work on the moon. NASA will provide up to $2 million over two years to support S&T’s research.

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Missouri S&T professor elected senior member of National Academy of Inventors

Posted by on February 11, 2022

Dr. Anthony Convertine, the Roberta and G. Robert Couch Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Missouri S&T, has been elected to the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) 2022 class of senior members. 

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