Mining Engineering

Entrepreneurial STEM students wanted for new Ph.D. program

Posted by on January 13, 2021

Powered by a $300 million gift to strengthen entrepreneurship and innovation in the STEM fields, Missouri University of Science and Technology has established a new Ph.D. fellowship program for innovation-minded students interested in pursuing a doctoral degree in science, technology, engineering or mathematics. The new Kummer Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E) Doctoral Fellows Program provides 12-month […]

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20 significant research stories of 2020

Posted by on December 9, 2020

There’s a lot about 2020 that many of us would rather forget. Despite the challenges resulting from the coronavirus pandemic, Missouri S&T researchers advanced the frontiers of technical, scientific and scholarly discovery in many ways in 2020. Here are 20 examples. Combating COVID-19 The global pandemic led researchers everywhere to seek ways to detect the […]

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Mining students in Ecuador

Posted by on November 3, 2020

Missouri S&T will soon welcome mining engineering students from Ecuador in the culmination of an over-five-year effort to bring students to Rolla.  Administrators from Missouri S&T began visiting Ecuador in 2014 and signed a transfer agreement in 2017 with Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) to bring students interested in mining to Rolla. The exchange […]

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Escaping a mine disaster

Posted by on November 2, 2020

Being trapped in a collapsed mine may be one of the most terrifying ordeals anyone could experience. There is the total darkness, the struggle to breath with low oxygen, no food or drink, and potentially no way to alert others to a rescue location.

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Missouri S&T to offer online training on mining regulatory standards

Posted by on June 25, 2020

This fall, Missouri S&T will offer online professional development to assist geoscientists and mining, geological, metallurgical, and other engineers to comply with recent updated ethics and regulatory standards set by the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission.

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S&T Academy of Mines and Metallurgy awards scholarships

Posted by on May 6, 2020

Seven senior students from Missouri University of Science and Technology received scholarship awards from the Academy of Mines and Metallurgy this spring. 

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Missouri S&T to host Blasters Training Seminar in January 2020

Posted by on December 5, 2019

Missouri S&T will host a Blasters Training Seminar Jan. 8-10, 2020 at its Experimental Mine. Missouri S&T’s Experimental Mine location will provide access to activities and demonstrations in underground workings and small-scale quarries, including magazine facilities.

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Missouri S&T’s Haunted Mine opens Friday, Oct. 18

Posted by on October 9, 2019

Mining engineering students at Missouri S&T will “haunt” the Experimental Mine in Rolla this Halloween season, and they invite the public to visit.

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Missouri S&T to host in a mine rescue competition with teams from all over the country

Posted by on September 24, 2019

The Missouri Mine Rescue Association, in conjunction with Missouri S&T, will host its 37th annual Mine Rescue Competition at S&T.

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Researchers build cannon to test seals in coal mines

Posted by on August 14, 2019

Mining and explosives engineering researchers at Missouri S&T began testing concrete seals used to close coal mine tunnels this month by loading a cannon with projectiles, shooting them at the seals and testing their impact. The research could help to improve the design of seals and keep miners safe. Dr. Kyle Perry, Missouri S&T associate […]

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