Mining and Nuclear Engineering

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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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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See fireworks two Fridays in June at Missouri S&T

Posted by on June 11, 2019

Watch the skies above Missouri S&T in June for two student-produced fireworks displays.

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Missouri S&T to participate in mine rescue competition

Posted by on April 23, 2019

Two mine rescue teams from Missouri S&T will compete in the 49th annual Southern Regional Mine Rescue Contest in New Iberia, Louisiana.

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Missouri S&T Mucking Team travels to international competition in Nevada

Posted by on March 19, 2019

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A group of Missouri University of Science and Technology students is preparing to travel across the country to compete in events based on mining techniques generally known as “mucking.” The students will compete in the 41st annual International Intercollegiate Mining Competition held Wednesday, March 20, through Saturday, March 23, at the University of Nevada-Reno. Missouri […]

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Missouri S&T Mine Design Team headed to national competition

Posted by on February 21, 2019

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Missouri S&T’s Mine Design team will travel to the 2019 Society of Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration Conference this Saturday, Feb. 23, to present its design to industry professionals as part of the national finals in a design competition.

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Missouri S&T to offer mining regulatory standards training

Posted by on February 12, 2019

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This spring, Missouri S&T will offer professional development for geoscientists and mining, geological, metallurgical and other engineers to comply with new ethics and regulatory standards set by the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission’s (SEC) updated mining property disclosure rules.

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Doe Run gift supports new ventilation lab equipment

Posted by on February 3, 2019

The Doe Run Co. has donated more than $45,000 to Missouri S&T to upgrade the university’s Mining Ventilation Laboratory.

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U.S. News ranks 15 S&T programs among top online graduate offerings

Posted by on January 15, 2019

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Students interested in pursuing a master’s degree online have 15 nationally ranked programs to choose from at Missouri University of Science and Technology. U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 Best Online Programs rankings, released today (Tuesday, Jan. 15), include Missouri S&T’s online MBA program, 12 online graduate programs in engineering, and programs that are highly ranked in U.S. News’ non-MBA business and computer information technology categories.

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Looking inside a nuclear fuel pin to improve nuclear energy

Posted by on August 2, 2018

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The search for safe and environmentally friendly renewable energy sources is one of the biggest challenges currently facing humanity. One environmentally friendly and virtually inexhaustible energy source under development is the next generation of nuclear reactors and, along with them, new types of fuels.

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