Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Science

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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Riding the wave of nuclear fusion

Posted by on May 10, 2022

Jack Fletcher, a senior in nuclear engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, plans to graduate in May and has already made his mark in the field. Fletcher, from St. Louis, spent the summer of 2021 working at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee as part of the U. S. Department of Energy’s Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) program.

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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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U.S. Department of Energy funds nuclear engineering scholarships at Missouri S&T

Posted by on May 3, 2022

Nuclear engineering students at Missouri University of Science and Technology have new support in finding new ways to cut carbon emissions and help meet global climate goals through scholarship funding from the U.S. Department of Energy, which is providing $30,000 for three nuclear engineering scholarships at S&T.

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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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$300 million gift sparks Kummer Ignition Grants program at Missouri S&T

Posted by on January 12, 2022

Twelve Missouri S&T research teams have received inaugural Kummer Ignition Grants for Research and Innovation to support their efforts to attract grants from funding organizations. Totaling $365,000, the first 12 Kummer Ignition Grants for Research and Innovation projects and principal investigators are:

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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 commencement speaker tells graduates they can change the world

Posted by on May 15, 2021

Dr. John C. Wagner, of Idaho Falls, Idaho, director of Idaho National Laboratory (INL) and president of Battelle Energy Alliance LLC, told graduates of Missouri S&T that now more than ever, the world is filled with unseen possibilities and opportunities. Wagner, who earned a bachelor of science degree in nuclear engineering from Missouri S&T in 1992, […]

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Missouri S&T hosts symposium on future of nuclear power

Posted by on April 23, 2021

As the United States moves toward greater use of renewable energy, nuclear industry experts will discuss the role of nuclear power in America’s future during a virtual symposium hosted by Missouri S&T. The symposium will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Friday, April 30.

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Missouri S&T graduate engineering programs on the rise in U.S. News & World Report rankings

Posted by on March 30, 2021

Missouri S&T is again one of the nation’s top-ranked institutions for pursuing a graduate degree in engineering, and several specific degree programs are on the rise, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings.

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