Department of Physics

Baganoff tells S&T Ph.D. grads to ‘dare mighty things’

Posted by on December 20, 2023

Dr. Frederick K. Baganoff, research scientist at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, challenged Missouri University of Science and Technology Ph.D. graduates to “dare mighty things.” Baganoff spoke during the Missouri S&T Ph.D. commencement ceremony, held at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15.  He gave graduates three pieces of advice: quickly learn from mistakes, ask simple questions and […]

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S&T welcomes new faculty

Posted by on October 2, 2023

Missouri S&T welcomed more than 30 new faculty members this year. They bring a wide range of expertise that includes artificial intelligence, astrodynamics, energy economics, energy storage, flood prediction, military history, quantum physics and wearable wireless sensors. The new faculty are:

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Missouri S&T researchers earn two Department of Energy grants

Posted by on August 24, 2023

A physicist and ceramic engineer from Missouri S&T have both been selected to receive grants from the Department of Energy’s Funding for Accelerated, Inclusive Research (FAIR) initiative. The two researchers’ projects were selected by a competitive, scientific peer-reviewed process.

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Meet S&T at the fair

Posted by on August 1, 2023

The Missouri State Fair will be held Aug. 10-20 in Sedalia, and Missouri S&T invites all fair attendees to experience the best of the university through live demonstrations, virtual reality and more. Look for the Missouri S&T signs near the Grandstand across from the MO-AG Theatre and Farm Bureau buildings.

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Missouri S&T physicist-led team finds new behavior of light

Posted by on June 15, 2023

A research collaboration led by a Missouri S&T physicist has used a new computational process that increases the speed and scale of numerical simulations to observe a previously theorized emerging behavior of light. Despite over 40 years of research, it had remained unknown whether the phenomenon called Anderson localization could take place for the electromagnetic waves.

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Ron Epps, retired NASA leader, receives honorary degree from S&T

Posted by on May 17, 2023

Ron Epps of Houston, retired chief of the NASA flight design and dynamics division and a Missouri University of Science and Technology graduate, was awarded the doctor of physics, honoris causa, during the Missouri S&T spring commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 13.

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S&T announces Undergraduate Research Conference winners

Posted by on May 1, 2023

Dozens of students presented their research projects to the public during the 18th annual Undergraduate Research Conference at Missouri S&T this April.

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Missouri S&T students exhibit research to state legislators

Posted by on April 6, 2023

Thirteen undergraduate students from Missouri University of Science and Technology traveled to Jefferson City, Missouri on Thursday, April 6, to participate in the annual Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol.

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Seeing stars

Posted by on December 14, 2022

Jordan Stevens was one of only 36 women students at this year’s recent FUTURE of Physics 2022 Conference. Not one of 36 from Missouri S&T, but one of 36 total women student attendees from across the nation. As intimidating as those numbers sound, Stevens says she believes going there and participating could be pivotal to her future education.

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Missouri S&T welcomes new faculty

Posted by on September 28, 2022

At the start of the fall semester, Missouri S&T welcomed 15 faculty members to campus. Their expertise ranges from aerothermodynamics and advanced manufacturing to sports marketing and quantum physics.

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