Department of Physics

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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New physics book covers atoms, lasers and gravity

Posted by on August 11, 2022

Ever since quantum field theory was effectively invented in 1947 by Hans Albrecht Bethe, it has been a part of advanced physics studies. Quantum electrodynamics provides researchers with a framework to study the interaction of particles and radiation through mathematics.

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S&T physics researcher works to control light energy

Posted by on March 3, 2022

Light travels through opaque objects in random paths that are difficult to control but, thanks to new research by a team of physicists, light energy can be concentrated at a certain depth. This means that physicists could potentially target specific neurons or even early tumors inside tissue, which is known to usually strongly scatter light.

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Former NASA astronaut to speak at Missouri S&T

Posted by on February 14, 2022

Dr. Sandra Magnus, a former NASA astronaut who was recently elected to the National Academy of Engineering, will talk about her career in engineering and space when she presents “Beyond the Horizon” at 7 p.m. Monday, March 7. The talk will be held in-person and on Zoom from Leach Theatre in Castleman Hall, 10th and Main streets, on the Missouri S&T campus. The event is open to the public. Admission is free, but reservations are required for in-person attendance.

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Dr. Sandra Magnus, S&T grad and former NASA astronaut, elected to National Academy of Engineering

Posted by on February 10, 2022

Dr. Sandra Magnus, a two-time graduate of Missouri University of Science and Technology and former NASA astronaut who spent over four months on the International Space Station and flew on the final space shuttle mission, has been elected into the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), the NAE announced Wednesday. Election to the NAE is one […]

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81 researchers affiliated with Missouri S&T among top 2% in their fields for career and single-year impact

Posted by on December 30, 2021

CORRECTION: Two Missouri S&T faculty were omitted from the original news release due to misidentification in the database: Dr. Fatih Dogan, professor of ceramic engineering, and Dr. Ulrich D. Jentschura, professor of physics. Their information is now included in the news release below. Sixty-six current and former faculty of Missouri S&T are among the top […]

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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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S&T chemist works to recycle fossil fuel emissions

Posted by on June 23, 2021

A researcher at Missouri University of Science and Technology is working to reduce greenhouse gases by designing a catalyst to convert the environmental pollutant carbon dioxide into new fuels and chemicals while using as few new resources as possible.

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S&T announces Undergraduate Research Conference winners

Posted by on May 12, 2021

Nineteen students in eight categories received recognition and cash awards as winners of the 16th annual Undergraduate Research Conference at Missouri S&T. The conference featured oral and poster exhibitions that represented work from students in nearly every major at Missouri S&T. First-place winners were awarded a cash prize of $500. Second- and third-place finishers received $250 and $100, respectively.

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