Earth Sciences and Engineering

New name for Missouri S&T’s geosciences, geological and petroleum engineering department 

Posted by on May 8, 2024

The programs and faculty members are staying the same, but the name of Missouri S&T’s geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering department has now changed. The department’s name was recently rebranded to earth sciences and engineering. 

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Missouri S&T petroleum engineering professor wins IOR Pioneer Award

Posted by on May 2, 2024

Dr. Baojun Bai, a Curators’ Distinguished Professor of petroleum engineering at Missouri S&T, was recently honored with the Improved Oil Recovery (IOR) Pioneer Award from the Society of Petroleum Engineers at the 2024 IOR Conference in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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Missouri S&T dinosaur-hunting student finds second triceratops

Posted by on April 9, 2024

What is even better than a student from Missouri S&T finding the remains of one dinosaur? Finding the remains of two. 

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Hardcore research: S&T study explores best areas in state to find critical minerals

Posted by on March 27, 2024

Researchers from Missouri S&T are using rock core samples collected in the past to find the best areas for the future mining of critical minerals.

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Three named to Missouri S&T’s Women’s Hall of Fame

Posted by on March 26, 2024

Missouri S&T recognized three successful individuals at the 2024 Women’s Hall of Fame Awards, held March 20 on the Missouri S&T campus. The honorees include a professor, a staff member and an alumna.

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Gao named Missouri S&T’s chair of geosciences, geological and petroleum engineering

Posted by on March 21, 2024

Dr. Stephen S. Gao, Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor of geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering (GGPE) at Missouri S&T, will take the reins as permanent chair of his department on Monday, April 1. Since August 2023, he has served as the interim chair. 

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S&T-led critical minerals Tech Hub to be considered for over $40 million in federal funding

Posted by on December 19, 2023

As one of the nation’s 31 Tech Hubs, the Critical Minerals and Materials for Advanced Energy Tech Hub, led by Missouri S&T, will soon be considered for a range of $40 million to $70 million in federal funding.

The university is currently hosting workshops to strategize on how to make the strongest case possible.

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S&T moon metals research team receives NASA award

Posted by on December 14, 2023

A multidisciplinary team of Missouri S&T students was one of seven finalists in NASA’s 2023 Breakthrough, Innovative, and Game-Changing Idea (BIG Idea) Challenge: Lunar Forge. 

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S&T students to gain LIFE experiences through new leadership program

Posted by on December 11, 2023

Missouri S&T students majoring in engineering, computer science, and geology and geophysics may soon be able to gain valuable LIFE experiences that will help them be effective leaders in their fields. 

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Missouri S&T staff, faculty honored with CEC awards

Posted by on December 8, 2023

Missouri S&T’s College of Engineering and Computing recently held its Fall 2023 awards ceremony at the Havener Center, and several staff and faculty members were presented with honors.

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