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In new book, military historian takes ‘boldly revisionist’ look at World War II in the Pacific

Posted by on July 10, 2019

Dr. John C. McManus, a military historian whose most recent books have dealt with the U.S. Army’s experience during World War II in Europe, now sets his sights on the Army’s role in the Pacific theater of World War II in a new book, the first of a two-volume history of the struggle. Fire and […]

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Remembering ‘Mr. Miner,’ Jerry Bayless

Posted by on July 2, 2019

A memorial service for Jerry Bayless is planned for 4 p.m. Saturday, July 13, 2019, at First Presbyterian Church of Rolla and under the direction of Null & Son Funeral Home. Visitation will be 1-4 p.m. at the church. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Professor Jerry R. Bayless Scholarship at […]

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Dr. Stephen Roberts named interim provost, Dr. Richard Brow interim deputy provost

Posted by on June 27, 2019

Dr. Stephen Roberts, who joined Missouri S&T in August 2014 as founding vice provost and dean of the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business (CASB), will become interim provost and executive vice chancellor of academic affairs of Missouri S&T effective July 1. Roberts succeeds Dr. Robert Marley, who served as provost and executive vice chancellor […]

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Missouri S&T wind engineer assesses Jefferson City tornado damage

Posted by on May 24, 2019

Less than 24 hours after tornadoes swept through communities across Missouri, Dr. Guirong (Grace) Yan was inspecting the damage in Jefferson City, one of the cities hit by Wednesday night’s tornado outbreak. Yan, an assistant professor of structural engineering at Missouri S&T, and three of her Ph.D. students visited the state capitol to assess the […]

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Researchers predict sinking land due to groundwater extraction

Posted by on April 12, 2019

A Missouri S&T researcher, working with colleagues at Stanford University, has developed a new model that could help water managers map precisely where groundwater recharge is most needed to replenish aquifers in California’s Central Valley, the state’s most productive farming region.

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S&T, Phelps Health receive $5.1 million to help military address traumatic brain injury

Posted by on April 8, 2019

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Armed with more than $5.1 million in federal funds, researchers at Missouri S&T and Phelps Health are helping the U.S. Army tackle the persistent problem of traumatic brain injury (TBI) among soldiers and recruits.

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Researchers use artificial intelligence to design flood evacuation plans

Posted by on April 2, 2019

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Artificial intelligence may soon help transportation agencies and first responders determine the best evacuation routes during floods such as those affecting portions of Missouri and the Midwest, thanks to the work of Missouri S&T researchers.

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National security agencies renew Missouri S&T cybersecurity accreditation

Posted by on March 19, 2019

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Missouri S&T has once again received accreditation as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance and Cyber Defense Research (CAE-R), putting S&T in an elite group of universities that meet the federal government’s criteria for providing educational and research opportunities in cybersecurity.

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College celebrates rise in graduate engineering rankings

Posted by on March 13, 2019

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Missouri S&T’s place in U.S. News & World Report’s ranking of the nation’s best engineering programs leapfrogged from 106 last spring to 82 this year, Dr. Richard W. Wlezien, vice provost and dean of the College of Engineering and Computing, announced during his spring open forum on Wednesday, March 13.

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Heng Pan receives NSF CAREER award to advance nanomanufacturing research

Posted by on March 12, 2019

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Dr. Heng Pan, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at Missouri S&T, has received a big boost from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support his efforts to create large-scale nanostructures from very small nanocrystals. He received a five-year, $500,000 NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award in support of research to develop a new approach for direct fabrication of functional nanostructures from multiple materials.

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