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Student groups join forces to help student emergency fund

Posted by on August 16, 2018

Eight student groups at Missouri S&T are joining forces as the fall semester begins to raise money to help their fellow students in need.

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Missouri S&T Ph.D. student named student representative to Board of Curators

Posted by on August 2, 2018

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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has appointed Avery Welker of Perryville, Missouri, a Ph.D. student in petroleum engineering at Missouri S&T, to serve as the student representative to the University of Missouri Board of Curators, the governing board for the four-campus university system.

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College Factual again rates S&T among best for engineering, great value

Posted by on July 30, 2018

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For traditional students, non-traditional adult learners, military veterans and the value-conscious, Missouri University of Science and Technology is one of the nation’s best universities, according to the latest rankings by the college ratings site College Factual.

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Missouri S&T civil engineering professor advocates for Midwest tornado preparation

Posted by on July 25, 2018

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Growing up in northeast China, Dr. Guirong (Grace) Yan didn’t see many tornados in a country where the number of documented twisters is a fraction of those that hit the United States. But as her academic career took Yan to several postdoctoral fellowships and then faculty positions in Indiana, Missouri and Texas, the assistant professor of structural engineering at Missouri S&T gradually found her calling.

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Missouri S&T biochemical engineer patents low-cost method of removing bacterial toxins from fluids

Posted by on July 12, 2018

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By some estimates, 18 million people die each year from sepsis triggered by endotoxins – fragments of the outer membranes of bacteria. A biochemical engineer at Missouri S&T has patented a method of removing these harmful elements from water and also from pharmaceutical formulations. Her goal: improve drug safety and increase access to clean drinking water in the developing world.
The technique, as outlined in a July 2016 article in the journal Nanotechnology, involves a one-step phase separation method, using a syringe pump, to synthesize the nanoparticles. Those polymer nanoparticles have a high endotoxin removal efficiency of nearly 1 million endotoxin units per milliliter of water, using only a few micrograms of the material.

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Military background spurs Missouri S&T explosives engineering Ph.D. student’s research on traumatic brain injury

Posted by on July 11, 2018

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While in the Marine Corps, Missouri S&T explosives engineering Ph.D. student Barbara Rutter saw the effects of traumatic brain injury (TBI) on her fellow soldiers’ lives firsthand. Those experiences have led Rutter to devote her graduate research to the relationship between physical building damage and TBI occurrence, so that the military can easily determine if an improvised explosive device (IED) explosion has caused such an injury.

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S&T receives largest gift in its history with in-kind contribution of seismic data

Posted by on July 3, 2018

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Missouri University of Science and Technology has received the largest gift in its history: an in-kind donation of proprietary seismic data valued at $6.5 million from Calico Jack Holdings LLC and Zion Energy LLC, both Houston-based oil and gas exploration companies. The data, which has been donated to S&T’s geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering department, is a 3-D geologic and seismic survey of 85 square miles along the Texas Gulf Coast.

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S&T selects Penn State prof, NSF program director to oversee research in College of Engineering and Computing

Posted by on July 2, 2018

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Dr. Angela Lueking, a professor of energy and mineral engineering and chemical engineering at Pennsylvania State University and a recent program director at the National Science Foundation, is joining Missouri S&T as associate dean of research in the College of Engineering and Computing starting Aug. 1

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Missouri S&T moves to ‘highly selective’ admissions status

Posted by on June 7, 2018

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Missouri S&T has become one of only two public universities in the state to be designated as “highly selective” in their admissions criteria.

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In Nature Materials paper, researchers describe new method to boost electron mobility, conductivity

Posted by on June 4, 2018

Two Missouri S&T chemistry researchers are part of an international team that has designed a new metal-organic framework that exhibits dramatic improvements in electron mobility, which could lead to new applications for fuels cells, batteries and other technologies. The team describes its research in a Nature Materials published online Monday, June 4.

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