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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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High-strength “superalloy” expert to deliver Golick Lecture at Missouri S&T

Posted by on March 11, 2019

Dr. David Seidman, the Walter P. Murphy Professor of materials science and engineering at Northwestern University and an expert on high-strength materials known as “superalloys,” will deliver the 26th A. Frank Golick Lecture in Materials Science and Engineering at Missouri S&T at noon Wednesday, March 20. Seidman’s presentation will be held in Room 125 Butler-Carlton Civil Engineering Hall on the Missouri S&T campus. The lecture is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served from 11:30 a.m.-noon.

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Missouri S&T students test their metal in bladesmithing competition

Posted by on March 7, 2019

A group of Missouri S&T students will put their bladesmithing skills on display next week by presenting a hand-forged sword at an international competition sponsored by The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS).

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St. Louis entrepreneur, Square co-founder Jim McKelvey to visit Missouri S&T for “rapid fire” discussion

Posted by on February 20, 2019

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St. Louis entrepreneur and philanthropist Jim McKelvey, co-founder of the mobile payment platform Square, is coming to Missouri S&T next month to lead what he calls a “rapid fire” discussion about technology, startups, glassblowing and other topics.

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