Environmental Engineering

Professor honored for water work in Guatemala

Posted by on June 9, 2016

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A Missouri University of Science and Technology professor won the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists (AAEES) 2016 Superior Achievement Award during its annual Excellence in Environmental Engineering & Science (E3S) competition.

Dr. Daniel Oerther, the John A. and Susan Mathes Professor of Environmental Engineering at Missouri S&T, won for a project that developed an innovative and affordable approach to providing fresh water to rural villages in Guatemala.

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University Innovation Fellows ignite connections at Missouri S&T

Posted by on April 27, 2016

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Cori Hatley and Eric Fallon have learned a lot about the many entrepreneurship and innovation opportunities available through Missouri S&T. But they weren’t always so knowledgeable.

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Climate change thought leader gives Stueck Lecture

Posted by on March 3, 2016

A leading voice in the climate change discussion, Dr. G. Wayne Clough, will present the 2016 Stueck Lecture at Missouri University of Science and Technology on Friday, April 22.

Clough, president emeritus of the Georgia Institute of Technology and the immediate past secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, will give a talk titled “Climate Change — An Engineering Grand Challenge for Our Age” at 2:15 p.m., April 22 in Room 125 Butler-Carlton Civil Engineering Hall, 1401 N. Pine St. The event is free and open to the public.

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Joel G. Burken named Curators’ Professor at Missouri S&T

Posted by on November 30, 2015

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Dr. Joel G. Burken, professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named Curators’ Professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering. Burken will be officially recognized during Missouri S&T’s commencement ceremonies on Saturday, Dec. 19.

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New signature areas focus on materials for extreme environments, smart living

Posted by on May 6, 2014

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Two new best-in-class or signature areas at Missouri University of Science and Technology were announced Tuesday (May 6) by Missouri S&T Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader.

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Chemical transport in plants likened to that of humans

Posted by on February 21, 2014

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Plant roots and certain human membrane systems resist chemical transport in much the same way, say researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology in a recent journal article. This similarity could make it easier to assess chemical risks for both people and plants, and may even lead to a new approach to testing medications.

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Undergrad’s solar house energy analysis published by journal

Posted by on December 23, 2013

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The energy efficiencies of a solar house could result in significant energy savings, according to research by an undergraduate engineering student at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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S&T students place second in national design competition

Posted by on April 22, 2013

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A group of students from Missouri University of Science and Technology has earned second place in an EPA competition to create an innovative, “green” infrastructure design for managing stormwater. The students earned $1,500 for their team and $8,000 in green infrastructure research funds for their institution.

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Missouri S&T achieves silver STARS designation for sustainability

Posted by on September 26, 2012

In recognition of efforts to make the campus a more environmentally friendly place to learn and work, Missouri University of Science and Technology recently achieved a “Silver” rating in the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS).

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Researchers use trees to detect contaminants and health threats

Posted by on April 25, 2011

Burken-tree-sampling-port-web.jpgResearchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology have developed a method to detect the presence of soil and groundwater contamination without turning a shovel or touching the water.

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