Kummer Institute

Kummer Foundation Board of Directors at Missouri University of Science and Technology welcomes new members

Posted by on November 23, 2022

The Kummer Foundation Board of Directors at Missouri S&T recently welcomed two new members, Bipin N. Doshi, a retired chemical engineering executive, and Kathy Walker, managing director of a venture capital firm that specializes in early-stage technology.

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Donald Wunsch to receive pioneer award from Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Posted by on November 4, 2022

Dr. Donald Wunsch II, will receive the 2023 Computational Intelligence Society Neural Networks Pioneer Award from the IEEE for his fundamental contributions to the neural networks field. Wunsch is also founding director of the Kummer Institute for Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems.

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Missouri S&T to celebrate National STEM Day Nov. 8

Posted by on October 26, 2022

Over 900 students in grades kindergarten-12 are signed up for Missouri S&T’s celebration of National STEM Day, which takes place 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8. The day’s activities, led by Missouri S&T faculty and staff and community partners, reflect the breadth of STEM.

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$300 million gift from June and Fred Kummer continues to transform Missouri S&T, the Rolla region and Missouri

Posted by on October 3, 2022

Missouri S&T will commemorate the two-year anniversary of the transformational $300 million gift from Fred and June Kummer during Kummer Day, which begins at 8:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 10, in the Carver-Turner Room of the Havener Center on the Missouri S&T campus. The welcome will be followed by presentations by undergraduate scholars, doctoral fellows and affiliated faculty and staff.

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Missouri S&T welcomes new faculty

Posted by on September 28, 2022

At the start of the fall semester, Missouri S&T welcomed 15 faculty members to campus. Their expertise ranges from aerothermodynamics and advanced manufacturing to sports marketing and quantum physics.

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Kummer Foundation Board of Directors and university donors raise $1 million for bridge scholarships

Posted by on July 27, 2022

A new program to support undergraduate students between their first and second year at Missouri University of Science and Technology recently reached its goal of $1 million, thanks to a $500,000 investment from the Kummer Institute Foundation.

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The rise of renewable energy means utility companies must change business models

Posted by on July 21, 2022

With the rise of individual households producing surplus power via solar panels and selling energy back to power companies, the profitability of electric companies could drop and lead to acquisitions and mergers. The electric industry has also seen changes in renewable energy integration and regulatory changes that could lead to shrinking profits and firm consolidations.

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Susan Murray named acting vice provost and dean of Missouri S&T’s Kummer College

Posted by on June 13, 2022

Susan Murray, chair and professor of psychological science at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named acting vice provost and dean of the university’s Kummer College of Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Development.

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Missouri S&T names AI expert Donald Wunsch founding director of Kummer Institute Center for Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems

Posted by on June 9, 2022

Dr. Donald C. Wunsch II, the Mary K. Finley Missouri Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been appointed founding director of the university’s Kummer Institute Center for Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems. He begins his duties Dec. 1.

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Melody Lo named Steinmeyer Memorial Endowed Chair of Economics for the Kummer College at S&T

Posted by on April 18, 2022

Dr. Melody Lo, a professor of economics at Arkansas State University, has been named the inaugural John and Ruth Steinmeyer Memorial Endowed Chair of Economics for the Kummer College at Missouri University of Science and Technology. She will assume the role of chair in the fall 2022 semester. Lo succeeds Dr. Michael Davis, who has […]

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