Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

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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Keeping the dream alive

Posted by on August 19, 2022

Somaya Faruqi led the “Afghan Dreamers” all-girl robotics team before fleeing Afghanistan when the Taliban regained power. Today, she’s a first-year student at Missouri S&T.

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Hidden danger in electric vehicle fires

Posted by on August 9, 2022

Like a fire in a wall, fires in electric vehicle (EV) batteries burn unseen. Researchers at Missouri S&T are working with mine operators and firefighting agencies to plan for and mitigate EV fire risks.

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Poised for flight

Posted by on May 24, 2022

While his classmates crossed the graduation stage in Rolla, Dillon Ruble wound up his pitching arm at an international paper airplane contest halfway around the world.

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Steel Bridge Team wins fourth consecutive regional competition, will compete at nationals

Posted by on April 28, 2022

The Steel Bridge Design Team from Missouri S&T recently won first place at a regional American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) Mid-Continent Student Conference and will now put their bridge engineering and construction skills to the test nationally May 27-28 at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg.

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Missouri S&T commencement speakers announced

Posted by on April 22, 2022

More than 1,000 Missouri S&T graduates will be awarded degrees during four commencement ceremonies to be held at Missouri S&T in May. Commencement speakers will include: Dr. Casey Burton, U.S. Senator Roy Blunt and Ellis Short.

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Missouri S&T mucking teams finish strong in international competition

Posted by on April 8, 2022

Engineering students from Missouri S&T finished strong in the recent Intercollegiate Mining Competition in Rolla. As the host university, Missouri S&T welcomed student teams from across the United States and around the world as they competed in events based on mining techniques from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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Nathan Swadley: finishing strong

Posted by on March 23, 2022

Less than 90 minutes before check-in time for the biggest meet of his collegiate track and field career, while other student-athletes were warming up for the event, Missouri S&T student Nathan Swadley was in a suit and tie, seated at a desk in a converted racquetball court, discussing mathematical models with his instructor and classmates […]

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Saluting S&T engineering alumnae

Posted by on March 8, 2022

March 8 is International Women’s Day, a time to appreciate the contributions of women and girls around the world. We salute Missouri S&T alumnae for the difference they continue to make in Rolla and for their influence in their professions and communities. Here are a few of the thousands of women we’re proud to call S&T graduates. 

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Missouri S&T launches in-person classes for St. Louis engineers wanting master’s degree

Posted by on March 8, 2022

Engineering professionals in the St. Louis area who want to network, earn career-boosting certificates or work toward a master’s degree from Missouri S&T have a local option beginning April 4. Missouri S&T will offer in-person classes at the University of Missouri-St. Louis Computer Education and Training Center, 12837 Flushing Meadows Drive.

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