Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

S&T researcher receives $1.5 million Department of Defense grant to increase robustness of hypersonic vehicles

Posted by on January 27, 2023

The development of hypersonic weapons and advancement of hypersonic technologies has become a critical research focus for the national defense of the United States, and researchers from Missouri S&T are directly involved in these efforts working with a $1.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense. Dr. Serhat Hosder, a professor of aerospace engineering […]

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S&T spacecraft design expert discusses the viability of interstellar travel

Posted by on January 23, 2023

Researchers at NASA recently announced the discovery of another planet about 95% the size of Earth that is 100 light-years away and could potentially sustain life. Could this new discovery lead to humans one day traveling to planet TOI 700 e and enjoying its resources, such as the potential for liquid water? This is a […]

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Missouri S&T selected for Nationwide Eclipse Ballooning Project

Posted by on December 19, 2022

Missouri S&T students will have the opportunity to contribute to eclipse science during two upcoming solar eclipses as part of the Nationwide Eclipse Ballooning Project in 2023 and 2024.

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77 researchers affiliated with Missouri S&T among top 2% in their fields for career and single-year impact

Posted by on December 2, 2022

Sixty-five current and former faculty of Missouri University of Science and Technology are among the top researchers in their field as measured by their career research records, and 12 other current or former Missouri S&T researchers were among the best in their fields in 2021, according to a recent analysis by Stanford University.

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Bristow delivers plenary speech at precision engineering conference in Japan

Posted by on December 1, 2022

Dr. Douglas Bristow, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, delivered a plenary speech at the 19th International Conference on Precision Engineering on Nov. 29 in Nara, Japan. Bristow’s speech, titled “Two Metrology-in-the-Loop Problems in Additive Manufacturing and Robotic Machining for the Aerospace Industry,” was the second of four plenary speeches given at the conference organized […]

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Missouri S&T commencement speakers announced

Posted by on December 1, 2022

More than 700 Missouri University of Science and Technology graduates will be awarded degrees during three commencement ceremonies to be held at Missouri S&T in December. Dr. Robert M. Wagner, director of the Buildings and Transportation Science Division at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, will speak at the Dec. 16 ceremony for Ph.D. graduates. Mike Kehoe, lieutenant governor of Missouri, will speak at both Dec. 17 ceremonies.

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S&T Academy of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineers inducts new members

Posted by on November 28, 2022

Six professionals with ties to Missouri University of Science and Technology were inducted into the Missouri S&T Academy of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineers during an induction ceremony held Thursday, Oct. 20, on the S&T campus. 

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S&T researchers’ study of human-robot interactions an early step in creating future robot “guides”

Posted by on November 10, 2022

A new study by Missouri S&T researchers shows how human subjects, walking hand-in-hand with a robot guide, stiffen or relax their arms at different times during the walk. The researchers’ analysis of these movements could aid in the design of smarter, more humanlike robot guides and assistants. “This work presents the first measurement and analysis […]

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Engineering with a mission

Posted by on October 24, 2022

Micayla Goyne, a sophomore in mechanical engineering and Spanish from St. Louis, wants to improve developing nations. And when she says that, it isn’t a grand declaration or nice idea being touted. She has a plan.

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Mechanical and aerospace engineering welcomes new faculty

Posted by on September 28, 2022

At the start of the fall semester, mechanical and aerospace engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology welcomed five faculty members to campus. Their expertise ranges from aerothermodynamics and advanced manufacturing to machine learning and hypersonics. This year’s new faculty are: Dr. Mohammad Abbas, assistant teaching professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering. Abbas earned […]

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