Mining and Explosives Engineering

S&T awarded EPA’s Pollution Prevention grant to train mining professionals

Posted by on November 6, 2023

A Missouri S&T research team has been awarded a Pollution Prevention (P2) grant for over $850,000 from the Environmental Protection Agency to focus on pollution and waste related to the mining of critical minerals in Missouri and Alaska.

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Critical minerals expertise leads Missouri S&T to be named one of nation’s Tech Hubs

Posted by on October 24, 2023

Missouri S&T’s expertise in critical minerals and materials research has led to its selection as one of 31 Regional Innovation and Technology Hubs (Tech Hubs) funded through the CHIPS and Science Act.

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Engineering innovation opportunities are topic of 2023 Porth Lecture at S&T

Posted by on October 16, 2023

The privatization of space flight is a promising frontier for scientific exploration and the advancement of commerce, security and technology in outer space, but harnessing that potential requires infrastructure. Visiting speaker Dr. Ajay P. Malshe will discuss this and other Space 2.0 needs during the Porth Lecture at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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Missouri S&T partners with Kern Entrepreneurial Engineering Network

Posted by on October 16, 2023

Missouri S&T’s College of Engineering and Computing is set to take its highly ranked engineering curriculum to an even higher level, as the university is now a member of the Kern Entrepreneurial Engineering Network (KEEN). “Our students regularly see great success after graduating, in large part thanks to the experiential, hands-on learning opportunities we provide,” […]

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S&T’s Haunted Mine opens Oct. 20

Posted by on October 9, 2023

A group of mining engineering students have put together a collection of nightmarish thrills for this year’s Haunted Mine, opening Friday, Oct. 20, at Missouri S&T’s Experimental Mine.

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S&T welcomes new faculty

Posted by on October 2, 2023

Missouri S&T welcomed more than 30 new faculty members this year. They bring a wide range of expertise that includes artificial intelligence, astrodynamics, energy economics, energy storage, flood prediction, military history, quantum physics and wearable wireless sensors. The new faculty are:

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Missouri S&T hosts national discussion on critical minerals crisis

Posted by on August 17, 2023

For over 150 years, Missouri S&T has been a leader in the field of mineral recovery, and that continued to be the case last week when the university hosted the third annual Resilient Supply of Critical Minerals national workshop.

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Missouri S&T announces faculty fellows for NSF program

Posted by on August 14, 2023

Four faculty members from Missouri S&T have been selected for the university’s first cohort of ADVANCE Faculty Fellows.

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Meet S&T at the fair

Posted by on August 1, 2023

The Missouri State Fair will be held Aug. 10-20 in Sedalia, and Missouri S&T invites all fair attendees to experience the best of the university through live demonstrations, virtual reality and more. Look for the Missouri S&T signs near the Grandstand across from the MO-AG Theatre and Farm Bureau buildings.

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Hidden treasures: S&T researcher aims to recover critical minerals, precious metals from unconventional sources

Posted by on July 19, 2023

The United States’ need for critical minerals for manufacturing has reached a crisis level, and researchers at Missouri S&T are leading the charge to develop solutions. Dr. Lana Alagha, an associate professor of mining engineering at Missouri S&T, recently received a $375,000 grant from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory to develop and enhance methods for […]

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