Mining and Explosives Engineering

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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Registration open for Missouri S&T’s national critical minerals workshop

Posted by on May 25, 2023

Registration is now open for the third annual Resilient Supply of Critical Minerals workshop, which will be Wednesday, Aug. 9, and Thursday, Aug. 10, at Missouri S&T.

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Catherine Johnson is Missouri S&T’s 2023 Woman of the Year

Posted by on April 12, 2023

Missouri S&T honored Dr. Catherine Johnson, the Robert H. Quenon Associate Professor of Mining Engineering, as the 2023 Woman of the Year today (Wednesday, April 12) during a reception at Hasselmann Alumni House. 

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Missouri S&T students exhibit research to state legislators

Posted by on April 6, 2023

Thirteen undergraduate students from Missouri University of Science and Technology traveled to Jefferson City, Missouri on Thursday, April 6, to participate in the annual Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol.

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S&T co-ed mucking team takes second in international competition, men finish seventh

Posted by on April 5, 2023

Missouri S&T students likely did their school mascot, Joe Miner, proud with their final results in the 45th Intercollegiate Mining Competition.

The university’s co-ed team earned second place honors for their division in the competition, which was held in late March at the Western Australia School of Mines (WASM), and the men’s team came in sixth.

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S&T professor receives SME’s Environmental Distinguished Service Award

Posted by on March 30, 2023

Dr. Kwame Awuah-Offei, chair of mining and explosives engineering at Missouri S&T, was recently presented with the Environmental Distinguished Service Award from the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME).

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Missouri S&T professor appointed to Botswana International University of Science and Technology Council

Posted by on March 21, 2023

Dr. Samuel Frimpong, the Robert H. Quenon Endowed Chair and professor of mining engineering at Missouri S&T, was recently appointed to serve on the Botswana International University of Science and Technology Council for a three-year term.

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Better than ‘Lassie?’: S&T student studies robotic dog’s potential for mine emergencies

Posted by on March 6, 2023

Can a robotic version of man’s best friend help miners in perilous situations escape? That is a question Dustin Peterson, a mining engineering student at Missouri S&T, has been contemplating, and he says the research is promising.

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Missouri S&T leads national push to address critical minerals crisis, receives workshop funding

Posted by on February 28, 2023

The United States is in the midst of a critical minerals crisis, and Missouri S&T is becoming known as a national hub to discuss and develop solutions to this issue. The university was recently awarded funding from the National Science Foundation to host the third annual Resilient Supply of Critical Minerals workshop Wednesday, Aug. 9, and Thursday, Aug. 10.

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