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Missouri S&T researcher studying human-robot interaction wins NSF CAREER award

Posted by on May 4, 2021

Research to understand how humans and robots communicate and interpret each other’s intentions has resulted in a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award for Dr. Yun Seong Song, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at Missouri S&T. The five-year, $538,876 award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) will support Song’s research to advance physical human-robot interaction.

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Putting electric vehicle charging stations on the map

Posted by on April 26, 2021

Electric vehicles (EVs) are a small but growing segment of the automobile market as consumers look for alternatives to fossil fuel use. But how can you charge an EV overnight if you don’t have a garage where you can plug it in? Researchers at Missouri S&T used machine learning to help Kansas City planners prepare to expand the availability of EV charging stations in neighborhoods where many apartment dwellers lack places to charge their cars.

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Poets and writers invited to participate in S&T contest

Posted by on April 26, 2021

Missouri S&T, in partnership with Arts Rolla, is accepting entries now through Sept. 1, 2021, for its 150th Anniversary Poetry and Writing Contest, which will culminate with the winning entries being included in the university’s time capsule this fall.

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Missouri S&T hosts symposium on future of nuclear power

Posted by on April 23, 2021

As the United States moves toward greater use of renewable energy, nuclear industry experts will discuss the role of nuclear power in America’s future during a virtual symposium hosted by Missouri S&T. The symposium will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Friday, April 30.

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University of Missouri Curators recognize Missouri S&T’s 150th anniversary

Posted by on April 22, 2021

The University of Missouri Board of Curators recognized Missouri S&T’s 150th anniversary with a resolution at the Board’s April meeting today (Thursday, April 22). The board honored Missouri S&T for the university’s longevity and success as one of the first technological learning institutions west of the Mississippi River.

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Gary Havener makes $6 million dual-purpose contribution to Missouri S&T

Posted by on April 22, 2021

Missouri S&T alumnus Gary Havener recently committed $6 million to Missouri S&T to support the university’s new Arrival District and to establish the Gary W. Havener Endowed Chair in Mathematics and Statistics.

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Former mining engineering professor at Missouri S&T named to National Mining Hall of Fame

Posted by on April 6, 2021

The National Mining Hall of Fame in Leadville, Colorado, has named Dr. Richard L. Bullock a member of its 2021 class of inductees. Bullock, who died in late 2020, was a graduate and former professor of mining engineering at Missouri S&T.

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Chemistry Nobel Laureate to present fifth Stoffer Lecture

Posted by on April 2, 2021

Missouri S&T will host a winner of the 2019 Nobel Prize in chemistry as part of the university’s 150th anniversary celebration events. Dr. M. Stanley Whittingham, Distinguished Professor of Chemistry at Binghamton University, will deliver the fifth annual Stoffer Lecture virtually at 4 p.m. Friday, April 16.

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Computer niche leads S&T grad to Garmin

Posted by on April 2, 2021

Growing up in Edwardsville, Ill., Kyle Harper was captivated by computers and electronics – from researching computers to learning about their repair and operating systems to computing networking. When it came time to look at colleges, he picked S&T for its range of engineering courses, and that’s where he earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering in 2015.

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Missouri S&T chancellor to give campus update April 7

Posted by on March 31, 2021

Missouri S&T Chancellor Mo Dehghani will present a virtual campus update to students, faculty, staff and community members at 9 a.m. Wednesday, April 7. The event is free and open to the public.

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