Missouri University of Science and Technology

Huebner receives Governor’s Award for Excellence in Education

Posted by on November 20, 2020

Dr. Wayne Huebner, professor of ceramic engineering at Missouri S&T, received a 2020 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Education and was recognized during a surprise celebration on Thursday, Nov. 19.

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UM System to invest in Missouri S&T humanities research

Posted by on November 19, 2020

Two research projects involving faculty at Missouri University of Science and Technology are among the research and creative works projects in the areas of arts, humanities, and social and behavioral sciences announced this week by the University of Missouri System.

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Researchers apply machine learning to study fossil pollen

Posted by on November 16, 2020

Dr. Francisca Oboh-Ikuenobe, professor of geology and geophysics at Missouri S&T, has joined colleagues from other universities to develop a new, more efficient method of identifying fossilized pollen that combines high-resolution imaging techniques with a form of artificial intelligence known as machine learning. They aim to improve the accuracy of fossil pollen identification and discover links to modern plants.

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Missouri S&T to offer Lean Green Belt course for certification

Posted by on November 11, 2020

The Lean Green Belt certification is a globally recognized and trusted marker of high-quality management. Missouri University of Science and Technology in partnership with the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) is offering a three-day, online course to gain this certification.   Graduate students, undergraduate students and seasoned business professionals in manufacturing, business, financial […]

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Health care teams respond to COVID-19

Posted by on November 10, 2020

With no known cases of COVID-19 on campus at the time, Missouri S&T’s 2020 cancellation of its iconic St. Pat’s celebration seemed extreme to some, but that March 11 announcement occurred on the same day the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus a global pandemic.

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Missouri S&T library to exhibit Japanese American incarceration posters through mid-November

Posted by on November 5, 2020

Missouri University of Science and Technology’s archives department is jointly hosting the Smithsonian poster exhibition “Righting a Wrong: Japanese Americans and World War II” from now until Nov. 13, 2020. In collaboration with the State Historical Society of Missouri – Rolla (SHSMO Rolla), the university is displaying the posters on the second floor of the […]

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Bringing the workforce up to speed for hypersonic flight

Posted by on November 5, 2020

Attaining hypersonic flight – the ability to fly and maneuver at more than five times the speed of sound – is a priority for the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) as it works to modernize the military and weapons systems. Materials engineering researchers at Missouri S&T are part of a multi-university team working to develop training programs for the future hypersonic workforce.

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S&T’s first history fellowship honors faculty mentor

Posted by on November 3, 2020

With a gift of $250,000, Missouri S&T history alumnus Cordell Smith has established the university’s first endowment to fund the research efforts of S&T history and political science faculty. The Lawrence O. Christensen Endowed Faculty Fellowship honors late Missouri historian and S&T professor Dr. Lawrence Christensen.

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Mining students in Ecuador

Posted by on November 3, 2020

Missouri S&T will soon welcome mining engineering students from Ecuador in the culmination of an over-five-year effort to bring students to Rolla.  Administrators from Missouri S&T began visiting Ecuador in 2014 and signed a transfer agreement in 2017 with Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) to bring students interested in mining to Rolla. The exchange […]

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Nobel Prize winner to give virtual physics colloquium at Missouri S&T

Posted by on November 3, 2020

Dr. Rainer Weiss, winner of the 2017 Nobel Prize in physics, will present a virtual physics colloquium titled “Beginnings of gravitational wave astronomy: current state and future” at 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5.

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