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Missouri S&T partners in hydrogen-energy collaborative

Posted by on August 9, 2022

Missouri S&T is partnering with industry, business groups and academic institutions to form the Greater St. Louis and Illinois Regional Clean Hydrogen Hub Industrial Cluster to promote clean energy in the industrial sector.

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Hidden danger in electric vehicle fires

Posted by on August 9, 2022

Like a fire in a wall, fires in electric vehicle (EV) batteries burn unseen. Researchers at Missouri S&T are working with mine operators and firefighting agencies to plan for and mitigate EV fire risks.

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Ferdowsi named interim associate dean for research in S&T’s College of Engineering and Computing

Posted by on August 2, 2022

Dr. Mehdi Ferdowsi has accepted the position as interim associate dean for research in CEC effective Sept. 1. He is a professor of electrical and computer engineering and has been working with the National Science Foundation (NSF) as a program director since September 2020.

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Missouri S&T offers summer research for students from HBCUs

Posted by on August 1, 2022

Twenty students from historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) participated in Missouri S&T’s Summer Engineering Research Academy, a program designed to encourage engineering students from underrepresented groups to pursue graduate studies.

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Missouri S&T receives $1 million grant to attract, retain and advance women faculty in STEM programs

Posted by on July 27, 2022

The National Science Foundation has awarded $1 million to Missouri S&T to support the university’s efforts to attract, retain and advance more women faculty into the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Dr. Jessica Cundiff, associate professor of psychological science, will lead the three-year project, which is intended to increase the representation of […]

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S&T recognized for photography, alumni reunion in international competition

Posted by on July 21, 2022

The Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) recently announced its 2022 Circle of Excellence Awards winners. Missouri S&T won a grand gold award – the highest honor possible – for Miner Athletics photography in the portraits category and a bronze award in the special events category for the university’s Virtual Golden Alumni Reunion.

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Missouri S&T Ph.D. graduate wins $70,000 Laegeler Fellowship for solar farm protection research

Posted by on July 21, 2022

Research into new designs to help solar panels withstand severe weather threats landed a $70,000 fellowship for Yi Zhao, who earned a Ph.D. from Missouri S&T this spring. The Laegeler Sustainable Energy Fellowship – from Concept to Reality was created by two Missouri S&T graduates and will provide a stipend and benefits for Zhao to conduct postdoctoral research at S&T.

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In new book, S&T historian explores archaeologists’ and Egyptologists’ social networks

Posted by on July 20, 2022

When most of us think of social networks, we think of connecting digitally with others through sites like Facebook, TikTok or Twitter. A new book by Dr. Kathleen Sheppard, an associate professor of history at Missouri University of Science and Technology, discusses a different type of social network – a physical network of archaeologists, Egyptologists, […]

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Borrok named interim dean of S&T’s College of Engineering and Computing

Posted by on July 13, 2022

Dr. David Borrok, associate dean for research in Missouri S&T’s College of Engineering and Computing (CEC), has accepted the role of interim vice provost and CEC dean effective Aug. 1.

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Moats named chair of materials science and engineering

Posted by on July 12, 2022

Dr. Michael Moats, professor of materials science and engineering (MSE), has accepted the role of MSE chair effective August 1. Moats has served as interim MSE chair since July 12, 2021.

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