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Researchers developing coronavirus detection system to screen travelers

Posted by on March 16, 2020

Researchers at Missouri S&T are developing an airborne-biohazard system that could help screeners spot air travelers with lung diseases due to coronavirus and other viruses. Professors in electrical and computer engineering are using machine learning to build a robust system to alert authorities to airborne biohazards as travelers pass through TSA security checkpoints.

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UM System universities suspend in-person classes for spring semester

Posted by on March 14, 2020

All classes to be taught remotely while universities remain open University of Missouri System officials announced today that all four universities will conduct remote courses for the remainder of the spring 2020 semester, extending the recently announced suspension of in-person classes. Universities will remain open to ensure students who need access to dining and housing, library […]

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Researchers awarded $2.2 million grant to develop sensors for steelmaking

Posted by on March 13, 2020

Steelmaking involves the handling of corrosive metal and oxide fluids at extremely high temperatures – about 1,600 degrees Celsius, which is several hundred degrees hotter than fresh lava from Mount Kilauea in Hawaii. Measuring the temperature, chemistry and fluid flow of molten steel under these conditions in real time is important to enable rapid responses to the changes in the steel during its production, according to researchers. The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded Missouri S&T part of a $2.2 million grant to develop new, more efficient ways to measure temperature, flow and chemistry during steelmaking to cut costs and improve worker safety.

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S&T to move coursework online, suspend travel, limit meetings and gatherings

Posted by on March 12, 2020

Update 3/14/20: All classes will be taught remotely for the remainder of the spring semester. The university will remain open to ensure students who need access to dining and housing, library resources or broadband are accommodated. All in-person courses at Missouri University of Science and Technology will move online effective Wednesday, March 18, due to concerns associated with […]

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Missouri S&T professor named AGC Outstanding Educator

Posted by on March 12, 2020

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) awarded its 2020 Outstanding Educator Award to Dr. Eric Showalter, a professor of civil engineering at Missouri S&T, at the AGC Annual Convention in Las Vegas. Each year, AGC recognizes an educator who makes a significant mark in the field of construction education.

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St. Pat’s, Teaching and Learning Technology events canceled due to COVID-19 concerns

Posted by on March 11, 2020

Due to concerns related to the potential spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), Missouri University of Science and Technology has canceled all university-sponsored events associated with the annual St. Pat’s Celebration and the university’s Teaching and Learning Technology Conference.

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Missouri S&T professor’s work honored by American Society of Civil Engineers

Posted by on March 11, 2020

The American Society of Civil Engineers has recognized Dr. Islam El-adaway, the Hurst/McCarthy Professor at Missouri S&T, and his team with the 2020 Thomas Fitch Rowland Prize for significant contributions to construction engineering.

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CANCELED: ‘Gonzo Gives Back Day of Service’ is March 12

Posted by on March 10, 2020

The newest St. Pat’s tradition at Missouri S&T will take place for a fourth year in a row when faculty, staff and students volunteer to perform community service projects at locations in Phelps County as part of the “Gonzo Gives Back Day of Service.”

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More broadband research needed for Missouri’s rural areas, says Missouri S&T expert

Posted by on March 9, 2020

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will invest $176 million over 10 years to connect Missourians in rural areas to high-speed internet. But with more than 1 million residents who need access, systems expert Dr. Casey Canfield says bridging the digital divide will also take an investment in broadband research. “Analytical research can help decision-makers make […]

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Missouri S&T graduate and faculty member creates endowment for new Collaboratory in the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business

Posted by on March 9, 2020

Missouri S&T alumna and faculty member Dr. Petra DeWitt has established a $100,000 endowment to support the S&T Collaboratory, a new digital humanities lab in the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business. The DeWitt Collaboratory Undergraduate Student Assistantship will fund a student position focused on communication projects advancing humanities-based research. The position will be based […]

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