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Missouri S&T researchers introduce new potential for semiconductors from a naturally occurring mineral

Posted by on December 3, 2021

Researchers at Missouri S&T are demonstrating a new two-dimensional material heterostructure – a basic building block for advanced semiconductor devices – that has great potential for future applications in compact sensors and detectors, optical communication, optical integrated circuits and quantum computers.

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S&T helps local teachers integrate hands-on science into classrooms

Posted by on December 1, 2021

Local high school teachers and 4-H leaders may see the area’s streams, lakes, caves and springs differently after undergoing training with geoscientists at Missouri S&T.

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Curators approve Missouri Protoplex, Arrival District projects

Posted by on November 18, 2021

Missouri S&T’s plans to strengthen the state’s advanced manufacturing sector, create a more welcoming entry to campus, and provide space for student innovation and experimentation moved forward today (Thursday, Nov. 18) with the approval of four projects by the University of Missouri Board of Curators. The curators, meeting on the University of Missouri-St. Louis campus, […]

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A transformative gift for S&T has worldwide benefits

Posted by on November 16, 2021

In October 2020, June and the late Fred Kummer gave a jaw-dropping $300 million to Missouri S&T – the largest gift ever to a public university in our state and one of the largest university gifts in history. The Kummer Institute Foundation will channel the gift into several new buildings and labs, greater community outreach, and new initiatives at Missouri S&T.

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Planning the resilient energy infrastructure of the future

Posted by on November 16, 2021

From dramatic temperature shifts to hurricanes to cyber-attacks, the nation’s energy infrastructure has struggled to meet demand while adjusting to unplanned consequences from the natural and manmade extreme event landscape.

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Missouri S&T research gives ‘brain’ to military robots

Posted by on November 10, 2021

Robots are widely used in commercial applications and military and police operations around the world, but they lack visual perception and threat-recognition because they often operate solely on location sensors. Researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology are using deep learning – a type of machine learning – to develop “leader-follower” robot swarms equipped with cameras that will allow them to visually perceive and learn, recognize threats and analyze options to keep humans safe from harm.

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New environmental science degree approved for S&T

Posted by on November 9, 2021

A new bachelor’s degree in environmental science will soon be offered at Missouri S&T. The Missouri Coordinating Board for Higher Education recently approved Missouri S&T’s proposal to create the new bachelor of science degree.

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Missouri S&T Ph.D. student receives NASA graduate research award

Posted by on November 1, 2021

When NASA sends humans to the moon for the first time in nearly 50 years as part of its Artemis Exploration Program, research conducted by Missouri S&T Ph.D. student David Lund will help crew members understand the ways plasma and lunar surface dust interact.

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Winners announced in S&T’s 150th Anniversary Poetry and Writing Contest

Posted by on October 28, 2021

Ten winners have been announced in Missouri University of Science and Technology’s 150th Anniversary Poetry and Writing Contest. Missouri S&T partnered with Arts Rolla, Southwinds, the Missouri S&T Writing Center and the Center for Arts and Innovation to host the competition for original written works.

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Dr. Frank Liou named to the College of Fellows of SME

Posted by on October 27, 2021

Dr. Frank Liou, the Michael and Joyce Bytnar Professor and director of manufacturing engineering at Missouri S&T, has been named to the College of Fellows of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) and will be honored at the 2021 SME Fall Gala on Nov. 10.  The SME fellows honor was established in 1986 to recognize outstanding contributions to the social, technological and educational aspects of the manufacturing profession. Only those with 20 or more years of dedicated service can receive this honor.

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