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College Factual again rates S&T among best for engineering, great value

Posted by on July 30, 2018

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For traditional students, non-traditional adult learners, military veterans and the value-conscious, Missouri University of Science and Technology is one of the nation’s best universities, according to the latest rankings by the college ratings site College Factual.

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Missouri S&T robotics team to race drones in international competition

Posted by on July 26, 2018

A team of students from Missouri S&T will demonstrate its unmanned drone’s maneuverability and flying prowess at a collegiate competition this summer.

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Missouri S&T to receive $1.7M in federal support for nuclear engineering research, student scholarships and campus reactor upgrades

Posted by on July 26, 2018

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The nuclear engineering program at Missouri S&T has recently been awarded a total of $1.7 million in federal support for research, student scholarships and safety upgrades to the university’s nuclear research reactor. The federal investment marks a strong commitment to one of the top nuclear engineering programs in the nation, says Dr. Richard Wlezien, vice provost and dean of engineering and computing at Missouri S&T.

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Missouri S&T civil engineering professor advocates for Midwest tornado preparation

Posted by on July 25, 2018

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Growing up in northeast China, Dr. Guirong (Grace) Yan didn’t see many tornados in a country where the number of documented twisters is a fraction of those that hit the United States. But as her academic career took Yan to several postdoctoral fellowships and then faculty positions in Indiana, Missouri and Texas, the assistant professor of structural engineering at Missouri S&T gradually found her calling.

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Missouri S&T electrical engineering lab receives $100,000 gift from Nidec Motor Corp.

Posted by on July 24, 2018

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A $100,000 gift from Nidec Motor Corp. will fund the relocation and expansion of the undergraduate power laboratory in the electrical and computer engineering department at Missouri S&T. The gift will also support equipment upgrades in the lab.

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Construction engineering and management expert joins Missouri S&T

Posted by on July 19, 2018

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Dr. Islam El-adaway, an associate professor and coordinator of the University of Tennessee’s construction engineering and management program, has been named the Hurst/McCarthy Professor in Construction Engineering Management at Missouri S&T. His appointment begins Aug. 1.

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Missouri S&T researcher finds another good reason to trust your gut — and your ear

Posted by on July 16, 2018

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Within seconds, we make personal choices daily, such as what clothes to wear or what music to play in the car on the way to work. A cognitive neuroscientist at Missouri University of Science and Technology says gut-level decisions are important, and that intuition tends to be accurate for revealing our true preferences.

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Military background spurs Missouri S&T explosives engineering Ph.D. student’s research on traumatic brain injury

Posted by on July 11, 2018

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While in the Marine Corps, Missouri S&T explosives engineering Ph.D. student Barbara Rutter saw the effects of traumatic brain injury (TBI) on her fellow soldiers’ lives firsthand. Those experiences have led Rutter to devote her graduate research to the relationship between physical building damage and TBI occurrence, so that the military can easily determine if an improvised explosive device (IED) explosion has caused such an injury.

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Missouri S&T workshops to help entrepreneurs with successful start-ups 

Posted by on July 11, 2018

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For start-up businesses, knowing how and who to go to for help can mean the difference between success and failure. A three-part series – READY, SET, GO – was developed specifically to help current and aspiring entrepreneurs learn the basics of business startup. The series is being offered by the Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) at Missouri S&T, in conjunction with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) St. Louis District Office.

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Missouri S&T concludes second-largest fundraising year in university history

Posted by on July 10, 2018

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Missouri University of Science and Technology has completed the second-largest fundraising year in university history, with $22.6 million in charitable gifts and pledges received during the fiscal year that ended June 30.

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