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Khayat receives international lifetime achievement award

Posted by on October 23, 2019

Dr. Kamal H. Khayat, Vernon and Maralee Jones Professor of Civil Engineering at Missouri S&T, was recently honored for his lifetime achievements in the field of self-consolidating concrete. The 2nd International RILEM Conference on Rheology and Processing of Construction Materials (RheoCon2) was held in conjunction with the 9th International RILEM Symposium on Self-Compacting Concrete (SCC9) in Dresden, Germany Sept. 8-11. RILEM is the International Union of Laboratories and Experts in Construction Materials, Systems and Structures, and Khayat is one of only 64 named Fellows in the RILEM organization.

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S&T Academy of Engineering Management inducts three new members

Posted by on October 21, 2019

Three engineering management professionals with ties to Missouri S&T were inducted into the Missouri S&T Academy of Engineering Management on Thursday, Oct. 3, at Sybill’s St. James.

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A summer at Stingray Bay, and beyond

Posted by on October 21, 2019

Senior Vanessa Mahan, a biological sciences major, thought she wanted to be a medical doctor. But a semester’s coursework in cell biology led Mahan to learn the profession was not for her. After further exploring her interests through a biodiversity course, Mahan found her passion in merging medicine with her love of animals.

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International orchestras to perform Missouri composer’s modern musical composition

Posted by on October 17, 2019

Three orchestras across the globe will perform an original composition, “Burst,” by Dr. Kyle Wernke, orchestra director at Missouri S&T. This week, Ablaze Records will release a recording of the piece performed by Czech Republic orchestra Brno Philharmonic on Orchestral Masters, Volume 6. Two other orchestras in Tampa Bay, Florida, and Paris will perform the work for live audiences in the coming months.

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Chen receives international 2019 Person of the Year award

Posted by on October 3, 2019

Dr. Genda Chen, professor and Robert W. Abbett Distinguished Chair in Civil Engineering at Missouri S&T, recently received one of two 2019 Person of the Year Awards given by the Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) Journal at its 12th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring.

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Missouri S&T students nominated for Homecoming royalty

Posted by on October 1, 2019

Five students at Missouri S&T have been nominated by student organizations to compete for the titles of 2019 Homecoming King and Homecoming Queen.

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Missouri S&T to honor faculty, alumni during Homecoming

Posted by on September 30, 2019

Ten people with ties to Missouri S&T will be honored during the Miner Alumni Association’s Legends Luncheon on Friday, Oct. 4. The awards banquet is held in conjunction with Missouri S&T Homecoming festivities.

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Sivadasan named S&T vice provost of enrollment management

Posted by on September 24, 2019

Shobi Sivadasan, senior associate vice president for graduate and international admissions at the University of New Haven in West Haven, Connecticut, has been named vice provost of enrollment management at Missouri S&T. Her appointment begins Oct. 1.

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Missouri S&T graduate to receive 2020 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics

Posted by on September 23, 2019

Missouri S&T physics graduate Dr. Frederick K. Baganoff will receive the 2020 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics as one member of the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) Collaboration. Baganoff is a research scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research. He earned a bachelor of science degree in physics from Missouri S&T in 1985.

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A GEM of a scholar

Posted by on August 12, 2019

It seems appropriate that a GEM University Fellow would choose to study mining engineering. After all, gems must be mined. Jose L. Corchado-Albelo joins Missouri S&T this fall as the first GEM University Fellow in over a decade. As a member of the National GEM Consortium, Missouri S&T is working to encourage students like Corchado-Albelo […]

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