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S&T professor wins American Prize in Composition

Posted by on September 8, 2022

Dr. Kyle Wernke, assistant professor of music at Missouri S&T, has won the American Prize in Composition, 2022, in Orchestral Music (Professional Division) from the American Prize National Nonprofit Competitions in the Performing Arts.

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The future of automobile travel may be low-temperature combustion

Posted by on August 24, 2022

Ph.D. student Adrian Batista is motivated to learn from different fields of science and combine them to solve problems, because he believes that connecting them is the path to solving for new technological applications. That is why he chose to attend graduate school in chemistry after earning an undergraduate degree in physics.

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Longtime Missouri S&T professor honored for pioneering work in electromagnetic compatibility

Posted by on August 16, 2022

Dr. Thomas P. Van Doren, professor emeritus of electrical and computer engineering at Missouri S&T, has received the Hall of Fame Award from the IEEE Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Society for his pioneering work in the EMC field. Van Doren was honored during the IEEE International Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility held earlier this month in Spokane, […]

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S&T graduate student earns Pat Tillman Scholarship

Posted by on July 11, 2022

Elizabeth Tarbox, a graduate student in environmental engineering at Missouri S&T from Springfield, Missouri, has been named a Pat Tillman Foundation Scholar in recognition of her military service and work on humanitarian missions to provide disaster relief.

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Sotiriou-Leventis named chemistry chair at S&T

Posted by on July 11, 2022

Dr. Chariklia Sotiriou-Leventis has been named chair of the chemistry department at Missouri S&T. Her appointment began July 1.

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Mining entrepreneur makes his own luck, shares his good fortune

Posted by on June 21, 2022

“We need more mining engineers than ever before,” says Missouri S&T alumnus George Webber. “Everything in this world is based on minerals — including today’s need for the key minerals that make lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles and other clean energy devices.”

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Find your fit

Posted by on June 14, 2022

As a high school student, Maria Alvarado says she never made time for clubs or extracurricular activities because she focused so much on academics. But when she joined Missouri S&T, she quickly realized she was around like-minded people who wanted to “solve problems and improve the world.”

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Susan Murray named acting vice provost and dean of Missouri S&T’s Kummer College

Posted by on June 13, 2022

Susan Murray, chair and professor of psychological science at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named acting vice provost and dean of the university’s Kummer College of Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Development.

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Board of Curators Student Representative Remington Williams remembered as strong advocate, accessible leader

Posted by on June 13, 2022

Remington Williams, student representative to the University of Missouri Board of Curators who died in a car accident last week, is remembered by Missouri S&T Chancellor Mo Dehghani and former student representative Avery Welker as a strong leader, engaging personality, and advocate for students at Missouri S&T and throughout the University of Missouri System. Williams, […]

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Missouri S&T names AI expert Donald Wunsch founding director of Kummer Institute Center for Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems

Posted by on June 9, 2022

Dr. Donald C. Wunsch II, the Mary K. Finley Missouri Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been appointed founding director of the university’s Kummer Institute Center for Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems. He begins his duties Dec. 1.

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