Petroleum Engineering

Missouri S&T makes list of “degrees of the future” for energy engineering

Posted by on August 14, 2022

Missouri S&T is one of 15 U.S. universities chosen by the science and technology website Gizmodo as schools that offer the best energy engineering programs in a recent “degrees of the future” report. “One of the most critical problems humans currently have is how to generate power efficiently,” Gizmodo’s editors wrote in the report, which […]

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Missouri S&T Ph.D. graduate wins $70,000 Laegeler Fellowship for solar farm protection research

Posted by on July 21, 2022

Research into new designs to help solar panels withstand severe weather threats landed a $70,000 fellowship for Yi Zhao, who earned a Ph.D. from Missouri S&T this spring. The Laegeler Sustainable Energy Fellowship – from Concept to Reality was created by two Missouri S&T graduates and will provide a stipend and benefits for Zhao to conduct postdoctoral research at S&T.

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Adam Rice receives Donald D. Myers Scholarship at S&T

Posted by on June 2, 2021

Adam Rice, a senior in petroleum engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been awarded the Donald D. Myers Scholarship in recognition of his service to the community and the campus.

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Missouri S&T graduate engineering programs on the rise in U.S. News & World Report rankings

Posted by on March 30, 2021

Missouri S&T is again one of the nation’s top-ranked institutions for pursuing a graduate degree in engineering, and several specific degree programs are on the rise, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings.

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Engineering sustainability into the next century and beyond

Posted by on February 23, 2021

For the past 150 years, Missouri S&T (AKA Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy and the University of Missouri-Rolla) has produced world-changing engineers. At the intersection of S&T’s 150th anniversary and Engineers Week, we’re looking ahead at how engineering can lead the way for the next 150 years.

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Engineers unleash the potential of our future

Posted by on February 22, 2021

NASA recently achieved an engineering milestone when the Mars Perverance rover landed safely and began beaming pictures and audio back to Earth. NASA also recently discovered water on the moon, a major step toward long-term exploration and colonization.

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Entrepreneurial STEM students wanted for new Ph.D. program

Posted by on January 13, 2021

Powered by a $300 million gift to strengthen entrepreneurship and innovation in the STEM fields, Missouri University of Science and Technology has established a new Ph.D. fellowship program for innovation-minded students interested in pursuing a doctoral degree in science, technology, engineering or mathematics. The new Kummer Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E) Doctoral Fellows Program provides 12-month […]

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Missouri S&T alumnus contributes $5 million to the university’s new Arrival District

Posted by on December 1, 2020

Missouri S&T alumnus Tim Bradley and his wife, Kay, have contributed $5 million to Missouri S&T in support of an Arrival District that will create a new “front door” for the university. Their gift will support the reconfiguration of University Drive from U.S. Interstate 44 to campus and name it Bradley Way.

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A celebration of international education

Posted by on November 18, 2020

Missouri S&T has a long history of welcoming international students to the Rolla, Missouri, area and sending American students all over the world to further their education. International Education Week, Nov. 16-20, 2020, is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education for everyone who plays a part in that exchange.

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Missouri S&T researchers to improve shale oil recovery

Posted by on August 31, 2020

Missouri S&T researchers are working to increase the amount of shale oil produced in the United States while reducing the need to drill new wells. They hope to develop a new model to mitigate the formation of heavy organic solids found in the oil during extraction and as a result, make the U.S. more energy independent.

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