Petroleum Engineering

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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College of Engineering and Computing honors graduate students

Posted by on May 28, 2020

Seven Ph.D. students at Missouri S&T received dean’s honors on Thursday, May 28, from the College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) in recognition of their scholarly contributions and teaching excellence in their field. The honorees represent five departments within the college.

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Missouri S&T professor wins prestigious CAREER Award

Posted by on April 7, 2020

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has recognized Dr. Marek Locmelis, assistant professor of geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, with a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award, one of the NSF’s most prestigious awards. The five-year, $550,000 award will support Locmelis’ research into economically important metals such as […]

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Missouri S&T honors alumni for professional distinction

Posted by on December 19, 2019

Missouri S&T presented the Award of Professional Distinction to three S&T alumni during winter commencement ceremonies held Saturday, Dec. 14. The awards recognize the outstanding Missouri S&T graduates for professional achievement.

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Missouri S&T commencement speaker shares life lessons with graduates

Posted by on December 15, 2019

At two commencement ceremonies on Saturday, Dec. 14, R. Tim Bradley, retired president of Kinder Morgan CO2 Co., from Austin, Texas, spoke to graduates of Missouri University of Science and Technology about what he learned during his successful career in the oil and gas industry. Bradley earned a bachelor of science degree in petroleum engineering […]

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Missouri S&T students chosen to speak at commencement

Posted by on December 10, 2019

Six graduating students at Missouri S&T were chosen to speak during commencement ceremonies on Saturday, Dec. 14. Three students will speak at each of the two ceremonies.

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Software gives students a head start for oil and gas industry careers

Posted by on November 25, 2019

Access to engineering software worth more than $2.4 million from the engineering firm Petroleum Experts (known as Petex) will allow students at Missouri S&T to use the latest petroleum engineering software tools in their coursework.

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