Research

Step into the ‘Mindscape’ of philosophy

Posted by on February 8, 2024

At Missouri S&T, Dr. Ross Channing Reed is surrounded by future scientists, entrepreneurs and engineers. But they all have one thing in common – the chance to study philosophy and ethics courses to shape their future efforts.

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Could blue-green algae lead to humans’ sustained presence on the moon?

Posted by on January 29, 2024

Will blue-green algae growing on a window screen that cycles water eventually play a major role in humans having a sustained presence on the moon?  

A group of student researchers from Missouri S&T thinks so, and their Lunar Biotech team’s project was recognized for having one of the top innovations at the Lunar Life Odyssey 2 challenge.

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Fighting fire dispatcher burnout

Posted by on January 24, 2024

Emergency response dispatchers are the first people who receive calls about active fires. These workers need to quickly make decisions, send responses and coordinate logistics. But the job doesn’t end there for wildfires, because there may be a need for air tankers and helicopters, and then the dispatchers will need to relay ground information, such as wind direction, to the firefighters on the scene.

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The year in research – stories worth revisiting 

Posted by on December 19, 2023

From improving glaucoma treatment to mining the minerals needed for our daily lives, Missouri S&T researchers are coming up with innovative ways to tackle challenges. Here’s a look back at 10 research topics of 2023 that demonstrate the variety and depth of research at S&T.

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S&T-led critical minerals Tech Hub to be considered for over $40 million in federal funding

Posted by on December 19, 2023

As one of the nation’s 31 Tech Hubs, the Critical Minerals and Materials for Advanced Energy Tech Hub, led by Missouri S&T, will soon be considered for a range of $40 million to $70 million in federal funding.

The university is currently hosting workshops to strategize on how to make the strongest case possible.

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Missouri S&T students conducting research for NASA

Posted by on December 19, 2023

Seventeen students from Missouri S&T are conducting NASA-funded research that may directly affect the space agency’s work. 

These students are interns and fellows as part of the Missouri Space Grant Consortium, which is administered by Missouri S&T.  

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S&T moon metals research team receives NASA award

Posted by on December 14, 2023

A multidisciplinary team of Missouri S&T students was one of seven finalists in NASA’s 2023 Breakthrough, Innovative, and Game-Changing Idea (BIG Idea) Challenge: Lunar Forge. 

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S&T atherosclerosis researcher awarded patent, says clinical trials ‘a few years away’

Posted by on December 5, 2023

A Missouri S&T researcher studying chronic artery disease, or atherosclerosis, was recently awarded a patent for a nano-formulation he says could potentially be used as a treatment for the disease.

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Algorithmic advances: S&T researcher works to improve geospatial analytics

Posted by on November 29, 2023

Imagine owning a library with every book imaginable — millions and millions of titles — but not having a way to organize the different texts or search for specific information.

This is essentially the scenario Missouri S&T researcher Dr. Satish Puri works to fix, but instead of it being a brick-and-mortar library filled with books, he is working with petabytes of digital data — primarily geospatial information, such as maps — and finding the best ways to run queries and get useful results as quickly as possible.

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Curators approve Ph.D. programs in bioengineering and biological sciences at S&T 

Posted by on November 16, 2023

The University of Missouri Board of Curators unanimously voted today (Nov. 16) to approve two new Ph.D. programs at Missouri University of Science and Technology. The new programs in bioengineering and biological sciences support S&T’s continued growth in education and research related to health care and related fields.   The programs now must be approved […]

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