Research

Shining a light on data transfer

Posted by on February 22, 2022

Turning a light on and off doesn’t require much thought – click on, click off. But modulating that light – turning it on and off faster than the human eye can comprehend – and using the modulated light for Wi-Fi data transmission requires a great deal of thought, and it’s the focus on Dr. Nan Cen’s visible-light communications research.

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Can music improve memory in older adults?

Posted by on February 21, 2022

Both the U.S. and the global population are aging, with the average age increasing from 21.5 in 1970 to over 30 in 2019. With this steady growth, the need to better understand age-associated diseases and pathologies grows as well. One aspect of mental ability that declines in even healthy aging adults is the ability to recall episodically detailed memories.

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S&T to offer pandemic response workshops funded by American Rescue Plan

Posted by on February 18, 2022

Missouri University of Science and Technology will offer a three-part workshop series on pandemic preparedness and response this spring.  

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Missouri S&T professor elected senior member of National Academy of Inventors

Posted by on February 11, 2022

Dr. Anthony Convertine, the Roberta and G. Robert Couch Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Missouri S&T, has been elected to the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) 2022 class of senior members. 

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$300 million gift sparks Kummer Ignition Grants program at Missouri S&T

Posted by on January 12, 2022

Twelve Missouri S&T research teams have received inaugural Kummer Ignition Grants for Research and Innovation to support their efforts to attract grants from funding organizations. Totaling $365,000, the first 12 Kummer Ignition Grants for Research and Innovation projects and principal investigators are:

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81 researchers affiliated with Missouri S&T among top 2% in their fields for career and single-year impact

Posted by on December 30, 2021

CORRECTION: Two Missouri S&T faculty were omitted from the original news release due to misidentification in the database: Dr. Fatih Dogan, professor of ceramic engineering, and Dr. Ulrich D. Jentschura, professor of physics. Their information is now included in the news release below. Sixty-six current and former faculty of Missouri S&T are among the top […]

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Han receives Young Investigator Award for electrospray propulsion research

Posted by on December 15, 2021

Dr. Daoru (Frank) Han, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has received a Young Investigator Award from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) to support his research on electrospray propulsion systems.

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S&T toxicologist aims to save butterflies

Posted by on December 14, 2021

Dr. Niranjana Krishnan, an assistant research professor in biological sciences at Missouri University of Science and Technology, says that certain insecticides are better than others for minimally impacting animal habitats. Krishnan recently published her research on milkweed plant habitats near corn and soybean fields in the journal Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry.

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Missouri S&T developing countermeasures to hypersonic missile threats

Posted by on December 9, 2021

An aerospace engineering professor at Missouri University of Science and Technology and his students are part of a U.S. Department of Defense project to study how lasers could be used to destroy hypersonic threats to the United States. Dr. Serhat Hosder, a professor in mechanical and aerospace engineering and director of the Aerospace Simulations Laboratory […]

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Missouri S&T researchers introduce new potential for semiconductors from a naturally occurring mineral

Posted by on December 3, 2021

Researchers at Missouri S&T are demonstrating a new two-dimensional material heterostructure – a basic building block for advanced semiconductor devices – that has great potential for future applications in compact sensors and detectors, optical communication, optical integrated circuits and quantum computers.

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