Research

In new book, S&T historian explores archaeologists’ and Egyptologists’ social networks

Posted by on July 20, 2022

When most of us think of social networks, we think of connecting digitally with others through sites like Facebook, TikTok or Twitter. A new book by Dr. Kathleen Sheppard, an associate professor of history at Missouri University of Science and Technology, discusses a different type of social network – a physical network of archaeologists, Egyptologists, […]

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In its first 12 hours, S&T’s Kummer College hosts first Ph.D. dissertation defense

Posted by on July 6, 2022

Less than 12 hours after being officially established on July 1, the Kummer College of Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Development at Missouri S&T hosted its first doctoral dissertation defense. Javier Valentín-Sívico’s dissertation investigates the lack of adequate broadband in many rural communities. His advisor was Dr. Casey Canfield, assistant professor of engineering management and systems engineering.

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Missouri S&T investigates ceramics processing through $1.4 million project

Posted by on June 22, 2022

When you order fries at McDonald’s, you expect them to taste the same in Missouri as they do in Montana. That type of consistency is what researchers at Missouri S&T are trying to achieve in ultra-high-temperature ceramics processing for hypersonic vehicles.

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Smart, connected farms could assist agricultural hazard management

Posted by on June 13, 2022

Farming communities face many threats to their livelihood – pest migration, disease spore dispersal, adverse weather and weed spread to name a few. Researchers at Missouri S&T are developing infrastructure for smart and connected farms to improve timely data sharing so that communities can better respond to production threats.

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S&T tornado simulator helps researchers investigate structure failure

Posted by on May 31, 2022

Tornadoes are so violent they often destroy sensors intended to record wind speed and pressure on commercial buildings, schools and homes, so there is no current technology to measure their real wind speed. Researchers at Missouri S&T are bringing tornadoes into the lab with a new simulator to model extreme cyclonic wind speeds and study how tornadoes destroy structures.

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Riding the wave of nuclear fusion

Posted by on May 10, 2022

Jack Fletcher, a senior in nuclear engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, plans to graduate in May and has already made his mark in the field. Fletcher, from St. Louis, spent the summer of 2021 working at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee as part of the U. S. Department of Energy’s Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) program.

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Missouri S&T announces Undergraduate Research Conference winners

Posted by on May 9, 2022

Twenty-six students received recognition and cash awards as winners of the 17th annual Undergraduate Research Conference at Missouri S&T this April.

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Antarctic earthquake swarm discovery has Missouri S&T connection

Posted by on May 3, 2022

A Missouri S&T postdoctoral fellow is part of an international team of researchers that recently detected a massive series of earthquakes – known as an earthquake swarm – in Antarctica. The research, published last month in the Nature journal Communications Earth & Environment, indicates that the earthquake swarm was likely the result of a long-dormant […]

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Top 10 ways S&T is solving for sustainability

Posted by on April 21, 2022

Friday, April 22, is Earth Day, the annual, global event designed to draw attention to the environmental issues facing our planet. Missouri S&T has hosted local Earth Day activities for the community since the 1980s and will again this year, thanks to the efforts of S&T’s student organization ECO Miners. While S&T may be known […]

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Missouri S&T joins Taylor Geospatial Institute

Posted by on April 21, 2022

Missouri S&T is joining with other leading research institutions from Missouri and Illinois to form a geospatial research collaborative, the Taylor Geospatial Institute (TGI). The institute is designed to affect foundational research, food systems, health care, national security and economic development.

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