Research

Missouri S&T CO2 research is rock solid

Posted by on November 17, 2022

As climate change accelerates, scientists are investigating ways to lower carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. At Missouri S&T, researchers are developing solutions by turning CO2 into rock.

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S&T researchers’ study of human-robot interactions an early step in creating future robot “guides”

Posted by on November 10, 2022

A new study by Missouri S&T researchers shows how human subjects, walking hand-in-hand with a robot guide, stiffen or relax their arms at different times during the walk. The researchers’ analysis of these movements could aid in the design of smarter, more humanlike robot guides and assistants. “This work presents the first measurement and analysis […]

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Missouri S&T researchers win funding to improve kidney transplant process

Posted by on November 9, 2022

With close to 100,000 people in the U.S. waiting for a kidney transplant and up to 20 percent of donated kidneys discarded for various reasons, fine-tuning the matchmaking between donated kidneys and transplant centers is a significant challenge. Researchers at Missouri S&T are investigating the ways artificial intelligence (AI) can support the process.

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Missouri S&T researcher wins NIH career development award to investigate connection between race and hypertension

Posted by on November 3, 2022

Dr. Jinling Liu, assistant professor of engineering management and systems engineering, is the first S&T researcher to receive a K01 award. The highly competitive award from the National Institutes of Health provides support to early career researchers.

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$2 million FAA grant supports study of sustainable aviation fuels at Missouri S&T

Posted by on October 25, 2022

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently awarded a $2.05 million grant to a Missouri S&T researcher to study how different types of sustainable aviation fuels could reduce greenhouse gas emissions from airplanes. Dr. Philip Whitefield, Curators’ Distinguished Professor emeritus of chemistry at Missouri S&T, received the funding through the FAA’s Aviation Sustainability Center (ASCENT), […]

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New book ‘Roadhouse Justice’ focuses on true crime

Posted by on October 19, 2022

In his latest book, Roadhouse Justice: Hattie Lee Barnes and the Killing of a White Man in 1950s Mississippi, historian Trent Brown weaves a story of injustice, civil rights and the southern legal system. This is Brown’s second book about true crime in the South, and he says the story picks up right where his previous book left off.

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Sparking the next big idea

Posted by on October 1, 2022

Designing glass to engineer heart tissue. Creating hubs for hydrogen energy. Delivering cancer treatment to patients in rural areas. These innovations and more could result from a new program designed to support S&T researchers’ big ideas — with small amounts of seed funding. In its first year, the Kummer Institute invested $500,000 in 17 S&T […]

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Missouri S&T researcher wins NSF grant to help reduce pollution

Posted by on September 19, 2022

Dr. Abhijit Gosavi, associate professor of engineering management and systems engineering at Missouri S&T, has been awarded a grant by the National Science Foundation. The grant – titled “Collaborative Research: Continuous-State Reinforcement Learning for Remanufacturing” – provides nearly three years of funding.

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Carbon-capture research wins $1.7 million grant

Posted by on September 15, 2022

Researchers at Missouri S&T will develop a system to capture carbon dioxide and use it for blended cement, ultimately contributing to the decarbonization of the cement industry. The National Science Foundation awarded a $1.7 million grant for the project.

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Bringing circular economy to construction projects

Posted by on August 24, 2022

Missouri S&T Ph.D. student Radwa Eissa is looking to bring the circular economy to construction by studying ways to use reusable, modular components and materials that could be recycled at the end of the building’s useful life.

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