Research

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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Missouri S&T awarded $1.25 million for agricultural workforce development

Posted by on November 13, 2023

The United States federal government anticipates significant workforce shortages soon for the food, agriculture and natural resources industries, and faculty members from Missouri S&T are part of nationwide effort to address the issue.

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Developing carbon-negative cementitious materials, giving new life to ‘unusable’ waste

Posted by on November 9, 2023

A Missouri S&T research team was recently awarded $2.5 million in funding to find new ways to turn waste products into supplementary cementitious materials (SCMs) – plus use those materials to store carbon permanently in concrete.

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S&T professor’s glass powder that controls bleeding may also prevent infections

Posted by on November 8, 2023

Can a glass powder that was developed to stop bleeding after gunshot wounds and other body trauma also serve as an antibacterial and help stave off infections?

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S&T awarded EPA’s Pollution Prevention grant to train mining professionals

Posted by on November 6, 2023

A Missouri S&T research team has been awarded a Pollution Prevention (P2) grant for over $850,000 from the Environmental Protection Agency to focus on pollution and waste related to the mining of critical minerals in Missouri and Alaska.

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87 researchers affiliated with Missouri S&T among top 2% cited scientists in their fields for career or single-year impact

Posted by on November 3, 2023

A total of 58 current and former faculty of Missouri S&T are among the top researchers in their field as measured by their career research records, and 72 current or former Missouri S&T researchers were among the best in their fields in 2022, according to a recent analysis of standardized citation indicators of the Elsevier Data Repository published by Stanford University.

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Critical minerals expertise leads Missouri S&T to be named one of nation’s Tech Hubs

Posted by on October 24, 2023

Missouri S&T’s expertise in critical minerals and materials research has led to its selection as one of 31 Regional Innovation and Technology Hubs (Tech Hubs) funded through the CHIPS and Science Act.

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Is secondhand smoke from vapes less toxic than from traditional cigarettes?

Posted by on October 23, 2023

According to the National Youth Tobacco Survey in 2020, 33.8% of U.S. middle and high school students report that they have been exposed to secondhand e-cigarette aerosols in indoor spaces. But little is known about how inhaling the heated metals, flavorings and other chemicals in the electronic cigarettes affect health.

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S&T welcomes new faculty

Posted by on October 2, 2023

Missouri S&T welcomed more than 30 new faculty members this year. They bring a wide range of expertise that includes artificial intelligence, astrodynamics, energy economics, energy storage, flood prediction, military history, quantum physics and wearable wireless sensors. The new faculty are:

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New book offers mobster insights that you can’t refuse

Posted by on September 26, 2023

The namesake of a character in Mario Puzo’s The Godfather, Moe Sedway, is the focus of a new biographical book that delves into the historic Las Vegas mobster scene. Bugsy’s Shadow: Moe Sedway, “Bugsy” Siegel, and the Birth of Organized Crime in Las Vegas, the latest book by Missouri S&T researcher Dr. Larry Gragg, will […]

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