Research

Hidden treasures: S&T researcher aims to recover critical minerals, precious metals from unconventional sources

Posted by on July 19, 2023

The United States’ need for critical minerals for manufacturing has reached a crisis level, and researchers at Missouri S&T are leading the charge to develop solutions. Dr. Lana Alagha, an associate professor of mining engineering at Missouri S&T, recently received a $375,000 grant from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory to develop and enhance methods for […]

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Ferdowsi named associate dean for research for S&T’s College of Engineering and Computing

Posted by on July 18, 2023

Dr. Mehdi Ferdowsi, a professor of electrical engineering at Missouri S&T, has been named associate dean for research for the university’s College of Engineering and Computing effective Sept. 1.

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‘Just breathe’: Missouri S&T researchers ready for clinical trials for diagnostic instrument

Posted by on July 11, 2023

When an ill person schedules a doctor visit, blood work or other diagnostic testing is often required before a diagnosis is determined. Missouri S&T electrical engineering researcher Dr. Jie Huang is developing technology that would allow patients to “just breathe” and avoid that testing.

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S&T researchers awarded $2 million to assess public perception of nuclear waste sites

Posted by on June 27, 2023

Researchers from Missouri University of Science and Technology have been awarded a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to assist the agency in finding interim storage sites for the country’s spent nuclear fuel. 

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Manufacturing moon metal: Missouri S&T students conduct research for NASA challenge

Posted by on June 15, 2023

An aerospace engineering Ph.D. student at Missouri University of Science and Technology is leading a team of 12 undergraduate students on a research project that is literally out of this world. The group recently received funding to continue its work for NASA’s 2023 Breakthrough, Innovative, and Game-Changing Idea (BIG Idea) Challenge: Lunar Forge.

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Missouri S&T physicist-led team finds new behavior of light

Posted by on June 15, 2023

A research collaboration led by a Missouri S&T physicist has used a new computational process that increases the speed and scale of numerical simulations to observe a previously theorized emerging behavior of light. Despite over 40 years of research, it had remained unknown whether the phenomenon called Anderson localization could take place for the electromagnetic waves.

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S&T researchers awarded $13.3 million to zap metal manufacturing’s greenhouse gas emissions

Posted by on June 8, 2023

Researchers at Missouri S&T will receive up to $14 million over the next five years through a federal initiative to study methods to lower greenhouse gas emissions in iron and steel manufacturing.

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S&T professors named inaugural fellows of the Taylor Geospatial Institute

Posted by on May 23, 2023

Two professors from Missouri S&T were recently announced as part of the inaugural class of fellows for the Taylor Geospatial Institute (TGI).

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It’s GR-R-REAT! New book examines the history of cereal

Posted by on May 11, 2023

A new book by a Missouri S&T researcher delves into the history of breakfast cereals and the role they have played in society and culture. Breakfast Cereal: A Global History by Dr. Kathryn Cornell Dolan examines the entirety of cereal, from the beginning of agricultural history in the Fertile Crescent to modern sugary snacks.

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S&T student team creates spinach-based skin graft

Posted by on May 10, 2023

A team of three undergraduate students from Missouri S&T recently won a $15,000 first place award at the Regnier Venture Creation Challenge in Kansas City for their project titled “Foliagraft.” Foliagraft is a new way to use spinach leaves and stem cells to help burn patients and others with wounds and conditions that require a skin graft.

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