Science & Tech

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

Posted by on December 2, 2022

Sixty-five current and former faculty of Missouri University of Science and Technology are among the top researchers in their field as measured by their career research records, and 12 other current or former Missouri S&T researchers were among the best in their fields in 2021, according to a recent analysis by Stanford University.

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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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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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New physics book covers atoms, lasers and gravity

Posted by on August 11, 2022

Ever since quantum field theory was effectively invented in 1947 by Hans Albrecht Bethe, it has been a part of advanced physics studies. Quantum electrodynamics provides researchers with a framework to study the interaction of particles and radiation through mathematics.

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Missouri S&T partners in hydrogen-energy collaborative

Posted by on August 9, 2022

Missouri S&T is partnering with industry, business groups and academic institutions to form the Greater St. Louis and Illinois Regional Clean Hydrogen Hub Industrial Cluster to promote clean energy in the industrial sector.

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Hidden danger in electric vehicle fires

Posted by on August 9, 2022

Like a fire in a wall, fires in electric vehicle (EV) batteries burn unseen. Researchers at Missouri S&T are working with mine operators and firefighting agencies to plan for and mitigate EV fire risks.

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Missouri S&T Ph.D. graduate wins $70,000 Laegeler Fellowship for solar farm protection research

Posted by on July 21, 2022

Research into new designs to help solar panels withstand severe weather threats landed a $70,000 fellowship for Yi Zhao, who earned a Ph.D. from Missouri S&T this spring. The Laegeler Sustainable Energy Fellowship – from Concept to Reality was created by two Missouri S&T graduates and will provide a stipend and benefits for Zhao to conduct postdoctoral research at S&T.

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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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