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A promise kept

Posted by on January 19, 2021

Tracy Carpenter Bond knows something about tenacity. In the face of dire circumstances that most of us have not experienced, Bond completed her master of science degree in industrial-organizational psychology in December 2020 and was selected as one of three Missouri S&T graduation speakers.

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Missouri S&T 150th Anniversary Poster Contest winners announced

Posted by on January 13, 2021

Dawson Caldwell of Rolla, Missouri, is the winner of Missouri University of Science and Technology’s 150th Anniversary Celebration Poster Contest. Students from the Missouri S&T teacher education and certification department selected the winner from entries submitted by students throughout south-central Missouri. Dawson, a student in Jessica Humphry’s art class at Rolla Middle School, received a […]

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Missouri S&T global engineering student featured in national language learning campaign

Posted by on December 17, 2020

Jessi Schoolcraft, a junior at Missouri University of Science and Technology from Willard, Missouri, is the subject of an interview about the benefits of combining an engineering education with foreign language skills and cross-cultural experiences on the national “Lead with Languages” campaign website.

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New faculty in computer science

Posted by on December 15, 2020

With expertise ranging from computational geometry to cyber-physical systems, four new faculty members recently joined computer science. A fifth new faculty member is expected to join us early in 2021. Avah Banerjee Avah Banerjee, assistant professor, studies combinatorics and graphs, computational geometry, online algorithms, and quantum computation. Banerjee earned Ph.D. and master’s degree in computer […]

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Student organizations provide plenty of opportunities to compete

Posted by on December 15, 2020

Computer science offers several highly active and enthusiastic student organizations, all housed under a local chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). We have outlined a few of ACM’s on-campus and international competitions to show some of the ways students can show off their skills.

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Need a career boost? S&T’s medallion and certificate programs can help

Posted by on December 14, 2020

Perhaps you have an eye on a job promotion, but you need updated credentials. Or maybe you’re looking for a new position because of economic changes brought by the pandemic. Whether you have less than five years on the job or more than 20, S&T’s medallion and certificate courses in computer science can help professionals advance their careers.

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Bringing emergency responder training into the virtual world

Posted by on December 9, 2020

Virtual reality has many applications, from video gaming to treating post-traumatic stress disorder to tours of buildings at Missouri S&T and other institutions. Benjamin Kwasa, assistant professor of engineering management and system engineering, is working with the city fire department in Rolla to use virtual reality in another application – firefighter training.

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Long and Corns elected as fellows

Posted by on December 9, 2020

Engineering management and systems engineering faculty at Missouri S&T continue to lead in their professional organizations. In the past year, two department members have been selected as fellows in professional organizations, one of the highest honors bestowed.

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Kidney transplants and internet access: the importance of data analytics

Posted by on December 9, 2020

What does your internet speed have to do with a kidney transplant? The answer can be found in Casey Canfield’s research lab.

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First-year scholars undeterred by unusual beginning

Posted by on November 24, 2020

First-year students Garrett Blum and Hannah Tillery, Missouri S&T’s inaugural Evans Dean’s Scholars, have chosen different academic paths, but their life histories and achievements are noticeably parallel.

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