Tag: aerospace engineering

Riggins receives Governor’s Award for Excellence in Education

Posted by on April 23, 2015

Dr. David Riggins, Curators’ Teaching Professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has won the 2015 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Education.

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Missouri S&T to host Private Pilot Ground School this fall

Posted by on August 22, 2014

Missouri University of Science and Technology’s department of mechanical and aerospace engineering is sponsoring a Private Pilot Ground School this fall through Missouri S&T’s distance and continuing education program.

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New forum to share control systems research, best practices

Posted by on April 6, 2014

Starting in April, a new online forum designed to connect researchers and students interested in control systems – the automated, computerized control of machines and other systems — will launch online through an effort by Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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Missouri S&T student honored by Women in Aerospace

Posted by on October 9, 2013

Erin M. Kirchmeier of Kansas City, Mo., a senior aerospace engineering major at Missouri University of Science and Technology, is one of nine women who will be recognized later this month for their contributions to the advancement of women in the aerospace field.

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Ph.D. candidate Andrew Brune receives NASA Space Technology Fellowship

Posted by on September 10, 2013

Andrew Brune of St. Charles, Mo., a Ph.D. student in aerospace engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, is one of 65 graduate students in the United States to be named a NASA Space Technology Research Fellow for 2013.

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Researchers get NASA funding to study how to propel and control tiny spacecraft

Posted by on August 2, 2013

NASA hopes to expand scientific understanding of the Earth and the universe, but current small satellites that gather vital information can’t be controlled once they’ve been released into space. Two researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology think they may have discovered a fix for the problem.

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Missouri S&T professor to receive 2008 AIAA Aeroacoustics Award

Posted by on April 10, 2008

Dr. Walter Eversman, Curators’ Professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been chosen to receive the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics’ (AIAA) 2008 Aeroacoustics Award for his outstanding contributions to the field of aircraft community noise reduction.

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UMR professor’s invention may quiet electric motor industry

Posted by on July 16, 2007

A University of Missouri-Rolla researcher and two of his colleagues have received a patent for a system that could improve the performance of electric motors.

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Honor society names UMR senior to elite eight

Posted by on April 5, 2006

Lori Ziegler of Fenton, Mo., a senior in aerospace engineering at the University of Missouri-Rolla, recently received the 2006 North Central Region Award from Sigma Gamma Tau, an honor society for aerospace engineering students.

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ME Annex is falling down

Posted by on March 2, 2006

Constructed a year before the Wright Brothers made their historic flight, the UMR Mechanical Engineering Annex is being razed to make way for the first phase of a $27.6 million expansion project and you can watch its progress.

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