Tag: chemical engineering

Celebrating Earth Day with research showcase, poetry

Posted by on April 23, 2024

Research and poetry may not be the first topics you associate with Earth Day, but members of the Missouri S&T community blended scientific research and literary arts for a touching tribute to our planet on April 22.

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Missouri S&T professor named president-elect of ASEE

Posted by on March 5, 2024

The American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) recently completed its annual election, and Dr. Christi Luks, a chemical engineering faculty member at Missouri University of Science and Technology, won the national organization’s race for president-elect. 

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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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Missouri S&T graduate engineering programs on the rise in U.S. News & World Report rankings

Posted by on April 24, 2023

Missouri S&T is again one of the nation’s top-ranked institutions for pursuing a graduate degree in engineering, and several specific degree programs are on the rise, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings.

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Missouri S&T researchers work to extract pollutants from water

Posted by on August 30, 2021

t is an uphill battle to extract pollutants such as heavy metals, hydrocarbons, and radioactive metals from industrial waste and water run-off. Researchers typically focus on cleaning and purifying wastewater to prevent those pollutants from entering the environment and damaging ecosystems. But a team of researchers from Missouri S&T have devised a way to not only clean up heavy metals from the wastewater, but also facilitate recycling the chemicals used and reusing the metals that are extracted.

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Missouri S&T’s Chem-E-Car earns third in international competition

Posted by on November 25, 2020

The Missouri S&T Chem-E-Car Design Team’s entry into the recent American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Chem-E-Car Competition earned third place while competing against schools from around the United States.

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Missouri S&T research on soybean oil may benefit manufacturers, farmers and environment

Posted by on August 18, 2020

Replacing a petroleum and water mixture with soybean oil as a lubricant and cooling agent for cutting metal would save money, reduce environmental impact, be safer for workers, and potentially help soybean farmers across the U.S., say Missouri S&T researchers who are developing the method.

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Missouri S&T researcher included in $10 million biopharma research investment

Posted by on June 15, 2020

The National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIIMBL) recently announced it would provide funding for a Missouri S&T researcher’s biopharmaceutical manufacturing project. The S&T project is one of 14 sharing $10 million for research in technology, workforce development and global health.

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Missouri S&T renaissance student award goes to Sarah Haug

Posted by on June 3, 2020

Sarah Haug, a senior in chemical engineering from Fenton, Missouri, has earned Missouri S&T’s 2020 Renaissance Student Award. The award was presented during a virtual ceremony hosted on May 15 by the arts, languages and philosophy department within S&T’s College of Arts, Sciences, and Business.

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Missouri S&T’s Chem-E-Car earns second in international competition

Posted by on November 15, 2019

Missouri S&T’s Chem-E-Car Design Team’s entry into the recent American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) national competition earned second place out of 44 competitors from around the world.

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