Tag: civil architectural and environmental engineering

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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S&T alumna becomes first Indian-American woman elected Maryland’s lieutenant governor 

Posted by on November 9, 2022

Missouri S&T graduate Aruna (Katragadda) Miller made history Tuesday, Nov. 8, when she was elected as the first immigrant and Indian-American woman to become lieutenant governor of Maryland.

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Environmental engineering expert presents Mathes Lecture at Missouri S&T

Posted by on October 11, 2022

Dr. Karl Rockne, associate dean for research in the University of Illinois-Chicago’s College of Engineering, will discuss ways to evolve engineering education during this year’s Mathes Lecture on the Missouri S&T campus.

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Free-format education

Posted by on October 6, 2022

Finding balance in life is difficult, whether it is work-life balance, balancing finances or, in Missouri S&T student Grace Duong’s case, balancing a radio station’s music-to-voiceover volume.

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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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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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S&T graduate student earns Pat Tillman Scholarship

Posted by on July 11, 2022

Elizabeth Tarbox, a graduate student in environmental engineering at Missouri S&T from Springfield, Missouri, has been named a Pat Tillman Foundation Scholar in recognition of her military service and work on humanitarian missions to provide disaster relief.

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Missouri S&T hosts second annual critical minerals workshop

Posted by on June 21, 2022

The future of cell phones, solar panels and electric vehicles depends on materials like cobalt, germanium and rare earth elements. Those and other critical minerals are the focus of the second annual virtual workshop hosted by Missouri S&T Aug. 4-5.

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Find your fit

Posted by on June 14, 2022

As a high school student, Maria Alvarado says she never made time for clubs or extracurricular activities because she focused so much on academics. But when she joined Missouri S&T, she quickly realized she was around like-minded people who wanted to “solve problems and improve the world.”

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S&T tornado simulator helps researchers investigate structure failure

Posted by on May 31, 2022

Tornadoes are so violent they often destroy sensors intended to record wind speed and pressure on commercial buildings, schools and homes, so there is no current technology to measure their real wind speed. Researchers at Missouri S&T are bringing tornadoes into the lab with a new simulator to model extreme cyclonic wind speeds and study how tornadoes destroy structures.

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